Upcoming Conferences



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The 8th International Conference on Speech Motor Control (SMC) has been cancelled due to COVID. The conference will be postponed until summer 2022.
(Usually some stuttering)


25 - 28 August 2021, Groningen, the Netherlands

Submission deadline for abstracts: 27 February 2021

Groningen, the Netherlands




Society for the Neurobiology of Language
(some stuttering research)


7-9 October, 2021

             Virtual: https://www.neurolang.org/future-meetings/


International Conference on Stuttering IV Edition


14-16 October, 2021




ASHA Convention, USA

(a good amount of stuttering research)


18–20 November, 2021

Washington, D.C.






The Joint World Congress of the ISA, IFA and ICA

27-30 May 2022

Montreal, CA


     *Call for papers and speakers will be open from September 15, 2021 to December 3, 2021 (you           will need to resubmit if you had submitted previously).

Joint Stamma/ISA World Congress

24-28 August 2022

University of Liverpool



14th ISA World Congress for People Who Stutter - Stutter ahead & Evolve (Breaking self-limiting behaviors and launching into self development)


19-22 September, 2022

Tel Aviv (not final), Israel


https://ambi.org.il/%d7%97%d7%93%d7%a9%d7%95%d7%aa/%d7%94%d7%9b%d7%a0%d7%a1-%d7%94%d7%91%d7%99%d7%a0%d7%9c%d7%90%d7%95%d7%9e%d7%99-%d7%91%d7%a0%d7%95%d7%a9%d7%90-%d7%92%d7%9e%d7%92%d7%95%d7%9d-%d7%a9%d7%9c-isa/ (in Hebrew and English)

For further information contact the organization of people who stutter in Israel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Stuttering: The Fifth Croatia Clinical Symposium


2-5 October 2022

Cavtat, Croatia




Society for the Neurobiology of Language
(some stuttering research)


18-20 October, 2022

Marseille, France




ASHA Convention, USA

(good amount of stuttering research)


17–19 November, 2022

New Orleans, Louisiana





Mostly for professionals



International Fluency Association (IFA) congress, different locations





International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) congress, different locations





Oxford Dysfluency Conference, Oxford (UK)





International Conference on Stuttering, Rome (Italy)





European Symposium on Fluency Disorders, Antwerp (Belgium)





CPLOL (Committee of Speech and Language Therapists in the EU) Congress, Europe





International Conference on Speech Motor Control (SMC)

(Usually some stuttering research)





Mostly for people who stutter, friends & family and everyone else


International Stuttering Association (ISA) congress, different locations





National associations have held annual conferences for many years. These conferences are for the needs and interests of their members, namely people who stutter and significant others, but SLTs who focus on stuttering also often attend and invited researchers talk about research in treatment outcome and fundamental research:

  1. UK: British Stammering Association (BSA, https://stamma.org)

  2. Germany: Bundesvereinigung Stottern & Selbsthilfe (BVSS, https://www.bvss.de)

  3. USA: Friends: The National Assoc of Young People Who Stutter (https://www.friendswhostutter.org)
  4. USA: National Stuttering Association (NSA, https://westutter.org)

  5. Canada: Canadian Stuttering Association (CSA, https://www.stutter.ca)

  6. France: Association Parole Bégaiement (APB, https://www.begaiement.org)


The IFA implemented Japanese translations of some pages on the site for the 2018 Joint World Congress. Choosing Japanese below to see these translations.

Not all pages are translated, but you can use Google translate to see a machine translation using the switch below

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