XI EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (XI ECDP)

Venue: Catholic University (Milano) Italy

Location: Milan, Italy

Event Date/Time: Aug 27, 2003 End Date/Time: Aug 31, 2003
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 01, 2002
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Description

ORGANIZATION

HONORARY COMMITTEE
Sergio Zaninelli, Rector of Catholic University
Eugenia Scabini, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology
Fernando Dogana, Head of the Psychology Department


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Paola Di Blasio, chair
Luigi Anolli, Vittorio Cigoli
Elena Camisasca, Emanuela Confalonieri, Roberta Vitali


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Luigi Anolli (Italy)
Grazia Attili (Italy)
Vittorio Cigoli (Italy)
Michel Delau (France) - ESDP President
Paola Di Blasio (Italy)
Berit Hagekull (Sweden)
Sandy E. Jackson (The Netherlands)
Jacqueline Nadel (France)

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Vera Acquistapace, Angelo Compare, Fabrizia Mantovani








SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAM INFORMATION

All correspondence concerning scientific activities and program information
should be sent to:

XIth European Conference on Developmental Psychology:

ICO - Italian Congress Organizer
Via Lorenzo Marcello, 32 - 30126 – Lido di Venezia, Italy
E-mail: icointernational@inwind.it
Phone: +39 041 5906 911
Fax: +39 041 4566 818

C.R.T.I. - Department of Psychology
Catholic University of Milano
Largo Gemelli, 1 - 20123 - Milano, Italy
E-mail: ecdp@mi.unicatt.it
Phone: +39 02 7234 2332, +39 02 7234 2685
Fax: +39 02 7234 2934




GENERAL INFORMATION

CONFERENCE VENUE
The conference will be held at the Main Building of the Catholic University, Milano.

CONFERENCE DATES
August 27-31, 2003

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
English will be the official language of the conference. No simultaneous translation
will be provided.




THE CONFERENCE ON THE WEB

Our web site contains all information about the conference, tourist information, social and cultural events, travel information, local information that is available at a specific point in time:
http://www.promoitaliaonline.net/XIECDP/



SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM


SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES
● Invited addresses ● Thematic sessions
● Invited symposia ● Poster sessions
● Symposia ● Poster workshops

TOPICS OF THE CONFERENCE
The conference aims at a broad coverage of the research activities within developmental psychology. We therefore welcome all contributions with a developmental perspective, both from basic research and from applied areas as well as presentations with a developmental psychopathology perspective.

INVITED ADDRESSES
Gunilla Bohlin, Sweden: Individual differences in early childhood: the interplay of attachment and behavioral inhibition
Ada Fonzi, Italy: Bullying at school: a cruel play in peer interactions
Mark Johnson, United Kingdom: Brain development in infants: from cortex to cognition
Jacqueline Nadel, France: About agency: what non verbal children expect
Peter Noak, Germany: Tolerance and intolerance among youth

INVITED SYMPOSIA
Grazia Attili, Italy: Attachment, monotropy and multiple bonds
Vanna Axia, Italy and Dieter Wolke, United Kingdom: Infants and mothers under stress
Luigia Camaioni, Italy: Individual profiles in language development
Felice Carugati, Italy and Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont Switzerland: Development, learning and everyday life: a virtuous triangle?
György Gergely, Hungary: Social-cognitive development

Jean-Pierre Lecanuet, France: Immediate and delayed effects of fetal sensory experience
Margaret Kerr, Sweden: Families and the risk for psychopathological development: nailing down the processes and directions of effects
Lynne Murray, United Kingdom: Effects foetal and neonatal exposure to stress on infant and child development
Maria José Rodrigo, Spain and Jan Janssens The Netherlands: Effects of family intervention programs
Michael Siegal, United Kingdom: Language and theory of mind
René Van der Veer, The Netherlands: Multiple readings of Vygotskji


SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

INVITATION AND ADDRESS
The Scientific Committee invites proposals for symposia, poster workshops, individual papers, individual posters and video presentation.

All abstracts should preferably be submitted via electronic mail to the e-mail address:
E-mail: icointernational@inwind.it

using one of the following options:
a) Attachment File - Abstracts should be attached to the e-mail message using Rich Text Format (rtf) Word 6 for Windows.
b) ASCII Format - Abstracts should be typed or pasted directly in the message itself.

