ISSA, a leading network of early childhood education and development organizations from Central/Eastern Europe and Central Asia, proudly invites you to participate in its 2009 Annual Conference and celebrate its 10th anniversary.
This event is co-hosted by the Center for Education and Professional Development, Romania, under the patronage of the President of Romania, H. E. Traian Basescu. The conference is organized in partnership with and with support from the Open Society Institute, and also with the technical support and participation of UNICEF CEE/CIS and the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation.
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Questions about the conference can be addressed to:
Cristian Pitulice, Edelweiss Travel,E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eva Izsak, Network Manager, ISSA,E-mail: email@example.com
The Photo Slide Show of the event, the keynote speeches and the session presentations
(please scroll down) have been recently uploaded to the website. If you don't find your
presentation uploaded and you would like to have it available, please contact Eva Izsak at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The presentations of the keynote speakers have been posted lately and are available though this link:
The detailed conference program has been posted recently, it is available through
Guidelines for extended papers are available through this link: http://www.issa2009.ro/abstract_in.php Please note that only the longer versions of the previously approved abstracts will be considered.
Provided that the early bird deadline falls on the weekend, organizers accept early
bird registrations for few more days after the deadline.
Have you missed the deadline? Participants who are considering submitting an abstract after the deadline, should contact Eva Izsak
at email@example.com for further information.
In response to many requests, ISSA is pleased to extend the abstract submission deadline.
The new deadline for abstract submissions: 15 July, 2009.
Visit http://www.issa2009.ro/abstract_in.php to submit
your abstract online; in order to do so, you will need to register for the website and set up your
own username and password through the "Online registration" link. If you have any problems with
submitting your abstract online, please send it in a word document to Eva Izsak at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Call for Proposals has been launched recently. The deadline for submissions is June 30.
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ISSA gratefully acknowledges the many organizations which have joined forces to contribute to the success of this event. The conference is organized in partnership with and with support from the Open Society Institute, and also with the technical support and participation of UNICEF CEE/CIS and the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation.
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