International Association for the Scientific Study
of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Conference Systems

2016 IASSIDD World Congress

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August 14, 2016 – August 19, 2016

IASSIDD 15th World Congress
August 14-19, 2016

See registration rates here


PROGRAM - Updated July 29, 2016

For the purposes of Australian Good & Services Taxation (GST), IASSIDD's ABN is 48 133 060 733

Travelers from most countries wishing to enter Australia are required to have entry visas. Rules for application vary with the country who issued the traveler's passport. We strongly encourage all delegates to visit this link for details well in advance of the August World Congress.

All authors are asked to please read this document carefully and let us know of any errors or ommissions by June 2, 2016. Send to admin@iassidd.org

See our Congress at a Glance
for a quick breakdown of how the congress will be set up. Information about Academy Workshops on the 19th, including registration information, will be available soon. Don't miss the Patron Opening Address and Welcome Reception on the 14th.

Information to help you with your plans

Accessibility of the MCEC

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Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submissions: 1 September 2015 through 15 December 2015
  • Registration and Accommodations Open: 1 February 2016

Highlights and Key Events

If interested in booth rental or sponsorship, please contact faye.alphonso@bigpond.com

Awards and Financial Support

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Scholarships for Researchers and Self-Advocates to participate in the 15th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
DEADLINE: June 30, 2016



Tourism Information

Bursaries for early-career researchers studying mortality of people with intellectual disabilities

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