One of the many opportunities associated with attending the CPA convention is to connect in person with the members of your respective section(s) at their annual business meeting. 

See the sections related program schedule below.


Aboriginal Psychology / Psychologie autochtone

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Indigenous Concepts of Well-being & Inner Resilience Activities
         - Roger John, University of Victoria
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Addiction Psychology / Psychologie de la toxicomanie

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    How Come a Psychologist Gets to Work on Alcohol Epidemiology and Policy? Case Studies of Research Leading to Policy Change
         - Timothy Stockwell, Centre for Addictions Research of BC, University of Victoria
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Adult Development and Aging / Développement adulte et vieillissement

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Brain and Cognitive Science / Cerveau et science cognitive

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Why I Dislike the Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Procedure
         - David Trafimow, New Mexico State University
    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Perception and Memory: Applications to Real-World Events
         - Geoffrey Loftus, University of Washington
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Clinical Neuropsychology / Neuropsychologie clinique

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    The Future of Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Advances in Neuroscience and the Integration of Applied Technologies
         - Catherine Mateer, University of Victoria
    Conférencier invité par la section
    On the Health of Clinical Neuropsychology in Canada: Considering the past, Present, and Future from the Eyes of a Clinician-Scientist
         - Brian Brooks, Alberta Children's Hospital
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Clinical Psychology / Psychologie clinique

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Narcissistic Perfectionism: New Evidence from Three Studies Involving Multiple Sources and Methods
         - Simon Sherry, Dalhousie University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Community Psychology / Psychologie communautaire

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Hybrid spaces: A Missing Piece of Environmental Psychology
         - Robert Gifford, University of Victoria
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Counselling Psychology / Psychologie du counseling

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Reimagining Canadian Counselling Psychology: Colouring-in by integrating Global South Psychologies and Healing Practices
         - Roy Moodley, OISE, University of Toronto
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Criminal Justice Psychology / Psychologie et justice pénale

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Developmental Psychology / Psychologie du développement

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Education and School Psychology / Psychologie éducationnelle et scolaire

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    Teacher Help: An Online Program for Meeting the Needs of Youth with Mental Health Disorders in Schools
         - Penny Corkum, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Environmental Psychology / Psychologie de l’environnement

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Hybrid Spaces: A Missing Piece of Environmental Psychology
         - Robert Gifford, University of Victoria
    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    How Can Behaviour Science Contribute to Sustainability?
         - Jaiying Zhao, University of British Columbia, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Extremism and Terrorism / Extrémisme et terrorisme

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    A Psycho-Political Theory of Victimhood: Politics, Conflict and the Construction of Victim-Based Identity
         - Tami Jacoby, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Family Psychology / Psychologie de la famille

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    The Military Family: Supporting Child and Family Development Affected By Operational Stress Injuries
         - Megan McElheran, WGM Psychological Services; Kelly Schwartz, University of Calgary
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine / Psychologie de la santé et médecine du comportement

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Softening the Biological and Psychological Impacts of Stress: Physical Activity as Resiliency
         - Eli Puterman, University of British Columbia (UBC)
    Mid-Career Investigator Award Presentation and Reception
         - Presented by the Mid-Career Investigator Award recipient / Présenté par le récipiendaire de la bourse du chercheur en milieu de carrière
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

History and Philosophy of Psychology / Histoire et philosophie de la psychologie

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Are There Foundations in Understanding Knowledge?
         - Leo Mos, University of Alberta, Departments of Psychology and Linguistics
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Industrial Organizational Psychology / Psychologie industrielle et organisationnelle

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    The Science of Meetings at Work: Learnings, Implications, and Future Directions
         - Steven Rogelberg, University of North Carolina Charlotte
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

International and Cross-Cultural Psychology / Psychologie internationale et interculturelle

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Cultural-Clinical Psychology: From Field to Lab to Clinic
         - Andrew Ryder, Concordia University & Jewish General Hospital
    *Featured Speaker / Conférencier
    The Importance of Mapping Human Values as Mental Concepts: Experimental Evidence and Cross-Cultural Extensions
         - Gregory Maio, Cardiff University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Psychologists and Retirement / Psychologues et la retraite

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    What do Psychologists Do in Retirement?
         - John Conway
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Psychologists in Hospitals and Health Centres / Psychologues en milieu hospitalier et en centres de santé

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    From the Ground up: Experiences Building the Kelty Online Therapy Service at VCH
         - Christine Kolrol, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority;Theo DeGagne, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Psychology in the Military / Psychologie du milieu militaire

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Psychology Religion and Spirituality / Psychologie, religion et spiritualité

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Psychopharmacology / Psychopharmacologie

    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Quantitative Electrophysiology / Électrophysiologie quantitative

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Quantitative EEG and EEG Data Bases and their application to EEG Neurofeedback
    Atholl Malcolm, A.T. Malcolm Consulting Inc., and A.T. Malcolm & Associates; John Davis, Psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Quantitative Methods / Méthodes quantitatives

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Why I Dislike the Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Procedure
         - David Trafimow, New Mexico State University
    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Integrative Longitudinal Lifespan; Research and Within-Person Assessment of Cognition in the Age of Precision Medicine
         - Scott Hofer, University of Victoria
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Rural and Northern Psychology / Psychologie des communautés rurales et nordiques

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Twenty Years of the Rural & Northern Psychology Program in Manitoba: What we Have Learned
         - Bob McIlwraith, University of Manitoba & Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity / Orientation sexuelle et identité sexuelle

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Where’s the Sex Dammit?: Psychologists' Elision of Disgust in the Assessment of Homonegativity
         - Todd Morrison, University of Saskatchewan
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Social and Personality Psychology / Psychologie sociale et de la personnalité

    *Featured Speaker / Conférencier
    The Importance of Mapping Human Values as Mental Concepts: Experimental Evidence and Cross-Cultural Extensions
         - Gregory Maio, Cardiff University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Sport and Exercise Psychology / Psychologie du sport et de l’exercice

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Passion in Sport and Exercise: Theory and Research
    Robert Vallerand, Université du Québec à Montréal
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Students in Psychology / Étudiants en psychologie

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la SCP et la section
    Why I Dislike the Null Hypothesis Testing Procedure
         - David Trafimow, New Mexico State University
    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    Exploring Dr. Frederick Grouzet's Research: from Personal Goals to Well-Being
         - Frederick Grouzet, University of Victoria
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Teaching of Psychology / Enseignement de la psychologie

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité par la section
    The New Science of Learning
         - Michael Atkinson, Western University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
     

Traumatic Stress / Stress traumatique

    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    Developmental Couple Therapy for Complex Trauma
         - Heather MacIntosh, McGill University
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception

Women and Psychology / Femmes et psychologie

    *CPA/Section Co-sponsored Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la SCP et la section
    Pay, Power, and Possibilities: The Slow Closing of the Gender "Value" Gap
         - Hilary Lips, Radford University
    Section Invited Speaker / Conférencière invitée par la section
    Academic Activism: Dancing with Wicked Questions
    Colleen MacQuarrie, University of Prince Edward Island
    Annual Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
    Reception / Réception


    * Speaker nominated by multiple sections
    * Conférencier invité par plus d’une section