IAAP organizes a world congress of applied psychology which serves as a review of advances in applied psychology and unites several thousand psychologists from all over the world. These congresses belong to the main responsibilities of IAAP inasmuch as they are particularly suited instruments to pursue the Association's mission of bringing applied psychologists in world-wide contact with each other. In addition, the ICAP offers the unique opportunity to demonstrate the societal significance of applied psychology.
ICAP 2022 - July 24-29, 2022 at the China International Convention Center in Beijing, China
ICAP 2026 - TBD: Submitted bids are currently being considered for the 2026 ICAP host location
IAAP, through its Divisions and as a whole, contributes to international regional conferences of psychology by organizing symposia and by contributing to the funding of such conferences. These regional meetings are especially important for colleagues who may not be able to attend the world congresses, and they help to bridge the four-year gap between two ICAPs, thus facilitating continuity of contacts and cooperation. Special attention is paid to organizing workshops and specialized seminars for new graduates in Psychology.
Sometimes IAAP Divisions organize theme-oriented workshops and unite colleagues from a particular region in focused scientific exchange.