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Time and place: Apr. 11, 2013Apr. 12, 2013, University Center, Greenville, SC, USA

5th Annual Greenville Family Symposium  Changing the Culture: Toward Healthy and Just Communities offers a forum for constructive dialogue on various issues, and an opportunity to engage in crafting policy and program responses to the most pressing issues of our time. 

Student pre-conference: The Rights of People with Disabilities.


Time and place: Apr. 5, 2013 7:30 AM5:00 PM, Federal Reserve Bank 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston

Registration is now open for the 2013 Early Childhood Summit in Boston, co-sponsored by the Boston Children's Museum, the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, and Strategies for Children. This daylong summit on Friday, April 5, 2013, will bring together neuroscientists, pediatricians, educators, business and museum professionals, and policymakers to develop a broad partnership dedicated to improving outcomes for children.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2013 9:00 AMMar. 22, 2013 5:30 PM, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On March 21-22, 2013, Equidad para la Infancia América Latina is hosting the Second Latin American Colloquium on the Politics of Security and Human Rights: Focusing on Early Childhood, Childhood and Adolescence. The Colloquium is directed towards academics, government functionaries, professionals and members of civil society organizations and social movements who work for children’s rights.

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2013, Human Rights Council, UN Office in Geneva

The Annual Day on the Rights of the Child - this year focusing on the right to health - will take place on 7 March during the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2013Feb. 17, 2013, Asian Centre for Inclusive Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Welcome to the first International Conference on Inclusive Education under the banner of Asian Centre for Inclusive Education (ACIE) that is going to be held in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. ACIE is a joint initiative of some academics, scholars and researchers of universities and professional bodies in the Asian region. Its prime objective is to improve access to high quality education of disadvantaged children in Asian countries.

Time and place: Jan. 30, 2013 5:30 PM7:30 PM, Malcolm Klien Conference Room, J.M. Kaplan Building, The New School -66 West 12th Street, 5th floor Room 510

Equity for Children at The New School and The Fetzer Institute presents the New York movie premiere and Q&A panel discussion of: "WHEN HOME IS THE STREET": The drama of street life for children in Rio de Janeiro and Guadalajara. A film by Theresa Jessouroun.


Time and place: Dec. 6, 2012Dec. 7, 2012, Krakow, Poland

 The European Society for Prevention Research  will hold its 3rd International Conference and Members’ Meeting: Common risk and protective factors, and the prevention of multiple risk behaviours.  -  The aims are  to highlight the importance of prevention work and promote research on interventions with multiple behavioural and mental health outcomes.



Time and place: Nov. 26, 2012Nov. 29, 2012, Tourist Harbour, Naples, Italy

Call for Papers/Conference Contributions

"Family, children and education at the core of the new challenges of social development: global scenarios, migration and active citizenship"

Deadline: 25 September 2012 for papers


Time and place: Nov. 21, 2012, All Nations Centre, Cardiff.

BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out Ltd) in partnership with Gwent PoliceAkidwa and Welsh Women’s Aid are bringing together experts from around the world to an International Conference on Human Trafficking.


Time and place: Oct. 29, 2012Oct. 30, 2012, Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium

Evidence Aid and the Belgian Red Cross – Flanders are organising the 2nd Evidence Aid Conference on 29-30 October 2012. It will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Belgium. The overarching theme is ‘Disaster Aid’, in which we will focus on priority setting  and the levels of evidence that should be regarded as acceptable or required for people involved in disaster risk reduction, planning, response and recovery.  

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2012, Novotel City Centre Hotel, Birmingham, England

Presenting the latest research and practice in diagnosis and support for women and girls with autism.

Link to the event

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2012Oct. 17, 2012, Opatija, Croatia

ISSA, DECET and Open Academy Step by Step Croatia  invite practitioners in early years services and primary schools, policymakers and researchers to explore questions related to the professionalization of early care and education staff, through dialogue and a joint professional learning process.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2012Oct. 12, 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands

The Netherlands Youth Institute in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam takes the initiative to organise the First European Conference on Parenting Support in partnership with the Council of Europe, Eurochild and many other organisations.


Time and place: Sep. 1, 2012Sep. 7, 2012, Naples, Italy

Sixth World Urban Forum - Theme: The Urban Future. The Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. 

Time and place: June 26, 2012June 27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and Online

Global Teleseminar on Youth, Governance, Peace-building and the Role of Social Media, June 26-27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and online via a 48-hour Global Teleseminar.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2011Sep. 2, 2011, Sydney, Australia

Starting with workshops on 29 - 30 August, the New South Wales AES Conference Committee organizes the 2011 Annual Conference in Sydney 31 August - 2 September 2011.

Time and place: June 11, 2011June 15, 2011, University of Turku, Finland

The Finnish Youth Research Society announces the 11th NYRIS symposium, focusing on youth as a global and local construction.

Time and place: May 20, 2011May 21, 2011, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Preliminary Announcement of a conference on: Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. Organised by Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2011Mar. 25, 2011, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England

The inaugural European Conference of Social Work Research will take place at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England, on 23-25 March 2011. The first of a major annual series, the conference will bring together social work researchers and research users from across Europe to present and exchange research ideas, findings, developments and applications.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2011Mar. 16, 2011, Arizona, USA

A panel on Children's resilience to environmental change , led by Bronwyn Hayward, has been accepted at the international conference Resilience 2011 in Arizona, USA 11-16 March 2011.

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2011Mar. 5, 2011, Cornell University, USA

Brazilian hip hop and rock en tu idioma. Spanglish literature. Border Angels and Minutemen. The controversy in the U.S. around birthright citizenship. The challenges of bicultural intellectual work. Cornell and Syracuse Universities, along with Ithaca College, invite faculty and students to participate in our annual conference, to share your research, including the Spanish and non-Spanish speaking Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese America, and the Latino/a United States. Conference events will include scholarly panels, round table discussions, and working group events, as well as performance and social activities. Special attention will be paid to community outreach, and the role of scholarship in activism.

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2011Mar. 1, 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This interactive conference will explore the need for a strategic approach to tackling childhood obesity.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2010Dec. 10, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The seminar will focus on the evolving patterns and processes of youth migration, their consequences for the various transitions to adulthood of adolescents of developing countries, their interrelations with youth sexual and reproductive behaviours, and on their possible influences on empowerment and gender differences.

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2010Dec. 4, 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Conference “Children and Youth in Changing Societies”, which is organized by the Psychological Association of Northern Greece in collaboration with the School of Psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, has as an aim to incorporate all current debates on childhood and youth, and contribute to the development of an interdisciplinary research field, where insights, perspectives and methods from a variety of academic disciplines are truly integrated.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2010Nov. 11, 2010, New York, USA

International delegates and child welfare experts will gather in New York  November 8 to 11 for WorldForum 2010, the 21st annual summit of the International Forum for Child Welfare.