2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

November 7-9, 2017
Dar es Salaam

Institute for Human Development

The Second Conference of the Institute for Human Development (IHD) aims to be a catalyst for translating the hope expressed above into reality, and we invite the field to join us in our pursuit of that objective.

PRESENTATION THEMES:

1. Interventions: developmental, health (physical and mental), nutrition, protection, parenting, early learning, integrated approaches, cross-/multi-sector coordination
2. Developmental assessment/evaluation of children: instrument development and validation, adoption and adaptation issues, training/professional development, contextual/cultural appropriateness
3. Meeting the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged populations: children with disabilities, children with/affected by HIV and AIDS and other health impairments; children growing up in marginalized communities; children affected by conflict, war, and natural disasters
4. Capacity building: workforce development, leadership development, strengthening research, developing national and regional networks; strengthening policy development
5. Service delivery systems/issues: public sector, private sector, work-place models (public or private), social franchising
6. Innovation: technology utilization, media and communications, policy instruments, and financing models
7. Implementation science: programme implementation, monitoring, evaluation; efficacy research, scale-up of interventions/programmes
8. ECD and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda: national responses, implementation challenges, progress monitoring.
9. Other: 

PRESENTATION CATEGORIES

• Invited plenary addresses, symposia, and roundtable conversation sessions
• Peer-reviewed symposia and single-paper sessions
• Peer-reviewed poster and media presentation sessions

V E N U E

SERENA HOTEL, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

C O N T A C T

IHD CONFERENCE TEAM
ihdconf2017@aku.edu