Submission Guidelines

The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG)

Submission Guidelines

The 18th Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG) brings together researchers, academicians, professionals, teachers, policy makers, industry experts, and members from professional bodies to submit abstracts of their papers to be eligible to present at the conference.

The theme of this conference is “Educational Environments for Transforming Gifted Minds, Lives and Communities.” Presenters are encouraged to submit proposals including the perspectives of transformational relationships and learning experiences and highlighting the context-influenced aspects of gifted education.

There is no limit on the number of abstract submissions per person, but authors who submit two or more papers/posters are reminded to make sure they are substantially different. All submission must be made in English through the online submission platform (you need to first create an account).

Submissions via email will not be accepted

Topics of Interests Include, but Are Not Limited to the Following:

  • Conceptions of Giftedness
  • Ethical and Moral Dimensions of Gifted Education
  • Relational and Emotional Dimensions of Gifted Education
  • Gifted Education in Inclusive Classrooms Environments
  • International Perspectives and Cross-cultural Collaboration
  • Non-Western Perspectives to giftedness
  • Equity and Excellence Dilemma in Gifted Education
  • Identification, Assessment, and Evaluation of Giftedness
  • Nurturing Giftedness within STEAM Education Framework
  • Home-school Cooperation and Support Systems
  • Teacher Competencies and Professional Development
  • Twice-exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted and Talented Students


How to Submit

  • Please submit your abstract online. After you have submitted your abstract, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your submission.
  • Submit your abstract of no more than 300 words. The primary language of the conference is English, and your submission should be submitted in English.
  • Your abstract will undergo a peer review by the international scientific committee. The organizing committee chair will be heading the scientific committee, and he will make the final decisions with regards to the abstracts.
  • You will receive a response either accepting or rejecting your paper. You may also receive reviewer comments or be given an opportunity to revise your abstract. Should you be given the chance to revise your abstract, you will be required to do so within two (2) weeks of notification.
  • It is normally assumed that the first author of an accepted abstract is the primary presenter. For all accepted presentations with two or more authors, the co-authors who want to present together with the first author will need to register before June 30th 2024.
  • The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the papers’ publication has been approved by all other co-authors and takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review. The organizer/publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.

Abstract Submission Process

The online abstract submission system will need you to provide the following details:

  • Title (word limit is 20)
  • Presentation type (oral, poster)
  • Theme must be chosen that fits within the aforementioned topics of interest.
  • Name, position, and affiliation of presenting author
  • Name, position, and affiliation of co-author(s)
  • Indicate the presenting author as requested
  • Abstract word limit is 300, excluding title, authors, and affiliations, 3-6 keywords and key references
  • Please also indicate a possible target audience (e.g., parents, policy makers, practitioners, psychologists, researchers, students, teachers)

Only WORD files will be accepted for upload. Do not include graphs, tables or pictures in the abstract.


  • Abstract submission deadline: 1 April, 2024 ⇒ 22 April, 2024
  • Abstract acceptance notification will be sent on 31 May, 2024
  • Deadline for presenting author(s) registration: 30 June, 2024

Download abstract template file here.

Paper Presentation Instructions

  • Oral presentation is 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.
  • Each session room will be equipped with a LCD projector, screen, and microphone. Please bring your own device to the session. Please also come well in advance before the start of the session, connect your device to the system and test that your presentation works without any problems.
  • Please be ready to present before the session begins, introduce yourself to the session chair, and make sure that the chair knows how to pronounce your name.

Poster Presentation Instructions

  • Poster presentation time is 5 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.
  • All posters must be presented in English. The recommended poster size is A0 size (84.1 x 118.9cm; 33.1 x 46.8 inches) in portrait style.
  • During the scheduled time the presenter should be onsite for answering questions raised by the audiences.

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.


Abstract submission has been closed.