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Sent on: 23 September, 2019

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

The International School Psychology Association (ISPA) and the Local Organizing Committee are pleased to announce that the 42nd Annual Conference ISPA 2020 will be held in NICOSIA, CYPRUS from 14 to 17 July 2020.

The theme of ISPA 2020 is “WORKING WITH SCHOOLS & FAMILIES TO STRENGTHEN CHILDREN”. It was developed with a forward looking vision to recognize that all children need to be strengthened to face the challenges of today and the demands of tomorrow. The Hot Topics of ISPA 2020 highlight key areas in which the science and the practice of school psychology and related fields can be applied to strengthen children. We look forward to a rich and inspiring scientific program with invited keynote lectures by distinguished international scholars and thematic sessions that feature symposia, poster and paper presentations, workshops, round table, panel and special interest discussions, and interaction groups.    

The call for abstracts will open on November 15th 2019  with a deadline for submissions on March 1st 2020. The official language of the conference is English. Whether you are a practitioner, a student, a trainer, a researcher, or a policy maker in school psychology and related fields we welcome your participation at ISPA 2020. We invite your submissions to the scientific program with research, case studies and professional topics in areas such as assessment, evaluation, intervention, health promotion, prevention, consultation, program development, training, ethics, professional development, methods etc

SAVE THE DATES for ISPA 2020 on your calendar and check out important dates.

Don’t miss optional opportunities to enrich your experience while at ISPA 2020 by participating in a strong pre-conference workshops program and conference tours to be announced soon. 

Be part of the most international, annual, scientific event in School Psychology; learn from each other and from distinguished scholars, be inspired, and create networks of connection with colleagues from all over the world. JOIN US in Creating Bridges Of Collaboration At The Crossroads Of Civilizations in the service of children and children’s rights.

Please follow the updates of ISPA 2020 and stay connected with us through our website and social media accounts. We invite you to spread the word and help us promo ISPA 2020.   Sponsorship opportunities for ISPA 2020 are now available . 

We look forward to welcoming you to ISPA 2020 in Nicosia, a capital city of contrasts, in the timeless island of Cyprus. 

Kind regards,

Anthi Loutsiou, PsyD
Convener – ISPA 2020
Chair of Local Organizing Committee
University of Cyprus

Michalis Michaelides, Ph.D
Chair of Scientific Matters ISPA 2020
Member of Local Organizing Committee
University of Cyprus


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