For Students

Submission to Student-led Conference:

The Beautiful Hearts and Minds of Gifted Students

Organised by Jockey Club, "Gifted in Bloom - Harmony in Heart & Mind" Programme

Funded by the Jockey Club Charities Trust

Activity in collaboration with Advanced Learning Experiences Division, HKAGE


All HKAGE student members aged 10 - 18.

Conference Objectives

The student-led conference aims to encourage gifted students to recognize and appreciate their giftedness by telling their stories of discovering and developing their giftedness, empowering them by giving them the opportunity to voice out their thoughts and feelings of their learning, development, growth and other related matters, and to let parents, teachers and peers know more about gifted students.   


Each submission requires an abstract, a poster and an application form.


Applicants should prepare an abstract and a poster with any ONE of the following themes: 

Theme 1: How a Gifted Mind Starts

Refer to an artefact/incident to describe how your giftedness was discovered and how it has developed over the years.  

Theme 2: The Voice of Gifted Learners 

Identify any misunderstandings and/or expectations. Explain and clarify your views, thoughts, feelings and/ or wishes to your parents, teachers or peers.

Theme 3: I Think • I Feel • I Learn 

Share your knowledge and/ or skill on a topic that you have mastered. Describe your learning process and elaborate your feelings.  

Submission Requirements

The abstract should include a title and the content should be within 150 words.  
The poster should include text and image(s) to visualize the chosen theme. The poster should meet these requirements: 
  • Size: A2 Portrait (please work on the standard template*)  
  • Font: Arial, Calibri, Verdana 
  • Word count: about 100-200 words 
  • Text: clear and to the point 
  • Image resolution: 300 dpi
  • Layout: consistent and clean 

*The standard template is available for downloading on this website on or after 16 April 2021

Draft template (for your reference only). 

Submission of Application

Applicants are required to submit their abstract, poster and application form on or before 5 p.m. of 21 May 2021 (Friday).

Submit your work here

Selection Mechanism

An assessment panel comprising experts and teaching professionals will be formed.   


Dates Actions to take 
Round I:
The following should be submitted online on or before 5 p.m. of 21 May 2021 (Friday). (Submit your work here)
  • Abstract  
  • Poster (please work on the standard template*) 
  • Application Form
*The standard template is available for downloading on this website on or after 16 April 2021.

Round II

Selected applicants

Shortlisted applicants will be notified, and they need to submit a video of a 3-minute speech on or before 5 p.m. of 18 June 2021 (Friday)

Round III:


Finalists will present their 3-minute speech at the conference on 18 July 2021 (Sunday)


  • Best Poster Award and Outstanding Presenter Award are set up for each theme.
  • All presenters at the conference will receive a certification of participation.


For enquiries, please contact us at 3940 0514 or via email