Biennial Meetings

The EADP organizes a biannual conference, each time in different European cities. In addition, a preconference is organized. The topic of the preconference is related with the EADP summer/winter schools. The table below gives an overview of the history of the EADP biannual conferences.


Year Place Organizer
1997 Rennes Michel Deleau
1999 Spetses Elias Besevegis
2001 Uppsala Berit Hagekull
2003 Milan Paola di Blasio
2005 Tenerife Maria-José Rodrigo
2007 Jena Rainer K. Silbereisen
2009 Vilnius Rita Zukauskiene
2011 Bergen Bente Wold



Blaise Pierrehumbert Christiane Moro













Summer tour






Ana Almeida

Susan Branje

Spyridon Tantaros

Dagmar Strohmeier

Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz

Katarzyna Markiewicz

Simona C.S. Caravita

Christina Salmivalli

Vilmantė Pakalniškienė



How to bid for organising an EADP conference

An exposé for an EADP conference must contain the following information:


  • The chair person and the composition of the local conference committee
  • A description of the local (national) state of developmental psychology
  • A description of the congress venue including the number of lecture halls (seats available) and seminar rooms
  • A short description of the city and the region Information about travelling connections and accommodation
  • A suggestion for the social events
  • An indication of financial arrangements (fee structure; financial support)
  • Any other information that is considered relevant

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