Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand, we are pleased to inform you that NSTDA, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Office of the Basic Education Commission, the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology, the Promotion of Academic Olympiad and Development of Science Education Foundation under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra, the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office, the Thai Academy of Science and Technology, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau and the Association for Developing Human Potentials and Giftedness, will organize “The 15th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG 2018)” during 20-24 August 2018 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.

The conference theme is “Inspiration, Motivation, and Creativity: Leading the Way to Giftedness”, and will be comprised of keynote speech sessions, parallel sessions and poster sessions. The conference is designed with the objective to increase public awareness, increase the investment in gifted and talented students, and generate enthusiasm among stakeholders for the future knowledge in this field.  It will bring leaders in gifted education from around the globe to share their knowledge, expertise, and practices.

Besides the conference at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, there will be a Youth Summit which will be held at the Sirindhorn Science Home located in Thailand Science Park. A range of activities in the Youth Summit will be designed for students to show and share their gifted and talents in both science and arts, and to promote international friendship and cooperation among the best young students of the next generation in the Asia Pacific region.

On behalf of the APCG 2018 organizing committee, we would like to take this opportunity to extend an invitation to all interested persons to participate in the event and to help us making the event meaningful and memorable.

I look forward to welcoming you to Bangkok.

Respectively Yours,
Chadamas Thuvasethakul, Ph.D.

Chairman, APCG 2018 Organizing Committee
National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

Important Dates

Open Registration 
1 October 2017 –  30 June2018 Online registration "Early Bird Rate"
1 - 31 July 2018 Online registration “Regular Rate”
Paper and Symposium Submission
1 October 2017 First call for abstract submission
31 March 2018
15 May 2018
Deadline for abstract submission
30 April 2018
31 May 2018
Notification of acceptance
31 May 2018
30 June 2018
Deadline for payment (to confirm the presentation)