2015 Gatlinburg Conference on Research & Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
April 1 to 3, 2015 New Orleans, Louisiana
The 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference
The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities.
Theme: Bringing Big Data to I/DD
The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was established in the 1960's as a forum for the exchange of scientific findings and as a mechanism to promote scientific networking.
The overall aims of the conference:
• Promote exchange of information regarding the latest findings in behavioral & biobehavioral research on the causes, prevention and interventions for intellectual disability and related developmental disabilities.
• Further our understanding of the manifestations of those disabilities.
• Better characterize the contexts in which people with disabilities and their families live.
• Promote collaboration among behavioral scientists.
• Provide a major training resource for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other junior scientists entering the field of intellectual disabilities research.