IARPP Conference 2015 – Toronto

June 25 - June 28 , 2015

The Relational Pulse:
Controversies, Caricatures and Clinical Wisdom

Intercontinental Toronto Centre
Toronto, Canada


Conference Co-Chairs:
Hazel Ipp, Margaret Black, Jody Davies, Spyros Orfanos

Steering Committee:
Tony Bass, Margaret Black, Jody Davies, Susanna Federici, Hazel Ipp,
Spyros Orfanos, 
Gianni Nebbiosi, Gary Rodin, Malcolm Slavin

Local Committee:
Ann Baranowski, Stephanie Bot, Elizabeth Goldstein, Judi Kobrick,
Kadri-Ann Laar, Deborah Levine, Faye Mishna, Hilary Offman

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    The IARPP 12th Annual Conference, The Relational Pulse: Controversies, Caricatures and Clinical Wisdom” will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Thursday, June 25 through Sunday, June 28, 2015.

    We welcome all IARPP members to submit PROPOSALS for individual papers and/or panels pertaining broadly to the conference theme. Proposals for individual papers should be no longer than 600 words. Panels should include no more than three papers on a chosen topic. Proposals for panels should be no longer than 1200 words in total, and should consist of an overview and abstracts of individual papers.

    The Conference Committee may group individual papers that are accepted for presentation with other papers in any session.

    FINAL PAPERS will only be requested upon the acceptance of your proposal for the conference. Final papers should not exceed 3000 words and will be due by no later than early January 2015. All papers are to be submitted in English.


    The deadline for receipt of PROPOSAL submissions is Tuesday, July 15, 2014. No names should appear on your proposal submission as reviews are anonymous. You must submit your proposal as an email attachment sent to nilou@km-direct.com. Please be sure to include 3 Educational Objectives, the title of your paper and, if proposing a panel, the title of your panel with a detailed, one paragraph Abstract.

    Please submit the following materials:

    1. Call for Papers Cover Sheet (IARPP2015CallForPapersCoverPDF)
    2. One paragraph Abstract and THREE Educational Objectives for your presentation (These statements must clearly describe what the learner will know or be able to do as a result of having attended your presentation. Learning objectives must be observable and measurable (e.g., list, describe, apply, analyze, assess, utilize, critique, etc.) These items should be on the same page and must be typed.
    3. Brief Curriculum Vitae (no more than 2 pages) AND Bio Sketch.
    4. Completed proposal with author’s name removed.

    Due to accreditation application requirements, all of these materials must be submitted in order for your PROPOSAL submission to be reviewed. We regret that presentations submitted without all of the above items cannot be considered for review. All proposal submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Authors will be notified of the Committee’s decision by Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Acceptance is limited by space availability.

    Please submit the above information by Tuesday, July 15, 2014 to
    Nilou Mostofi, Conference Manager
    Email: nilou@km-direct.com

    Instructions IARPP 2015 Call For Papers PDF
    Cover Sheet: IARPP 2015 Call For Papers PDF