The International Psychological Forum "Child in the Digital World" is dedicated to the issues of sustainable development of young children and adolescents in the context of the transformation of childhood caused by the digitalization of modern society.

The Forum is initiated by the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education in cooperation with the Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Russian Psychological Society, with the support of the International Union of Psychological Science, the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations.

The hosts of the Forum adhere to the Open Science principles. Participation is free of any registration fee.

Speakers may give their presentations in either Russian, English or Spanish. Their presentations will be translated into all three languages simultaneously.

Forum will be held online.

All registered participants will receive Certificate of the Participant of the Forum.

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Application
Submit an application for participation
by April, 15
2021
Status of your application
by April, 30
2021
Introduction of the presentations
by May, 1
2021
The start of the Forum
Start of the forum
on June, 1
2021
The end of the Forum
End of the forum
on June, 2
2021

The Programme

Roger Säljö
Roger Säljö
Sweden

Professor, Director of the Linnaeus Centre for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society, University of Gothenburg (Sweden).

Abdul Rahman Ahmad Badayai
Abdul Rahman Ahmad Badayai
Malaysia

PhD, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Research in Psychology and Human Well-Being (PsiTra) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of National University of Malaysia

Jagger Rafael Álvarez Cruz
Jagger Rafael Álvarez Cruz
Cuba

Professor at Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO, University of Havana)

Debora Basaria
Debora Basaria
Indonesia

Lecturer at Faculty of Psychology of the University of Tarumanagara (Indonesia)

Mónica Bernaldo de Quirós
Mónica Bernaldo de Quirós
Spain

Doctor of Psychology, Full Professor at Department of Personality, Assessment and Clinical Psychology of Complutense University of Madrid. She has been clinical psychologist at the South Center for Comprehensive Attention to Drug Addicts in the Community of Madrid. Currently her main research line is focused on behavioral addictions with the development of online assessment instruments for gambling and gaming problems detection.

Candido Alberto Da Costa Gomes
Candido Alberto Da Costa Gomes
Portugal

Professor of Education and Director of the Research, Innovation and Development Center at Higher Education Institute of Fafe (Portugal), Founder and Honorary Member of UNESCO Chair of Education, Youth and Society

Michael Cole
Michael Cole
USA

Professor Emeritus and Director Emeritus of Laboratory for Comparative Human Cognition University of California San Diego. Member of the National Academies of Education of the United States and Russia and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a University Professor Emeritus in the University of California.

Yeshe Colliver
Yeshe Colliver
Australia

Honorary Lecturer at the School of Education of Macquarie University. He has worked in early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings for nearly a decade in multiple cities across the world including Osaka (Japan), Ulsan (South Korea), Wakayama (Japan), Concepcion (Chile), Granada (Spain) and Honiara (Solomon Islands).

Ariel Cuadro
Ariel Cuadro
Uruguay

Expert in learning disabilities and educational psychology, President of the Latin American Society of Neuropsychology (SLAN), Head of Department of Neuroscience and Education at Catholic University of Uruguay, Doctor of Psychology

İlkiz Altınoğlu Dikmeer
İlkiz Altınoğlu Dikmeer
Turkey

Clinical child and adolescent psychologist, PhD, vice chair of Turkish Psychological Association. She has worked in the child psychiatry clinics of state & university hospitals for more than 20 years. For the last 10 years, she has been teaching in psychology departments of various state & private universities and conducting part time private practice.

Kostas Fanti
Kostas Fanti
Cyprus

Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology at Department of Psychology at the University of Cyprus, PhD

Giana Frizzo
Giana Frizzo
Brazil

Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Center for Research and Intervention on Families with Infants and Children at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS, Porto Alegre)

Darya Gaysina
Darya Gaysina
United Kingdom

Director of the Environment, Development, Genetics & Epigenetics in Mental Health Lab at School of Psychology of University of Sussex, PhD

Nilza González Peña
Nilza González Peña
Cuba

Specialist at Animation Studies of Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC)

Olga Herrera
Olga Herrera
Panama

Specialist in clinical and forensic psychology, mediation, negotiation and arbitration, professor at the Academic Department of Psychology at the Specialized University of the Americas (UDELAS).

