ISPA Conference Leuven 2022 preliminary Program

From stress to trauma… and all the way back!

8.00 – 9.30    Registration and welcome

9.30 – 12.00 Pre-conference workshops

12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH

13.00 – 15.30 Pre-conference workshops LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

15.30 – 16.00 BREAK

16.00 – 18.30 OPENING CEREMONY PLUS KEYNOTE 1

18.30 – 19.00 Walk to location

19.00 – 20.30 WELCOME RECEPTION

8.00 – 9.30    Registration and welcome

9.00 – 10.30 Thematic Sessions 1

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.-00 Thematic Sessions 2

12.00 – 13.30 LUNCH PLUS INTERACTION GROUPS I

13.30 – 14.30 KEYNOTE 2

14.30 – 15.00 Time to switch rooms

15.00 – 16.30 Thematic Sessions 3

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 – 18.00 Thematic Sessions 4

19.00 – 22.00 ISPA social activities: Folk Dancing and Music Making & City of Leuven Festival with musical street performances

8.00 – 9.30    Welcome desk open

9.00 – 12.00 Social and cultural activities in and around the city of Leuven

12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH

13.00 – 14.00 KEYNOTE 3

14.00 – 14.30 Time to switch rooms

14.30 – 16.00 Thematic Sessions 5

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 – 17.30 Thematic Sessions 6

18.00 – 20.00 ISPA GENERAL ASSEMBLEE

20.30 – 21.30 Townhall Reception

8.00 – 9.30    Welcome desk open

9.00 – 10.30 Thematic Sessions 7

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00 Thematic Sessions 8

12.00 – 13.30 LUNCH PLUS INTERACTION GROUPS II

13.30 – 14.30 KEYNOTE 4

14.30 – 15.00 Time to switch rooms

15.00 – 16.30 Thematic Sessions 9

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 – 18.30 CLOSING CEREMONY

19.00 – 22.00 FAREWELL PARTY

9.30 – 17.00 Various activities and excursions in and around the city of Leuven

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SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

During the ISPA 2022 Conference , a lot of social activities are being organized. You can find an overview of all these social activities on this page. Please note that you have to register for some of these activities via the registration procedure. There is a limited attendance for the social activities, registration according to first come, first serve principle. 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 7 JULY 2022

Welcome Reception | Jubilee Hall | 7:00 PM

On the eve of the ISPA main conference, we organize a Welcome Reception for all participants at the Jubilee Hall. The Jubilee Hall is property of KU Leuven and is located in the University Halls, which has served as the university’s central building since 1432. The building itself dates from 1317 and was originally used as a cloth hall. Today it houses the Rectoral Offices and the Registrar’s Office. Its majestic, gothic-style Jubilee Hall is used for receptions and celebrations. Please book your place while registering for the conference.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 8 JULY 2022

Leuven is the centre of the ‘Beleuvenissen’ on Friday, July 8. You will be able to encounter lovely music acts throughout the entire city. Please feel free to explore this event and the lovely city center of Leuven on this evening. More information about the ‘Beleuvenissen’ can be found here: TBD

Folk Dancing and Music Making ׀ TBD ׀ 7:00 PM – FULLY BOOKED

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 9 JULY 2022 – MORNING

Guided tour ‘Leuven Walk of Fame’ ׀ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Famous people of Leuven or ‘celebrities’ who visited us are playing the leading role in this walk. Curious to know who once stole corpses to do science? Or did you know words like “utopia” and “atlas” were first used in Leuven?  At every stop we talk about an old and a new VIP. Discover that our highlights of Leuven have more than one story to tell. Experience that Leuven is centuries old but alive and kicking! Please book your place while registering for the conference.

Guided tour ‘EUREKA’ ׀ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Discover the bright minds of Leuven in the past and especially today during this interesting guided tour. What innovations does Leuven have to offer and can you see some of them in the city center? Please book your place while registering for the conference.

Brewery visit- AB InBev ׀ Brouwerijplein 1 ׀ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Seven centuries of brewing traditions guarantee a perfectly brewed Stella Artois in the heart of the university city of Leuven. And you can see it with your own eyes during one of the entirely renewed, impressive and entertaining brewery visits. During the guided tour, which takes approximately one hour and a half, you will become familiar with all major aspects of the Stella Artois brewing process: the brand’s history, the brewing process and the breathtakingly fast bottling and canning lines. Please book your place while registering for the conference.

Chocolate Workshop ׀ TBD ׀ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Belgium and chocolate – Of course! Make the most delicious real Belgian chocolates during this workshop. Please book your place while registering for the conference.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 9 JULY 2022 – EVENING

Town Hall Reception | Town Hall| 7:00 PM

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES 10 JULY 2022

Farewell Dinner | Museum M | Leopold Vanderkelenstraat 28  ׀ 7:00 PM

Museum M is notable for its mix of classical and contemporary art in the historic centre of Leuven. Top architect Stéphane Beel designed the sleek museum complex around the old Vander Kelen-Mertens municipal museum. Enjoy a lovely dinner in the cultural and beautiful location in the heart of the city. Please book your place while registering for the conference.

OTHER ACTIVITIES IN LEUVEN JULY 2022

Summer in Leuven has become an annual tradition for Leuven, with summer nights full of music, mouth-watering food and drinks. Move to the beats of bands or take in a movie at surprising outdoor locations. There’s plenty of fun and enjoyment to be had during a summer trip to Leuven.

PROGRAM:

  • Beleuvenissen: Free top musical acts on various squares across the city.
  • M-idzomer: Multidisciplinary festival with music, dance, exhibitions and comedy.
  • Hapje-Tapje: Gastronomic highlight of the year with a varied beer market.
  • Half Oogst: Festival for lovers of street art, dance and music.
  • Summer movies: Enjoy a film under the stars at original locations in the city.