Abstracts may also be submitted by regular mail to:
XI European Conference on Developmental Psychology
Conference Organizing Bureau
ICO - Italian Congress Organizer
Via Lorenzo Marcello, 32 - 30126 – Lido di Venezia, Italy
Phone: +39 041 5906 911 Fax: +39 041 4566 818

Note: A diskette containing the material as a Word file should accompany the abstract if you use regular mail. You can also send your abstract online.
Check the webiste: http://www.promoitaliaonline.net/XIECDP/


GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Symposia
Symposia are organized by two co-convenors and consist of 4-5 papers plus a shorter discussant paper. All symposia are allocated a time of two hours. Each presentation can last no longer than 15-20 minutes, depending on the number of papers. One of the co-convenors may be the discussant the other one functioning as the chairperson. The chair may present one of the papers. At the end of the symposium, time should be allowed for the discussant to introduce a general discussion.
Co-convenors must be from two different countries. Participants should represent at least two different countries.
One of the co-convenors should: (a) forward to symposium participants registration and abstract submission forms; (b) collect the individual abstracts, which should not exceed 200 words each; (c) send to the Scientific Committee the title and the abstract of the symposium, and (d) provide names and addresses of symposium participants as well as titles and abstracts of the symposium papers.


Poster workshops
Poster workshops are organized by two co-convenors and consist of 10-12 thematically related posters. Following a one hour display period, a one hour discussion will take place. The discussion will be coordinated by one of the two co-convenors serving as a discussant.
Co-convenors must be from two different countries.

One of the co-convenors should: (a) forward to poster workshop participants registration and abstract submission forms; (b) collect the individual abstracts, which should not exceed 200 words each; (c) send to the Scientific Committee the title and the abstract of the poster workshop, and (d) provide names and addresses of poster workshop participants as well as titles and abstracts of the poster workshop presentations.



Individual papers
Individual papers will be grouped into thematic sessions, lasting two hours. Depending on the number of papers, each participant will have 15-20 minutes to present his/her paper, including discussion.
Individual posters
Individual posters will be grouped thematically and displayed for two hours. A surface of 100 cm x 140 cm will be available for each poster. Posters should be readable from a distance of two meters.

Important notice 1: The name of the presenting author should be underlined in the abstract submission form.
Important notice 2: Each participant may appear only twice as a paper or poster presenter (first author) or as
a discussant. In addition, he/she may appear twice at the most as co-convenor.

Submission deadline: December 1, 2002, for all types of proposals

OPENING CEREMONY AND WELCOME RECEPTION
The opening ceremony will be held in the Main Hall of the University building on Wednesday, August 27, at 19.00.

CONFERENCE DINNER
We invite you to the conference banquet to be held at “Museo dei Navigli”, situated in the heart of Milano. In the halls of the "Museo dei Navigli" are on permanent exhibition archaeological finds, historical paintings and past work tools to tell us the story of the characteristics of ancient Milano (www.museodeinavigli.com).

This event will take place on Friday, August 29, and the cost will be Euro 55,00.

REGISTRATION FEES
Until 30/04/03 After 30/04/03
ESDP members 270 euro 300 euro
ESDP non members 290 euro 340 euro
Student ESDP members 150 euro 170 euro
Student ESDP non members170 euro 190 euro
Accompanying person 70 euro 90 euro
Take advantage of the reduced fee available for ESDP members and for early registrants

Registration fee includes:
-Admittance to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
-Admittance to all sessions
-Conference programme
-Certificate of Attendance
-Refreshments

Accompanying persons' registration fee includes
- Admittance to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

LETTER OF INVITATION
Participants who need an Invitation Letter in order to attend the conference may write to the Conference Organizing Committee specifying the necessary details. This service is designed only for participants that need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the conference. It should not be considered as an official invitation covering fees or other expenses.

REGISTRATION DESK
The registration desk will be located in the Main Building of the University. Registration hours will be 15.00 - 20.00 on August 27.

IMPORTANT DATES

December 1, 2002 Deadline for submission of abstracts
February 15, 2003 Notification of acceptance
April 30, 2003
Deadline for early registration
May 31, 2003
Deadline for hotel booking


Further information about
* METHOD OF PAYMENT
* CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION
* CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION
* HOTEL RESERVATION AND SOCIAL PROGRAM
* ACCOMMODATION
* ON-SITE REGISTRATION
* TRAVEL INFORMATION
* LOCAL INFORMATION

can be found on web site:
http://www.promoitaliaonline.net/XIECDP/

Venue

Largo Gemelli 1, 20123
Milan
Italy
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