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Conference on Down syndrome & communication

Oslo, 31st August - 1st September 2017

The University of Oslo, in cooperation with The National Library of Norway, invites you to a conference on Down-syndrome and communication this autumn in Oslo. The conference will be held at The National Library of Norway between August 31st and September 1st, 2017.

The topic of this conference is communication in its broadest sense. This encompasses for example speech, all modalities of language, hearing, understanding, reading and writing, as well as interaction and social functioning. The purpose of this conference will be to share knowledge, and to present the most recent research on this important topic. Papers and posters are welcome on all the above mentioned topics. The abstract for poster or oral presentation should not exceed 250 words. 

Important dates:

  • Deadline for abstract submission: June 1st

  • Notification of outcome of submission: June 15th

  • Deadline for registration: August 10th


Reach: a wide group of professionals, encompassing researchers, practitioners and students. Additionally, the conference will be open to all interested public. Web page for more information and registration:
http://www.uv.uio.no/isp/om/aktuelt/arrangementer/communication-in-individuals-with-down-syndrome---.html