The Institute for Social Science Studies

# 19/05/2011
The Institute for Social Science Studies

The Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS) of the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) invites you to participate in our first-ever International Conference on Youth Development (ICYOUTH 2011) to be held from 1 – 3 November, 2011, at the Palm Garden Hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

ICYOUTH 2011 aims to explore issues surrounding the current state and role of adult-youth relations in forging and nurturing positive youth development. Diverse perspectives are sought from those who work with, and on behalf of, young people from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds with a focus on how youth and adults currently engage one another to forge meaningful relationships for promoting young peoples’ healthy development. We invite academicians, researchers, graduate students, stakeholders, youth professionals, NGOs and other interested parties to participate by exchanging and sharing their experiences, ideas, and research findings.

Sub-themes for the conference include:

·         Youth and Poverty

·         Youth and Health

·         Youth and Technology

·         Youth and Community

·         Youth and Identity

·         Youth and Education

·         Youth and Well-being

·         Youth and Family

If you would like to participate or submit a paper for presentation at ICYOUTH 2011, visit the conference website at: for more information. You can register online at your convenience. Closing date for submission of paper abstracts is 16 May, 2011 so don’t delay!