The International Society of Applied Psycholinguistics (ISAPL) was founded on November 1982 during the 1st International Conference of the AILA Commission of Psycholinguistics in Milan. The initiative came from the basis of a founding proposal written by Tatiana SLAMA-CAZACU and Renzo TITONE, thereafter agreed by 20 founding members. The registered name of the society is “INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF APPLIED PSYCHOLINGUISTICS” (initials ISAPL), number of registration 18995/1T, which took place on 21st July, 2014 at Via De Rossi, 16, Bari (Italy), being its notary Michele Labriola.
• Stimulating and promoting activity in the domain of teaching psycholinguistics and applied psycholinguistics, of research and publications in these fields.
• Strengthening the contacts and exchange opportunities in the fields.
• Organizing future international meetings with a view to eventually developing even comprehensive congresses.
Since its foundation, ISAPL has organized eleven International Congresses: