11th European Conference
on Psychological Assessment

31 August - 3 September 2011 - Riga, Latvia

General info


11th ECPA Poster Competition award winners!


Marta Maćkiewicz, University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw, Poland,Co – author: Jan Cieciuch

Picture Based Personality Survey for Children – new instrument for measuring Big Five in childhood

Jan Cieciuch, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, Poland, Co – authors: Tomasz Rowiński; Włodzimierz Strus

Polish version of the IPIP scales for measuring Abridged Big Five Dimensional Circumplex (AB5C)

Ina Melny, Technische Universität München, Germany, Co – author: Hugo Kehr

Impact of fear on self-control


Willibald Ruch, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Co – authors: Sarah Auerbach; Karin Sommer; Karin Hösli

The humorous temperament of children and youth: Development of an age based version of the State-Trait-Cheerfulness-Inventory (STCI)

Johanna Pretsch, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, Co – authors: Manfred Schmitt

Assessing teachers’ personality in 6 seconds: What leads to high consensus?

Inese Muzikante, University of Latvia, Latvia

Psychometric Properties of Latvian version of Driver Behaviour Questionnaire

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We are pleased to welcome you to the 11th European Conference on Psychological Assessment (ECPA2011) of the European Association for Psychological Assessment (EAPA), to be held in Riga, Latvia and hosted by the University of Latvia, Department of Psychology, in partnership with the Union of Latvian Psychologists and Latvian Professional Psychologists' Association. The conference will be held August 31rst to September 3rd and it promises to continue the previous traditions of EAPA conferences, offering a scientific programme of high quality, representing significant state-of-the-art issues in psychological assessment. The program will include topics of psychological assessment across the developmental life-span, including various aspects of cognitive, emotional, social, personality and psychopathological functioning. The formal and informal settings will provide opportunity to meet interesting colleagues and to establish important international contacts.

The venue of the 11th European Conference on Psychological Assessment will be the University of Latvia main administrative building (Adress: Raina blvd. 19, Riga, LV 1586, see Riga info), which is located precisely in the centre of Riga, near to the historical Old Riga, the National Opera and other notable sites. Riga is a charming city on the Baltic Sea coast, founded in 1201, a former member of the Hanseatic League, and internationally recognized for its extensive Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) architecture. The conference registration fee includes a Gala Dinner for all conference participants in one of the elegant historical buildings of Riga, associated with the early strivings for freedom at the turn of the last century. Riga provides many fine hotels for comfortable accommodation.

Welcome! See you in Riga, August 2011 !

Malgozata Rascevska
Co-president of the ECPA2011

Sandra Sebre
Co-president of the ECPA2011