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The program for the 2019 World Forum is taking shape. Over 600 people from 100+ countries have been involved in selecting the topics to be addressed that are listed at the bottom of this page.  When complete, the program will include over 100 sessions involving over 200 presenters from 60 nations.  In this space we will be announcing  new presentations as they are confirmed.


Confirmed Presentations

Science of ECD – The First 1000 Days
Leonard Chumo Falex, Kenya
Laura Jana, United States
Esteban Morales, United States
Ghazala Rafique, Pakistan
Jan Sanderson, Canada


Future Think – What the Future Holds for ECD
Nicole Biondi, South Africa
Joe Waters, United States


Power of Play
Margaret Akinware, Nigeria
Priyanka Handa, Botswana
Cindy Schroeder, Canada
Mindy Sinclair, Canada

Play in Fragile Settings
Ferdousi Khanom, Bangladesh
Nishat Fatima Rahman, Bangladesh


ECD Workforce Trends
Rhian Evans Allvin, United States
Swati Popat Vats, India
Jennifer Sturgeon, United States
Diane Whitehead, United States


Play as Learning
Vicki Bartolini, United States
Hawa Selamani, Tanzania

Jill Telford, United States
Ceceile Minott, Jamaica

Building Resilience in Dire Circumstances
Grace Yap, Singapore
Ebenezer Lartey, Ghana
Ronald Ssentuuwa, Uganda
Indira Rana, Nepal
Bob Manning, USA


Advocating for Play
Philip Koh, Singapore
Soonita Kistamah, Mauritius
Tracy Lockwood, Macao


Play as Curriculum
Patrick Makokoro, Zimbabwe
Barbara Easton, USA


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Topics to Be Addressed at 2019 World Forum

Overarching Topics

The State of the World’s Children, 2019

Future Trends Impacting Children

Innovative Ideas in ECD

Children’s Rights


Advocating for Young Children

Using Your Power as an Advocate

Sustainable Development Goals

Theory into Policy and Practice

Addressing Inequities in Access


Leading ECD Organizations

Managing Organizational Growth

Developing Organizational Culture

Keys to Being an Effective Leader

Innovative Delivery Models


Children in Fragile Situations

Homeless, Street Children

Stateless, Unregistered Children

Impact of Poverty on Young Children

Impact of Conflict on Young Children

Curriculum and Play

Integrating Creative Arts

Serving Infants and Toddlers

Child Assessment

Play as Learning


ECD Workforce

ECD Workforce Trends

Professional Development Strategies

Sustaining Ourselves

Rewarding and Retaining ECD Staff


ECD Environments

Power of Nature to Heal

Connecting Children with Nature

Principles of Environmental Design

Nature Playground Design


Valuing Diversity

Language and Culture

Including All Children

Valuing Indigenous Cultures

Men in Early Childhood Education

Child and Adult Behavior

Brain Development

Strengthening Resilience in Children

Socio-Emotional Development

Sustainability for Adult Caregivers


Economics of ECD

Models of National ECD Funding

Innovative Financing Strategies

Raising Funds for Your Organization


Health and Nutrition

HIV/AIDS and Young Children

Stunting’s Impact on Development

Multisectoral Approaches to ECD


Family Engagement

Engaging Families in ECD Programs

Parent Education Approaches

Strategies to Impact Parenting Practices


Technology in ECD

Rold of Technology in the Classroom

Promoting Your Work with Social Media

Technology in Training