Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity 9
2009 Conference Proposal Submission Form
Deadline for submission of abstracts is 16 June 2009
First Name: Last Name:
Organisation or Affiliation (for conference program and name tag):
Names of co-presenter/s:
Title of Presentation:
First time conference Yes No
Abstract: (Maximum of 50 words for conference program)
Proposal: (Include overview of session and links to relevant literature. Must be 300-500
Issues and questions to be explored in this conference will include - but not be limited to - the
What difference does the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child make to children in diverse
What does children’s citizenship look like in different contexts and settings?
How do we make a difference through children’s participation in decision-making?
How do issues of diversity, difference and identity intersect with children’s rights to
participation, protection and provision in early childhood?
What issues has research raised around the challenges, tensions in enacting young children’s
rights in diverse contexts?
Outline conference theme(s) relevant to this presentation and how it connects with
theme(s). Please refer to information on issues and themes to be explored
Preferred format (Please tick one only)
Workshop: 90 minute, interactive session
Paper/ research seminar: 45-55 min, formal
presentation; 10 minute question time/discussion
Symposium: 90 min. presentation from panel and
Roundtable: 55 minute discussion led by
Poster session: visual display during lunch, set up
Other (please indicate) :
Audio/Visual Requirements (Please tick)
Data projector Overhead projector Laptop
Other (please specify):
Please submit this form via email to: email@example.com
Proposal enquiries can be directed to the above email address.
Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood (CEIEC)
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
East Wing, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
T: 61 3 8344 7780 F: 61 3 9347 9380 W: www.education.unimleb.edu.au/ceiec