In response to great demand for smaller, more focused topical meetings during the biennial meeting off-years, SRCD began presenting special topic meetings in 2012. Special topic meetings are much smaller (around 300 attendees each) and more focused than the biennial meeting. They typically run from Thursday morning through Saturday noon and are timed so as to not conflict with major societies (e.g., Society for Research on Adolescence, International Society for Infant Studies) that hold even-year meetings. They are structured to maximize opportunities for interactions among attendees and early career scholars.

2018 Special Topic Meetings

A number of excellent proposals were received for consideration for the 2018 special topic meetings. SRCD is excited to announce the selection of the two meetings listed below! Click the meeting links for information on each of these special topic meetings.

DEVSEC: Conference on the Use of Secondary and Open Source Data in Developmental Science

October 4 - 6, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona

Promoting Character Development Among Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Roles of Families, Schools, and Out-Of-School-Time Youth Development Programs

October 18 - 20, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania