AASP 2019 Small Group Conference

Serving the Underserved in the Tropics: Making a Difference with Positive Psychology

Supported by the Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP), the 2019 Small Group Conference Serving the Underserved in the Tropics: Making a Difference with Positive Psychology was held from June 28-29, 2019 at the beautiful Townsville campus of James Cook University, Australia, and via videoconferencing at JCU Cairns campus, Australia or JCU Singapore campus.

The Small Group Conference was co-hosted by the Department of Psychology, and the AusAsian Mental Health Research Group (AMHRG), JCU. The Organizing Committee cordially invited researchers working in tropical areas in the Asia-Pacific region to attend the meeting.

Conference venue

Primary conference venue: James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Secondary conference venue: James Cook University, Cairns, Australia and James Cook University, Singapore via video conferencing

Conference title

Serving the Underserved in the Tropics: Making a Difference with Positive Psychology

Conference themes

  • Mental health and psychological wellbeing in the tropics
  • Prejudice, discrimination and structural inequality
  • Individual and community resilience
  • Education and wellbeing

Conference dates

June 28-29, 2019

Meeting Language

English

Registration

  1. AASP Small Group Conference: 28-29 June 2019
  2. Community Wellbeing Matters - the 2nd Townsville Intercultural Conversation: 9:00am-12:00pm, 29 June 2019
    • Free.

Participants provided with lunches and morning and afternoon teas during the conference without extra charges.

A free electronic version of the Abstract Book will be provided on the conference website.

Participants will need to pay their own transportation fees to and from the conference venue, accommodation and breakfasts and dinners during the conference.

Best Student Paper Award

Full paper submission is required for the eligibility for the award:

  • 1st Prize: AU$300
  • 2nd Prize: AU$200
  • 3rd Prize: AU$100

Images from the AASP Small Group Conference