Tentative programme - 2018-06-11 version

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November 22nd

8:00 Registration
Simultaneous translation French-English during plenary sessions

9:00 Opening Introduction of conference themes and goals

20 min


Edward Kruk, Chantal Clot-Grangeat & Oliver Hunziker, Angela Hoffmeyer

Background Information:

Chantal Clot-Grangeat
Edward Kruk

Council of Europe

Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland
Secretary General of the Council of Europe (tbc)
Background Information:
Thorbjørn Jagland

9:45 Plenary s1 
Legal Presumption of Shared Parenting as a Children’s Right
Shared parenting and UN CRC

20 min

Upholding the rights of the child to a family: the perspective of the Council of Europe

Regina Jensdottir
Head of Children ́s Rights Division of the Council of Europe

20 min

Child at the center of all decisions: well, well-being and best interest of the child

Jean Zermatten (à confirmer)
Member of UN committee for Children’s rights (2005-2013); Vice-President (2007-2011) and President (2011-2013)

20 min

Shared-Parenting and UN CRC

Edward Kruk
Associate Professor of Social Work University of British Columbia - Canada

10:45 Break

11:15 Plenary s2-1
Shared parenting as a fundamental right of legal presumption

20 min

Shared Parenting as a legal presumption and its application in the legal practice. A mere trend in the legal evolution of some countries, or a real mechanism to reduce conflicts between parents?

José Manuel de Torres Perea
Professor of Civil Law University of Málaga - Spain

20 min

The parental consensus model: a reinforced parental responsibility focused on children’s needs

Marie-France Carlier
Judge at Namur Family Court (division of Namur and Dinant) - Belgium

20 min

Shared parenting and child wellbeing: Life satisfaction of Spanish adolescents in different family structures

Lluis Flaquer

Emeritus Professor of Sociology University Autònoma de Barcelona - Spain

12:15 Plenary s2-2
Social attitudes and knowledge about shared parenting

30 min + 10 min

30 minutes round table 1:
Attachment theory, shared-parenting and involvement of both Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry parents
10 minutes questions

Blaise Pierrehumbert & Michael Lamb - Chantal Clot-Grangeat (Moderator/Modératrice)

Blaise Pierrehumbert:
PhD, former Privat-Docent in psychology University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
Michael Lamb:
Professor of Psychology University of Cambridge – United Kingdom
Chantal Clot-Grangeat:
Ph.D., Psychologist – France Vice-president of ICSP

14:30-17:00: Workshops

17:00-18:00: Posters session. Networking and media

18:00: Lecture at Jardin des Sciences (University of Strasbourg)

19:30: Town Hall reception

November 23th

9:00-11:30: Workshops

11:30-12:00: Networking and media.

13:00 Plenary s3
Shared parenting, gender equality and work-life balance

20 min

Increasing family diversity: a parenting challenge or a threat to child well-being?
Lessons from the FamiliesAndSocieties project

Livia Olah
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Dept. of Sociology, Stockholm University - Sweden

20 min

Work-life balance: Paternity Leave in OECD countries

Christine Simon & Derrick Gordon

Christine Simon:
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - USA
Derrick Gordon:
Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology Section) Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine - USA

20 min

Fathers on leave alone to care for their children. Insights from Spain

Gerardo Meil
Professor in Sociology Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Spain

20 min

Young children’s health and wellbeing in shared parenting arrangements-the significance of the co-parenting relationship and other family factors

Malin Bergström
Associate professor in epidemiology Karolinska Institute and Chess Stockholm University - Sweden

20 min

Extra-judicial parental plans

Adeline Gouttenoire
Professor of Law University of Bordeaux - France

10 min

Mandatory mediation and legal presumption for Shared Parenting

Hildegund Sünderhauf
Professor for family law and youth welfare Lutheran University of applied sciences, Nuremberg – Germany

10 min



15:00 Plenary s4
Changing the national laws and international regulations

10 min

What Happens When There Is Presumptive 50/50 Parenting Time?
Main results of Arizona’s New Child Custody Statute evaluation

William Fabricius (vidéo éditée par Michel Grangeat)
Ph.D., Professor of Psychology Department of Psychology Arizona State University – USA

20 min

La résidence alternée dans la jurisprudence de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme.

Mr Linos Alexandros Sicilianos (tbc)

Judge, Professor of Law
Vice-president of European Court of Human Rights
University of Athens - Greece

2 x 30 min

Round Table 2-1:
Children’s rights and shared parenting in international and national laws and practices
Round Table 2-2:
Children’s rights and shared parenting in international and national laws and practices

ENOC or National Ombudsperson of Children
National ministry or legal advisers, National Parliament, French CESE, Member of the European Parliament, European Commissioner

17:00 Conclusion

15 min

Crucial trends after the Conference

3 members from the Scientific Committee

15 min

Council of Europe

à confirmer

15 min

Closing ceremony ICSP

Edward Kruk, Chantal Clot-Grangeat & Oliver Hunziker, Angela Hoffmeyer

End of the Conference

Optional Social Program