Organization

Local Organizing Committee:

 

President: 
Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

General Secretaries:

Luka Bočkor, Jelena Šarac (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

Secretary:

Morana Jarec (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

 

Members of Organizing Committee:

  • Irena Bralić (Croatian Pediatric Society)
  • Noël Cameron (Loughborough University, UK)
  • Tonko Carić (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Barbara Cvitkušić (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Miran Čoklo (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Ivan Dolanc (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Eva Anđela Delale (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Nives Fuchs (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Dubravka Havaš Auguštin (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Damir Marjanović (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia; International Burch University, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Dario Novak (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Natalija Novokmet (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Eva Pavić (Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb)
  • Lawrence M. Schell (University at Albany, USA)
  • Jelena Seferović (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Vito Turšić, Croatia
  • Ozren Vrdoljak (Children’s Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Jadranka Žarković-Pečenković (Education and Teacher Training Agency, Croatia)

 

 

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Photograph taken during inspection visit to Amadria Park; President of the ISGA Congress Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, CROATIA), Secretary General of ISGA Noel Cameron (Loughborough University, UK), our host Ivan Mrva, Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Amadria Park) and Secretary of the ISGA Congress Morana Jarec (Institute for Anthropological Research, CROATIA)

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Invited speakers

Main topics

  • Early feeding and growth
  • First 1000 days
  • Biological models in growth
  • Growth disorders
  • Birth cohorts
  • Croatian Islands' Birth Cohort Study (CRIBS)
  • Obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Nutrition and body composition
  • Epigenetics of growth and development
  • Environmental effects on growth
  • Recent advances in data analysis
  • Clinical considerations in fetal growth and neonatology
  • Kinesiology, maturity and athletic performance
  • Complex and genetic disorders
  • The exposome and allergic diseases
  • Growth and development in educational context (in collaboration with Education and Teacher Training Agency - in Croatian)

 

 

 

Important dates

February 10, 2019

Congress registration opens

March 18, 2020

Early bird registration deadline

March 18, 2020

Abstract submission deadline

Important info

The pandemic of Covid-19 has forced us to postpone the XVth International Congress of Auxology until 2021.

We are now planning to hold the Congress in Zagreb from the 3rd to 6th June 2021.

Zagreb is an international city with a variety of excellent accommodation and places of historic and cultural interest.

The website will be revamped soon to reflect the change of dates and venue and we look forward to hosting you in Zagreb in 2021! As the planning for the 2021 congress proceeds, we will be updating the website to keep you informed so please check the website and do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information.

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