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IAAP organizes a world congress of applied psychology in every 4 years, in which it imparts knowledge about the developments in applied psychology and brings over 4000 psychologists from all around the globe.

ICAP venues till date:

25th ICAP – Singapore- 2002

26th – Athens – 2006

27th -Melbourne – 2010

28th – Paris- 2014

The 3 day event was held in Paris on 22nd, 23rd and 24th October 2014. IAAP takes the complete responsibility of these conferences in order to follow the Association’s aim to bring every applied psychologist around the world under one roof. Apart from this, ICAP is the best platform to share years of research and innovations to spread awareness through specially designed workshops and seminars.

International Association Of Applied Psychology (IAAP)

IAAP is one of the most popular associations of psychologists all around the globe. English and French are considered the official language of IAAP. This committee was formed in 1920, and today it consists of 1,500+ active members from 80+ countries.


ICAP’s mission is clearly mentioned in Article 1 of its Constitution as a way “to promote the science of applied psychology and to initiate interaction and communication related to applied psychology world wide”. IAAP organizes a world congress of applied psychology in every 4 years to review and update the advances and developments in applied psychology and to encourage networking of over 4000 psychologists and researchers around the globe.

History Of ICAP

ICAP was held in many different countries and every time the event has attracted more and more audience 25th ICAP in 2002 – Singapore, 26th in 2006 – Athens; 27th in 2010 – Melbourne; and the 28th in 2014 – Paris. Now, the 29th ICAP will be held in Montréal, Québec in Canada from June 26-30, 2018. See more on venue of the conference.

The congresses and conferences are solely the responsibility of IAAP as they are the best suited organizers who can surely achieve the Association’s mission to enhance networking between the sponsors and renowned psychologists, researcher or students of applied psychology. ICAP is to way to demonstrate the significance and awareness of applied psychology to the society

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About CPA

The Canada’s Psychological Association consists of 7,000 members including students today. Canadian psychologists and researchers are respected internationally across the globe for many applied subspecialties like counseling, health, school, neuropsychology, and criminal justice psychology. CPA started in 1939, with productive activities like publication of three reviewed journals by experts in the field, doctoral in professional psychology training, 33 sections suggesting different areas of psychology, and an active advocacy program for education of psychology.

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CPA’s Vision

  1. Proper measures to take care of the health of all the Canadian citizens.
  2. Promote innovation in the field of psychological research, practice and learning.
  3. Promote the development and implementation of the science of applied psychology.
  4. Cater high-quality services to the members and supporters of the association.

ICAP 2014 Theme

The theme of ICAP 2014 “Psychology in Diverse Contexts; Research and Implications” made efforts to share new scientific developments to understand the challenges and contributions of various relevant industries. Apart from imparting knowledge and giving updates to registrants the main aim of ICAP 2014 is to build, support and promote international guidelines for professionals. Let us take a look at few goals listed below, on which ICAP 2014 was focused:

  • Promote and explore advanced scientific knowledge in applied psychology.
  • Supporting global organizations that make a difference with their innovations and research is one of the crucial roles of this arrangement. This congress which was hosted for 3 days can easily attract global professionals and speakers. Intriguing abstracts and inspiring presentations will be the high point of the congress.
  • Aboriginal Psychology, Addiction Psychology and Applied Gerontology.
  • Community Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Criminal Justice and Forensics and Economic Psychology.
  • Educational, Instructional, School and Teaching of Psychology.
  • Family Psychology, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine.
  • Industrial/Organizational and Work Psychology.
  • International and Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Psychology Social and Personality, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Traumatic Stress and Women and Psychology.