Melbourne is committed to making the International Congress of Psychology affordable for all delegates. As a result, we have already secured a number of benefits for ICP 2028 delegates. These benefits include:
Up to 10% off Qantas Airways’ published rates for delegates and their partners
Reduced accommodation rates for delegates and their partners
Free public tram travel in the city centre
Free Wi-Fi in the City of Melbourne and at the Congress venue
COLLABORATIVE CITY APPROACH
Melbourne will deliver on its global reputation for collaboration, with city-wide stakeholders along with state Victorian and local governments working together. This collaboration and support will ensure that the running of is straightforward, efficient and easy. Melbourne demonstrated this exceptional collaboration, successfully hosting two of Australia’s biggest conferences, including the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in 2016, and the 20th International AIDS Conference in 2014.
ROBUST PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Through incredible contributions of its scientists, past and present, Australian psychology community is well equipped to deliver a stimulating program in 2028. An active partner in the psychology community, Australia is global in its outreach and participation.
SIGNIFICANT SUPPORT SECURED
Melbourne's bid has received overwhelming support across government, psychology sector organisations, and tourism industry.
Melbourne is committed not only to making ICP 2028 a success, but to ongoing support of IUPsyS and its strategic aims, long after the event concludes in Melbourne.
ICP has never been held in Melbourne. 2028 will mark 40 years since the event has been to Oceania, the longest hosting gap out of all regions represented.