The International Attachment Conference 2017

1st August 2017 By: hannah.evans@annafreud.org

The International Attachment Conference 2017, held at the Institute of Education, UCL, London from Thursday 29th June to Saturday 1st July 2017, was a huge success.

The conference welcomed over 520 attendees from over 41 countries over the 3 days. The conference content was of a high calibre, focusing on Maltreatment, Trauma, Child Development, The Early Origins of Socio-Emotional Development, Adolescence, Relationships and Psychopathology.

The work and research of the presenters was delivered with over 190 posters displayed over the 3 days, 9 keynote speakers and 44 symposium sessions.  The conference featured many of the lead speakers in the field including Peter Fonagy, Marian Bakerman-Kranenberg, Jonathan Hill, Miriam Steele, Mary Dozier, Pasco Fearon and Edmund Sonuga-Barke.

Many of our alumni were involved in speaking at parallel sessions during the conference including Tobi Nolte, Dana Shai, Rose Spenser, Rinat Feniger-Schaal, Rand Omary, Rachel Ransley, Tina Adkins, Antonella Cirasola and Michelle Sleed.

For more information about the  conference: http://www.iac2017.co.uk/iac-2017-highlights/

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