IASD is a non-profit international organization which supports the multidisciplinary research and study of dreams and the application of dreamwork by professionals, as well as anyone interested in the scientific, psychological, spiritual, artistic, healing, cultural and extraordinary aspects of dreaming. Our conference is a five-day event of symposia, panels, workshops, and lectures typically featuring over 120 presenters from 20 or more countries around the world, typically attended by 350 or so persons.

Come to our dream conference. You’ll be part of a big, diverse dream family – and you may make some of the best friends of your life! Enjoy exploring your dreams in The Netherlands during this 5-day dream extravaganza. We hope to see you there.

The Venue

The location is the enchanting 12th century Rolduc Abbey conference facility (pictured in the masthead) in Kerkrade in the southern part of the Netherlands. The site is close to several international airports, including those in Germany and Belgium, providing ease of international travel and sightseeing for those who wish to enjoy touring before and after the conference. We warmly invite you to attend.

Deadlines to Be Aware Of

  • Last day for pre-ordered meals – 16 June 2019
  • Conference Opens (on site registrations welcome) – 21 June 2019

Keynotes and Invited Speakers

KEYNOTE:  Dr Isabelle Arnulf
Talk Title: Parasomnia: A Window Into Dreaming Process?

KEYNOTE:  Dr Stefan Klein
Talk Title: The Road to Reality: How the New Science of Dreams Explains Our Mind

KEYNOTE:  Dr Penny Sartori
Talk Title: Near-Death-Experiences and Visitation Dreams

INVITED: Dr Kate Adams
Talk Title: The Hidden Worlds of Children’s Spiritual Dreams

INVITED:  Dr Francesca Siclari
Talk title: The EEG Correlates of Dreaming

Continuing Education Units Available

(updated 04-22-2019)

Earn up to 25 CE units.  Sessions that qualify for Continuing Education units will be marked with CE in the conference program. The International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Visiting Holland Before or After the Conference? 

The Dutch team has selected some  places and activities which you possibly might like to visit. In addition to mentioning some standard touristic ‘hot items’, we are pleased to guide you to some very attractive parts of our country that you probably won’t find in the standard tourist guide books.  Click here for more >>>