CALL FOR SYMPOSIA & POSTER PAPER PROPOSALS
The Society for the Study of Human Development
8th Biennial Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
November 3-5, 2013
Rethinking Developmental Science Across the Life-span/Life-course:
Theory, Methods, and Applications
The Society for the Study of Human Development invites proposal submissions for its 8th Biennial Meeting. SSHD is an International, US-based, multidisciplinary — including developmental psychology, biology, education, sociology, economics, cultural studies, and history — professional society dedicated to the study of issues of Developmental Science across the life-span/life-course. The central mission of SSHD is to provide an organization that moves beyond age-segmented scholarly organizations to take an integrative, interdisciplinary approach to theories of, research on, and applications of Developmental Science across the life-span/life-course. Since the founding of SSHD in 1998, numerous books, chapters, and articles have been written advancing new theories, methods, and applications of Developmental Science. The theme of this year’s conference — Rethinking Developmental Science across the Life span/Life course — allows us the opportunity to evaluate the past and look forward to the future in ways that will facilitate the growth of the science and the growth of the knowledge it produces.
Willis (Bill) F. Overton — Temple University
Local Arrangements Chair
Anthony Dick — Florida International University
Submission Information. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2013.
Notification regarding acceptance emailed by June 1, 2013.
Visit the conference website here for submissions and registration
Two types of submissions will be considered: symposia and posters:
Symposium. Symposia will be 1 hour and 15 minutes. A symposium will consist of brief opening comments by a Chair and either three presentations and a discussant or four presentations. This format is designed to allow ample time for discussion at the conclusion of the presentations.
On the submission page, the Symposium Organizer provides his/her name, affiliation, and email address along with the title of the symposium. There is also space for the name, affiliation, and email address of each presenter. Titles of individual presentations should be provided in the abstract box.
Title Box. In the title box, type the title of the symposium or poster submission in UPPERCASE letters. There is a limit of 200 characters on the title. Please make sure you have clicked the proper circle for symposium or poster submissions.
Abstract Box: Symposia. In the Abstract box, provide a 200-word abstract describing the theme(s) of the symposium and its relation to the conference theme. For each presentation, provide the presentation title, participant(s) name, and a 150-word abstract. If the symposia will have a discussant, please indicate that and provide the name of the discussant. There is an overall limit of 800 words/12000 characters. Please check this in Word before cutting and pasting material into the submission form. Insert one blank line between abstracts within this box after pasting the contents into the Abstract box.
The Symposium Organizer is responsible for contacting the symposium participants regarding acceptance.
Posters. The first author will provide their name, institutional affiliation, and email address. They should provide the name, affiliation, and email address of each additional author in the spaces provides.
Title Box. In the title box, type the title of the poster submission in UPPERCASE letters. There is a limit of 200 characters for the title. Please make sure you have clicked the proper circle for poster submissions.
Abstract Box: Posters. In the abstract box include only the title and a 250-word abstract.
The first listed author is responsible for contacting any additional authors regarding acceptance of the submission.
All attendees of the conference are required to register for the conference.