CONFERENCES AND EVENTS IN THE REGION

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Association for Reading and Writing in Asia (ARWA) Conference 2020

The second ARWA Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to exchange ideas and experience with regard to:

  • Reviewing findings from recent and leading policy, practice and research on reading and writing;
  • Discussing current issues, concerns and prospects concerning policy-making, practice, research and development, internationally and with particular reference to the Asian regions;
  • Identifying research and development priorities in reading and writing from the perspective of different countries, institutions and education agencies; and
  • Exploring possibilities for collaborative activities.

The two-day conference will feature the following activities:

  • Keynote Sessions - a one-hour speech by invited speakers
  • Paper Presentation - 10-minute oral highlight; 3-4 papers for a one-hour session
  • Poster Presentation - requires the presence of author; poster size 900 x 1200 mm

Organizer: Association for Reading and Writing in Asia
Date: September 2020
Venue: Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

BDA International Conference & EXPO 2021

The 12th British Dyslexia Association’s International Conference (IC) and EXPO is a leading conference on Dyslexia/Specific Learning difficulties across the age ranges, for the latest in research and practice, exciting developments and inspiration. The BDA are delighted to work with Professor Vince Connelly (Oxford Brookes University) as 2021 Conference Chair and the International Conference committee as we build a great event. 

Organizer: British Dyslexia Association
Date: 20 & 21 May 2021
Venue: Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
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UNITE SpLD Conference 2021

The UNITE SpLD Conference seeks to bring together parents, teachers and practitioners working with children with specific learning difficulties and special educational needs. This conference will be showcasing research that covers aspects of behavioural, literacy and social-emotional support, intervention and assessment for children with special learning needs. Come and listen to our SpLD experts share their research. The research will be presented short, engaging and entertaining sessions accompanied by poster presentations and the chance to talk directly with researchers who are making a difference in the Asian region.

Organizer: Dyslexia Association of Singapore
Date: 24 & 25 June 2021
Venue: Singapore
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IDA’s Annual International Conference 2021

IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more. The Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference is held for both professionals and families and is attended by some 2,500 teachers, educators, and administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, and parents.

The four-day conference includes:

  • Four general sessions with keynote speakers
  • Full- and half-day pre-conference symposia
  • Over 100 sessions
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Networking opportunities
  • Social events
  • Visits to local schools
  • And much more!

Organizer: International Dyslexia Association
Date: 12 - 15 November 2020
Venue: Denver Colorado, United States
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 To see upcoming events worldwide organised by the International Dyslexia Association and its Global Partners, please visit the IDA website by clicking here.