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Our 2017 Keynotes:

Professor Jonathan Potter

Professor Michelle Ryan


The Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2017 is a two-day conference with the option of attending a pre-conference workshop 'Making a Difference: Impact for Impact' on the afternoon prior which is being run jointly by the Social Section and SPSSI-UK.

Confirmed Keynotes:

Professor Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter

Professor Jonathan Potter, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

The conference is an excellent opportunity to showcase and demonstrate the originality, rigour and impact of contemporary social psychological research and learn from leading professionals both from the UK and overseas. 

Contributions include papers, symposia and posters as well as more innovative dissemination methods such as ‘5 minute challenge’ sessions covering all areas of social psychology presented by academics, practitioners and students. 

Making a Difference: Impact for Impact

30 August 2017
College Court, Leics.

Free pre-conference event open to both BPS Social Psychology Section members and/or SPSSI-UK members. Limited availability.

For more information about this workshop and how to register for it please visit the webpage

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Call for stewards

Would you like to attend this conference for free?

We are seeking Stewards to assist in the smooth running of the conference. Duties include directing delegates around the venue, assisting speakers in the session rooms and reporting any issues to the conference team.

As a steward you will have the opportunity to steward sessions that are of interest to you, click here to complete our short online form.

Closing date: 30 June 


College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
Knighton Road
LE2 3UF (Sat Nav - LE2 3TQ)

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:00 to Fri, 01/09/2017 - 17:00
Contact Information: 

Mandy Hemsill & Claire Woodward, Conference Organisers
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 2529555

BPS Organiser & Social Psychology Section