70 Years of Attachment Research: A Multidisciplinary Social Neuroscience Perspective

SoNeAt Workshop 2020

70 Years of Attachment Research:
A Multidisciplinary Social Neuroscience Perspective

We are pleased to invite you to our virtual conference workshop with the title “70 Years of Attachment Research: A Multidisciplinary Social Neuroscience Perspective” on August 12-13, 2020.

The workshop is part of ongoing activities of the Special Interest Research Group (SIRG) on The Social Neuroscience of Human Attachment (SoNeAt) as part of the Society for Emotion and Attachment Studies (SEAS), co-hosted by SoNeAt coordinating board president Pascal Vrtička (University of Essex, UK). It is being organised in cooperation with Tsachi Ein-Dor (IDC Herzliya, Israel), PI of a new longitudinal and multidisciplinary venture called Project Alpha, investigating the genetic and epigenetic underpinnings of psychological development, comprising parent-child attachment.

The conference workshop will be held over zoom and organised within the time zones of British Summer Time (BST, UTC +1) and Israel Daylight Time (IDT, UTC +3).

In our workshop, we are bringing together experts from various fields of attachment around the globe, providing insights into the last 70 years of theory development and research, with a special focus on social neuroscience.

Experts will present keynotes with time for interaction with the audience and one additional hour at the end of each workshop day will be dedicated to virtual socialising.

Conference Features:
►8 Keynotes by experts within the field
►10 plenary oral presentations by ECRs
►Nearly 20 posters by ECRs
►Recording of keynotes & plenary oral presentations for asynchronous viewing
►Virtual socialising

Key Dates:
►Virtual poster presentation submissions are now closed
►Notification of abstract acceptance are now out
►Registration is now closed
►Workshop: 12th – 13th August 2020

For timely information, please follow the SIRG SoNeAt on Twitter (@SIRG_SoNeAt). Information pertaining to the virtual workshop will be marked by #SoNeAt_Workshop2020.

The preliminary conference schedule can be downloaded here.

More information can be found on the official conference website here.