The University of Gdansk Institute of Psychology in association with the Jagiellonian University and the Society for the Study of Motivation invites you to submit proposals for symposia, oral presentations and posters to be presented at a conference entitled Motivation and Social Perception.

The conference will be held on 19-21th July 2016 at Social Sciences Faculty in Gdansk, Poland.

ug1The mission of the conference is to encourage broad inquiry into all aspects of motivation. The conference will address social motivational and perceptual processes, focusing on issues of both theoretical and practical concern.

Symposium, oral presentations and poster submissions should pertain to motivation and social perception broadly construed, including – but not limited to – topics such as motivation and social perception in cognitive psychology, social psychology, work, organization, personality, cognitive and behavioural science. The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of scientific information, foster discussion of new ideas and findings on motivation and encourage exchange and collaboration in research.

Motivation conference keynote speakers will include:

Nicola Baumann (Trier University), Ayelet Fishbach (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business), Guido Gendolla (University Of Geneva),Tory Higgins (Columbia University), Jaana Juvonen  (University of California, Los Angeles), Małgorzata Kossowska (Jagiellonian University), Arie Kruglanski (University of Maryland), Maria Lewicka (University of Warsaw), Bernard Weiner (University of California, Los Angeles), Bogdan Wojciszke (University of Social Sciences and Humanities) and Rex Wright (University of North Texas).


Important information

Oral presentations

Oral presentation should be planned for 20 minutes.If you want to use a Power Point presentation (or a similar one), you have to bring it on a USB stick (USB flash drive) 15 minutes before your symposium starts.

Poster presentations

The poster sessions will be located on the level -1 in the centre of the building. Posters will be displayed on boards (0.90 x 1.00 meter; vertical) – please adjust your poster size to it. You should leave your poster at the reception desk situated in the front of the main entrance to the building till 3.00 p.m. on 20th of July. You can collect your poster in the morning, 21st of July.