Dear Colleagues and Guests, It is our honour to invite you to join us at the first interdisciplinary international conference on <strong>“Child maltreatment and well-being: Contemporary issues, research and practice”</strong> which will be held in <strong>Rijeka, July 7-8, 2017</strong>. The aim of the conference is to bring together an interdisciplinary community of scientists and professionals working in the field of child maltreatment and child wellbeing and to exchange latest research, good practice, strategies and policies on children’s welfare. We invite researchers, faculty members, (PhD) students, professionals from a variety of disciplines (social sciences, social work, law, criminology, medicine, nursing, public health, teachers etc.) to join us in Rijeka, Croatia! The conference will be held at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka. The 2017 conference is sponsored by the <strong>Croatian Ombudsman for Children, Ministry of science and education of the Republic of Croatia and Primorsko-goranska county.</strong>. All members of the “Child maltreatment & well-being” Organizing Committee are looking forward to meeting you this summer in Rijeka, Croatia! Sincerely, <a href="http://cmw.uniri.hr/organizers/" target="_blank">Members of the Organizing Committee</a>