Debora de Hollanda Souza
Debora de Hollanda Souza
Brazil

Associate Professor at Psychology Department of Federal University of São Carlos (Brasil), PhD

Natalia Kartushina
Natalia Kartushina
Norway

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics and Nordic Studies, Faculty of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway

Jure Kotnik
Jure Kotnik
Slovenia

Architect, expert in educational environments, consultant at The World Bank and Council of Europe Development Bank, former visiting professor at Ecole Speciale d'Architecture in Paris, PhD.

Svetlana Lazurenko
Svetlana Lazurenko
Russia

Head of the Center for Psychological and Pedagogical Assistance in Pediatrics of Russian Ministry of Health, Head of Laboratory for Technologies and Means of Psychological and Pedagogical Habilitation (Institute of Correctional Pedagogy of Russian Academy of Education), Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology

Minyi Li
Minyi Li
China

Associated Professor at Faculty of Education of Beijing Normal University

Qin-Xue Liu
Qin-Xue Liu
China

Associate Professor at School of Psychology of Central China Normal University, Deputy Director and Secretary General of Special Committee on Mental Health Education in Primary and Secondary Schools.

Eleni Loizou
Eleni Loizou
Cyprus

Associate Professor at Department of Education and Early Childhood Program at the University of Cyprus, Director of Early Childhood Education Research Lab (ECRL), Ed.D.

Aelén López
Aelén López
Panama

Vice-president of Panamanian Psychologists’ Association, Director of Psychology Department of Specialized University of America (UDELAS), clinical psychologist specialized in integrative psychotherapy

Arnold Lukito
Arnold Lukito
Malaysia

Specialist in Social Psychology, Psychometrics and Clinical Psychology, Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology of Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia

Smita Mathur
Smita Mathur
USA

President of the Association for the Study of Play (TASP), Associate Professor at College of Education Department of Early, Elementary, and Reading Education at James Madison University

Mercedes Mayol Lassalle
Mercedes Mayol Lassalle
Argentina

OMEP World President (Organización Mundial para la Educación Preescolar / World Organization for Early Childhood Education), professor in the Master Early Childhood Education at the University of Buenos Aires and in the Regional Training Program in Educational Policy Planning and Management (IIPE-UNESCO Buenos Aires, Office for Latin America), Elected member of the Coordination Group of the Collective Consultation of NGOs on EDUCATION 2030 - CCNGO/ED 2030.

Jane Murray
Jane Murray
United Kingdom

Expert in early childhood education and social inclusion, PhD, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Education and Research at the University of Northampton, Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Early Years Education (Taylor and Francis group), member of UK Executive Committees of Organisation Mondiale pour l’Éducation Pré-Scolaire (OMEP) and TACTYC (Training, Advancement and Co-operation in Teaching Young Children). She is a member of the European Early Childhood Educational Research Association and she has also served on the National Children’s Bureau’s Policy Advisory Group in the UK.

Nico van Oudenhoven
Nico van Oudenhoven
Netherlands

Co-founder and President of the International Child Development Initiatives, expert in early child development, formal and non-formal education (pre-school and basic education), out-of-family and foster care, capacity building and teacher training, policy development and programme design for children and youth, programme and project research and evaluation, and management of international NGO’s, Universities, UN organisations, and development organizations.

Svein Overland
Svein Overland
Norway

Expert in child and adolescent psychology and family therapy, clinical and forensic psychologist, specialist at Brøset at St. Olaf Hospital, member of the board of Digital Health under the Nor-wegian Psychologists’ Association (Digpsyk), Head of the National Unit of Forensic Expertise

Francisco Pons
Francisco Pons
Norway

Expert in the assessment and development of emotional competence of normally developing and special children and adolescents from Western and non-Western cultures, Professor, Head of Section of Health, Developmental and Personality Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo, honorary member of the Russian Academy of Education

Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson
Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson
Sweden

Professor in Early Childhood Education, holds the UNESCO Chair in Early Childhood Education and Sustainable Development. Her main area of research is early childhood education and early learning environments.

Joaquim Quintino-Aires
Joaquim Quintino-Aires
Portugal

Founder and Director of the Vygotsky Institute, Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist, Professor of the Vygotsky Institute (Portugal).

Luis Quintanar Rojas
Luis Quintanar Rojas
Mexico

Professor of the Faculty of Human Development Sciences of Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, member of the National Research System in Mexico, member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Neuropsychology Society (SLAN), PhD

Sofia Ramalho
Sofia Ramalho
Portugal

Vice-president of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists

Andrea Saldivar Reyes
Andrea Saldivar Reyes
Mexico

Doctor in Education, Professor at Autonomous University of Tlaxcala

Flor Alba Santamaria
Flor Alba Santamaria
Colombia

Coordinator and professor of the Master in Childhood and Culture and of the Specialization in Childhood, Culture and Development at Francisco José de Caldas District University, Director of the UNESCO Chair in Child Development.

