Faculty of Behavioural Sciences organizing an International Conference on Projective Psychology -ICPP 2020 from 30th January – 1st February.
First day program started with welcoming Dr Subodh Kumar, Member Secretary RCI by our Managing Trustee Shri Manmohan Singh Chawla. Mr Chawla escorted the Chief Guest to the venue, Interacted with delegates and conveyed the best wishes in the successful organisation of conference.
Member Secretary RCI showed his pleasure to be on SGT university campus and appreciated the efforts done by Mr Chawla and his team in providing professional training in the area of health, disability and rehabilitation.
After Saraswati Vandna all dignitaries occupied the stage. Prof. (Dr) Waheeda Khan organizing Chairperson & Dean welcomed the dignitaries and delegates from different parts of India and other countries like Italy, USA, Iran and Nepal. The Chief Guest Dr.Subodh Kumar, Guest of Honour Prof S L Vaya, Dr Dubey, President SIS addressed the gathering.
Prof. (Dr.)S. L. Vaya, former director, GFSU, delivered Keynote address on the topic ‘Application of Projective Techniques in Forensic Psycholgy’.
Post Lunch Session started with an Invited lecture by Dr. Updesh Kumar, Scientist ‘G’ -DRDO Delhi.
Two Open Paper Sessions comprising of 24 academic papers and one Symposium was organized as parallel sessions from 2:30 – 4:00 pm. Thus the first day was eventful and ended with much satisfaction and appreciation by the delegates. At the end of the day Ms Aastha Dhingra thanked the resource persons, guests and audience.
Day two of ICPP -2020 Conference began with an In-conference workshop on cloud based mental health management system:Case Management, administration, scoring and interpretation by Dr.BL Dubey, president SIS, Mr. Anand Dubey from USA. The subject intrigued many people from the audience and it was well received.
Post lunch Dr.Anand Pratap Singh, HoD of Psychology and mental health department at Gautam Buddha University enlightened us on the topic Draw A Person test: A measure of therapeutic effectiveness in Panic Anxiety. His presentation was much appreciated and as our sincere thanks Sir was presented with a token of gratitude.
A symposium was organised by Dr.Nimisha Kumar , Associate Professor, FBS and the presentations by Dr. Pratibha Anand Singh(KIPBM), Dr. Prerna Sharma (RML), Ms. Swati Jain (IP College) covered various areas of application of projective techniques.
Their depth of understanding of the application of various techniques like storytelling, play therapy etc and their ability to present the topic in such an interesting way was highly appreciated by the audience.
Parallel to the symposium 32 papers were presented under two scientific academic sessions. The sessions were chaired by renowned clinical psychologist, Dr.Vibha Sharma(IHBAS) and by Dr. G.S Kaloiya (AIIMS).
The presenters, chairpersons, and co-chairpersons were felicitated by the members of the organising committee.
Overall, the day was very stimulating, enriching and well appreciated by the participants right through morning sessions, lunch and evening deliberations.
Day 3 of ICPP-2020 Conference began with a keynote lecture by Dr. S.P.K. Jena, Prof applied psychology, university of Delhi on the topic Nomothetic and qualitative analysis of projective data. It was f on clinical utility of projective tests: golden past to future journey presented by Ms. Shweta Sharma and Satyadhar Dwivedi and was chaired by Dr. Bahman Kord Tamini, Associate Professor in Psychology, University of Sistan and Baluchistan, Iran. Simultaneously another symposium was organised and presented by Dr. Santosh Kumar , Dr. raj singh , Mr Vivek ,Mr. Rajvir and the session was chaired by Dr. N.K.Chandel , associate Dean, FBS. Another symposium was presented by Dr. Vikas, Ms. Ruchi, Ms. Nidhi , Ms. Rupal , Ms. Aastha Kapoor and Ms. Sadaf Rais on the theme Recent developments in projective testing techniques.. The session was chaired by Dr. Nandha Kumar Pujam S.
Parallel to symposium , 20 papers were presented under two scientific academic sessions. The sessions were chaired by Dr. Meena Osmany, assistant professor from Jamia Millia Islamia University and Prof. (Dr.) Waheeda Khan.
The academic session was concluded with a mesmerising rainbow of cultural programme performed by a bunch of psychology students from FBS highlighting various dance forms depicting the cultural diversity in India. The audience felt very captivating.
Thereafter we began with the valedictory program from 1:15pm onwards. The function started with the welcome address by Prof Rajbir Singh, Additional Dean, FBSC. The Chief guests, guests of honour and the chairperson were presented with a token of gratitude during the felicitation ceremony. Dr. Antonio Cervigni, from Italy presided the celebration as chief guest and Prof. S.P.K.Jena, from University of Delhi presided over the celebration as guest of honour.Dr Nandha Kumar Pujam S. presented the audience with the valedictory report of the conference. Dr. Gurpreet Singh Tuteja, Pro-Vice chancellor, SGT University, chairperson of the valedictory program in his address informed the gathering that it is a very proud moment for all of us to have successfully achieved the goals of the conference and motivated many young scholars in the area of projective techniques. Finally a formal vote of thanks was given by Dr. Nudrat Jahan, Assistant Professor, FBS, SGT University.
It was overall a very enriching, knowledgeable, well received and a well appreciated conference. More than 290 participants attended the conference and the event was a grand success.