Thank you to everyone who participated at the 23rd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP2016) in Nagoya, Japan.
IACCP2016 saw over 1,000 participants gather in Nagoya to present their research, catch up with old faces and network with many new, while hearing the latest from Keynote Speakers including Professor Ed Diener of the University of Illinois, Professor Ying-Yi Hong of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor Peter J. Richerson of the University of California Davis and Professor Junko Tanaka-Matsumi of Kwansei Gakuin University, as well as from Distinguished Invited Lecturer, Professor Laurence J. Kirmayer of McGill University. The theme of the congress “Honoring Traditions and Creating the Future”, inspired many varied responses from an international and diverse gathering. The theme resonated outside of presentation rooms, too, with delegates honoring Japan’s history and tradition during visits to the famous Koshoji Temple and the historic city of Kyoto. At the welcome reception and congress dinner delegates forged new friendships and partnerships, shared research and discussed the future of their fields.
IACCP2016 Congress Photographs
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We continue to receive a large number of applications for IACCP pre-congress workshops. Thus, we have decided to accept 50 more participants for Workshop 2 “Cultural Neuroscience: Accomplishment So Far and Future Directions.”
Unfortunately, this is the only workshop we can arrange additional seats for. Please see below for details.
The registration deadline for the pre-congress workshops is July 18. We can only accept up to 100 participants for this expanded workshop, so please register as soon as possible to guarantee a place.
Pre-congress workshops will be held on Saturday, July 30 (13:00-17:30) at the Nagoya University Campus. Registration fee is 4,000 JPY.
Please join us for the our Post Congress Tour of Kyoto on Thursday, August 4 as we look forward to an exciting day of exploring the history, culture and natural beauty of the traditional city of Kyoto. Traveling to the Kansai Area, we will experience the more traditional side of Japan as we tour through three locations that capture the spirit of Kyoto.
We will make our first stop at the Pure Water Temple of Kiyomizu-dera. Founded in 780 on the site of the Otowa Waterfall in the wooded hills east of Kyoto, this temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most dramatic in Kyoto.
We will then visit Ryoanji Temple, the site of Japan’s most famous rock garden. The garden consists of a rectangular plot of pebbles surrounded by low earthen walls, with 15 rocks laid out in small groups on patches of moss. Viewing the garden is a uniquely peaceful experience, and an interesting feature of its design is that from any vantage point at least one of the rocks is always hidden from the viewer.
Our final temple we will visit is Kinkakuji or the Golden Pavilion. This temple is most famous for its two top floors which are completely covered in gold leaf. It has burned down numerous times throughout its history – the present structure was rebuilt in 1955.
This is an optional full day tour and costs 12,000 JPY per person; lunch is included.
Delegates can now book discounted flights with oneworld, the official airline alliance of IACCP2016.
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Click here or visit www.oneworld.com/events and enter event code OW45D15 to log in as an attendee and access our convenient online booking tool and enjoy attractive flight discounts for travel to the event.
See here for further information about the delegate discount.