Program

The detailed program is available here. It includes detailed scheduling information for ISSA Conference 2017 sessions and events. For general information, see the simple program below.

 

If you plan to print the program, please wait for Monday October 2nd to get the final verson with the latest updates. This year, the program will only be in digital form here and on the conference app.

13:00 – 17:00 Registration
09:00 – 17:00 Intervention packages to support nurturing care
Hosted by ISSA, WHO, UNICEF and University of Ankara
09:30 -17:00 Integrated services in the early years – towards an international platform for exchange (FULL)
Hosted by VBJK, Kind en Gezin, EXPOO and ISSA
09:30 – 17:00 Developing sustainability through fundraising
Hosted by The Management Centre and ISSA
19:00 Welcome Reception
Location Ghent City Hall, Pacificatiezaal
Address: Botermarkt 1, 9000, Ghent

 

08:00-17:30 Registration and Information Desk open
09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony
09:30-10:30 Keynote address: From stories of actors of change to competent early childhood education and care systems
Keynote speaker: Jan Peeters
10:30-11:00 Overview of Ghent’s Competent System
Speaker: Lieve De Bosscher
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Concurrent Sessions 1
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Concurrent Session 2 / Video Room / Field Visits
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Concurrent Session 3 / Video Room
17:00-17:30 Networking Session
17:30-18:30 Concurrent Session 4 /Video room
19:00 Culinary Walking Tours (optional by registration)
08:00-17:30 Registration and Information Desk open
09:00-10:30 Concurrent Sessions 5 / Video Room / Field Visits
10:30-11:00 Networking Session
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Panel Discussion: Local Responses to Global Challenges: the role of local policies in early childhood education
Moderator: Michel Vandenbroeck
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Concurrent Session 6 / Video Room / Field Visits
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Concurrent Session 7 / Video Room
17:00-17:30 Networking Session
17:30-18:30 Concurrent Session 8 / Video Room
19:30 Buffet and Entertainment at Cocteau (optional by registration)

Address: Jan Palfijnstraat 17, 9000, Ghent