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MAPP Summit 2017

  • 28 Oct 2017
  • 8:00 AM
  • 29 Oct 2017
  • 4:00 PM
  • The Study at University City


  • Only available for MAPP Alumni that are serving as TAs for the MAPP program. You must have the code to use this registration.
  • Must be invited by a member of the MAPP community. Requires a code to register.
  • Must be invited by a member of the MAPP community. Requires a code to register.

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2017 MAPP Summit 

The MAPP Summit is an opportunity for the MAPP community to join the current class and enjoy a weekend of new ideas, intellectual stimulation, and social connection.

The Study at University is located at 20 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 

The summit will include a reception, a poster session, the award of the Christopher Peterson Memorial Fellowship, and guest speakers.

Guest Speakers 
  • Dasho Karma Ura is the President of the Centre for Bhutan Studies & Gross National Happiness Research, an institute dedicated to promoting His Majesty the Fourth King, Jigme Singye Wangchuck’s globally influential development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, and conducting multidisciplinary research on culture and history of Bhutan and policy studies. 

  • Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. 

  • Allyson Mackey, Ph.Dstudies individual differences in brain plasticity and development with an eye towards personalizing the type and timing of educational interventions

  • Lea Waters, Ph.D, new president of IPPA, on Strength-based parenting: A key resource for flourishing families

Guests of MAPPsters will be welcome again this year.

The early bird rate goes through September 30.  Starting October 1, the regular rate applies. 

For alumni who wish to bring a guest, the guest registration rates are:  $254 (early) and $274 (late). You can either register your guest with your own registration or acquire a code from Aaron or Kathryn for registering your guest later.  Guest slots are limited, so act promptly if you want to bring someone with you.

The MAPP Fete 2017, an event completely organized and separately presented by MAPP Alumni, will take place the day before the MAPP Summit -- Friday October 27.   Remember that you need to register independently for both events.

Check out information about hotel blocks reserved for attendees for the MAPP Summit and Fete.

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