|24-26 July, 2015||Denver, Colorado, USA|
The 2015 conference holds the theme of “Seeking opportunities and resources with SENG”. The detail is yet to be confirmed.
|10-14 August, 2015||Odense, Denmark|
Having the aim of advancing the area of gifted education, the 21st WCGTC Biennial World Conference has the theme of “Turning research into practice” to join the researchers and practitioners from all over the world together to transform the knowledge from research into practical tools for teachers to use on daily basis. The keynote speakers are Dr. Sylvia Rimm and Dr. Margaret Sutherland.
There are 4 main strands: “turning research into practice”, “giving gifted and talented children a voice”, “on-site collaboration” and “online collaboration”.
|26-27 June, 2014||Williamsburg, VA, USA|
The institute aimed at highlighting the gifted education materials, disseminating research-based practices and providing professional development to promote leadership and exemplary practices in gifted education. It covered 6 topics including language arts curriculum, social studies curriculum, research-based teaching models and so on.
|13-18 July, 2014||University of Connecticut|
The Confratute welcomes elementary, middle and high school teachers, specialists and parents of gifted learners. Topics covered include best practices in enrichment learning and teaching, differentiation, strategies for high engagement and creativity, meeting the needs of gifted and talented students, and using technology to personalise instruction. Apart from keynote presentations, the Confratute has forums of different strands, social gatherings, access to gifted education resources and discussions to enrich the learning of the participants.
|18-20 July, 2014||San Jose, California, USA|
Specialising in addressing the emotional and social needs of the gifted children, Support Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) held its annual conference with the theme “Growing Gifted Globally” in 2014. Karma Forbes and Dan Peters, the specialists of twice-exceptional gifted children, have been invited as the keynote speakers. Conference materials are now available on their website.
|3-6 August, 2014||Beijing, China|
Under the theme “Nurturing giftedness and creativity for the positive future”, the 4-day programme has invited speakers from China and USA to deliver keynote speeches and poster sessions of 13 topics including assessment, self=regulation and emotional development of the gifted, curriculum design and so on.
|13-16 November, 2014||Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is going to hold the annual convention and exhibition with the theme of “Making Roads for Gifted Learners” in Baltimore, Maryland. More than 400 sessions covering 15 topics including arts, computer & technology, conceptual foundations, curriculum studies, creativity, counselling and guidance, global awareness and so on will be covered, as well as the demonstration of new products, publication, technology and resources. Experts in the field will share the updates on the latest research done in gifted education.
|8-10 December, 2014||Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia|
Taking the theme of “Celebrating Diversity in Giftedness”, the IC-GATE has invited Dr. Francoys Gagne, Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska and Dr. Mohd. Kamal Hassan as the keynote speakers. The four topics of the conferences include “Student Identification”, “Curriculum Differentiation & Instructions, Assessment & Evaluation”, “Personnel Preparation”, “Program and Service Provision”.
|7 – 10 November 2013||Indianapolis, Indiana, USA|
The theme of the convention is “Shifting into High Gear”. There are 15 strands including general sessions, mini-keynotes, the signature series, poster sessions, and exhibitor workshops which can develop, increase and reinforce the knowledge and skills. Details and speakers to be announced.
|25 – 28 September 2013||Antalya, Turkey|
The conference is hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Education, the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence and the Turkish Association for the Education of Talented Children. The theme of the conference is “From Early Potential to Excellence”, which focuses on learning pathways for the transformation of early potential in to adult excellence. Conference topics include talent development, intelligence, giftedness, creativity and other types of human ability.
|10 – 14 August 2013||Louisville, Kentucky, USA|
The conference is organised by The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC). This conference aims at increasing public awareness, developing passion for the future of gifted and creative students and thus increasing investment in the gifted education field. The theme of the conference is “Celebrating Giftedness and Creativity”.
|21 – 23 July 2013||Sydney, Australia|
The conference provides the platform for ideas, research, practical strategies and resources sharing with the focus of creativity and innovation in gifted and talented education throughout Australia. The theme for the conference is “Unleash the Gifted Potential”.
|19 – 21 July 2013||Orlando, Florida, USA|
The conference is organised by SENG (Support Emotional Needs of the Gifted). Presentations focus on the social and emotional development and needs of gifted people and the challenges facing the gifted population. The theme for the conference is “Warm a Gifted Heart”.
|14 – 19 July 2013||Storrs, Connecticut, USA|
Confratute is a professional development conference and summer institute mixed with fraternity. Educators are equipped to addressing the needs of all students, as well as the gifted and talented through acquiring research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment.
|8 – 12 July 2013||Iowa City, Iowa, USA|
The Fellowship Programme is provided by the Belin-Blank Centre at The University of Iowa with the aim of helping teachers learn better methods for working with gifted students in the classrooms.
|27 – 28 June 2013||Williamsburg, Virginia, USA|
The summer institute is organised by the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William & Mary. The purpose of this institute is to provide teachers and administrators with the knowledge and skills to design and utilize high quality curriculum within effective programmes for advanced learners.
|15 June 2013 (Sat)|
9:00 am – 2:30 pm
|Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong|
Riding on past success, eLC will hold Education 2.10 conference, the eleventh educational conference of eLC Education 2.x series, on June 15 at HKPC Building. This time, our theme will be “Ready-made e-Learning Solutions & Experience Sharing” with focus on Connectivity, Content, Storage, Learning Management Systems and much more. Educators, professionals and experts in the sector will be invited to speak at the conference. Education 2.10, therefore, for someone focused on identifying, deploying and managing proven technology-based e-learning solutions – as well as those leveraging more traditional learning and teaching modalities and all manner of blended learning solutions – this conference is the place to be.
|15 – 18 November 2012||Denver, Colorado, USA|
NAGC 59th Annual Convention and Exhibition
The conference is organised by National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). There are 15 strands including general sessions, mini-keynotes, the signature series, poster sessions, and exhibitor workshops which can develop, increase and reinforce the knowledge and skills. The theme of the convention is “Reaching Beyond the Summit – Educating with Altitude”.
|21 – 23 September 2012||Beijing, China|
(The website information is available in Chinese only.)
