7th International Conference on Applied Psychology and Educational Sciences – Anniversary Edition: Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, 20 Years!
7TH ICAPES 2017
19-22 October 2017
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 7th edition of International Conference of Applied Psychology and Educational Sciences (ICAPES), which will be held in Iași on 19 – 22 October 2017. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania in collaboration with other local and national organizations.
This 7TH edition is special due to the 20 Anniversary of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at UAIC, celebrating 21 Alumni cohorts in psychology, special education and education.
ICAPES 2017 is a scientific conference during which new research is being presented and discussed among practitioners and scientists from Romania and the rest of the world. The conference is held every second year.
The 7TH ICAPES 2017 is co-organized by the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Psychology Department, Alexandru I. Cuza University, Iasi, Romania together with the Department of Psychology, School of Social and Life Sciences, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, United Kingdom.
Thus, the conference fulfills the required criteria for being an International Conference, as defined by the Romania’s National Council for the Attestation of University Titles (Consiliul Naţional de Atestare a Titlurilor, Diplomelor si Certificatelor Universitare – CNATDCU), Commission of Psychology and Education Sciences, in its 2016 set of criteria concerning these events. Specifically:
- the conference is co-organized by an international academic partner (School of Social and Life Sciences, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, United Kingdom)
- over 50% of the scientific committee members have an international institutional affiliation;
- the scientific program and the volume of abstracts will be published in English;
- all conference sessions and presentations will be in English.
The previous editions took place in
- Campulung Moldovenesc (October, 2005),
- Iasi (September, 2007)
- Gura Humorului (September, 2009)
- Sucevita (September, 2011)
- Iasi (October, 2013)
- Iasi (October, 2015)
Our aim is to offer a program of interest to scholars as well as practitioners, a program founded upon research results as well as evidence from the field. Our efforts should provide an excellent opportunity for participants to interact, by exchanging and debating new directions and challenges in the broad area of applied psychology and educational sciences.
ICAPES 2017 is a platform for our Alumni, a privileged space to celebrate – face to face and online – the results of our professional activity, in time: every two years we have the chance to meet and exchange contacts, to acknowledge and value our professional life.
At the same time, the Conference is part of the events dedicated to University Days. It is our way, professors and students of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, to celebrate the 157th anniversary of Alma Mater Iassiensis („Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University was found on 1860, the first modern university in Romania).
Stefan Boncu, Ph.D, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at UAIC
Ovidiu Gavrilovici, Ph.D (co-directors of ICAPES 2017)