Hilton Washington DC National Mall
480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington DC
September 20 - September 23, 2023

About The Congress

Researchers, clinicians, educators, government agency representatives, and others with expertise in psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, pediatrics, communications, social work, public health, education, and more will come together to explore how digital media use impacts the social, psychological, cognitive, behavioral, and physical development of children.

In conjunction with the scientific program, the Congress will feature networking opportunities, hands-on demonstrations, and a Tools and Methodologies Exposition.

Featured Topics Include:

  • Technology and Relationships 
  • Mental Health
  • Digital Addictions
  • Physical Health and Screens
  • Technology, Learning, and Education
  • Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence
  • Early Digital Media Use
  • The Role of Parents and Parenting
  • Marketing and Advertising to Children
  • Relationships Between Online and Offline Behaviors and Beliefs 
  • Pornography, Sexting, and Cyberflashing
  • Ethics and Design

Call for Abstracts

Submissions closed on March 17, 2023.
Decision notifications will be sent no later than April 21, 2023.

View the Call for Abstracts for the 2023 Digital Media and Developing Minds International Scientific Congress. Sessions will cover the latest empirical research and solutions, and feature panel discussions, keynote presentations, and a poster session.