Abstract submission starts: October 10, 2017
Abstract submission deadline extended: February 16, 2018
Registration starts: October 15, 2017
Early bird deadline: May 15, 2018
Conference theme: Uses and Limits of psychological expertise in legal processes
The scientific program will address the key issues in psychology and law. Different areas of forensic psychology and criminology will be explored, such as eyewitness testimonies, investigative interviews, lie detection and credibility assessment, risk assessment, recidivism, treatment of offenders and victims. Researchers and practitioners from Europe and other parts of the World are invited to share their recent scientific work and field experience concerning new challenges faced in legal processes.
Abstracts for the conference are due *February 2, 2018* through the official conference website (http://eapl2018.fi/abstract-submission). Acceptable formats for submissions include paper presentations, posters, and symposia. All submissions will be peer-reviewed before an acceptance letter is sent out to applicants.
EAPL 2018 will feature a number of renown experts in the area of psychology and law as keynote speakers:
Prof. David L. Faigman
Dr. Karl Ask
Prof. Michael Saini
Prof. Jane L. Ireland
Dr. Itiel Dror
Prof. Maria Hartwig
Dr. Robert Horselenberg
Prof. Essi Viding
The EAPL hopes to call attention to high-quality student research (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) and facilitate student involvement in the field. In line with this, the EAPL will host a number of events intended for student and early career members at the 2018 conference. There are also a number of student awards available for this conference. Undergraduate, masters, and PhD level members are eligible for this funding. For more information on student involvement at the 2018 conference visit www.eaplstudent.com.
1988 - Maastricht, The Netherlands
1990 - Nuremberg, Germany
1992 - Oxford, England
1994 - Barcelona, Spain
1995 - Budapest, Hungary
1996 - Siena, Italy
1997 - Stockholm, Sweden
1998 - Krakow, Poland
1999 - Dublin, Ireland
2000 - Limassol, Cyprus
2001 - Lisbon, Portugal
2002 - Leuven, Belgium
2003 - Edinburgh, Scotland
2004 - Kraków, Poland
2005 - Vilnius, Lithuania
2006 - Liverpool, United Kingdom
2007 - Adelaide, Australia
2008 - Maastricht, The Netherlands
2009 - Sorrento, Italy
2010 - Gothenburg, Sweden
2011 - Miami, USA
One way the EAPL acknowledges academic excellence is by bestowing the EAPL lifetime achievement award upon academics who have demonstrated particular excellence, impact, and involvement in the field of psychology and law.
Previous award winners have been:
1. Hans Crombag 1998
2. Friedrich Losel 2001
3. Ray Bull 2008
4. David Farrington 2009
5. Willem Waagenar 2010
6. Ron Roesch 2011
7. Gisli Gudjonsson 2012
8. Günter Köhnken, 2013
9. Sigfried Sporer, 2014
10. Steven Penrod, 2015
11. Peter van Koppen, 2016
12. Saul Kassin, 2017
Major results of the EAPL conferences have been published in a book series. The following volumes are available:
EAPL 2012 conference sign between two palm trees.
Andreas Kapardis (EAPL 2012 local conference organizer) with international guests.
Julia Shaw (website officer), David Cooke (past president), Ray Bull (president-elect), Annelies Vredeveldt (VP EAPL student society).
David Cooke giving the EAPL 2012 presidential welcome.
Ray Bull with conference presenters at the EAPL 2012 conference dinner.
David Cooke (EAPL president) with members of the EAPL student section.
Andreas Kapardis, Caroline Logan, Mette Kreis, David Cooke, and Ian Freckleton
Local Organising Committee