Det overordnede temaet er «Giftedness across the lifespan.»
The conference emphasizes the connection between research and support of the gifted across the lifespan. In particular it stresses the necessity of continuous support and the differences in the needs and requirements of the gifted according to their age and supporting context, such as family and pre-school education, school and extracurricular education, university and vocational education.
Konferansens vertskap er International Centre for the Study of Giftedness (ICBF) ved Universitetet i Münster.
Et eksempel på foredrag:
Intelligences Outside the Normal Curve: Factors That Contribute To the Creation of Leadership Skills and Social Capital In Young People and Adults
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Colangelo, Myron & Jacqueline Blank Professor of Gifted Education (@ The University of Iowa)
The Cognitive and Affective Issues of Acceleration: International Applications