ISDP 2022 Hybrid: 55th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

Program Director:
Peter Gerhardstein, Binghamtom University-SUNY

Conference Coordinator:
Julie Campbell, Illinois State University

Conference Association Coordinators:
Christopher Harshaw
University of New Orleans

Margaret Whedon
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Perinatal Pre-Conference Symposium Program Director:

International Perinatal Brain and Behavior Network (IPBBN)
Marion van den Heuvel, Tilburg University

The 2022 ISDP meeting returned mostly in-person to the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa in San Diego, California, USA, November 9-11, 2022.  Back by popular demand, the meeting was once again held as a Hybrid Meeting with both in-person as well as virtual participation and on-demand access to the presentations possible. Click the image below to download the Final Program pdf.


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The Crown Jewel of Mission Bay

3999 Mission Boulevard San Diego, CA  92109  USA

Group Room Rates: $199 for single/double/triple or maximum quad occupancy, plus taxes per nights NO RESORT FEE savings of $36.00 USD plus tax when you book through the ISDP group room block

Deadline: October 1, 2022 or until the limited room block is FULL

A limited room block has been reserved at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa located on San Diego’s Mission Bay and across the street from the Pacific Beach shoreline, just 8 miles northwest of San Diego International Airport. Resort Fee is WAIVED for ISDP group room block, but Group will still receive all of the following resort fee amenities:

  • High-speed Internet access in guest rooms and public areas (excludes meeting space),
  • Two in-room bottled waters per day, Use of beach chairs and umbrellas on our Bay Beach (subject to availability),
  • Access to indoor/outdoor bay front fitness center, Access to outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, Bahia Belle bay cruises (seasonal),
  • USA Today newspaper in the lobby each morning,
  • and Unlimited local and domestic long distance phone calls.

All meetings and poster sessions will take place at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, ISDP will provide WiFi for meeting attendees.

The Polynesian-themed San Diego hotel, a member of the California Green Lodging Program, has 310 guest rooms and suites each with a private balcony or patio and complimentary WiFi Internet. The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa has an outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, beach and the Catamaran Spa, San Diego’s only beachfront spa. Guests can rent paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks, surfboards, bicycles, and segways onsite.

Parking Charges at the time of the Group Arrival: $26.00 per day self-park for hotel guest, $32.00 per day valet park for hotel guests

Important Dates

April 1, 2022Symposium Proposal Deadline
August 5, 2022ISDP Student/Postdoc Travel Award Application Deadline
August 5, 2022Abstract Submission Deadline
August 5, 2022Early Registration Deadline
October 1, 2022Refund/Cancellation Deadline
October 1, 2022Hotel Reservation Deadline
November 9-11, 2022ISDP Annual Meeting Dates

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submissions for presentation at the 2022 ISDP Hybrid Annual Meeting will be accepted through August 5, 2022.  View the Call for Abstracts for more information and complete your submission. 

Travel Awards

ISDP will provide a limited number of Student/Postdoc travel awards this year to assist with the cost of attending ISDP 2022 for selected ISDP Student members (and Early-Career postdoc members)!  The Travel Awards are meant to help defray the costs of attending the meeting but will not likely cover all the costs. Students and postdoctoral fellows who wish to be considered for a Travel Award are required to check the appropriate box when they submit their abstract via the ISDP webpage by the August 5th deadline. Students and postdoctoral fellows must be members of ISDP to be eligible. For more information, please visit ISDP Awards.


For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Joan Oefner.

Final Program for the ISDP 2021 Hybrid Meeting final program pdf

Click here for Interactive ONLINE version of the 2021 Program

Click here for access to the ISDP 2021 Virtual Platform