2011 Executive Committee Election Results

We are pleased to announce the Executive Committee election results. Dr. Ümit Davaslıgil from Turkey and Dr. Ken McCluskey from Canada will be joining the Executive Committee at the conclusion of the 2011 World Conference.

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2011 Conference Website Available

The website for the 19th biennial conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) to be held in Prague (August 8-12, 2011) is now online. The conference link can be accessed at worldconference2011.org. This conference will be held in partnership with Czech Technical University in Prague and

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2011 WCGTC Conference Change of Venue

The unforeseen political circumstances which have arisen in South Korea have necessitated the Executive Committee making a very difficult decision. In consideration of the safety of our conference participants, it has become necessary to find a new location for the 19th World Conference. We are extremely pleased to announce that

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Interruption to Online Payment

In conjunction with the relocation of The World Council Headquarters to Western Kentucky University, the electronic transition is now underway. As of today, online purchases have stopped and will not be resumed until further notice from the new Headquarters

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Relocating WCGTC Headquarters

The WCGTC Executive Committee today announced its September 17th decision to relocate its Headquarters, currently situated at the University of Winnipeg, to Western Kentucky University, home of EC member, Julia Link Roberts, effective January 1, 2011.

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Relocating Conference Operations to Vancouver

WCGTC Headquarters is in the process of packing up to move its conference operations from Winnipeg to Vancouver. All conference product purchases have now been disabled and will be available again on-line at on-site rates on Saturday, August 1st. Please, note that you may purchase additional cruise tickets on-site until

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In Memoriam: Dr. John Feldhusen

It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. John Feldhusen, a well-known and highly-respected educator in the field of gifted education, passed away on Sunday afternoon, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 18th, at St. Armand’s Key Lutheran Church in Sarasota,

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2009 World Council Presidential Vote

The 2009 World Council presidential vote closed on Monday, March 9th, and Headquarters is pleased to announce that the next president of the World Council is Dr. Taisir Subhi Yamin. We send him our congratulations and our very best wishes for a successful term of office.

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