29th September
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening
9:15-10:00 On the acquisition of passives
Invited speaker: Anna Cardinaletti
10:00-10:30 Brazilian 3-4 year-olds discriminate the form of passive predicates
João Claudio De Lima Júnior, Marina Rosa Ana Augusto and Letícia M. Sicuro Corrêa
10:30-11:00 Passives in French-speaking children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Stephanie Durrleman, Hélène Delage, Philippe Prévost and Laurie Tuller
11:00-11:30 coffee break
11:30-12:00 On French causatives and English passives
Jason Borga and William Snyder
12:00-12:30 Favorable processing conditions in the production of passive sentences by Brazilian Portuguese speaking children
João Claudio De Lima Júnior and Letícia M. Sicuro Corrêa
12:30-13:00 The role of language specific properties in the acquisition of recursion
Anca Sevcenco and Larisa Avram
13:00-13:30 Now you hear it, now you don’t: Number mismatch in the comprehension of relative clauses in French
Anamaria Bentea and Stephanie Durrleman
13:30-15:00 lunch break
15:00-15:30 Catalan/Spanish early bilingualism and grammatical outcome: language dominance as a factor for linguistic convergence
Eloi Puig-Mayenco, David Miller and Jason Rothman
15:30-16:00 Similarities in monolingualsʼ and bilingualsʼ interpretation of two weak Spanish quantifiers algunos ʻsomeʼ and la mayoría ʻmostʼ
Tania Barberán Recalde
16:00-17:00 coffee break and poster session
17:00-17:30 Clitic omission in bilingual Portuguese-Spanish acquisition
Marina Cestari Nardelli and Maria Lobo
17:30-18:00 Clinical markers of SLI in Italian L2 children with SLI
Gabriele Bianco and Maria Teresa Guasti
20:00 conference dinner

30th September
The Acquisition of Information Structure: A developmental perspective on its syntax and interface properties
9:15-10:00 The acquisition of A’-dependencies: Intervention and scope-discourse properties
Invited speakers: Luigi Rizzi and Adriana Belletti
10:00-10:30 Effects of the syntactic structure on the comprehension of clefts
Maria Lobo, Ana Lúcia Santos, Carla Soares-Jesel and Stéphanie Vaz
10:30-11:00 How Italian-speaking children aged 5 to 10 years deal with cleft sentences
Giorgia Del Puppo
11:00-11:30 coffee break
11:30-12:00 Clitic right dislocation in multilingual acquisition: it doubling as TP adjunction
Raffi Folli, Christina Sevdali, Alison Henry and Megan Devlin
12:00-12:30 Topic, focus and unaccusativity determining subject position in Spanish as a heritage language in the Netherlands
Brechje van Osch, Suzanne Aalberse, Aafke Hulk and Petra Sleeman
12:30-13:00 Verb classes and Discourse Anchored Variables in the Acquisition of L1 Italian
Paolo Lorusso
13:00-13:30 Topics and passives in Italian-speaking children and adults
Claudia Manetti and Adriana Belletti
13:30-15:00 lunch break
15:00-15:30 Very early object clitic omission: how early is too early?
Melanie Elliott and Mihaela Pirvulescu
15:30-16:00 The pragmatics of subject distribution in the acquisition of Catalan
Anna Gavarró and Eduardo Palma
16:00-16:30 coffee break
16:30-17:00 Antecedent preferencefs of pronominal subjects in temporal adjuncts: the view from child Romanian
Larisa Avram and Otilia Teodorescu
17:00-17:30 The acquisition of subjects in the Spanish of simultaneous English-Spanish bilinguals
Julio Villa-Garcia and Imanol Suarez-Palma
17:30-18:15 Abstract knowledge of word order before age 2
Invited speaker: Julie Franck