Conference Announcements

ETC 2018

16th annual EARCOS Teachers' Conference

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 – Sat, 31 Mar 2018

We are pleased to announce the 16th annual EARCOS Teachers' Conference (ETC2018) in Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand scheduled for March 29-31, 2018.

We have a host of excellent keynote speakers and workshop presenters. Our keynoters are: Dr. Chip Donahue, Norman Kunc with Emma Van der Klift, and Pernille Ripp. We think the conference will prove to be professionally stimulating and will provide you with an opportunity for networking and building camaraderie.

Theme: "50 Years of Voices United in Purpose."

Keynote Speakers





Workshop Presenters



Michael Boll

Media Technology

Sheena Cameron

Literacy / Reading

James Delisle


Chip Donohue


Ann Helmus

Literacy / Reading, Special Needs (SENIA), Counselors, ESL

Sandra Janusch


Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift


Hamorn Lau

Literacy / Reading

Alexander Lyvers and Kelsey Long

Project-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Projects

Dianne McKenzie

Evidence Based Practice

José Medina

English as a Second Language/English as an Additional Language

Kristen Pelletier

Leveraging Norms and Individuality

Ochan Powell

Student Metacognition

Lori Langer de Ramirez

Modern Languages and ESL

Pernille Ripp


Stephen Shore

Sensory Processing Dysfunction

Bonnie Singer

Literacy / Reading, Special Needs (SENIA), Counselors, ESL

Logan Smalley

Media Technology

Steve Swinburne


Katie Day and Stacey Taylor


Kathy Walker

Early Childhood

Fiona Zinn

Play and Creativity/ Early Years

Exhibitor Guidelines

1. The cost for one exhibitor table or space w/o table (approx. 3’ x 6’) for an Associate member at an EARCOS conference is $250.00. The maximum number of spaces per Associate is two (2). This entitles the exhibitor to utilize the top of the table and the wall behind the table if available. The entire exhibit and backdrop may not extend beyond the length of the table(s) reserved.

2. EARCOS staff will assign the location of the table(s) based upon the requirements of the exhibitor as indicated on the registration form. The exhibitor should not move the table location from the location assigned by EARCOS staff without approval.

3. Exhibitors should not change tables without the approval of EARCOS staff.

4. Placing brochures or flyers on chairs in the ballroom or breakout rooms is strictly prohibited.

5. Exhibitors are expected to provide their own supplies such as tape, scissors, etc.

6. Exhibitors are expected to arrange shipment of their materials to and from the conference venue. EARCOS will not be responsible for shipments from the conference or through customs.

East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)
Conference Website:
Shangri-La Hotel

89 Soi Wat Suan Plu Khwaeng Bang Rak, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500,
Bangkok, Bangkok