24th Biennial World Conference

Join us in Dubai for the 24th WCGTC World Conference focusing on Developing the Future of Gifted Education. The World Conference is a great opportunity for researchers, educators, psychologists, parents, and other stakeholders to gather from around the globe to discuss the vital matters, issues, and concerns that impact the field of gifted education and gifted and talented children. The World Conference will be hosted by the Hamdan Foundation in collaboration with the Executive Committee of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.

WCGTC Executive Committee

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

The WCGTC consists of its Members, Executive Committee, Delegates from member countries, and a Headquarters that is located at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky USA. The World Council was founded over 35 years ago and hosts a biennial World Conference at a major international city during late July or early August in odd-numbered years. Members of the WCGTC receive a discount to attend the World Conference.

Julia Roberts Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Julia
Roberts

President

Leonie Kronborg Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Leonie Kronborg

Vice-President

Tracy Riley Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Tracy
Riley

Secretary

Margaret Sutherland Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Margaret Sutherland

Treasurer

Anies Al Hroub Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Anies
Al Hroub

Member

Eleonoor van Gerven Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Eleonoor
van Gerven

Member

Sue Prior Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Sue
Prior

Member

Tyler Clark Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Tyler
Clark

Executive Administrator

Local Conference Committee

Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance 2021 WCGTC World Conference - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance of the U.A.E., who carries on his conscience the responsibility of his nation, its security and that’s of the planet as well, pays special attention to education as an engine for human activity, from the functions of which is to maintain balance, harmonize the high humanitarian values system, and a taking a free go towards knowledge, science, and human evolution. This triggered HH to announce his declaration in 1998 concerning the establishment of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance, targeting Educational excellence and the sponsorship of giftedness and innovation, to improve educational performance at all levels and sectors under the supervision of the Ministry of Education in the U.A.E., honoring all groups and relevant authorities in the education sector and institutions, as well as the individuals who provide outstanding achievements and creations.

Dr. Jamal Al Mehairi Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Dr. Jamal Al Mehairi

Supervisory Chair

Dr. Khalifa Al Suwaidi Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Dr. Khalifa Al Suwaidi

Chair

Dr. Mariam Alghawi Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Dr. Mariam Alghawi

Vice-Chair

Mr. Sulaiman Al Ansari Headshot - World Council for Gifted and Talented Children - 24th Biennial World Conference WCGTC

Sulaiman Abdulkhaliq AlAnsari

Member

Khawla Ahmad Bahlooq

Member

Amathil Mohammed Gheyath

Member

23rd WCGTC World Gifted Conference

23rd WCGTC World Conference

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