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Welcome to the 15th European Congress of Psychology

Psychology addressing Society’s greatest Challenges
Amsterdam, 11-14 July 2017

The detailed Scientific Program
will be available on
Tuesday April 25, 2017

Abstract Submission has closed.

Early Bird Registration is open.
Special Rates apply
if you register before 10 May 2017.

Join our Amsterdam Experience:
Gala Dinner & Party
on Thursday 13 July 2017

Expand your network at ECP2017.
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with a wide selection
of hotels & accommodations

Welcome to ECP2017.
In the summary below you can view all confirmed Keynotes for the ECP2017.
The Abstract Submission period is closed .
Notifications of Acceptance will be emailed to you in person in the second week of March 2017
The final program will be available at the end of April.
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Carole Sinclair
Ethics Committee of the International Association of Applied Psychology
Bruno Rossion
Cognitive Psychology
José Ornelas
Community psychology
Rosa Maria Baños
Clinical Psychology
Edvard Moser
Jari Hakanen
Research Professor
Lydia Krabbendam
Educational Neuroscience
Johannes Siegrist
Work & Organisational Psychology
Uli Ebner-Priemer
Beeldrechten: Alexander Meeus
Marc Brysbaert
Cognitive Psychology
Norbert Jaušovec
John P.A. Ioannidis
Professor of Medicine, of Health Research and Policy, and of Statistics
Petru L. Curşeu
Applied Social Psychology
Petra Lindfors
Work & Organizational Psychology
Wilmar Schaufeli
Work & Organisational Psychology
Judith Homberg



Psychology addressing Society’s greatest Challenges

- Welcome ! -

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are delighted to welcome you to Amsterdam, the fascinating and inspiring capital of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. 
This 15th ECP is a joint effort between the Netherlands Institute of Psychologists (NIP) and the Belgian Federation of Psychologists (BFP).

The Scientific Committee for the 15th European Congress of Psychology would like to thank you for over 2200 Scientific Contributions for Oral and Poster presentations, Proposed Symposia and Panel Discussions. The committee will be working on the Scientific Program and will personally email you notifications of acceptance in the second week of February 2017.

We cordially invite you to register for your attendance at the ECP2017, which promissess to be a fantastic, scientific interesting and above all well organised conference in Amsterdam. We offer an attractive fee if you register before May 10th, 2017 and have prepared attractive packages fitting for your personal circumstances.

We are looking forward to meeting you in July next year.

Mrs. dr. Elly Plooij- van Gorsel
Chairman of the Executive Committee
President Netherlands Institute of Psychologists.

Prof. dr. Pim Cuijpers
Chairman of the Scientific Committee
Head of the Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


Pim Cuijpers

Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Pim Cuijpers is specialized in conducting randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses on prevention and psychological treatments of common mental disorders. Much of his work is aimed at prevention of mental disorders, psychological treatments of…

Elly Plooij – van Gorsel

Chairman of the Executive Committee

On behalf of the Executive Committee, I welcome you to the European Congress of Psychology 2017. We trust you will find everything you may require with regard to the congress on our new website.…

Johan Parisse

President Belgian Federation of Psychologists

President of the Belgian Federation of Psychologists BFP - FBP. Together with the Netherlands Institute of Psychology, the BFP - FBP co-hosts the European Congress of Psychology. Field(s) Clinical Psychology Work & Organisational Psychology…

Steve Majerus

Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences

Prof. Dr. Steve Majerus Research professor funded by the Fund for Scientific Research FNRS, Belgium University of Liège, Belgium Short Bio Steve Majerus is a research professor at the Department of Psychology, University of…

Telmo Mourinho Baptista

EFPA President

Dear friends and colleagues, Welcome to the 15th European Congress of Psychology, the Congress of the European Federation of Psychologists Association (EFPA) organised by the Netherlands Institute of Psychologists (NIP) and the Belgian Federation…



The Abstract Submission procedure has been closed as per 30 January 2017.

This years conference will follow the 5 Thematic Tracks mentioned below, a French track and an Ethics track. The Scientific Committee will be working on the final Scientific Program until mid-April 2017.
The final program will be published on this website, on our Facebook Page and in our E-mail Newsletter.

Technology and changing behaviour such as Internet interventions, mobile health, brain research.

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European Congress of Psychology 2017 shared RTL Nieuws's Prachtige dronebeelden van tulpen in bloei in de Keukenhof.

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Get inspired with all ECP2017 context. For your convenience we have made this special edition available online. Follow the link. We are looking forward to your presence and Abstract Contributions.



We are proud to host the 15th ECP 2017 in Amsterdam, capitol of the Netherlands. Njoy this city in the middle of the summer. Follow the link for more information.



RAI Amsterdam is uniquely situated, 8 minutes from the city centre and 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport. It has its own tram, train and metro station. Moreover, all of Amsterdam’s cultural and nightlife attractions are within easy reach. RAI Amsterdam is easily accessible by car too. The RAI boasts 6,250 parking spaces and its own harbour with a direct link to the capital’s historic canals. This makes RAI Amsterdam the location for ECP2017.

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We are happy to support you with any housing questions you may have. You can also use our online booking system to plan ahead and make reservations. Read more about Amsterdam and where best to find your favourite neighbourhood.

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Join the Amsterdam Experience
Gala Dinner & party on Thursday 13 July 2017.

Book your tickets and get on board of the Ocean Diva for this unique event. Wine, dine while sightseeing the city of Amsterdam

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