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"Quality-of-Life for Resilient Futures: Sustainability, Equity, and Wellbeing"

3-6 AUGUST 2022

Burlington, Vermont, USA

Now with hybrid options!


  • Registration and Refund Details:
  • The early bird registration fee has been extended to 5 July. 
  • The virtual presenter registration deadline is 5 July. 
  • 100% full refund (if unable to attend in-person or virtually) is available through 5 July. 
  • A 50% refund is available (if unable to attend in-person or virtually) from 6-15 July 
  • No refund available after 15 July

The ISQOLS 2022 Conference in Burlington, Vermont, USA is the first in-person ISQOLS gathering since the global pandemic began. It provides the opportunity to build connections within our interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners dedicated to promoting quality-of-life and wellbeing. Hosted on the campus of The University of Vermont, the conference provides a forum for reflecting on our collective learning about quality-of-life throughout the global pandemic while providing evidence about how to cultivate resilience at all scales (individual, community, national, global) with a special focus on sustainability, equity, and wellbeing impacts on quality-of-life.  We are pleased to welcome researchers, practitioners, students, professionals, faculty, retirees, experts and novices to Burlington, Vermont, USA in August 2022. (Selected special events and lectures during the conference will be recorded)

Given the complexities of the pandemic and worldwide travel restrictions, the conference committee has been working diligently to enable remote opportunities for our upcoming International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies annual conference. 

Please note, the conference is still primarily designed as an in-person event, with live sessions and lectures occurring at the University of Vermont campus in Burlington, Vermont, USA, from August 3-6, between the hours of 9:00am-4:00pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York). To those of you who have registered and plan to attend in-person, we look forward to welcoming you to the lovely city of Burlington! 

For those unable to travel, we are excited to allow you the opportunity to participate remotely. Your virtual registration will offer the ability to virtually present your accepted abstract and provide access to live-streamed sessions and conference recordings. 

In-Person Attendees: 

Registration fees include full access to all conference events and materials from 3-6 August; light hors d'oeuvres, drinks at the welcome reception (3 August); coffee/tea/snacks on 4, 5, 6 August; Lunch on 4, 5, 6 August; conference dinner on Friday, 5 August. *Plus* access to conference video recordings, made available on the ISQOLS conference platform for up to one full year. 

Virtual Attendees: 

Registration fees include to access to designated hybrid sessions and conference recordings, made available on the ISQOLS conference platform for up to one full year.

ISQOLS MEMBERS: receive early info and registration discounts!

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Frequently Asked Questions: 

How do I register and pay for the conference?
Conference registration and payment is available on the ISQOLS website:
ISQOLS Conference Online Registration Form

How do I get the ISQOLS members discount for the conference?
ISQOLS members receive significant registration fee discounts. To join or renew your membership, visit:

What are the best ways to get to Burlington, Vermont, USA from international locations?

There are a number of options for getting to Burlignton, Vermont. Burlington International Airport (BTV) has daily connections from major U.S. airports ( The largest international connecting hubs would New York-JFK (JFK) and Washington D.C.-Dulles (IAD). For those interested in driving or bus options, Boston-Logan (BOS) has many direct international flights and is about 3.5-hour drive. Addtionally, Montreal, Quebec, Canada is under two hours away by car or bus.

What are the best ways to get to Burlington, Vermont from domestic U.S. locations? 

Burlington International Airport (BTV) offers daily connections from many major U.S. airports. A list of regular flights is provided at their website: By car or bus, Burlington is about a 3.5-hour drive from Boston, Massachusetts. Alternatively, New York City is about a 5-hour drive from New York City.

How do I found out about travel restrictions or requirements related to COVID-19 for entry to the United States?

For domestic travelers within the United States, please review the guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

For international travelers coming to the United States, please review the guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Are there any restrictions in place related to COVID-19 at the University of Vermont?

The University of Vermost is currently a mask-friendly campus although masks are not currently required in alignment with State of Vermont public health guidance. All University students, faculty and staff members are required to be vaccinated and boosted. There are no vaccination mandates in place for campus guests, however unvaccinated guests are encouraged to wear masks.

What if I have concerns about COVID-19 and participating in ISQOLS 2022?

Like many academic societies, ISQOLS pivoted our annual conference to virtual platforms in 2020 and 2021. With vaccination availability and other advancements with COVID-19 management, we have committed to hosting an in-person conference for 2022. If you have specific concerns about your situation, please contact us at As we get closer to the conference, please stay tuned to our website for any COVID-19-related updates related to masking and vaccination status.

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The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS)




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