We are pleased to welcome you to OPPIVA 2024 in Joensuu! The Annual Meeting of Research on Learning and Learning Difficulties will take place at the University of Eastern Finland Joensuu Campus (Yliopistokatu 2, Joensuu) from June 4th to 5th, 2024.

Presentation formats

Paper sessions consist of 15–20-minute oral presentations of 5 papers, followed by a discussion with the audience. Each session will be moderated by the assigned chair.

Poster sessions consist of multiple posters where participants walk around and discuss with the presenters.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is closed. Thank you for your submissions!

Language of the conference and presentations

The language of the conference is English, but for the purpose of inclusivity, the presentation may also be delivered in Finnish, provided that the slides (or posters) are in English.

Conference fee

The conference fee is €50, which includes coffee and lunch. Doctoral researchers presenting at the conference can attend for free. Register here.


Information on the location can be found here.


Further information regarding the meeting will be posted on the submenus of this site, so please check back regularly.

Updates to the site:

  • Abstract submission open!
  • Preliminary schedule added
  • Keynote speakers announced
  • The abstract submission deadline has been extended until 21 April.
  • Abstract submission closed. Information on acceptance by the end of April.
  • Registration is now open until 15 May.
  • Full conference programme with abstracts is now available!

If you have any questions, please contact us via email.