***The SELF International Conference is postponed to June 27-30, 2021 at Laval University*** 

A message from the SELF Conference organization committee (sent June 30, 2020):


"Dear Participant,


We are glad to advertise a new place and dates for the SELF International Conference - Quebec City. We will be pleased to welcome you at Laval University, June 27-30, 2021. More details will be presented in 2021.


The committee wants to thank you for your comprehension of the conference postponement and your support during the COVID-19 crisis. Also, we know that some of you may not be able to attend the conference in 2021. Consequently, you can request a full refund of the conference fees before September 15 by clicking on the link below. If you plan to attend the conference next year, we would greatly appreciate keeping your registration fees. This will avoid transaction costs and then, help the conference organizers. We remind you that we will keep all your paper/poster/symposium proposals for next year. When the submission portal will open, we will notify you so you will be allowed to update your abstract.


Furthermore, in January 2021, new submissions will be accepted, so the registration portal will also reopen.

Refund request (available until September 15, 2020) : https://www.sondages.fse.ulaval.ca/ls200/index.php/514561?lang=en

We are committed to processing requests within 3 weeks. If your request has not been processed within this period, we invite you to contact us.


Kind regards,


The organization committee"



10th SELF International Conference

June 16-20, 2020

Quebec City


Held every three years, the tenth SELF International Conference will take place in historic Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec, Canada. The conference is part of a continuing series of meetings that have gained greater visibility in the field of SELF research. The 2020 conference will bring together a wide array of speakers from all around the world addressing diverse areas such as goals, identity, motivation, self-concept, self-regulation, and many more. This conference is of interest to researchers, graduate students, and stakeholders. The program will include invited addresses, symposia, paper presentations, and poster presentations.     


On behalf of the conference organizers, we welcome you to participate in this rich event and discover the seductive charm of Quebec City through social program activities, which allow you to better enjoy the SELF International Conference experience!


Julien Bureau, Louise Clément, Anne-Sophie Denault, Frédéric Guay, David Litalien, André Plamondon, & Catherine Ratelle, members of the local organizing committee


Rhonda Craven, Theresa Dicke, Herbert Marsh, & Dennis McInerney, members of the international organizing committee


Symposium, Paper and Presentation Themes


  • Attitudes
  • Attribution
  • Collective Self
  • Goals
  • Identity
  • Locus of control
  • Motivation
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-concept
  • Self-determination
  • Self-efficacy
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-evaluation
  • Self-knowledge
  • Self-relevant emotions
  • Self-values
  • Social Identity
  • Symbolic Self




Registration Fees


Registration Fees (non-refundable)* Early Bird Fee Regular Fee (from February 16th, 2020)
Graduate Students 400 CAD 475 CAD
Researchers/Professionals 575 CAD 700 CAD


*Included with Fees:

Welcome reception (June 16, 2020);
Banquet and dancing reception (June 18, 2020);
Coffee breaks and lunches (June 16 to 19).

June 16-20 2020

Hotel Pur
395 Rue de la Couronne
Québec, Québec
Canada, G1K 7X4

Poster Presentation
September 26, 2019 00:00 EDT to January 16, 2020 15:00 EST
Paper Presentation
September 26, 2019 00:00 EDT to January 16, 2020 15:00 EST
September 26, 2019 00:00 EDT to January 16, 2020 15:00 EST
Contact organizers