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Call for Papers for EUFASD 2020

EUFASD 2020 will be held from Monday, September 14 to Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at the Clarion Hotel Tyholmen in Arendal, Norway. The Call for papers is now open, the deadline for abstract submissions is April 1.

 There will also be a pre-conference EUFASD Continuing professional training day on Sunday, September 13 at the Clarion Hotel Tyholmen, Arendal, Norway: "Diagnostics using the 4-digit-code" by Prof. Susan Astley-Hemmingway, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and other speakers.  

A limited number of scholarships will be available for those who need support to attend. The deadline for scholarship applications is May 15, 2020. Mail to for details.  

The conference will bring together clinicians, academics, educators, non-governmental organisations and charities, legislators and politicians, lawyers and individuals involved in the criminal justice system, birth and adoptive families together with individuals who themselves have FASD. The aim is to increase knowledge and awareness, and to help promote the understanding of FASD in Norway, the Nordic countries, Europe and internationally. The conference will cover a wide range of topics including prevention, prevalence / epidemiology, social determinants, biomarkers, epigenetics, diagnosis, psychological profiles, secondary disorders/ comorbidity, intervention, clinical management and care, behavioral management, education, family support, and legal & ethical issues. The list is not final and may grow depending on submitted abstracts.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Susan Astley-Hemmingway, USA--New research criteria for FASD?
  • Catherine Lebel, USA--Brain growth trajectories in FASD
  • Ulrik Kesmodel, Denmark--What do we know about small doses of alcohol?
  • Sylvia Roozen, Netherlands--Effective strategies concerning prevention
  • Raja Mukherjee, UK--The psychiatric and neurodevelopmental comorbidities linked to FASD
  • Gro CC Løhaugen, Norway--Experience-based intervention for children with FASD and their families

See the website for more details.

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