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16th European Conference on Personality

Dear Participants and Colleagues,

on the behalf of the organizing and scientific committee, we are honored and pleased to announce you that the 16th European Conference on Personality will be held in Trieste (Italy), from July 10 to July 14, 2012.The conference is co-organized by the European Association of Personality Psychology and the University of Trieste, Department of Life Sciences, Unit of Psychology.


Thanks to an extraordinarily increasing interest EAPP conferences have been arousing since years, we are pleased to inform you that registered participants are 532 coming from more than 40 countries all around the world.


This year, the ECP16 scientific program includes 10 keynote lectures, 12 invited symposia, 25 symposia, 17 paper sessions, 2 poster sessions, and 2 pre-conference workshops. Furthermore, two new events distinguish ECP 2012: the EAPP Early Achievement Award and a pre-conference symposium co-organized with and promoted by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), entitled “Cognitive Neuroscience on Personality Dynamics” (July 10, 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.).


Once more, an EAPP conference is among the most important venues to present and hear about current personality research. And Trieste will offer a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere where to meet leading experts as well as emerging and young students in personality psychology.

We look forward to meeting you soon!


Lisa Di Blas and Andrea Carnaghi