Past World Meetings

XXII — Sydney, Australia, July 19–23, 2016
President: Kaj Björkqvist (Finland)
Introductory video →

XXI — Atlanta, Georgia, July 15-19, 2014
President: John Knutson (USA)
Research briefs from the meeting have also been published.

XX — Walferdange, Luxembourg, July 17-21, 2012
President: Craig Anderson (USA)

XIX — Storrs, Connecticut (University of Connecticut), United States, July 27-31 2010
President: Deborah Richardson (USA)

XVIII — Budapest, Hungary, July 8-13, 2008
President: Menno Kruk (the Netherlands)

XVII — Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, July 2006
President: Caroline Blanchard (USA)

XVI — Santorini, Greece, September 2004
President: John Archer (UK)

XV — Montreal, Canada (McGill University), July, 2002
President: Ed Donnerstein (USA)

XIV — Valencia, Spain (University of Valencia), July 2000
President: Jaap Koolhaus (the Netherlands)

XIII — Mahwah, New Jersey (Ramapo College), United States, July 1998
President: Rowell Huesmann (USA)

XII — Strasbourg, France (Universite Louis Pasteur), 1996
President: Dan Olweus (Norway)

XI — Delray Beach, Florida (Florida Atlantic University), 1994
President: Robert Blanchard (USA)

X — Siena, Italy (Universita Degli Studi Di Siena), 1992
President: Adam Fraczek (Poland)

IX — Banff, Alberta, Canada (University of Lethbridge), 1990
President: Leonard Eron (USA)

VIII — Swansea, Wales (University of Swansea), 1988
President: Kirsti Lagerspetz (Finland)

VII — Chicago, Illinois (University of Illinois at Chicago), 1986
President: Seymour Feshbach (USA)

VI — Turku, Finland (Abo Akademi), 1984
President: Paul Brain (UK)

V — Mexico City, 1982
President: Leonard Berkowitz (USA)

IV — Haren, the Netherlands (University of Groningen), 1980
President: Pierre Karli (France)

III — Washington, D.C. (National Academy of Sciences), 1978
President: David Hamburg (USA)

II — Paris, France, 1976
President: Anthony Barnett (Australia)

I — Toronto, Canada, 1974
President: John Paul Scott (USA)

Founding meeting—Tokyo, Japan, 1972
President: Saul Rosenzweig (USA)

Off-year meetings have also been held in Strasbourg, France (1979); Zeist, The Netherlands (1983); Parma, Italy (1985); Univ. of Seville, Spain (1987); Szombathely, Hungary (1989); and Jerusalem, Israel (1991).