The 86th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association

Outline of Convention

Convention Name
The 86th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association
* Due to the spread of COVID-19, the 86th JPA convention will be held hybrid of in-person and online.

September 8th-11th, 2022
(September 12th- October 11th 31st: On-Demand Extended Access Period)

College of Humanities and Sciences , Nihon University / Online (Hybrid)

President of the Organizing Committee
Takayuki Sakagami, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Keio University
President of the Japanese Psychological Association

  • Poster Presentation (In-person)
  • Public Symposium (Online)
  • Short Lecture (Online)
  • Tutorial Workshop (Hybrid)
  • Keynote Address (Hybrid)
  • Commemorative lecture of the JPA awards for International Contribution to psychology (Hybrid)
  • Invited Symposium (Hybrid)
  • Reception (In-person)  Canceled
  • Exhibition (In-person)
Registration & Abstract Submission Period

Open April 18th, 2022
Deadline August 4th, 2022(5:00 PM Japan time)

Open August 5th, 2022
Deadline October 11th, 2022(5:00 PM Japan time)

Abstract Submission
Open April 18th, 2022
Deadline May 24th, 2022(5:00 PM Japan time)

Author Correction
Open June 23rd, 2022
Deadline June 29th, 2022(5:00 PM Japan time)

Digital Poster & Video Submission
Open July 29th, 2022
Deadline September 2nd, 2022(5:00 PM Japan time)

Registration Fee
  Early Standard
Honorary Member / Lifetime Member JPY 0 JPY 0
Regular Member / MOU Member (Regular) JPY15,000 JPY17,000
Regular Member / MOU Member (Graduate student) JPY10,000 JPY14,000
Non-member (Regular) JPY17,000 JPY19,000
Non-member (Graduate student) JPY15,000 JPY17,000
Non-member (Undergraduate Student) JPY1,000 JPY3,000

*Members of academic societies that have a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Japanese Psychological Association (see below) may attend at the same rates as JPA members and apply to present a poster.( Poster presentations will be held in-person.)
  • American Psychological Association
  • Australian Psychological Society
  • British Psychological Society
  • Chinese Psychological Society
  • Indonesian Psychology Association
  • Korean Psychological Association
  • Malaysian Psychological Association
  • National Academy of Psychology, India
  • Psychological Association of the Philippines
  • Psychological Society of South Africa
  • Russian Psychological Society
  • Singapore Psychological Society
  • Swedish Psychological Association
  • Taiwanese Psychological Association

* Proceedings will be publicly available online on the 86th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association (JPA) website.

* Most of the papers in the proceedings will be in Japanese.
▶Refund Policy
Please understand that refunds cannot be issued for payments received to attend the 86th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association (JPA) and related events.
However, payments will be refunded in either of the following situations:
a. None of your submitted presentations was accepted and you have decided not to attend the convention
b. After registering as a tentative member, you are selected as a speaker at the Tutorial Workshop