Conference Programme


Presentation Format

Please prepare your poster presentation considering the following size limitation: A0, 119cm (width) x 84cm (height), landscape orientation.

Oral presentations will be given 20 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for questions. 

Time and Location


LCICD 2018 will be held in The Management School on Lancaster University’s campus. The Management School is number 52 on the campus map. Keynotes and paper/oral presentations will take place in Lecture Theatre 1. Poster presentations will take place in The Hub area (the large social space adjacent to Lecture Theatre 1).

The registration desk is located in The Hub area. The desk will be staffed between 8:30-9:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday as well as during coffee breaks.

Social events

Conference dinner:

This year’s conference dinner will be hosted at (TBD). The conference dinner is not included in the registration fee.

Click here for the conference dinner menu. 

Evening reception:

The reception will take place in The Hub area at Lancaster University Management School. Canapés and drinks will be served. The reception is free for all delegates. 

Pre-conference Day

The pre-conference day will be held on (TBD) and will include a Methods Workshop and a Lancaster Babylab Tour. This is an ideal opportunity for early career researchers and PhD students to gain an initial insight into frequently used methodologies. The pre-conference day will also include a tour of the Lancaster Babylab, including a number of demonstrations from researchers currently working in the Infancy and Early Development Research Group.

Numbers will be limited to 40 people so we recommend early booking for those wishing to attend.  Attendance at the pre-conference day will incur a small extra fee on top of the standard registration fee. 

The pre-conference day will be held in A floor of the Whewell Building on Lancaster University’s campus. The Whewell Building is number 50 on the campus map

9.30 – 11.00

Methods workshop – Part 1

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee/Tea Break

11.30 – 13.00

Methods workshop – Part 2

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 – 15.00

Babylab Tour and Coffee/Tea Break

15.00 – 17.00

Methods workshop  – Part 3