We’ve waited four years for this moment!  The 8th International Self-Determination Theory Conference will be held in person in Orlando, FL, May 31-June 3, 2023 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®. Plan your stay with some of our tips on the "Hotel & Travel" page.

At SDT2023, you will:

  • Discover how models and methods from SDT are expanding the boundaries of motivational science.
  • Gain fresh insights on contemporary topics including technology, remote work, social justice, and compliance and defiance in the context of COVID-19.  
  • Custom-tailor your experience by choosing applied tracks within your field so you not only learn through detailed presentations, but actively engage with the world’s leading motivation experts in areas such as education, physical activity, work and management, healthcare, technology and media, and other areas.
  • Connect with a far-reaching community that shares a common purpose of better understanding and engaging human motivation.