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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children 20th Biennial World Conference

This year marks the 20th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children and will be held in Louisville, KY, August 10th through the 14th. Having recently moved from Canada, the World Council is now headquartered at Western Kentucky University. It is an international group which has supported & advocated for GT Children for over 35 years.  A full transcript may be found here.

Global #gtchat will be at the conference with a tentative chat scheduled for Monday, August 12th at 6PM EDT/5PM CDT and 11PM in the U.K. Details will be provided on Twitter in the days leading up to the chat. If you are planning to attend the conference, there will be a TweetUp on Saturday, August 10th at approximately 8PM local time after the Opening Ceremony. Send a direct message to @gtchatmod on Twitter for the exact location.

The folks at the WCGTC have done an excellent job in providing information for people attending the conference and opportunities to follow events live online for those who are unable to attend this year. Check out the many links below. Throughout the conference, gtchatmod will be tweeting from presentations and sharing links to presenters’ online work under the hashtag #WCGTC13.


WCGTC website

Program for the Conference (pdf)

WCGTC13 website

WCGTC13 Symposia

SENG Model Parent Groups Training at WCGTC13

WCGTC13 History at a Glance

WCGTC13 Keynote Speakers

WCGTC13 Pre-Conference Workshops

About the WCGTC

Enjoy LIVE broadcasts of keynotes online!

WCGTC13 on YouTube

The WCGTC13 Facebook Page

The WCGTC Facebook Page

The WCGTC13 Flickr account

The WCGTC13 Slideshare account

The WCGTC also has a LinkedIn Group

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