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Meetings & Conferences

2024 AAPP Annual Meeting

35th ANNUAL MEETING, May 6-7, 2024

Graduate Center, City University of New York

365 Fifth Avenue, Room C202-204

New York City

Co-sponsored and hosted by The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, Department of Philosophy

Keynote Speakers:
Helena Hansen, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Phoebe Friesen, Ph.D., McGill University

May 6: Open Topic

May 7: Placebos, Unconventional Interventions, and Therapeutic Effects:
The Roles of Context, Expectation, and Hope in Clinical Care

Conference co-chairs: G. Scott Waterman, M.D., M.A., Peter Zachar, Ph.D., and Phoebe Friesen, Ph.D.

Conference Program: here

Conference Abstracts: here

No registration is required to attend the conference and there is no fee.


2023 AAPP Annual Meeting

THEME: Knowledge, Expertise, & Values

34th Annual Meeting May 20-21, 2023, San Francisco, CA

Meeting Location: San Francisco Hilton Union Square

AAPP 2023 meeting program and abstracts

Conference Program Committee: Douglas Heinrichs, M.D.; Jennifer Radden, Ph.D.; John Sadler, M.D.


2022 AAPP Annual Meeting


2022 Annual Meeting May 21-22, 2022, New Orleans, LA

Meeting Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside (Windsor Room)

No registration is needed to attend the conference.

Conference Program: here

Conference Abstracts: here

Conference Program Committee: Jonathan Y. Tsou, PhD – Iowa State University
Peter Zachar, PhD – Auburn University Montgomery
John Z. Sadler, MD, University of Texas Southwestern


The 2021 Annual Meeting was held online Saturday April 17 and Sunday April 18, 9AM-3PM, US Eastern Time.

Intuitions Meet Experiments: Methods in Philosophy of Psychiatry

Keynote Speakers: 
Edouard Machery, PhD, Distinguished Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh
Miriam Solomon, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy at Temple University

See the conference program here and the conference abstracts here

The conference will be held over Zoom.

To register for the conference and get a link for Zoom, click here