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Understanding Language and Literacy Development in the Digital Age

23.06.2021 22:03 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

September 28-29, 2021

Online conference

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The Marie Curie Innovative Training Network e-LADDA -Early Language Development in the Digital Age is thrilled to announce the network’s first (online) conference: e-LADDA CON 2021, hosted by the Universidad de Sevilla, under the title "Understanding Language and Literacy Development in the Digital Age":

Important Dates:

  • Abstract submission open: 21st May, 2021
  • Abstract submission closes: 30th June, 2021
  • Papers accepted: 15th July, 2021
  • Registration closes: 15th September, 2021

e-LADDA CON 2021 aims to bring together researchers interested in the effects of digital tools, such as tablets, mobile phones, or social robots, on language development and language outcomes from a broad perspective, with research on both typical and atypical development, and using behavioural, computational and electrophysiological measures.

The conference will have 4 invited speakers:

  • Roberta Golinkoff (University of Delaware)
  • Ladislao Salmerón (Universidad de Valencia)
  • Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (University of Temple)
  • Vicky Charisi (Joint Research Center, European Commission).

Find more information in our Call about the topics, program committee, submission guidelines and presentation format:

The abstract submissions to the conference will be received via EasyChair platform. You can make your submissions via the link below:

Please make the registrations via Google Forms in the link below.

All questions about submissions should be emailed to

e-LADDA has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions grant agreement No 857897.



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