Keynote speakers

Marino Bonaiuto

Marino Bonaiuto

Proferssor at the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Marino Bonaiuto, Sapienza Università di Roma. Social Psychology Full Professor teaching at Faculty Medicine and Psychology, he also teaches at Faculty of Natural Sciences and at Faculty of Architecture. Member of Sapienza’s Sustainability Scientific and Technical Committee (2021-). Formerly (2011-2020) both Director CIRPA – Centre Interuniversity Research in Environmental Psychology – and President master degree Psychology of communication and marketing.

Scientific research units coordination in public national (Ministry of Research) or international (EC 6th and 7th FP, H2020, Erasmus+, etc.) grants, and research projects funded by private companies. 200+ publications (in international or national journals, book’s chapters, edited or authored volumes) and 200+ congress contributions.

Consultant in environmental and architectural psychology (residences, healthcare, nature, etc.).

University Visiting Professor in Brazil, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Iran, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, etc.

Co-organizer 20th international conference of IAPS (Roma, 2008) and IAAP STEP3 summer school (Sardinia, 2015).

IAAP Fellow for environmental psychology (2018).

http://dip38.psi.uniroma1.it/dipartimento/persone/bonaiuto-marino 

Sigrun Kabisch

Sigrun Kabisch

Head of the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research − UFZ, Leipzig, Germany; Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Leipzig

Sigrun Kabisch has extensive expertise in interdisciplinary approaches towards sustainable urban development, urban demographic change as well as socio-spatial segregation. At present she works i.a. in “uVital”, a Trans-Atlantic Plattform-project dealing with innovations for social housing upgrading. In 2020 she co-chaired the international conference “Sustainable and resilient urban-rural partnerships” within the German presidency of the Council of the European Union. Sigrun Kabisch acts as chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe. From 2019 to 2020 she was invited member of the EU High Level Expert Group for the new Horizon Europe Program on “Innovating Cities”. Since more than 20 years she is IAPS-member. She was engaged as elected board member of IAPS for eight years.

Terry Hartig

Terry Hartig

Ph.D., M.P.H. Professor of Environmental Psychology. Institute for Housing and Urban Research and Department of Psychology. Uppsala University, Sweden

Terry Hartig has extensive experience in studying environmental supports for restorative processes. He has contributed to this field through development of basic theory, methods, and infrastructure, and with findings from studies of restoration in residential, work, institutional and recreational contexts. His most widely known works concern restorative benefits of nature experience, and he is frequently cited in the scientific and popular work on nature and health. He also has a long history of service to the applied research community, through extensive international collaborations, review and editorial activities, and support to scientific societies, for example as the current president of the Environmental Psychology Division of the International Association for Applied Psychology.

Graciela Tonello

Graciela Tonello

Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, National University of Tucuman, Argentina

Graciela Tonello is a psychologist from the National University of Tucumán in Argentina. She performed her PhD thesis on environmental psychology at Lund University, Sweden, under the guidance of Professor Rikard Küller, which dealt with the influence of light on seasonal affective disorder. Currently she is a professor and researcher at the University of Tucumán and at the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), in the department of Light, Lighting and Vision and at the the faculty of Psychology, where she is in charge of the Research department. Her expertise revolves around psychology and sustainability, environmental health, non-visual (psychobiological) effects of light, light and health, and circadian rhythms. She is the Regional Associate Editor (South America) of Leukos, the scientific journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA). And she is also a Number Member of the Academy on Health Sciences of Tucumán.