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4th ISCI International Conference Organized by the International Society for Child Indicators Hosted by Seoul National University: abstract submission deadline extended until december 10, 2012

Main Theme: Child Indicators in a Globalized World: Implications for Research, Practice and Policy.

Date: May 29 – 31, 2013.

Venue: Hoam Faculty House, Seoul National University, Korea.

Contact information: ISCI Conference Team

Department of Social Welfare, Seoul National University, Korea


Abstract submission – December 10, 2012 



Important Deadlines:

Abstract submission – December 10, 2012

Abstract Acceptance Notice – January 15, 2013

Full paper submission (optional) – March 15, 2013

Early bird registration – before February 28, 2013

Regular registration – after February 28, 2013


The 4th ISCI conference will explore how child indicators can be used to improve the well-being of children in a globalized world under the conference’s main theme “Child Indicators in a Globalized World: Implications for Research, Practice and Policy.”

◈ Topics to be addressed in the conference include

-         Theory and conceptual frameworks of child indicators

-         Measurement, data, and methods on child indicators

-         Dissemination of child indicators

-         Advocacy using child indicators

-         Policy and program development using child indicators

-         Children’s subjective well-being

-         Information technology and child indicators

-         Child indicators across cultures and borders

-         ‘Glocalization’ of child indicators


◈ Abstract submission

-         Deadline for abstract submission is December 10, 2012

-         Guidelines for submission can be found on our homepage

Notice! Full paper submission is optional

◈ Registration

Now possible through our website at   


◈ Conference Venue

The 4th ISCI Conference will be held at Hoam Faculty House located at the Seoul National University’s campus.

Detailed information about the venue, accommodation and transportation can be found on our homepage


◈ Speakers for Plenary Sessions


The 2013 ISCI Conference Team is proud to present the following distinguished speakers for plenary sessions.




Professor Asher Ben-Arieh


Asher Ben-Arieh is a professor of Social Work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the director of the Haruv Institute in Jerusalem.


Ben-Arieh served for 20 years as the associate director of Israel's National Council for the Child. He was among the founding members of the International Society for Children Indicators (ISCI) and serves as its first co-chair. He is one of the leading international experts on social indicators, particularly as they relate to child well-being. Ben-Arieh is the founding editor in chief of the Child Indicators Research (CIR) journal and the Children well being: Research and Indicators book series.




Professor Yanghee Lee


Yanghee Lee currently holds joint appointments in the Law School; Department of Child Psychology and Education; and Department of Human Resources Development at Sungkyunkwan University.  


Lee has been a member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child since 2003 and has served as its Chair from 2007-2011 and is currently serving as its Vice-Chair. She has been the guiding force in the drafting, negotiation, and adoption of the 3rd Optional Protocol to the CRC on Communications Procedure. She also serves on the Advisory Committee of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of Gender Equality, and the Korean Ministry of Justice.




Professor Jonathan Bradshaw


Jonathan Bradshaw is a Professor of Social Policy at the University of York, UK. Bradshaw is a member of the ISCI Board.


His most recent book is titled The Well-being of children in the UK (Policy Press 2011). He is a consultant to UNICEF and contributed to Innocenti Report Cards 10 and 11 and has published a number of comparative studies of child well-being and child benefit packages. He is a Trustee of the Child Poverty Action Group and an Hon. Fellow of UNICEF, UK.


Contact information: ISCI Conference Team

                                    Department of Social Welfare,

                                    Seoul National University, Korea


                                    Tel.: (82) 2-880-6456

                                    Fax: (82) 2-888-6981

                                    Address: 16-331 Department of Social Welfare,

               College of Social Science,

               Seoul National University,

               599 Kwanak-ro, Kwanak-gu,

               Seoul 151-746, KOREA.



Tags: ["child indicators", "child research", "quantitative data"]
Published Dec. 7, 2012 10:44 AM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 3:09 PM