27th Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy
& Social Networking Conference

Social, Clinical, and Affective Neurosciences meet Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technologies to Extend Reality



September 24–26, 2024

Tempe, Arizona, USA

On behalf of this year’s Conference Co-Chairs, Professors Thomas D. Parsons and Brenda K. Wiederhold, it is our pleasure to invite you to join us at the 27th Annual International CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY27), in September 2024.

The premier international conference on Virtual Reality (VR) and CyberPsychology, CYPSY 27 invites presentations across a wide variety of topics including but certainly not limited to: Extended Reality (VR, AR, MR); affective computing; computational neuroscience; telehealth (telepsychology, teleneuropsychology, eHealth, mHealth); Social Networking; Social Media; Online Behavior (dating apps; cyberbullying); Human-Computer Interaction; Robotics; Forensic Cyberpsychology (cybersecurity); Digital Ethics; Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Avatars; Video Games; SMART applications; IoT; and other emerging applications.

It attracts people from different disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds – researchers, clinicians, computer scientists, designers, and developers – weaving together into one community, all with the common purpose of creating better and more human technologies.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the following dates:


  • Open: March 8, 2024

Workshop, Symposia, Oral, and Poster Abstract submissions: 

  • February – May 2024: Submissions open.
  • May 15th, 2024: Notification of acceptance/rejection of abstract.
  • June 23rd, 2024: (OPTIONAL) Submission of full paper drafts.
  • July 8th, 2024: Reviewer comments sent to author(s).
  • July 15th, 2024: Full papers (optional) submissions and signed documents.

*For any additional concerns regarding submissions, please email Dr. Parsons at thomas.parsons@asu.edu.


The growing Phoenix suburb of Tempe is the home of Arizona State University's most populous campus and an increasingly interconnected hub of industry and activity. Everything from tranquil parks and trails to a thriving urban scene can be found just steps away or accessible by a network of public transit modalities. Play, shop, and explore all that Tempe, and its surrounding area, has to offer during your time at the conference.


Jointly organized by Arizona State University (Grace Center, Edson College; Human Systems Engineering; Arts, Media, and Engineering; Computational Neuropsychology & Simulation (CNS) Lab) and in collaboration with the Interactive Media Institute, this conference is an international networking and sharing platform for researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and funding agents to share and discuss advancements in the growing disciplines of CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy, and Social Networking.

The conference is the official conference of the CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking Journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers in New York.

This conference is made possible due to the contributions of our generous donors. Please visit our Sponsors page for information on how to get involved with this highly anticipated event.


Accepted papers will be published in the Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine (ARCTT – ISSN: 1554-8716). ARCTT is one of the official journals of the International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, and Rehabilitation (iACToR). To be included in the ARCTT, registration by the presenter is required.

The journal is published annually (once per year) by the Interactive Media Institute (IMI) - a 501c3 non profit organization, dedicated to incorporating interdisciplinary researchers from around the world to create, test, and develop clinical protocols for the medical and psychological community.

ARCTT is an Open Access journal that does not charge readers or their institutions for access.