Iram Siraj
Iram Siraj
United Kingdom

Professor of Child Development & Education, Senior Research Fellow in Jesus College at the University of Oxford, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), PhD. Expert in primary and early childhood education research and the impact of home learning, staff training, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment on young children’s learning and development; particularly those children and families from vulnerable backgrounds.

Yulia Solovieva
Yulia Solovieva
Mexico

Professor, Director of the Institute of Neuropsychology and Psychopedagogy of Puebla (INPP) (Mexico). Specialist in developmental psychology, educational psychology and child and adult neuropsychology.

Crendy Tan Yen Teng
Crendy Tan Yen Teng
Malaysia

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts of UCSI (University College Sedaya International) University

Gemma Taylor
Gemma Taylor
United Kingdom

Lecturer in Psychology at the School of Health and Society of the University of Salford, PhD.
She researched the role of attention to learning and memory development in infancy at the University of Sheffield and worked at Binghamton University (New York) developing the gaze-continuum paradigm for research on the development of contour detection and the implementation of a video surveillance system to study imitation of children's actions with television. She also worked at the ESRC International Center for Language and Communication Development at Lancaster University studying how children transfer words learned from storybooks, television, and apps into the 3D world.

Linda Theron
Linda Theron
South Africa

Doctor, Full professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Pretoria (South Africa), Extraordinary professor, Optentia Research Unit, North-West University (South Africa), Associate Editor, Child Abuse and Neglect Journal (Elsevier).

Patricia Wiener
Patricia Wiener
Bolivia

Researcher and therapist at Center for Human Studies and Neuropsychology (C.E.H.N.)

Zuhal Yeniçeri
Zuhal Yeniçeri
Turkey

Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Programs in Psychology at Social Sciences Institute, Director of Social Psychology Laboratory at the Department of Psychology at Başkent University

Organizers

Zinchenko Yury
Zinchenko Yury Chair of the Organizing Committee
Russia

Dean, Faculty of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Director of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, President of the Russian Psychological Society, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Veraksa Alexander
Veraksa Alexander Secretary General of the Organizing Committee
Russia

Head of the Psychology of Education and Pedagogics Department Faculty of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vice-Director of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Vice-President of the Russian Psychological Society, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology

Asmolov Alexander
Asmolov Alexander
Russia

Head of the Psychology of Personality Department of the Faculty Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Director of the School of Anthropology of the Future at the Institute for Social Sciences of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Gumerova Liliya
Gumerova Liliya
Russia

Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture of the Russian Federation

Dolgikh Alexandra
Dolgikh Alexandra
Russia

Associate Professor of the Psychology of Education and Pedagogics Department of the Faculty of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, PhD in Psychology

Dubrovina Irina
Dubrovina Irina
Russia

Leading researcher at the Laboratory of "Fundamentals of Child Applied Psychology" at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Leibina Anna
Leibina Anna
Russia

Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Member of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of Psychologsts’ Associations (EFPA), PhD in Psychology.

Malykh Sergey
Malykh Sergey
Russia

Head of the Laboratory "Developmental Psychogenetics" at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Pam Maras
Pam Maras
United Kingdom

Professor of Social and Educational Psychology at the University of Greenwich in London. Chartered Scientist (CSci) with the UK Science Council and Fellow and past President and past Honorary General Secretary of the British Psychological Society. President of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)

Nestik Timofey
Nestik Timofey
Russia

Leading Researcher of the Faculty Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Science, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Psychology.

Panov Viktor
Panov Viktor
Russia

Head of the Laboratory "Ecopsychology of Development and Psychodidactics" at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Scheblanova Elena
Scheblanova Elena
Russia

Head of the Laboratory "Psychology of Giftedness" at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

Soldatova Galina
Soldatova Galina
Russia

Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Director, Internet Developmemt Foundation, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology

Steinebach Christoph
Steinebach Christoph
Switzerland

President of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA), professor at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, dean of the School of Applied Psychology, director of the Institute of Applied Psychology, Zurich (Switzerland).

Tikhomirova Tatiana
Tikhomirova Tatiana
Russia

Vice-Director, Leading Researcher at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Psychology.

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