International RFT Meeting: ACT Japan Annual Meeting, Kyoto, 2012

Printer-friendly version


ACT Japan (The Japanese Association for Contextual Behavioral Science) will hold the International RFT Meeting as its first Annual Meeting.

General Conference Schedule
March 12th 2012 RFT/IRAP Meeting (9:00am-17:30pm)
March 13th 2012 RFT/IRAP Meeting (9:00am-17:30pm)
March 14th 2012 RFT/IRAP Meeting (9:00am-14:00pm)
* A dinner is planned for 7.30pm Tuesday 13th to give researchers the opportunity for informal discussion and exchange of ideas.

Conference Venue
Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan

The conference will provide a forum for leading RFT researchers (Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Yvonne Barnes-Holmes, Ian Stewart, and many others) to discuss recent findings and applications of RFT in differing research and applied domains, as well as their work with other active RFT researchers.

The aim of the meeting is to stimulate continued refinement and development of RFT research.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS: An Introduction to RFT: A One-Day Workshop with Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Yvonne Barnes-Holmes and Ian Stewart. (each date is the same lecture; please register for only one)

  • March 11th 2012 (9:30am-16:30pm) at Doshisha University in Kyoto
  • March 17th 2012 (9:30am-16:30pm) at Tokyo office of Doshisha University in Tokyo

act japan pic.jpg

 CALL FOR PAPERS (for the main event, March 12-14):

Submissions must be received by January 31, 2012.

To submit a paper for consideration, please fill out the application form and send the following information to

A) Title of Presentation

B) Name and Affiliation of principle author

C) Name and Affiliation of co-authors

D) 200 Word Summary including objective, design, method, results, and conclusion.



Individuals interested in attending but not presenting at the meeting are encouraged to attend! Please send the application form to by January 31, 2012.

Anyone can participate in the event free of charge. Those attending the meeting, however, must arrange their own travel, accommodation, and meals.



ACBS Members: Download the full-length interactive brochure (attached in a compressed zip folder, containing a pdf file). 

Non-ACBS Members: Please e-mail your interest to to We will send you the full-length interactive brochure by return.

This page contains attachments restricted to ACBS members. Please join or login with your ACBS account.