About the Conference

World Organisation for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) – Hong Kong has the pleasure of announcing the OMEP Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2017. This Conference will be co-organised by OMEP – Hong Kong and the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. Our goal is to explore and share experiences between representatives from Asia Pacific region and other countries around the world, in order to exchange experiences and their expertise related to the topics of the conference. The program will include School Visits, Keynote Addresses, Featured Forums, Individual Paper Presentations, Workshops, Poster Presentations, Self-Organised Symposiums and Parents’ Seminar.

ThemeEnhancing the Quality of Early Childhood Education: Policies, Pedagogies and Parent Engagement

Date18 – 19 May 2017 Academic Conference
20 May 2017 Parents Seminar

VenueHong Kong Baptist University(18 – 19 May 2017)
Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Services Centre(20 May 2017)

Official Language

The official language of the Conference will be English. (Some presentations in parallel sessions may be conducted in Mandarin or Cantonese)

Simultaneous Interpretation (SI)

Simultaneous interpretation (English into Cantonese / English into Mandarin / Mandarin into English) will be arranged for the Keynote Addresses and some Featured Forums. SI headset is only available upon request through our online registration. ONE headset per participant ONLY. Headset must be returned to our staff once each session is finished.