Call for Symposium Submissions – 53rd Annual Meeting of the ISDP – Deadline April 1st

Symposium Proposal Submission – Deadline April 1, 2020

53rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

October 21-23, 2020
at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Rockville, Maryland, USA

We are particularly interested in proposals that are likely to stimulate formal and informal discussion. Although the inclusion of a discussant is not a requirement, there should be integration of topics across the individual speakers. At least one speaker must be an ISDP member and speakers must represent different laboratories and locations.
Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:Interest to ISDP membersInnovation and novelty, including cross-disciplinary topicsReputation, country and diversity of speakersLikelihood that the symposium will generate discussion and/or stimulate fruitful interactions

Symposium Submission topic(s) & categories:

  • Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Physiological Processes, including hormonal modulation
  • Socio-emotional, including attachment & temperament
  • Perception
  • Sleep
  • Neurodevelopment and Plasticity, including imaging work
  • Learning
  • Memory
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Genetics and Epigenetics
  • Stress
  • Adversity
  • GxE Interactions
  • Cultural Influences
  • Sensori-motor development
  • Parental behavior (maternal, paternal or parent-child interactions)

More than one of the above topics can be chosen.