29th Conference of the EHPS: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness

Cyprus, 1st - 5th September 2015, Grand Resort, Limassol - Cyprus

The conference is under the auspices of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Cyprus, Dr. George Pamborides.

The Conference Abstracts and Handbook are now available for download, click here for details.

The Media Gallery is now available

On behalf of the Organising Committee,

I am honoured and delighted to personally welcome each and every one of you to the 29th European Health Psychology Society Conference, titled: “Principles of Behaviour change in health and Illness”. The Organising Committee has carefully chosen as venue the Grand Resort in Limassol; a beautiful conference beach resort that guarantees the high standards of quality expected in all EHPS Conferences but it also reflects the beauty of Limassol Town and the island of Cyprus.

Our program is rich and varied with four invited keynote speakers from the United States and the European Union: Prof. Howard S Friedman, Prof. Susan Michie, Prof. Ronan O’Carroll and Prof. JoAnne Dahl. The conference program will be enriched with 10 parallel sessions with over than 300 oral presentations from a wide range within health psychology topics and hundreds of posters divided in three interactive poster sessions. We also expect to bring more expertise and innovative research in several fields of health psychology through Symposia, Roundtables, Debates, Participatory Sessions, “Overview talks” and Workshops.

With regard to the Venue Town, Limassol, it should be noted that this is a unique and wonderful sea-side city with rich history and culture that goes back to ancient times. It is located on the southern coast on Akrotiri Bay between the ancient towns of Amathus and Kourion. Limassol was inhabited continuously since ancient times and tombs discovered there date back to around the 2nd century B.C. Its special characteristics such as the blend of ancient, contemporary and multicultural infrastructure along with the 16 kilometers of sandy beaches and the colorful wine villages surrounding the town offer countless opportunities for endless activities for everyone.

On behalf of the Organising Committee, I look forward to welcoming you all in the 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Limassol on the 1st of September 2015!

Dr Theano V. Kalavana
Chair of the Organising Committee

Important Information

The final Programme is now available here.

Dear conference attendants, please click here to see all the changes in the timetable, due to cancellations after the programme handbook went to print.

Last updated 01/09/2015.

In keeping with the conference theme, the Organising Committee has the pleasure of providing participants to the EHPS 2015 with the opportunity to attend morning Hatha Yoga Sessions by a certified yoga teacher. Click here for more information.

Tips for fun in Limassol, from the Organising Committee. Click here.
You may find information and Guidelines concerning Oral and Poster Presentations here. Please read through to ensure you come prepared to the conference. Last updated 21/08/2015.
Accommodation special conference rates: The Organizing Committee has secured preferential rates for the Conference participants. Please click here for accommodation options.
Book your flights to the “EHPS Conference 2015 ” online at www.austrian.com and save 15% on all applicable fares! Click here for more information. You can also rent a car directly at Larnaca LCA airport or in Limassol




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