Regional Conferences




Ecological-Community Psychology (ECO) conferences are regional events, usually organized by graduate students, that allow community psychologists and other like-minded people from applied and academic settings to gather. Sometimes, these events are stand-alone meetings, and sometimes they happen within a larger conference. For 2014, ECO conferences will occur in the following regions:

• Northwest Region - Friday, October 17th, 2014. Hosted by Portland State University at the Native American Student and Community Center on the PSU campus. Paper submission deadline is August 15, 2014. See for more information. Send inquiries to

Southeast Region - October 10-12, 2014. Hosted at Hickory Knob State Resort Park in South Carolina. This year’s theme is Transforming the Landscape: Creating Positive Community Change from the Ground Up. Topics include health and wellness, promoting community and social change, empowerment, and human diversity. The call for presentations will open the last week of May, 2014. For general information, please click here or email Also, check the facebook page for more details.

• Midwest Region - This event was held during the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting in May, 2014 (see: