Conferences

International Reversal Theory Conferences are held every two years. Between 2003-2011, some authors provided their papers/slides for the Reversal Theory Conference Google Docs Collection. Files are labeled with the year and author.

Upcoming Conference: 2021

20th Biennial Reversal Theory Conference
Dates: June 29- July 1, 2021
Location: University of Paris 8, located in the Saint-Denis area of Paris
Format: This conference will be a web-based event. If progress is made regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be hosted both in-person and virtually.

We will be welcomed by Nathalie Duriez, PhD of the Psychopathology and Neuropsychology Laboratory at Paris 8. Delegates to the conference are from a range of disciplines, fields, and professions interested in understanding and changing human behavior and experience. This includes both existing reversal theory researchers and those who are curious to learn more.

Call for Abstracts

Submissions are being accepted now and the deadline is April 1st, 2021 (April Fool’s Day). Abstracts should be 250 to 500 words and may be in English and/or French. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis within 3 weeks of submission. Speakers may request a 30- or 45-minute session. At least one-third of each session will be for discussion. Submit abstracts via email to reversaltheory@latech.edu. Potential topics include: 

Completed Research Studies

Research in Progress

Case Studies & Applications

New Concepts and Refinements

19th – 10-12 July 2019 – Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
18th – 12-14 July 2017 – Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom
17th – 29 June – 3 July 2015 – Niagara College, Ontario, Canada
16th – 16-19 July 2013 – Reims, France
15th – 5-8 July 2011 – Alexandria, Virginia, USA
14th – 8-11 July 2009 – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
13th – 1-5 July 2007 – Gregynog, Wales, UK
12th – 4-7 July 2005 – Winnipeg, Canada
11th – 7-11 July 2003 – York St. John College – York, England
10th – 2001 – Hobart, Tasmania (Australia)
9th – 1999 – Windsor, Canada
8th – 1997 – East London – England
7th – 1995 – Melbourne, Australia
Older Conferences

Photos from previous conferences

6th – 1993 – University of Bergen – Ullensvang, Norway

5th – 1991 – Midwest Research Institute – Kansas, US (Conference Photo)

4th – 1989 – Athabasca University – Alberta, Canada

3rd – 1987 – Nijenrode Campus, Netherlands School of Business (Conference Photo)

2nd – 1985 – York University – Toronto, Canada (Conference Photo)

1st – 1983 – Gregynog Hall in Wales