The WCGTC® Executive Committee has been monitoring the current situation in the world regarding international travel and conference opportunities. Due to the continued uncertainty of the pandemic on health and financial resources, we have decided to keep the 2023 World Conference in a virtual format.

While we are eager to meet face-to-face again to share ideas with one another, we want to ensure the conference is successful and accessible to folks around the world. We had great success with the 2021 Virtual World Conference and are excited to bring back several components of that conference and include a few new opportunities to further to enhance the networking opportunities available to our attendees.

Since the 2021 schedule offered increased access to individuals around the globe, we will continue the schedule of offering the World Conference over two weekends in staggered time zones. We will also plan a few sessions during the week in between for live discussions to go more in-depth in topics of interest. Please mark your calendars for August 5 – 6 and 12 – 13, 2023!

We will be sharing more information as it becomes available including the theme, registration costs, proposal guidelines, and keynote information. Please note that individuals from lower-income countries will receive the same pricing discounts for the World Conference registration as they do for membership.

About the World Conference

The World Conference will focus on Excellence Without Borders: Gifted Education in a Changing World. The World Conference is a great opportunity for researchers, educators, psychologists, parents, and other stakeholders to gather from around the globe to discuss the vital matters, issues, and concerns that impact the field of gifted education and gifted and talented children. The World Conference will be hosted by the WCGTC® Headquarters.

About the WCGTC®

The WCGTC® consists of its Members, Executive Committee, Delegates from member countries, and a Headquarters that is located at Western Kentucky Univeristy in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children was founded more than 40 years ago and hosts a biennial World Conference in odd-numbered years. Members of the WCGTC® receive a discount to attend the World Conference.