Annual Meeting 2022 in Lausanne

"Family well-being - moving on from the pandemic"

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

We cordially invite submissions for the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research (SSECR), an interdisciplinary conference that brings together scientists and clinicians from various disciplines in early childhood research. Authors are kindly invited to submit their suggestions for workshops, symposiums, oral presentation or poster. The language for presentations and posters will be English, except for Research in Practice session that can also be in French, in German or in Italian.

 This year's meeting will be titled «Family well-being - moving on from the pandemic» and take place on November 21st and 22nd 2022 in Lausanne. 

We are also very pleased to announce that four renowned experts have agreed to present as keynote speakers at the conference:  

Prof. Eva Cignacco | Midwifery Division | Bern University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Joseph Charles Manning | Nottingham Children’s Hospital | School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

Prof. Christopher Newman | Paediatric Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Unit, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne

Prof. Elsje van Bergen | Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Abstract submission deadline:             1st of July 2022

Acceptance notification:                        End of August 2022

Registration for the meeting:                Beginning of September 2022

Detailed information on the speakers and guidelines for abstract submission can be found here or on

We will start accepting submissions on Friday 29th April 2022.  

Date and Venue: 

Monday and Tuesday | November 21st and 22nd 2022
Lausanne University Hospital:
CHUV | Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois
Rue du Bugnon 46
CH-1011 Lausanne, Vaud, Suisse 


Scientific Committee

Prof. Antje Horsch | CHUV – UNIL
Prof. Anne-Sylvie Ramelet | CHUV – UNIL
Dr. Marc Dupuis | CHUV – UNIL
Prof. Nevena Dimitrova | HETSL
Dr. Pawel Matusz | HES-SO Valais
Valérie Avignon | CHUV
Deborah Fort | CHUV – UNIL
Mark Marston | CHUV – UNIL
Karina Iskrzycki | SSECR | PHTG