Division 17, Section 13 of the American Psychological Association


The Section on Human Animal Interaction: Research & Practice, of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association is dedicated to professional and scholarly activities that advance the understanding of human-animal interactions as they relate to psychology.



Upcoming HAI Events

Date Event Location Submission Deadline
July 1-4, 2019 28th International Conference of the International Society for Anthrozoology Orlando, FL February 8, 2019
July 23-27, 2019 Joint Meeting of the 36th International Ethological Conference (IECXXXVI) &
the 56th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society (ABS 2019)
Chicago, IL Abstract submission will open January 2019. Please be aware that oral contributions at the Behaviour 2019 conference will be handled on a first come, first served basis.
August 1, 2019 Call for Applications – The SCP Connect Team Online Submit your CV, a one page cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for one of the Team positions, and a 500 to 850-word writing sample to Britney Brinkman, PhD SCP Media/PR Co-coordinator, (bbrinkman@pointpark.edu) and Douglas Knutson, PhD (knutson.doug@gmail.com) prior to the May 1, 2019 deadline. Please put SCP Connect Team Application in the subject line. All applications will be reviewed by the SCP Communications and Technology Board.
August 2-6, 2019 American Veterinary Medical Association Convention 2019 Washington, D.C. Registration opens February, 2019
August 5-9, 2019 52nd International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology Bergen, Norway Deadline for abstract submission: February 15, 2019
Deadline for early-bird registration: May 15, 2019
August 8-11, 2019 American Psychological Association Annual Convention Chicago, IL Registration opens April, 2019
April 24-27, 2020 2020 Biennial Penn Vet Working Dog Conference Philadelphia, PA Check website for updates!