Keynote speakers
Photo Wei Hsin Sun1

Prof. Wei-Hsin Sun
Institute of Astrophysics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Topic:Engaging gifted and high-ability learners: The challenges that
a science museum could provide”
Monday 20 August 2018
Time: 14.20 – 15.20

jin Prof. Jin Akiyama
Director of Research Center for Math & Science Education, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Topic: “How to lead talented students to research”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 09.00 – 09.45
jin Prof. C. June Maker
Professor Emerita, Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies, University of Arizona, USA
Topic: “The prism of learning: A new theory for recognizing and nurturing giftedness”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 13.00 – 13.45
nsbRichmond1 Prof. Geraldine Richmond
U.S. Science Envoy Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon, USA
Topic: “Curiosity: A powerful driver for science teaching and research”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 09.00 – 09.45
mechai director Mr. Mechai Viravaidya
Social Entrepreneur and Founder and Chairman of the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) and the Mechai Bamboo School, Thailand
Topic: “The gift of creative education”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 13.00-13.45
nsbRichmond1 Prof. Todd Lubart
Paris Descartes University – University of Paris Sorbone, France
Topic: “Creative giftedness: How to find it and how to develop it”
Thursday 23 August 2018
Time : 09.00 – 09.45
Plenary speakers
Prof. David mahidol Prof. David Ruffolo
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand
2017 Outstanding Scientist Award (Physics), Thailand
Topic: “Acceleration or special activities for nurturing gifted minds”
Monday 20 August 2018
Time : 15.20-15.50
Picture-Alan-D.-Thompson Mr. Alan D. Thompson
Life Architect, Australia
Topic: “The future is now: Gifted education beyond 2020”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time : 09.45-10.15
Alexey-Gorbachev Mr. Aleksey Gorbachev
Deputy Head of the Educational Fund “Talent and success”,Center for Gifted Education "Sirius", Russia
Topic: TBC

Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 13.45 – 14.15
Picture-Vararom-Pachimsawat Miss Vararom Pachimsawat
Friends of the Arts Foundation, Thailand
Topic: “A natural path to success”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time : 09.45-10.15
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Prof. Bonnie Cramond
Department of Educational Psychology,
The University of Georgia, USA
Topic: “What inspires and motivates us to create?”

Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 13.45-14.15

   
Invited speakers
Picture-Alan-D.-Thompson Mr. Alan D. Thompson
Life Architect, Australia
Topic: “Connected: Sketches and scaffolding of intuition in high ability”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 10.45 – 11.05
suriyadeo-photo Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suriyadeo Tripathi
Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Topic: “Life assets (positive child and youth development) in academically talented students and dysfunctional family”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 10.45-11.05
Prof. David Ruffolo Dr. Julia Link Roberts
Mahurin Professor of Gifted Studies, Western Kentucky University, USA
Topic: “Policies matter for implementing best practices”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 10.45 – 11.05 
Sumida Manabu Prof. Manabu Sumida
Ehime university, Japan
Topic: “Promoting science and technology education for gifted girls”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 15.45 – 16.05
finarya Dr. Finarya Legoh
Principal Engineer, The Agency for Assessment& Application of Technology (BPPT), Indonesia   
Topic: “Nurturing awareness, creativity and knowledge of gifted students in science and technology”
Tuesday 21 August 2018
Time: 15.45-16.05
   
photo-vasunun Assist. Prof. Dr. Vasunun Chumchua
Lecturer, National Institute for Child and Family Development, Mahidol University, Thailand
Topic: “Neuroscience design creative thinkers”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 10.45-11.05
photo usanee anuruthwong Dr. Usanee Anuruthwong
Association for Developing Human Potentials and Giftedness, Thailand
Topic: “Identification: An important key to success or failure of the gifted program for the gifted”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 10.45-11.05
jin Prof. C. June Maker
Professor Emerita, University of Arizona in Tucson, USA
Topic: “New assessments of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based on the prism of learning”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 10.45-11.05
Dubrovsky Dr. Vladimir Dubrovsky
Advanced Education and Science Center (Kolmogorov School) of Moscow  State University (AESC MSU), Russian Federation
Topic: “Using dynamic mathematical software in teaching math to gifted students”
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Time: 10.45-11.05
Prof. David Ruffolo Dr. Lai Kwan Chan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong SAR, China

Topic: “University-based affective education programs for primary and secondary school gifted students in Hong Kong: Impacts on their personal-social development”
Thursday 23 August 2018
Time: 10.15 – 10.35
   


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)