Invitation to the 2017 Biennial Conference of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE) Cutting-Edge Research on Talent Development

6-9 Octobre 2017

Keynote speakers are (not in alphabetical order):

  • Françoys Gagné (Canada; presenting his model)
  • Marilena Leana-Tascilar (Turkey; speaking about labeling the gifted)
  • Heidrun Stoeger (Germany; speaking about mentoring)
  • Albert Ziegler (Germany; speaking about gifted identification)
  • Csilla Fuszek (Hungary, speaking about the ETSN)
  • Marcia Gentry (USA; speaking about effective teaching)
  • Claude Steele (USA; speaking about stereotype threats to talents)
  • Mariam AlGhawi (UAE; speaking about cultural aspects of gifted education)
  • Chingchih Kuo (Taiwan; speaking about domain-specific intelligence and creativity)
  • Abdullah Aljughaiman (Saudi Arabia; speaking about gifted programs)
  • Joy Lawson Davis (USA; speaking about a diversity framework to design and deliver curriculum for the gifted)
  • Anastasia Efklides (Greece; speaking about learning processes and metacognition)
  • Roger Säljö (Sweden; speaking about digital learning)
  • Karine Verschueren (Belgium; speaking about optimal teacher-student interaction).

 Conference fee is 140 USD, number of partipants is limited to around 200.

Talent is a special kind of natural resource that is available in every country.