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South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia 2011

Minutes Steering Committee

The 53rd Annual IMTA Conference was held in South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia from October 30th till November 3rd 2011 and was hosted by the Psychological Service of the Indonesian Army. The venue was the Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel.

142 participants from 22 nations enjoyed the full program with four parallel tracks including 6 keynotes, and over 100 paper presentations, symposia and posters.

The IMTA Steering Committee endorsed the nomination of Dr Allister MacIntyre for the 2011 Harry H. Greer Award. Dr MacIntyre is Head of the Military Psychology and Leadership Department at the Royal Military College of Canada.

The conference also included warm and well attended social events: a ‘Meet and Greet’ while watching sunset at Pecatu, team building activities on the beach, the IBTA at the hotel's Pond restaurant and the traditional banquet at the old and beautiful Taman Ayun temple. Optional tours concluded this wonderful week.

LCol Eri Hidayat and all his team did a fantastic job to make the 53rd IMTA conference a memorable one. Thanks and congratulations to everyone!

General Pramono Edi Wibowo, Indonesian Army Chief of Staff
Brig Gen Ngurah Sumitra, Head of the Psychological Service of the Indonesian Army, IMTA 2011 Chair
Dr Allister MacIntyre, 2011 Harry Greer award recipient
LCol Eri Hidayat and part of the 2011 Conference Team