Committees

Advisory Committee
António Moreira, Aveiro University – Portugal
Christina Silver, Surrey University – United Kingdom
Emiko Yoshikawa Egry, São Paulo University – Brazil
Heewon Chang, Eastern University – USA

Organizing Committee
Cristina Rosa Soares Lavareda Baixinho, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal (Coordinator)
António Pedro Costa, Aveiro University – Portugal (Coordinator)
Francislê Neri de Souza, Adventist Center University of São Paulo – Brazil
Helena Presado, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Lucija Vejmelka, University of Zagreb – Croatia
Óscar Ferreira, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal

Local Organizing Committee
João Santos, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal (Coordinator)
Conceição Ferreira, Ludomedia – Portugal
Eunice Sá, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Helena Bronze, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Manuela Paias, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Mário Cardoso, Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Sónia Mendes, Ludomedia – Portugal

Scientific Committee (updating)
Adriana Henriques, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Alain Decrop, University of Namur – Belgium
Alberto Mesaque, Federal University of Minas Gerais – Brazil
Ana Amélia Carvalho, University of Coimbra – Portugal
Ana António, CeiED – Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development – Portugal
Ana Isabel Rodrigues, Polytechnic Institute of Beja – Portugal
Ana María Pinto Llorente, University of Salamanca – Spain
Ana Paula Sousa Santos, University of the Azores – Portugal
Ana Vanessa Antunes, Atlântica University – Portugal
Andrius Puksas, Mykolas Romeris University – Lithuania
António Carrizo Moreira, University of Aveiro – Portugal
António Dias de Figueiredo, University of Coimbra – Portugal
António Teodoro, Lusófona University – Portugal and Universidade Nove de Julho – Brazil
Beverly Palmer – California State University, Dominguez Hills – United States
Branislav Radeljic – University of East London – United Kingdom
Brigitte Smit, University of South Africa – South Africa
Bruno Braga, Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Brasília – Brazil
Carl Vogel, Trinity College Dublin – Ireland
Carla Galego, CeiED – Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development – Portugal
Carolina Afonso, ISEG- Lisbon School of Economics & Management – Portugal
Catarina Brandão, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto – Portugal
Cecília Guerra,University of Aveiro – Portugal
Celina Pinto Leão, University of Minho – Portugal
Daniela Schiek, Universität Bielefeld – Germany
Dorothy Valcarcel Craig, Middle Tennessee State Universit – United States
Earmporn Thongkrajai, Khon Kaen University – Thailand
Effie Kritikos, Northeastern Illinois University – United States
Elisabete Pinto da Costa, Lusofona University of Porto – Portugal
Elizabeth Pope, University of West Georgia – USA
Erika Freitas, Regis University – United States
Fátima Marques, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Fernando Albuquerque Costa, University of Lisbon – Portugal
Francisco Carreiro da Costa, Lusófona University – Portugal
Gaile S. Cannella, Texas A&M University – United States
Gilberto Tadeu Reis da Silva, Federal University of Bahia – Brazil
Graeme Smith, Journal of Clinical Nursing – United States
Hamidreza Haririan, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences – Iran
Helder José Alves Rocha Pereira, University of the Azores – Portugal
Helen Noble, School of Nursing and Midwifery – United Kingdom
Helena Presado, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Helga Rafael, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Henrika Jormfeldt, Halmstad University – Sweden
Hong-Chi Shiau, Shih-Hsin University – Taiwan
Ieda M. Santos, Emirates College for Advanced Education – United Arab Emirates
Inês Amaral, Instituto Superior Miguel Torga – Portugal
Isabel Alarcão, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Isabel Cabrita, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Isabel Huet, University of West London – United Kingdom
Isabel Pereira, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Isabel Pinho, Aveiro University – Portugal
Jaime Ribeiro, Polytechnic of Leiria – Portugal
Janice Fournillier, Georgia State University – United States
Jelena Ogresta, University of Zagreb – Croatia
João Amado, University of Coimbra – Portugal
Jorge Remondes, ISVOUGA – Portugal
José Brás, Lusófona University – Portugal
Kathleen Gilbert, Indiana University – United States
Katrin Niglas, Tallinn University – Estonia
Kenneth J. Gergen, The Taos Institute – United States
Lakshmi B. Nair, Utrecht University – Netherlands
Lia Oliveira, University of Minho – Portugal
Lídia Oliveira, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Lubomir Popov, Bowling Green State University – United States
Lucila Castanheira Nascimento, University of São Paulo – Brazil
Luis Antunes, University of Lisbon – Portugal
Marcel Ausloos, University of Liege – Belgium
Marco Lamas, Polytechnic Institute of Porto – Portugal
Marcos Teixeira de Abreu Soares Onofre, University of Lisbon – Portugal
Mari Carmen Portillo, University of Southampton – United Kingdom
Maria do Céu Roldão, Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Portugal
Maria Filomena Gaspar, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Maria José Brites, Lusófona University of Porto – Portugal
Maria José Loureiro, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Maria Suzana Pacheco, University of Azores – Portugal
Mario Malicki, University of Split School of Medicine – Croatia
Martina Gallarza, University of Valencia – Spain
Miguel Serra, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Mirliana Pereira, University of Chile – Chile
Miroslav Rajter, University of Zagreb – Croatia
Mojca Ramšak, Center for Biographic Research – Ljubljana
Neringa Kalpokaite, Atlas.ti – Germany
Oscar Ferreira, ESEL – Lisbon School of Nursing – Portugal
Pamela Zapata-Sepúlveda, University of Tarapacá – Chile
Panayiota Polydoratou, ATEI of Thessaloniki – Greece
Patricia López, TEC – Costa Rica Institute of Technology – Costa Rica
Paul Benneworth, University of Twente – Netherlands
Paulo Queirós, Nursing School of Coimbra – Portugal
Petra Arweiler, Europäische Akademie – Germany
Philia Issari, Centre for Qualitative Research in Psychology and Psychosocial – University of Athens – Greece
Robin Goldberg-Glen, Widener University – United States
Rosa Godoy, University of São Paulo – Brazil
Rui Neves, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Rui Vieira, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Ruslan Slutsky, University of Toledo – United States
Sandra Saúde, Polytechnic Institute of Beja – Portugal
Silvia Caldeira, Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Portugal
Sónia Dias, NOVA University Lisbon – Portugal
Stefanos Mantzoukas,Technological Educational Institute of Epirus – Greece
Stuart W. Shulman, DiscoverText – USA
Teresa Bettencourt, University of Aveiro – Portugal
Teresa Cardoso, Universidade Aberta – Portugal
Vitor Tomé, Autonoma University of Lisbon – Portugal