Submission

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!

Deadline extension : 15 January, 2024

This conference will gather developmental and longitudinal researchers from different domains, including but not limited to genetics, neurobiology, epidemiology, criminology, education and clinical and prevention sciences. Developmental researchers, those working with longitudinal data and all those interested in learning about the newest scientific advancements in longitudinal and developmental research are invited to attend and make the most of this excellent networking opportunity between participants from various academic backgrounds.

In addition to an opening roundtable and discussion with eminent longitudinal researchers, the agenda comprises different symposia, poster sessions, brief talks and an interactive workshop. The Program Committee welcomes all proposals related to developmental and longitudinal research. As you submit your work, kindly select the subject domains that best aligns with your research proposition (up to three). We enthusiastically encourage submissions from researchers at all stages of their careers.

Domains and subjects:

  • Child development
  • Adolescence
  • Adulthood (young, mid and late)
  • Psychopathology: externalising
  • Psychopathology: internalising
  • Psychopathology: comorbidity
  • Delinquency and criminology
  • Adversity and stress
  • Vulnerability and resilience
  • Genetics and epigenetics
  • Brain and cognitive development
  • Temperament and personality
  • Social relationships: family, parenting, peer influences
  • Education and school context
  • Measurement and developmental modelling
  • Wider social and cultural context
  • Sex and gender
  • COVID
  • Suicide
  • Substance use, development of addiction
  • Physical health
  • Other

Instructions

Individual Poster Presentation. Please assign a title to your presentation. The title may be no longer than 15 words.

Identify the presenting author who will be responsible for presenting the research. All other authors are not presenting authors, and as such, would not count towards their maximum of two presenting roles. Clearly identify all author names, email addresses and institutions. Confirm that the names and institutions are correctly spelled out.

Please provide an abstract with a maximum of 350 words. Your abstract will be viewable in the online program.

Use standard reference citations (e.g., last name(s), year) but do not include a reference list.

Graphics are encouraged but not mandatory and will not count towards the maximum word count.

There is no need to provide information on funding support in your abstract. But, please feel free to do so in your poster.

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Individual Brief Talks (8 minute talks) require a 350-word abstract. Abstracts will be viewable in the online program. Each Brief Talk must be given a name no longer than 15 words.

There must be one identified presenting author per Brief Talk. All other authors are not presenting authors, and as such, would not count towards their maximum of two presenting roles. Please clearly identify all author names, email addresses and institutions. Confirm that the names and institutions are correctly spelled out.

Use standard reference citations (e.g., last name(s), year) but do not include a reference list.

Graphics are encouraged but not mandatory and will not count towards the maximum word count.

There is no need to provide information on funding support in your abstract. But, please feel free to do so in your presentation.

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Individual Paper Presentations (15-20 minute talks) require a 350-word abstract. Abstracts will be viewable in the online program. Each Paper Presentation must be given a name no longer than 15 words.

There must be one identified presenting author per Paper. All other authors are not presenting authors, and as such, would not count towards their maximum of two presenting roles. Please clearly identify all author names, email addresses and institutions. Confirm that the names and institutions are correctly spelled out.

Use standard reference citations (e.g., last name(s), year) but do not include a reference list.

Graphics are encouraged but not mandatory and will not count towards the maximum word count.

There is no need to provide information on funding support in your abstract. But, please feel free to do so in your presentation.

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Paper Symposia must be organized and submitted as a group of presentations (one chair and a maximum of 4 talks; talks are 15-20 minutes depending on number talks in symposium).

A Chair is required for Paper Symposium. A chair organizes and directs the symposium session, introduces the presenters, and ensures that time limits are strictly observed. The chair should be prepared to lead, stimulate, and coordinate the 30-minute open discussion with the audience if there is no discussant. This role is protected against schedule conflicts but does not count toward the maximum number of 2 presenting roles. A person could take both the Chair and presentation roles in for a symposium.

A Discussant is optional. The discussant will comment on the papers included in the symposium (max. 10-15 minutes) and lead/moderate the discussion (min. 15 minutes) and lea. This role is protected against schedule conflicts but does not count toward the maximum number of 2 presenting roles.

There must be one identified presenting author per paper. Please clearly identify all author names, email addresses and institutions. Confirm that the names and institutions are correctly spelled out.

Paper Symposia must have representation from multiple institutions.

A 350-word abstract is required for every paper submitted as part of a symposium. Abstracts will be viewable in the online program. Each Paper Presentation must be given a name no longer than 15 words.

In addition, a 500-word integrative statement that summarizes the paper presentations, their importance and their contribution is required. Integrative statements will be viewable in the online program. Please provide a symposium title no longer than 15 words.

Do not provide funding information in the abstracts, but feel free to do so during the presentation.

Use standard reference citations (e.g., last name(s), year) but do not include a reference list.

Graphics are encouraged but not mandatory and will not count towards the maximum word count.