The Breakthrough ACTION + RESEARCH teams are heading to Marrakech, Morocco for the International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit, which takes place from December 5 to 9. If you are attending the conference, be sure to look for us and join us for one of our 60+ presentations and auxiliary events!

Stop by our booth

Visit us in booth #26–27 to learn about the latest developments in the field of social and behavior change. Don’t miss your chance to meet with our social and behavior change experts and pick up copies of our latest publications.

Participate in our auxiliary events and skills-building workshops

Attend our presentations

Rien pour nous, sans nous – les leaders jeunes derrière et devant la campagne multi-média sur la SR/PF des jeunes, Merci Mon Héros

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Fes 1


Using Data Triangulation to Evaluate a Complex Youth-Led Mass and Social Media Campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Fes 1


Inclusive Community Engagement for Ending Child Early and Forced Marriages: A Case in Malawi

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Karam 2


The power of norms to drive vaccination in contexts of high misinformation and distrust of public actors

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Poster Space: Living in a Digital World: Innovation, Connectivity, and Dysfunction


The safe resumption of community SBC activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: the role of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) in Nigeria

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Poster Space: Living in a Digital World: Innovation, Connectivity, and Dysfunction


Building Vaccine Confidence within Communities through Religious and Traditional Leaders: An Example from Sokoto State, Nigeria

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: Overcoming Barriers to Change: Stigma, Hesitancy, Misconceptions, and Norms


The role of gender, couple communication, and media exposure for vaccine acceptance and prevention among female and male adolescents in Liberia

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: Overcoming Barriers to Change: Stigma, Hesitancy, Misconceptions, and Norms


From Narratives to Actions: How Social Listening Encourages Proactive and Reactive Pandemic Response in the Philippines

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: Overcoming Barriers to Change: Stigma, Hesitancy, Misconceptions, and Norms


Behaviorally-informed solutions to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and facilitate uptake across contexts

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: Overcoming Barriers to Change: Stigma, Hesitancy, Misconceptions, and Norms


Promoting Respectful Maternity Care During Labor and Delivery in Zambia and Liberia

4:50–6:15 p.m.

Karam 4

Improving coordination between siloed partners: The Case for an SBC for Service Delivery Community of Practice

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Karam 4


10 Lives, 10 Stories, One Message

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Aud des Ambassadeurs


Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Advancing Integrated SBC Programming

9:15–10:30

Fes 1a


Maintaining Momentum of Malaria SBC through a Global Technical Working Group

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Karam 4


Creating a “global SBC village”: challenges, opportunities and experiences of Springboard, an online community for SBC professionals

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Karam 4


Vaccine Ambassadors: Leveraging Trusted Community Leaders to Increase Vaccine Acceptance in Liberia

9:15–10:30 a.m.

Karam 2


Strengthening Advocacy Capacity to Create an Enabling Environment for Uptake of High Impact Behaviors in Liberia

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Poster Space: Collaboration, Integration, and Partnership to Create Sustainable Change


Addressing Barriers to Facility-Based Delivery in Liberia: A Behavioral Design Approach to FBD

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Poster Space: Collaboration, Integration, and Partnership to Create Sustainable Change


Water, sanitation, and hygiene in a drought-prone region of southern Niger: How environment, household infrastructure, and exposure to social and behavior change messages interact

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Poster Space: Collaboration, Integration & Partnership to Create Sustainable Change


Data-driven capacity strengthening in social and behavior change: Cases from Sahelian West Africa

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


Understanding the effectiveness of community health actions through community led-participatory assessment

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


Community voices in action: Communicating community needs for rabies risk and prevention in Bombali District, Sierra Leone

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


Gender Equitable Norms among Female and male Adolescents in Liberia

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


Building an Airplane as You Fly!: Development and Implementation of a Malaria SBC campaign in Guyana

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


The Value-Add of Participatory Research and Data Analysis Techniques to Inform Risk Communication: Insights from a Qualitative Study on Zoonotic Diseases in Guinea

3:30–4:15 p.m.

Poster Space: How Do We Know What Works? Focus on Research and Research Methods


Supporting Positive Provider Behavior Through a Deeper Understanding of Provider Behavioral Influences: The Provider Behavior Ecosystem Map

4:50–6:15 a.m.

Karam 5