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The European Dyslexia Association, in cooperation with the Universitá degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, is happy to announce the 5th All-European Dyslexia Conference in Modena/Italy from 22nd to 24th of September 2016. Conference languages will be English with parallel sessions in English, Italian, French and German. Prominent researchers in dyslexia and dyscalculia will deliver keynotes (in English; no translation):
  • Prof. Usha Goswami, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Monica Melby Lervåg, University of Oslo
  • Prof. Gerd Schulte-Körne, University of Munich
  • Prof. Cesare Cornoldi, University of Padova
  • Prof. Arnold Wilkins, University of Essex
  • Prof. Giannis Karagiannakis, University of Athens
  • Prof. Aryan van der Leij, University of Amsterdam
  • Prof. Karin Kucian, Center for MR-Research, University Children's Hospital, Zurich
The conference will feature lecturers representing best practice and knowledge regarding dyslexia and dyscalculia, a series of workshops for researchers and practitioners as well as opportunities for people to meet and network.

Call for papers

You are invited to submit a spoken research presentation, interactive research poster, a lecture and workshop proposals on the subject of dyslexia and dyscalculia related to theory and/or practice as well as personal experiences.
You can also download the Call for papers in different languages through the Download block to your right
  1. Your submission should consist of a title (max 100 characters), authors, purpose (max 600 characters), method (max 600 characters), and results/conclusions (max 600 characters) for Spoken Papers and Posters. For Workshops you are asked to provide a title (max 100 characters), what the workshop is about (max 400 characters), your target audience (if applicable) (max 100 characters), and conclusions (max 400 characters).
  2. Please select which language your contribution will be held in. In case you will have a research presentation your abstract has to be in English, but your contribution in itself can be in any of the four conference languages.
  3. Specify if you prefer to have your presentation as an Oral presentation, Interactive poster or as a Workshop.
  4. Specify your contribution as being a Research presentation, a Professional presentation or Personal experiences.
Each presentation will be allowed a 20 minutes presentation and five minutes of Q&A. Workshops can be longer.
If accepted, your submission details will be used to form an abstract for the conference programme and will be published on the conference web site. If you wish to submit more than one paper/poster/workshop you should submit each separately through the abstract site. The deadline for submitting your contribution is March 30th, 2016 at midnight (CET). You will be informed about the results of the review-process by April 15th, 2016.
We will not accept any presentations trying to promote products, companies or services.


How to submit

Last day for submission is February 29You are welcome to submit your abstract for review through our registration page. In order to submit you are required to create an account on the registration page. Through that account you are then able to submit files, make changes (until the deadline of March 30), check your status and reviews and also to later register for the conference as a participant. 
Submit your abstract now


Registration to the conference

The online-registration starts from 15th of April 2016 on this web site. Use the advantage of €200 Early Bird offer until 30th of June.
All days Coffees and Thursday/Friday Lunches are included in the conference fee.

More information

Further information on the word count allowed and other details about your contribution can be found on the abstract site when you submit your abstract. (see comment above) If you have any questions regarding submitting an abstract, please contact Cristiano Termine, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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