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The theme for The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG) is “Educational Environments for Transforming Gifted Minds, Lives and Communities”.

The theme for Youth Summit is “Connecting the World Glocally to Ensure a Sustainable and Equitable Future”.


The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness will be held in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture.
Takamatsu City is the prefectural capital of Kagawa Prefecture, with a population of approximately 420,000 and an area of approximately 375 km2. Facing the Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu City has many tourist attractions and is a wonderful place to enjoy local delicacies. There are also many accommodations suitable for international conferences. We hope all participants will relax and be comfortable at Takamatsu during the event.

Important Dates (APCG 2024)

Registration start15 January 2024
Call for abstracts starts15 January 2024
Call for abstracts ends1 April 2024 ⇒ 22 April 2024
Deadline for the notification of review results31 May 2024
Early Bird Registration ends31 May 2024 ⇒ 10 June 2024
Registration ends for Presenters (First author)30 June 2024
Regular Registration ends13 August 2024
Opening & Closing of APCG 202417-20 August 2024

Award (APCG2024)

Best Paper/Poster Awards

  • The Organizing Committee offers two Best Paper Presentation Awards and two Best Poster Presentation Awards to recognize exceptional presentations at the Conference.
  • There will be two round of selections. Six of the abstracts from the papers and posters will be selected in the first round of selection. The selected six papers and posters will then be reviewed by judges during the paper/poster presentation sessions.
  • The award winner will receive award certificate in the closing ceremony.

Important Dates (Youth Summit)

Registration starts1 February 2024
Call for Youth Summit starts 1 February 2024
Application Deadline30 April 2024
Deadline for Payment of Participation Fee31 May 2024
Opening & Closing of Youth Summit16-20 August 2024

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