2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) World Congress
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
The 2012 IASSID World Congress, "A World of Potential," will bring approximately 1,500 delegates from around the world to Halifax. The conference will offer several plenary addresses about major advances in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences related to intellectual disabilities. In addition, presenters will share recent research findings in more than 200 concurrent sessions. IASSID is currently accepting proposals for posters, oral presentations, and symposia.
AUCD will also be partnering with AAIDD to hold an evening reception at the conference.
Distinguished Achievement Awards will be presented in the area of Research, Scientific Literature, and Service for a significant contribution to the sciences, an outstanding publication, and an outstanding contribution to the improvement of services, respectively. The award for Distinguished Service Citation for exemplary service to IASSID will also be presented.