Call for proposals

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When: May 3-4, 2018

Where: Brock University, St. Catharines

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jenny Jenkins (University of Toronto)

Dr. Stephen Suomi (National Institutes of Health)

Invited Symposium Chairs:

  • Dr. Chris Moore, Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University
    • Infant and Preschooler’s Prosocial Behaviours
  • Dr. Victoria Talwar, Education and Counselling Psychology, McGill University
    • Children’s Honesty
  • Dr. Wendy Craig, Department of Psychology, Queens University
    • Adolescent Aggression
  • Dr. Myra Fernandes, Psychology Department, University of Waterloo
    • Cognitive Aging

Conference Program:

  • Invited symposia;
  • Roundtable discussions for researchers and students;
  • Panel discussion on developmental science;
  • Symposia;
  • Posters.

Social Events:

  • Postdoc Networking Event Wednesday May 2nd from 7-9pm;
  • Food truck event dinner (Come experience the food truck culture that Niagara is becoming known for).

Submission of Proposals: The Organizing Committee invites proposals for symposia and posters. For instructions regarding submission, as well as information regarding registration, travel, and accommodations, please visit the conference submission website at: 

All submissions will be refereed. Submissions will be accepted beginning November 1, 2017. The deadline for proposals is January 15, 2018. Decisions will be announced by March 1, 2018.

Conference Co-Organizers: Angela Evans and Teena Willoughby (Brock U)

Local Organizing Committee: Angela Evans, Caitlin Mahy, Cathy Mondloch, Liz Shulman, and Teena Willoughby (Brock U)

Advisory Committee: Jeff Bisanz (U of Alberta), Judith Chipperfield (U of Manitoba), Shelley Hymel (UBC), Kang Lee (U of T), Patricia McDougall (U of Saskatchewan), Chris Moore (Dalhousie U), Debra Pepler (York U), Louis Schmidt (McMaster U), Mara Brendgen (Université du Québec à Montréal), Janet Werker (UBC)

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The conference is sponsored by: CforLDR_logo_screen_rgb