Keynote presentations

Discussion on the Past, Present and Future of ECHA
Creativity in the Digital Age
Discussion on the Past, Present and Future of ECHA
Do Contest and Competition Enrich or Ruin the Life of the Gifted?
The Gifted Brain
An Overdue Step into the Future: Gifted Education Goes Digital

Invited presentations

Native Gifted Children in the Digital Age
The Hungarian Talent Support Network model: Operational Experience
Being A Teacher In The Digital Age
The Ancient Game Of Chess As An Educational Tool In The Modern World
Extra-Curricular Enriched Program for Gifted Students Individual Projects in Informatics and Robotics
Developmental Model of Creativity: From Curiosity to Initiative
Non-Digital Gifted Students in a Digital Age
Making use of Museum and Galleries in a Digital Landscape
Giftedness and Gifted Education in the Digital Age: Continuities and Discontinuities

Dear Colleagues,

Mojca Jurišević

The European Council for High Ability, the Faculty of Education University of Ljubljana, and the confer­ence organising company MiB are delighted to invite you to the 14th ECHA Conference to be held in Ljublja­na, Slovenia, from 17th to 20th September 2014.

The theme of the conference is Re:thinking giftedness: Giftedness in the Dig­ital Age. Through an examination of current theory, research and practice the conference will explore the possibilities and challenges that the “digital age” offers to the education of the gifted across the lifespan. In addition the con­ference will highlight current trends in research and practice considering how to best support and nurture giftedness now and in the future. The conference offers a range of formal and informal opportunities to further develop existing links and to establish new connections and networks that will lead to a greater understanding of giftedness in the digital age.

We are looking forward to meeting you all in the beau­tiful city of Ljubljana and to providing a forum to share and discuss common issues within an international community of researchers and practitioners from Europe and the rest of the world.


Assoc. Prof. Mojca Juriševič
Chair of the Conference Programme Committee

Dear Conference Participants!


Talent needs space to grow. The hosts of the 14th ECHA Conference will provide this space for us meaning by far not only excellent conference facilities and accommodation. S-LOVE-nia is the only country of the world, which has LOVE in its name. Ljubljana, the hosting city of the conference is a place, where creativity finds its home. This conference will go even beyond these points: it will show how to expand the space needed by the highly able to previously unkown dimensions: to the e-dimensions of the digital age. The conference will also cover all areas of research and best practices in the field of high ability giving an opportunity for networking and finding new friends and collaborators. I hope to welcome you at this memorable meeting!

Prof. Dr. Peter Csermely
ECHA President

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