PREPSEC Conference 2016 – Social Emotional Competencies. Pathways to TOLERANCE

Conference poster 1We are in an age of population migration. This is a time when adaptation is necessary to cope with social diversity. The Prepare curriculum is a tool to support those who work with youth in order for all to gain understanding and tolerance in a changing community. The PREPSEC International Conference will provide opportunity for teachers, administrators, and youth care professionals to see the potential of social emotional competency training.

This Conference offers:

  • Keynote speakers: Knut K. Gundersen, Professor Emeritus at Vid Specialized University, Sandnes, Norway and President PREPSEC International, Bengt Daleflod, National Board of Institutional Care, Sweden , Robert Calame and Kim Parker, cofounders of WOLF Social Competencies, Canada.
  • Lectures given by international specialists (including from Canada, USA, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland and the Netherlands) in the development of social and emotional;
  • Workshops in four thematic strands;
  • Poster Session with the results of the implementation of educational programs in the field of social and emotional learning;
  • Accompanying events (general meeting of PREPSEC International, followed by an opportunity to meet others in your field at a social gathering).
  • A limited amount of reduced room rates at the conference center:http://www.qhotels.pl/en/wroclaw-plus

To make your hotel reservation please use: biznes1@qhotelwroclaw.pl

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We look forward to you joining us!

Registrations are filling up for this wonderful opportunity to share and learn. Do not delay!

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Please note that, regardless of what form of payment is used, it must be accompagnied by each individual participant’s nameThis payment is non-refundable unless the conference, for some unforeseen reason, is cancelled.

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Conference’s Agenda:

October 20 October 21
8:00- 8:55- Registration
9:00- Welcome
9:15- 10:30 Keynote Speakers
10:30- 11:00 Coffe Break
11:00- 12:00- Workshops I
12:00- 13:00 Lunch
13:00- 14:00- Workshops II
14:00- 14:30 Coffe Break
14:30- 15:30 Workshops III
15:30- 16:00 Fruit Break
16:00- 17:00- Workshops IV
17:15 PREPSEC International General Meeting
18:00- 20:00 Social Gathering
9:00- 10:30 Keynoye Speakers
10:30- 11:00 Coffe Break
11:00- 12:00- Workshops I
12:00- 13:00 Lunch
13:00- 14:00- Workshops II
14:00- 14:30 Coffe Break
14:30- 15:30 Workshops III
15:30- 16:00 Fruit Break
16:00- 17:00- Workshops IV

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Presenting at the Conference

Present your research, contribute to your field, and collaborate with other professionals by presenting a workshop or poster at the PREPSEC International Conference in Wroclaw, Poland October 20-21, 2016.

There are two ways to contribute outlined below:

30 minute workshops, 1 hour workshops

Workshops are the foundation of the PREPSEC International Conference. Through workshops, attendees and presenters alike leave the conference rejuvenated and inspired to delve deeper in their practices.
Workshops must be presented in English and, therefore, sufficient time should be allocated for questions at the end. We hope you will come and share your knowledge of Social Emotional Competencies and/or inter-cultural tolerance, while networking with others in your field.

Poster Presentations

During the conference, there will be networking time that will also include those who wish to present information on research, programs, and ideas in the form of a poster presentation. Presenters will prepare their poster in advance and stand next to it in order to answer questions, provide information, and offer follow-up opportunities for those who are interested. Posters are meant to be informational. People need to be able to get the information quickly from the poster, so it is suggested that a blend of photos, drawing, graphs, charts, and words be used.
Types can include: A description of an innovative program, an analysis of a problem and how you addressed it, or a report of new research as it relates to social emotional competencies and/or inter-cultural tolerance.

Conference fee

Conference fees: 675 DKK/person for those OUTSIDE of Poland.
ALL Polish registrations please register through TODO Concept
NOTICE: All payments must be accompanied by each individual participant’s name. 

For your convenience, here are more detailed Paypal instructions:

1) Go to the paypal.com homepage, select “transfer” then click on “send someone money.”

2) Type in your e-mail address and then “hbcbh@herning.dk” in the recipient email box.

3) Then indicate your total in the amount box.  Then click on “continue”.

4) Paypal will ask again for your email address and the password that you used to set up your Paypal account and will convert the Pzl to your currency so you will know the exact amount that will be charged to your credit card.

5) Finally you will click “send money” and the transaction is complete.

Confirmation follows shortly afterwards via email