Regional/ECO 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 2017, ECO conferences will occur in the following regions:

Southeast Region- October 28-29, 2017. Hosted at the University of Miami. This year’s theme is, "Multiple Community Psychologies."

West Region - January 27-28, 2018. Hosted by he Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology Specialization of the Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA. The theme is "Deconstructing Coloniality/Creating Decoloniality in Community Psychology". Hosted in collaboration with PsySR-W.

Midwest Region- October 13-15, 2017. Hosted by Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. "Building Diverse Communities for Change".

Northeast Region- Check back for information about the 2017 conference.

Midwest Psychological Association - April 12th to the 14th, Chicago, Illinois