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APS 15th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference

24 - 26 October 2024 I Perth, Western Australia


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24 - 26 October 2024 | Perth, Western Australia


The 15th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, proudly hosted by the APS, and the College of Organisational Psychologists', is set to take place in the vibrant city of Perth, Western Australia, from Thursday, 24 October to Saturday, 26 October, 2024. 

This prestigious event stands as a beacon for professionals in the field, offering a platform for attendees from around the globe to connect, share insights, and explore the latest trends and research in industrial and organisational psychology, and it’s adjacent disciplines

We are actively planning an impressive lineup of international, and local speakers. The conference will provide a diversity of keynote speakers, presentations, and workshops. Each session is curated to ensure attendees are informed and inspired paving the way for novel discussions and developing connections to foster innovative solutions within the field.  This biennial conference is designed to foster a sense of community among psychologists, industry professionals, and academics alike, creating an enriching atmosphere conducive to professional growth and collaboration.

Please watch the short video on the right! This week we are featuring our keynote Professor Michael Leiter. 

 17 hours




Dr Director, CSIRO’s Data61

Melbourne, Australia

AI and the Future of Work

Sophie Howe 

Sustainability Futures & Wellbeing Advisor, Wales U.K.

Protecting the wellbeing of future generations - lessons from Wales 

Filip  Lievens 

Lee Kong Chian Professor of HR Management Uni, Singapore

Talent Assessment in the 21th Century: Progress and Challenges 

Marylène Gagné   

Professor Future of Work Institute Curtin University, Perth, Australia

The future of compensation from a motivational perspective

Michael Leiter

 Professor Emeritus at Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada

 Burnout as a Relationship Crisis 


   to access the live conference program link

Navigate to each day / sessions below to reveal more information.  Please note this program is in planning stage and subject to change. 

Please note there will be an APS PsyBA-approved Supervisor training Master class:Building skills in self-evaluation and reflective practice being held on Wednesday, prior to the conference. All bookings to be made separate, click this link to find out more:










$ 550

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- Thursday, 24 October to Saturday, 26 October 2024 
- Program Inclusions: Access to in-person presentation sessions according to the scheduled program.
- Access to recorded presentations which will be made available on-demand for three months post-conference.
- Catering Inclusions: Morning tea, afternoon tea, and lunch as outlined in the conference program.
- Social Events: One ticket to the Welcome Reception on Thursday, 24 October 2024.
- CPD 17 hours

APS Member of the College of Organisational Psychologist
APS Member
APS Student Member
Non Member
Non Member Student

Your registration will provide access to recorded presentations which will be made available to view on-demand via the online platform in the weeks following the Conference. All recorded content will be referenced in the program.  (All keynotes & 2 streams. Please note workshops are not recorded) 

APS Member of the College of Organisational Psychologist
APS Member
APS Student Member
Non Member
Non Member Student

*All prices are in Australian Dollars and inclusive of GST. Prices may be subject to change until registrations officially open.
Not a APS member, you can find out more HERE. Possibly join and then be eligible for the discounted conference rates that we offer our members. 
For more information about attendee terms and conditions please click HERE.

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11:00AM - 7:30PM

Thursday 24  October 2024

Half day conference & welcome reception


8:30AM - 5:30PM

Friday 25 October 2024

Full day conference


9:00AM - 5:30PM

Saturday 26 October 2024
Full day conference

*Subject to timing changes



The APS 15th Organisational and Industrial Psychology Conference will be held at the stunning Westin Perth.              


APS has secured special conference rates at several hotels in Perth city, all within a few minutes walk of the conference venue.


With weather as welcoming as its friendly locals, Australia's sunniest capital city of Perth / Boorloo offers adventures for everyone.


Elevate your brand presence and be part of advancing the field of organisational and industrial psychology!

Organisational psychologists, academics and related professionals have increasing influence on the organisational landscape these days. They work as analysts, consultants, researchers, line managers, executives and professionals in Human Resources, Learning & Development, Organisational Development, Recruitment, Human Factors, Career Counselling, Outplacement, Behavioural Science and many more fields. In Australia, they gather every two years for their own noteworthy Conference, the Industrial & Organisational Psychology Conference. The conference is an opportunity to share experiences and research, extend professional networks, learn about new techniques and tools, and strengthen the community of organisational psychology across Australia. With sessions to suit those in their early careers, mid-stage and later professional lives, there’s a great range of people for sponsors to connect with and share products, services and opportunities for collaboration. This group loves to be kept up to date with new technology, innovative services and smart ideas not only for themselves but to take back to the workplace and recommend to those they work with. Demonstrate your support for the power and impact that organisational psychology has in the modern-day workplace by supporting this Conference.


Click on the logos below for more information about each sponsor and exhibitor

The Conference Program Planning Committee

Patrick Dunlop

Conference Co-Chair

Associate Professor Future of Work Institute Curtin University

Liz Pritchard

Conference Co-Chair

Program Director Industrial & Organisational Psychology, University of WA

Hayden Fricke

Conference Committee Member

National College Chair APS College of Organisational Psychologists

Vicki Kavadas

Conference Committee Member

National Treasurer APS College of Organisational Psychologists

Georgena Watt

Conference Committee Member

National Secretary APS College of Organisational Psychologists

The Team

The APS conference and events team is dedicated to ensuring that all participants have a pleasant and enriching conference experience. As a collective, our team boasts over seven decades of experience in the business events industry, and we are delighted to be of assistance whenever needed.

Christie-Anne Williams
Event Lead I Event Executive

Jamie Bligh
National Conference and Events Manager 

Claire Amor-Haynes
Event Executive 

Paula Rowntree
Head of External Engagement Conferences and Events 

For more information about the APS, or the College of Organisational Psychologists, click the links below.

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Australian Psychological Society 

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