Opening of Registration for the 54th PAP Convention

Date Published: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2017 Psychological Association of the Philippines Annual Convention on September 20-22, 2017 at SMX Convention Center,  3F, SM City Bacolod, Bishop Antonio Y. Fortich Avenue, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.  The post-convention workshops will be in the afternoon of September 22 at the University of Saint La Salle, La Salle Avenue, Bacolod 6100, Negros Occidental. The ONLINE REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN and will close on September 12, 2017. Please click to register. The early bird discount is only until August 5, 2017.


The 54th annual convention with the theme: “Philippine Psychology in Challenging Times” will bring together over 1,000 psychology professionals from all over the country.  The convention features well-known speakers, oral and poster presentation of state-of-the-art researches, learning sessions and workshops.  


The announcement of accepted abstracts will be released soon. If your paper is accepted for oral or poster presentation, please register and pay on or before. July 20, 2017 so that your abstract will be included in the program. 


There are eleven (11) offerings for post-convention workshops.  Please click here.


We are looking forward to seeing you in the convention. Below are the registration rates.


                         Early Bird (until August 5)            Regular (until Sept. 12)

Convention fee PAP members                                 P4,500                                                   P5,500   

Convention fee non-PAP members                          P5,500                                                   P6,500

Workshop fee PAP members                                   P800                                                      P1,000

Workshop fee non-PAP members                            P1,000                                                   P1,200


Convention Registration Fees are non-refundable but transferable. Transfer of registration fee is valid only for the 2017 convention. On-site/walk-in delegates will not be entitled to kits/souvenir programs.


L’Fisher Hotel is one of our major sponsors. It is located 14 at Lacson St, Bacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental and only a few minutes away from SMX Convention Center and University of St, La Salle. L’ Fisher Hotel is pleased to offer special rates for PAP delegates. For information/assistance and booking of accommodations, please email Ms. Cristina P. Cuba at  tina [at]


For more inquiries, please call the PAP Office at 453-8257.