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Learn more about opportunities, events and activities offered by ISSBD around the world.

ISSBD Conferences and Workshops

For other behavioural development conferences hosted around the world please see, or sign up to, the ISSBD e-newsletter. Click here for the latest issue!

Upcoming Events

ISSBD 25th Biennial Meeting, 2018
ISSBD will be hosting the 25th Biennial Meeting on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from July 8-12, 2018, including preconference workshops on July 7, 2018.

Recent Events

24th Biennial Meeting for ISSBD
July, 10-16, 2016
Vilinus, Lithuania

10th ISSBD African Regional Workshop
September 25-27, 2013
Pretoria, South Africa

ISSBD Regional Workshop
September 3-7, 2013
Budapest, Hungary

22rd Biennial Meeting for ISSBD
July, 8-12, 2012
Edmonton, Canada

ISSBD India workshop report: Chandigarh, October 13-15, 2011
For full details of the workshop in Chandigarh run by Deepali Sharma and Suman Verma

ISSBD Awards 2012

The following scientists were selected as awardees at the 22nd ISSBD Biennial Meeting, Edmonton, Canada:

(1) ISSBD Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award:

AWARDEE: Professor Wyndol Furman from the University of Denver who was nominated by William Bukowski of Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

(2) ISSBD Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Behavioral Development Theory and Research:

AWARDEE: Professor Rainer K. Silbereisen, Ph.D., University of Jena, Germany, who was nominated by Katariina Salmela-Aro from the University of Helsinki and Karina Weichold from the University of Jena.

(3) ISSBD Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Research and Theory in Behavioural Development:

AWARDEE: Dr. Rachel Seginer of the University of Haifa. She was nominated by Margarita Azmitia and Catherine Cooper of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

(4) ISSBD Young Scientist Award:

AWARDEE: Dr. Michael Pleuss, University of California, Davis who was nominated by Jay Belsky, also at the University of California, Davis.

2012 Awards committee:

Toni Antonucci, Chair: Avi Sagi-Schwartz, Jaap Denissen, Jeanette Lawrence.

Toni Antonucci would like to thank the committee members for their tireless hard work.

ISSBD Fellows in 2015

We are delighted to announce the first cohort of ISSBD Fellows, awarded in 2015. ISSBD Fellow status is awarded to ISSBD Members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the field of lifespan human development in the areas of research and/or application. A major feature of ISSBD Fellows is the representativeness of international scholars and international contributions to the advancement of the field.

For the full list, please go to the History page.


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