2nd International Young Reseachers Conference on deafblindness

This year the conference will be held at the amazing and cultural capital of Russia – Saint Petersburg.

The conference is a big event for talented students, graduate students and young scientists from Europe, Asia, America and Russia who are interested in research issues related to dual sensory impairment/deafblindness.

The main aim of the conference

The main aim of the conference is to give the opportunity to young scientists within the field of deafblindness to share experiences and to help create an international network of young scientists in working towards interdisciplinary research to meet the demand of challenges in the field of deafblindness.

  • Students and young scientists from all over the world will be able to give presentations and to share their research work on that involve different clinical, theoretical and practical issues related to help people with dual sensory impairment/deafblindness.
  • All participants are invited to the plenary lectures of well-known researchers within the field of deafblindness.
  • All participants will have the opportunity to meet with adults with deafblindness and parents of children with dual sensory impairment/deafblindness. This will give both researchers and practitioners a better understanding of the needs which are related to deafblindness.

23, 24 November – a conference devoted to youth with deafblindness with ability to participate in art workshops, excursions, team-building exercises, creative dramatic training and etc.

25 November – Young Adult Deafblinds and Researchers will jointly participate in a program that provides facilitated activities for networking, building relationships, identify/discuss emerging challenges in the field of deafblindness and participate in the design future studies.

26, 27 November – are for young researchers to share their experiences in the field, present their research, discuss their shared as well as country-specific developments in educating and support individuals with DB. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to learn from the leading experts in the field of deafblindness who will present plenary sessions and workshops.


Please find further information via this link.