IBTN Summer School 2022


The next edition of the IBTN Summer School will take place from May 16 to 21, 2022.

  • Application period began December 6, 2021.
  • Deadline for submissions was January 17, 2022
  • Offers of admission were issued February 21, 2022
  • Admission acceptances due March 11, 2022


The IBTN Summer School in Behavioural Trials is an academic program held over 5-6 days exploring how to breakthrough current obstacles in behavioural trial methodologies and expand the reach, capacity, and impact of trials in the field of behavioural medicine.

Working with internationally renowned experts in innovative clinical trials, behavioural intervention development, and patient-oriented research, participants will learn about developing effective behavioural interventions and conducting high-quality trials through interactive workshops and training activities.

The IBTN Summer School is designed to foster networking opportunities for its participants, and will include additional online activities prior to and after the on-site program.

Read more about past editions of the IBTN Summer School

Key Dates for the 2022 Edition

    • When: From May 16 to 21
    • Where: Virtually, led from Montréal, Canada
    • How: Application period begins December 6, 2021.
    • Deadline: Application deadline is January 17, 2022.
    • Who: Open to graduate students and early career researchers who want to develop and extend their knowledge about behavioural trials

Application Period: December 6, 2021 to January 17, 2022

Participation in the IBTN Summer School is reserved for candidates having accepted an offer of admission. Please refer to the terms of application and admission process for more details and to access the application form.


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Academic Leader for the 2022 IBTN Summer School

Simon L. Bacon, PhD, FTOS, FCCS, FABMR
Co-Chair, International Behavioural Trials Network (IBTN)
FRSQ Co-Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Health for Health Behaviour Change
Full Professor, Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology, Concordia University
Co-director, Montréal Behavioural Medicine Centre (MBMC), CIUSSS-NIM

2022 IBTN Summer School Committee Members

  • Kim Lavoie, PhD – Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
  • Chris Noone, PhD – NUI Galway (Ireland)
  • Kate Guastaferro, PhD – Pennsylvania State University (USA)
  • Justin Presseau, PhD – University of Ottawa (Canada)
  • Molly Byrne, PhD – NUI Galway (Ireland)
  • Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD – Columbia University (USA)
  • Rebecca Seagrave, PhD – Monash University (Australia)
  • Sean Locke, PhD – Brock University (Canada)
  • Jo Hart, PhD – University of Manchester (UK)
  • Jennifer Gordon, PhD – University of Regina (Canada)
  • Vincent Gosselin-Boucher, PhD – University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Jovana Stojanovic, PhD – Concordia University (Canada)
  • Frédérique Deslauriers, PhD(c) – University du Québec à Montréal (Canada)

2022 IBTN Summer School Core Faculty

  • Simon Bacon, PhD – Concordia University (Canada)
  • Molly Byrne, PhD – National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland)
  • Susan Czajkowski, PhD – National Cancer Institute (USA)
  • Kate Guastaferro, PhD – Pennsylvania State University (USA)
  • Kim Lavoie, PhD – Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
  • Marta Moreira Marques- Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • Justin Presseau, PhD – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (Canada)
  • Sherri Sheinfeld-Gorin, PhD – University of Michigan (USA)