ECA National Conference Newsletter
Call for papers
The Early Childhood Australia (ECA) National Conference, From vision to action, is set to take place at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Tasmania, from 25–28 September 2019.
The 2019 conference will explore current and emerging practice to enhance young children’s experiences across the spectrum of service and education settings that they attend. This includes early childhood education and care (ECEC) as well as the early years of school, outside school hours care and child/parent programs such as playgroups and family centres.
The ECA National Conference Newsletter updates will keep you well-informed of developments and special opportunities, so keep an eye out for future editions!
Application to present
Your opportunity to present at the ECA Conference is here!
Applications to present at the conference are now open! Applicants wishing to present will need to identify which one of the following five areas of inquiry their presentation contributes to most directly. Presentations can be either a standalone oral presentation or a traditional poster presentation.
1. Speak up for children
2. Build social capital
3. Quality early education
4. Professional learning
5. Inspiring leadership and effective governance
Abstract submission process
Instructions and deadlines
In keeping with ECA’s drive to improve environmental sustainability, all abstracts must be submitted online— click here.
- Applications must be submitted online, no later than 23 January 2019.
- Applications must address the selection criteria.
- Abstracts must be no more than 300 words.
- Biographies must be no more than 50 words.
- Authors must supply their photographs along with the application (limit file size to a maximum of 1MB).
|Closing date for submission of application to present
||23 January 2019
|Review of applications by Conference Program Committee and notification of outcomes
||between 28 January and 28 February 2019
|Draft program published on conference website
||31 March 2019
|Closing date for presenter registration
||25 July 2019
|Submission of final PowerPoint presentation
||15 August 2019
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