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Each year, students at the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa organize the Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology (ICP). ICP 2019 will be the 8th year!

Join us in the organization of this stimulating and unique event! Do you want to contribute to promoting and showcasing innovative research in psychology? Would you like to learn how an academic conference works, get involved, meet new people from the University of Ottawa and other universities? This is the organization for you!

You can become an associate member and/or a volunteer in any of our subcommittees at any point during the year: Finance, High School Liaison, Logistics, Peer-Review, and Publicity. An associate member works closely with a director to organize and plan the
conference throughout the year. A volunteer mainly helps with day-of conference activities. Check out the Committees Description page to learn more about what each committee is responsible for in the organization of ICP.

Please fill out the membership form and send it back to us at logistics@icp-cip.com to join ICP or for questions!


Click here to apply!

This year, we have various non-elected positions to fill:

Web Design Specialist (1 position) 

Main tasks:
• Oversee website management (knowledge of square space platform and photoshop is an asset)  
• Update and coordinate social media platforms in both English and French (bilingualism is
• Communicate with Publicity Director and coordinate with other subcommittees
2019 Objectives:
 Further develop ICP's social media presence
 Continue to provide support to the publicity team
 Maintain and develop more website schemes and pages

Translator (1 position)

 Main tasks:
• Translating and editing all digital forms of advertisement, communicative material, and
sponsorship templates. English and French bilingualism is a requirement.   
• Communicate and coordinate with other subcommittees
2019 Objectives:

 Provide effective communication in both languages  
 Help attendees navigate on conference days in their preferred language
 Maintain and develop more website schemes and pages

The following elected position is also available:

Finance Subcommittee Director (1 position)

Main tasks:
 Chair the finance subcommittee
 Delegate tasks to subcommittee members & ensure their completion
 Attend and contribute to Board of Directors meetings
 Prepare and update budget
 Track expenses
 Write funding proposals
 Solicit internal & external sponsors
 Ensure sponsor recognition
 Write end of year financial report & distribute it to sponsors

2019 Objectives:
 Obtain new external sponsorships (particularly corporate sponsorships)
 Find new funding opportunities
 Contact sponsors earlier in the year

If you are interested in running for the elected Finance Director position or one of the non-
elected positions, please Click Here to Apply! Please apply by September 17th!  Elections
for the Finance Director will be held at ICP’s Fall General Meeting on September 18 th at 4:00-
6:00 PM in FSS 4004. If you are unable to attend the general meeting, please email
admin@icp-cip.com with your statement of interest and which position you are applying

Application form