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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 to 450 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 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. Mark your calendars now for next year’s very special conference.

The Conference

Will feature world-renowned keynote speakers and over 120 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, a Dream Art Exhibition placed around the cloister of the Abbey, an art reception, the annual Psi Dreaming Contest, a dream hike on the Dutch/German border and the ever-popular costume Dream Ball and other special events appropriate to enjoyment of the location.

Call for Presentations

Submissions Solicited: The program is multi-disciplinary, therefore high-quality proposals are invited that fall into any of the following tracks: Research and Theory; Clinical Approaches; Dreamwork Practices; Arts and Humanities; Education; Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy; Extraordinary, Psi and Lucid Dreams; Dreams and Health; Culture and History; and Mental Imagery.

Submission Categories Include: Paper Presentations; Symposia; Panels; Workshops; Special Events; Morning Dream Groups; and Poster Papers.

IASD encourages presenters of all backgrounds to apply and to be sensitive to matters of diversity and disability in their submissions and presentations. IASD does not discriminate in accepting proposals with respect to race, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation or various forms of disability.     Learn More