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Welcome to the official site for the 11th Biennial Procrastination Research Conference.

The Procrastination Research conference was founded by Clarry Lay and Henri Schouwenburg back in 1999 at York University, in Toronto, Canada. It brought together a small but dedicated group of researchers interested in understanding the causes, correlates, and consequences of the common self-regulation failure we know as procrastination.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the conference, the 11th Biennial Procrastination Research Conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, England, on July 25-26th 2019.

Research on understanding procrastination has made great strides in the 20 years since the first conference. In addition to expanding our knowledge on the causes and correlates of procrastination, we now know more about implications of procrastination for mental and physical health, productivity and performance, and about the interventions for reducing procrastination.

The 11the Biennial Procrastination Research Conference brings together the largest group of procrastination researchers in the world to showcase the most recent, cutting edge theory and research on the phenomenon of procrastination.

Abstract submission is now closed. Details about registration and accommodations are available on the Registration and Accomodation pages. Early bird registration closes June 30th. Online registration closes July 15th.

Information for presenters of oral papers and posters is now available on this page. The conference prorgram is available on the program page.

Even if you are not presenting research, please consider joining us as as an attendee. Conference attendance is open to undergrad and postgrad students, academic and research staff interested in research and theory on procrastination

I sincerely hope that you will able to join us for this 20-year anniversary of the conference, to present your recent work and/or hear about recent developments in the field. I look forward to hosting you in Sheffield.

Fuschia Sirois, BSc, PhD
Conference Chair & Organiser
Department of Psychology
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom