Congresses 2008



I International Symposium of Altitude Training will take place at the High Performance Center (CAR) of Sierra Nevada in Granada, Spain, February 14-16, 2008.
Website: www.sierranevada-altitudetraining.com





The XI National, XI Andalusian, and III Iberoamerican Congress of Sport Psychology will take place at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, in Seville, Spain, March 5-9, 2008.
Website: www.upo.es/psicologiadeldeporte


The Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) organizes the International Scientific Symposium (ISS) on Elite Young Athletes, in Hong Kong, China, March 15-16, 2008
Keynote addresses include development of sports expertise (Bruce Abernethy, AUS) and "Children or athletes? Best practice for safeguarding elite young athletes" (Celia Brackenridge, UK)
Website: www.hksi.org.hk/iss/





The II International multidisciplinary conference on motor behaviour will take place in Jyväskylä, Finland, April 24-26, 2008. The conference covers psycho-physiological and pedagogical aspects of teaching and learning of motor skills.
Contact: Kaivo Thomson





The 4th European Congress of Psychomotricity "Crossing Borders" will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 21-23, 2008.
Website: www.efp-amsterdam2008.eu





The North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) Conference will held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, June 5-8, 2008.
Website: www.naspspa.org/conf


The 2008 Conference on Counseling Athletes, From the Pee Wees to the Pros: Working with Athletes of All Ages will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Springfield, MA, USA, June 14, 2008.





The XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2008) will be hosted by the German Federation of Psychological Associations, under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), in Berlin, Germany, July 20 - 25, 2008.
Website: www.icp2008.org
Emails: Barbara Schauenburg and Heike Wieters


The 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) will be held in Estoril, Portugal, July, 9-12, 2008.
Website: www.ecss-congress.eu/index.php


First International Symposium of Scientific Journals of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences organized by the Management Council of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP), the Spanish Journal “Revista de Psicología  del Deporte”, and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. July, 1 – 2, Barcelona, Spain.
Invited speakers include Dieter Hackfort (Qatar), Alex Garcia-Mas, Jaume Cruz (Spain), Sidonio Serpa (Portugal), and N. Durand-Bush (USA).
Contact: Jaume Cruz (jaume.cruz at uab.cat) or Alex Garcia-Mas (alex.garcia at uib.es)


29th Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) Conference. July, 16-18, Birkbeck, London, UK. More information: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/psyc/star




The 2008 Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Annual Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, St. Louis, MO, USA, September 24-27, 2008.
Website: www.aaasponline.org/conference





IX South American and XIII Brazilian Congress of Sport Psychology entitled “Talent and sports excellence” to be held at the University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, October 2-5, 2008. Keynotes include “Expertise in sport”  (Gershon Tenenbaum, USA), “Sport and youth: risks and benefits” (Benno Becker Jr, Brazil), “Recovery and overtraining” (Michael Kellmann, Australia) and “Psychological intervention in top-level athletes” (Joaquin Dosil, Spain).





12th World "Sport for All - for life" Congress organized by The Olympic Council of Malaysia will take place in Genting, Malaysia, November 3-6 2008.
Website: www.sportforall2008.olympic.org.my
Email: wsfac08@olympic.org.my


The 2nd Congress of The Iberoamerican Sport Psychology Society (SIPD) will be held in Torrelavega, Spain, November 6-8, 2008.
Website: www.sipd.org/congreso2008.htm
Email: sipd2008@hotmail.com


II International Congress of Complex Systems in Sport (ICCSS) and X European Workshop of Ecological Psychology (EWEP) organized by the Faculty of Human Kinetics of the Technical University of Lisbon, November 5-8, Madeira Island, Portugal.
Invited speakers include Jerome Busemeyer (USA), Keith Davids (Australia), Yeou-Teh Liu (Taiwan), and Michael Turvey (USA).
Contact: Duarte Araújo (daraujo at fmh.utl.pt)




Inaugural Conference of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology of the British Psychological Society (BPS), December 11-12, London, UK.
Keynote speakers include Dave Collins, (UK) “Strange bedfellows; Why sport and exercise Psychology” and Bonnie Berger (USA) “Multiple roles of exercise in quality of life” and Symposia by Martin Hagger (UK) “Self-determination theory” and David Lavallee (UK) “Writing Therapies”.
Email: dsepconference at bps.org.uk



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