Plenary Symposia

October 20, 2016 (Thursday)
Plenary Presentation I

Neuroscience of Early Brain Development and the Role of Parenting

Dr. Patrick Ip

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine,

The University of Hong Kong

BiographyAbstract | Presentation File

Plenary Presentation II

Introducing the New Generation of “Kiwi Kids” – Evidence from the First 5 Years of the Growing Up in New Zealand Cohort Study

 Dr Susan Morton

Dr. Susan Morton

Director and Associate Professor, Centre for Longitudinal Research, University of Auckland

BiographyAbstract | Pre-Conference Reading | Presentation File

October 21, 2016 (Friday)
Plenary Presentation III

Parenting for Child Wellbeing

Professor Kevin Chung

Chair Professor and Head, Department of Early Childhood Education

The Education University of Hong Kong

BiographyAbstract | Presentation File

Parent Training Programs for Parents with Preschool Children with Developmental Delay

Professor Cynthia Leung

Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Advancements in Evidence-informed Family Support for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Sandra Tsang

Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

The University of Hong Kong

Biography | Abstract | Presentation File

October 22, 2016 (Saturday)
Plenary Presentation IV

Tuning into Kids : An Emotion Coaching Parenting Program


Dr. Sophie Havighurst

Associate Professor, Mindful: Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health,

Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne

Biography | Abstract | Pre-Conference Reading  | Presentation File