Save the date! The Rudd Adoption Research Program at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst Department of Psychology holds an annual conference. This year's conference, New Worlds of Adoption: Navigating the Teen Years, will be co-hosted by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute.
Minnesota has several connections with this year's conference. The Rudd Chair is Dr. Hal Grotevant, former faculty member of the Family Social Science program at the University of Minnesota, and this year's keynote speaker is Dr. Megan Gunnar, esteemed Regents Professor at the U of MN and Director of the Institute of Child Development. Dr. Dana Johnson of the International Adoption Clinic will also be presenting.
For a list of conference presenters, click here. The conference will be held March 30, 2012 at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. There is still time to submit a poster, the deadline for submission is January 17, 2012. Click here for information on how to submit a poster.