You are welcome to send your research abstract to The 2019 Biennial Conference of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE), which will be held from 12 to 16 April 2019 under the theme “Nurturing Potentials into Full Bloom and into Excellence.” The International Conference on Talent Development and Excellence invites researchers, academicians, professionals, policy makers, industry experts, and members from professional bodies to submit abstracts of their papers to be eligible to present at the conference.
- Oral presentation time is 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.
- Each session room will be equipped with a LCD projector, screen, microphone, and a presentation laptop with general presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you plan to use your own laptop or smart device, please try the connection and make sure it works before your presentation session begins.
- All PowerPoint presentations must be pre-loaded well on to session computers prior to the session. Be sure to bring a backup copy of your presentation with you to the conference.
- Please be ready to present before the session begins, introduce yourself to the session chair, and make sure that the chair knows how to pronounce your name.
- Co-presenters must register for the daily registration on the day of their presentation if they wish to present.
- Good news: The Organizing Committee offers three Paper Presentation Awards. There are two round of selection and six of the papers have been selected from the first round of selection. The selected six papers will then be reviewed by two judges during the paper presentation sessions. Prizes will be awareded to the three best paper presentations. The award winner will receive a certificate and a prize of NT$ 10,000. The winners will be annouced at the Gala Dinner and the awards will be presented to them at the closing ceremony on Tuesday morning. In case of no show winner, only the certificate will be sent to the winner after the conference.
- All posters must be presented in English. The recommended poster size is A0 size (84.1 x 118.9cm; 33.1 x 46.8 inches) in portrait style.
- Please have your poster prepared in advance and bring it with you at the conference. No printing service is provided on site. Poster material must be large enough to be read from a distance.
- Presenters must be stay next to their poster throughout the entire poster session, to discuss their work with interested viewers.
- Each poster presenter will also prepare a 5-minute oral explanation of his/her poster and work that will encourage feedback and networking among the poster presenters in an interactive setting.
- Poster presentations will be judged. The award winner will receive a certificate and a prize of NT$ 5,000; 3 posters will be awarded. The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner and the awards will be presented to them at the closing ceremony on Tuesday morning, 16 April. In case of no show winner, only the certificate will be sent to the winner after the conference.
1. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINES
- Abstract submission deadline: 15 November 2018
- Acknowledgement of receipt will be sent on 30 November 2018
How to Submit
- Please submit your abstract online. After you have submitted your abstract, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your submission.
- Submit your abstract of no more than 300 words. The primary language of the conference is English, and your submission should be submitted in English.
- Your abstract will undergo a double blind peer review within two to three weeks after its receipt. The international scientific committee will review your paper. The organizing committee chair will be heading the scientific committee and she will make the final decisions with regards to the abstracts.
- You will receive a response either accepting or rejecting your paper. You may also receive reviewer comments or be given an opportunity to revise your abstract. Should you be given the chance to revise your abstract, you will be required to do so within one week.
- The presenters need to register before 10 January 2019.
- At least one of the authors of the paper must register and pay the registration fees for the conference by 10 January 2019 to be included in to the final program.
The online abstract submission system will need you to provide the following details:
- Title (word limit is 20)
- Presentation type (oral, poster)
- Theme must be chosen from the list below:
- Designing programmes for gifted students
- Social and emotional well-being of gifted students
- Technology and gifted students
- Working with gifted students in the classroom
- Research into giftedness
- Best practice for gifted students
- International perspectives of gifted education
- Twice exceptional students
- Working with gifted disadvantaged students
- Policy and management for gifted students
- Identification, assessment and evaluation of giftedness
- Parenting and families of gifted students
- Choose target audience (parents, policy makers, practitioners, psychologists, researchers, students, teachers)
- Name, affiliation, and job title of presenting author
- Name, affiliation, and job title of co-author(s)
- Indicate the presenting author as requested
- Abstract word limit is 300, excluding title, authors, and affiliations
Only WORD files will be accepted for upload. Graphs and tables may not be included in the abstract.
Downlod abstract template file here.
2. SHORT PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINES
(Short paper submission is only necessary for the need of including in the proceedings.)
- EXTENSION of Deadline for Short Paper Submission: 20 January 2019
How to Submit
Download short paper template file here.
- Please submit your short paper online.
- Submit your short paper of no more than 2000 words (in Word format). The primary language of the conference is English, and your submission should be submitted in English.
- Submit English Editing Certificate (in PDF format), indicating that the manuscript is grammatically correct, coherently written, and formatted correctly.
The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all other co-authors and takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review.
The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.