The 15th Annual Conference of the Society for industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa took place at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria between 29-31 July 2013. The theme of the conference was Making a difference in the future world of work. The conference attracted considerable attention and was attended by a large number of academics, practitioners, and students. In total, 77 papers, 33 posters, and 11 workshops were presented.
Richenda Koeberg, who was appointed on the Kresge Accelerated Development Programme in 2011, recently attended the Fifth International Community, Work and Family Conference which took place on 17-19 July 2013 at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Ms Koeberg was one of two South African researchers who participated in the conference with the other South African delegate being from the North West University.
Professor Dave Edwards presented at the conference of the Society for Psychotherapy Research in Brisbane where he convened a panel entitled “Modifying early schemas in schema therapy and emotion-focused therapy. Case-based investigations of change processes.