ISGS: International Society for Gesture Studies

Conferences and Workshops

Below you find a list of upcoming conferences that either are dedicated to gesture research or that often include talks, panels or special sessions on gesture research. If you know about other relevant conferences which are not included in the list, please contact us. You may also join the mailing list and spread the information there.



La Dynamique Interactionnelle du Geste : “Making sense together”
22–23 September, 2016, Laboratoire SFL, Paris, France.

MMSYM 2016 — The 4th European and 7th Nordic Symposium on Multimodal Communication
29–30 September, 2016, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.



iGesto’17 — International Conference on Gesture and Multimodality
2–3 February, 2017, University of Porto, Italy


11th International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature
6–8 April, 2017, University of Brighton, UK

TDL3 — Thinking, Doing, Learning
19–21 April, 2017, LMU Munich, Germany