Connecting Minds

Connecting Minds: Undergraduate Research Conference in Psychology

We are working on creating a new conference website. Please visit this website later for Connecting Minds 2025 registration. For any questions regarding to the conference, please contact Dr. Patricia Coburn, faculty representative.    

Connecting Minds (CM) is an annual undergraduate research conference in psychology hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. What makes Connecting Minds unique?

  1. CM is the furthest reaching undergraduate conference of its kind, drawing researchers from across Canada, the United States and even Europe!  Since its inauguration in 2008, Connecting Minds has hosted over 400 presentations representing over 30 schools.

  2. CM has an exclusively undergraduate focus, featuring a wide variety of high caliber research. CM features both poster and oral presentation mediums.

  3. CM presents graduate panels, grant application panels, and social events aimed towards the interests of undergraduate students.

  4. CM has featured several world-renowned keynote speakers such as Drs. Elliot Aronson, Albert Bandura and Elizabeth Loftus, all three recognized among the top 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century.

    CM 2023 poster session

Where is CM?

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Richmond Campus

8771 Lansdowne Rd

Richmond B.C. 

How do I stay on top of everything?.

A great and easy way to keep abreast of all the CM happenings is to follow us through social media. Connecting Minds administrators post dates, news and other up-to-date info on popular sites. Be sure to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!