Dubai Campus hosts third International Psychology Conference



Dr Annie Crookes, of the School, of Life Sciences, Dubai Campus (right of image) and fellow event organisers

The University’s Dubai Campus has hosted the International Psychology Conference Dubai 2015, the largest specialised event for professional psychology and related fields in the region.

Our mission is to create a forum where practitioners and applied professionals can meet.
Dr. Annie Crooks

 This is the third annual International Psychology Conference Dubai (IPCD). Considered to be at the forefront of new fields in psychology,  with the addition this year of a coaching psychology stream, IPCD provides a platform for professional networking, adding further value to the region’s leading psychology thought-leadership conference. Over 270 delegates attended and provided a highly positive feedback.

International keynote speakers from the UK and Australia provided talks on topics as diverse as ‘Well-being in the community’, ‘Family relationships’ and ‘Innovation in business’. A large number of short papers, workshops and discussion forums were also presented over the two day event by local and regional speakers.

All IPCD sessions are chosen for their focus on psychological processes and how they can be applied in professional contexts such as clinical, educational and organisational settings. Atendees included professionals from a wide range of industries and from countries across the region attended, as well as student groups from a range of local universities.

Dr. Annie Crooks, Associate Head of School of Life Science, said, “The IPCD offers a great opportunity to continue professional development in this evolving field. Our mission is to create a forum where practitioners and applied professionals can meet to exchange ideas and discuss current hot topics in this discipline. Delegates this year commented on the very high quality of the presentations and topics covered.”