This symposium is organised by National Talented Specialty Committee of the Chinese Talents Society. The pattern for this conference is an alternating one between concentrating on regional (east Asia) and international themes. 2012 saw the focus on regional gifted education and the theme was early years’ education and presentations were made from Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong as well as the Mainland.
|14 – 18 July 2012||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
This event comprises keynote presentations, practical learning sessions, case studies assessing progress made in gifted curriculums along with educational youth camp activities. The theme for the Conference is “Nurturing Talent, Growing Potential” which provides the scope to explore the key factors contributing to the empowerment of Gifted Children education.
|13 – 14 July 2012||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA|
The conference is organised by SENG (i.e., Support Emotional Needs of the Gifted). Presentations focus on the social and emotional development and needs of gifted people and the challenges facing the gifted population. The theme for the conference is “Shining Light on Giftedness”.
|8 – 13 July 2012||Storrs, Connecticut, USA|
Confratute is a professional development conference and summer institute mixed with fraternity. The focus is on differentiation of instruction, high-end learning, and enrichment teaching that equips participants with practical skills and personalizing the learning process.
|2 June 2012||Taiwan|
(The website information is available in Chinese only.)
The symposium provides not only a platform for educators of gifted students to share their teaching experience, but also an opportunity for teachers to reflect on their teaching practices so as to identify issues related to gifted education and their coping strategies which provides future direction of GE development and enhance quality of education.
|17 May 2012||Hong Kong|
The conference is organised by The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) and the Education Bureau. The theme for the conference is “Nurturing Gifts: How Schools can Support Gifted Learners” which aims at bringing academics and educators together to consider and discuss the strategies and directions of development for gifted education, and to share experiences in the provision for gifted students.
|8 - 12 August, 2011||Prague, Czech Republic|
19th World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children
This event comprises conference, youth summit and parents partnership prgramme for the participation of gifted educators, psychologists, gifted and talents coordinators, school teachers, graduate students, youngsters and parents worldwide.
The theme for the Conference is “Embedded Leadership: Between Life and Universe”.
|25 - 28 April, 2011||USA|
CEC 2011 Convention & Expo
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is an international professional organisation promoting special and gifted education. The 2011 Convention & Expo is the annual professional development event for educators from around the world to share, learn and exchange issues in the field of special and gifted education.
|11-14 November 2010||USA|
NAGC 57th Annual Convention
The theme of the convention is “Great Minds Leading the Way”. Having content-rich sessions in 15 strands. For example, arts, guidance & counselling and creativity.
|20 - 22 November, 2010||China|
National Talented Education International Conference (conducted in Chinese)
- The Conference is organised by the National Talented Specialty Committee of the Chinese Talents Society. The main theme of the Conference is about the rationale and conception of talented education.
|29 July - 1 August 2010||Sydney, Australia|
11th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness
|6-9 July, 2010||Hong Kong|
17th International Conference on Learning
|22-24 June 2010||USA|
ASCD Summer Conference 2010
|20 - 26 June 2010||USA|
Belin-Blank Fellowship Programme in Gifted Education
|24 - 25 June 2010||Munich, Germany|
Conference: "Creativity in Business and Education: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Aspects"
|11-16 July 2010||USA|
|11 - 13 March 2010||USA|
Diamonds in the Rough: Smart Kids Who Learn Differently
|23-25 June 2010||USA|
Professional Summer Institute: Curriculum and Instruction for High Ability Learners in Diverse Settings
|3 - 7 August, 2009||Vancouver, Canada|
18th Biennial World Conference for G & T & Youth Summit 2009
|26 - 28 June, 2009||USA|
ASCD Summer Conference on Differentiated Instruction, Understanding by Design, and What Works in Schools
|13 - 24 July, 2009||USA|
|30 October –|
2 November, 2009
International Conference on the Cultivation and Education of Creativity and Innovation
|5 - 8 November, 2009||Missouri, USA|
NAGC 56th Annual Convention & Exhibition
|17 - 19 July, 2009||Orlando, Florida, USA|
The SENG Summit 2009 : Mission Possible
|14 - 15 November, 2008||USA|
Fall Symposium: Getting started with Differentiation
|14 - 17 July, 2008||Singapore|
|8 - 9 November, 2008||Istanbul, Turkey|
2008 ASCD Middle East International Conference
|6 - 7 March, 2008||Hong Kong|
|18 - 20 October, 2008||Beijing, China|
International Conference on the Development & Education of Gifted Children – 30th Anniversary Research on & Education of G/T Children
|30 October - 2 November, 2008||USA|
National Association for Gifted Children 2008 Annual Convention