15th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG2018)
Inspiration, Motivation, and Creativity: Leading the Way to Giftedness
20 – 24 August 2018
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Thailand
 
Day 1: Monday 20 August 2018
Opening Ceremony, Keynote Speakers
12.00 – 14.00
Registration and coffee break
14.00 – 14.30 Opening ceremony
14.30 – 15.15 Thai traditional show
15.15 – 16.15
Keynote speaker 1
By        Prof. Wei-Hsin Sun
            Institute of Astrophysics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
16.30 – 18.30 Welcome cocktail
 
Day 2: Tuesday 21 August 2018
Keynote and Plenary Speakers
08.30 –  09.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.00 Keynote speaker 2
By         Prof. Jin Akiyama
             Director of Research Center for Math & Science Education
             Tokyo University of Science, Japan
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 11.15 Plenary speaker 1 TBA
By                      
11.15 – 12.00
Plenary speaker 2 TBA
By       
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.00 Poster presentation
14.00 – 17.30 Parallel Sessions

 
Day 3: Wednesday 22 August 2018
Keynote and Plenary Speakers
08.30 –  09.00
Registration
09.00 – 10.00 Keynote speaker 3
By        Prof. Geraldine Richmond 
             U.S. Science Envoy 
             Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry
             University of Oregon, USA
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 11.15 Plenary speaker 3 TBA
By                               
11.15 – 12.00
Plenary speaker 4 TBA
By       
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.00 Poster presentation
14.00 – 17.30 Parallel Sessions
 
Day 4: Thursday 23 August 2018
Keynote and Plenary Speakers
08.30 –  09.00 
Registration
09.00 – 10.00

Keynote speaker 4 

By         Mr. Mechai Viravaidya
             Social Entrepreneur and Founder and Chairman of the Population and              
             Community Development Association (PDA) and the Mechai Bamboo School, Thailand

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 11.15 Plenary speaker 5 TBA
By                      
11.15 – 12.00
Plenary speaker 6 TBA
By       
12.00 – 12.30 Poster award
12.30 – 13.00 Closing ceremony
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
 
Day 5: Friday 24 August 2018 - Optional
09.00 –  13.00
Trip 1: Visit Youth Camp at Thailand Science Park + Bang Sai Arts & Crafts Centre, Phra-Nakhon-Si-Ayuttha
Trip 2: Visit Mahidol Wittayanusorn School (MWITS) + Orchid farm, Nakorn Pathom province

Important Dates

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