2023 C&K Conference Call for Papers FAQs | C&K - childcare and kindergarten

2023 C&K Conference Call for Papers FAQs

When is the conference?

Saturday 29 July 2023.

Is this conference in-person or online?

The 2023 C&K Conference will be held in person at the Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Meanjin/Brisbane QLD 4006.

Who can attend?

The 2023 C&K conference is open to early years professionals (birth to eight years) as well as researchers, academics, thought leaders and policymakers to attend.

Who can present?

We encourage proposal submissions from all early year’s professionals including educators and teachers working with children, educational or pedagogical leaders in early childhood centres, providers of pre-qualification training and/or ongoing professional development, those involved in quality improvement or regulation/assessment, researchers, academics and thought leaders as well as policymakers and program administrators within government agencies.

Will I be paid? 

Individual conference presenters will receive an early bird discount for registration. There is no payment for presentations. 

Will C&K cover associated costs with attending the Conference?

Travel, accommodation and any other associated costs remain the responsibility of the presenter. 

When is the deadline for proposals? 

The deadline for all submissions is Friday 31 March 2023.

When will I be notified of acceptance?  

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of your proposal for presentations no later than Friday 28 April 2023.

How do I submit my proposal?

Proposals can only be submitted through the Call for Papers Submission Form (on the C&K website).

How many proposals will be selected? 

We will be finalising the number of presentations after reviewing the proposals. 

Do I need to send in the presentation with the proposal? 

No, you don't have to send us your presentation with the proposal submission. You just have to include a brief description of presentation (maximum of 500 words) in your proposal.