The International Association for Time Use Reseach (IATUR vzw) facilitates exchange of ideas, methodology, and data collection techniques among researchers and compilers of official statistics regarding daily activity patterns and changes in people's behaviour over time.

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The 39th IATUR conference on time use research will take place from 19-21 July 2017 in Madrid, Spain. The conference invites abstracts for papers that deal with any aspect of time use research, though this event particularly welcomes papers related to – but not limited to – the vast arry of traditional and new perspectives in topics such as collection methods, empirical analysis, social policy, well-being, societal trends, analytical perspectives, and modelling.

Click here to go to the conference pages to submit your abstract and register for the conference.

IATUR offers a reduced membership and conference fee for students, people who have retired from full-time employment, and people based in a developing country. To see the criteria for eligibility for these reductions, select this option in your Profile under the Billing tab. If you meet these criteria, please upload evidence of your eligibility. You will be notified by e-mail if your request for this reduction is approved. This reduction only applies after you receive this confirmation e-mail. Please do not pay for your membership and/or conference fee before you have received this e-mail. We normally take up to 3 working days to process requests. In August, requests may take longer to process.