Annual Meeting 2020 Registration 

Dear Members and Friends of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research

We are pleased to announce that the registration form for the Second Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Early Childhood Research, themed "Breaking through interdisciplinary barriers" is now open. Due to the Corona Pandemic, this conference will take place in hybrid form, with slots available on site in Zurich at the University of Applied Sciences in Special Needs Education (HfH). It will also be possibility to participate digitally.

An exciting and varied program with renowned keynotes Prof. Dr. Michael J. Shanahan and Prof. Dr. Doris Bühler-Niederberger, as well as a concluding Round Table discussion with Flavia Wasserfallen, Benjamin Roduit, Simon Sommer and Andrea Lanfranchi, awaits you.

The conference will take place on Wednesday, 18th November 2020.

There are 100 on-site tickets available. In addition, you will have the opportunity to experience the program digitally. The live stream of the sessions and the panel will be provided by MS Teams. In addition to the live stream the platform also offers a chat function to send questions to the speakers in real time.

The registration deadline is Monday, 9th November 2020.

Registrations will be considered in order of receipt. The participation fee is payable after confirmation of registration. The conference agenda with detailed information on the contributions can be viewed online via your Conftool account.

Please note:
The number of available on-site slots is limited in order to comply with hygiene measures and the recommendations of the Federal Government and the Canton of Zurich. Due to the current situation and depending on the development of the pandemic, the SSECR reserves the right to host the conference fully online. Further information on the implementation will follow at appropriate time.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Annual Meeting

Registration for Conference Participation 

To register as conference participant, you need an account in the ConfTool system of this event. The account allows to access registration details and payment information at any time after registration. You can also use your account to print out the registration confirmation and your invoice. Login Page:

Create a New ConfTool Account

If you have not obtained a ConfTool account for this conference before, your first step will be to create a new account. As author for this event, you will most likely already hold a ConfTool account. Please use your existing account for registration as participant.

To create a new account, select the link "Register New" on the login page and follow the instructions given there. Please enter your full name and address, and provide a valid e-mail address, as these details are required to contact you and used for name badges, invoices, and receipts.

Log-in to The ConfTool System

If you already hold an account, log in with your user name and password under "Registered Users". If you have forgotten your user name or password, please follow the links next to the corresponding input fields and consider the hints for user registration and log-in.

The Participant Registration Process

To start the registration process, please click on "Register as Participant" on the overview page of your ConfTool account. The registration process consists of several steps:

  1. First, please state your participant status (full member, junior member, associated member, non-member).
  2. Now select between “on-site participation” or “online participation” for the conference. The prices depend on your participant status.
  3. Please enter your payment details now. Select between “Bank Transfer” or “Pay Pal”. If none of the offered methods is suitable for you, please contact the event organizers.
  4. Finally, confirm your entries and the registration terms for participants. Please note that your registration for participation is binding and the full fee has to be paid within the given period.

After completing the registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with the required payment details. The "Confirmation of Registration" and "(Pro Forma) Invoice" can now be accessed from your ConfTool account and be printed via your browser's print function. After your payment has been received, you will get access to the invoice from your account.