Official launching of the X World Congress on Children’s Talent

The ceremony includes a discussion panel titled "Discovering and training talent for peace," carried out by experts in the field.

Date: August 22, 2019

Time: 8:00 am

Place: Theatre (Building A)

With the theme “Let’s investigate Peace,” the ELIC Foundation, the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and the Externado de Colombia University invite the Externadista community and all interested, to the launching ceremony of the “X World Congress on Children’s Talent in the Third Millennium.” The nine previous editions, organized by the ELIC Foundation, is the result of their over four decade’s institutional involvement in Education for Talent and Peace in Latin America.

The ceremony will include the discussion panel “Discovering and Training Talent for Peace,” with participation by the following experts:

Program

· Welcome and launching of the “X World Congress on Children’s Talent in the Third Millennium, by Dr. Alberto Shamosh H., President of the Global Organizing Committee

· Remarks by Dr. Juan Carlos Henao P., Rector, Externado de Colombia University

· Remarks by Dr. Dolly Montoya C., Rector, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

· Forum-Panel “Discovering and Training Talent for Peace,” with:

– Dr. Tania C. Delgado B., Colciencias, Mentality and Culture Director

– Dr. Natalia Varela P., Social and Human Sciences Faculty, Externado de Colombia University

– Dr. Edgar L. Puentes M., International Sages Mission Colombia – 2019

– Dr. Enrique Rodríguez P., Director, Education Research Institute, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

– Moderator: Dr. Cecilia Dimaté R., Dean, Education Sciences Faculty, Externado de Colombia University

· Conclusions – Dr. Luz Amparo Fajardo U., Dean, Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

· Questions and answers and participation by children of the IPARM – Instituto Pedagógico Arturo Ramírez Montúfar – of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia

· Closing remarks and invitation to the X World Congress on Children’s Talent

It is worth noting that the X World Congress on Children’s Talent will be held October 18-22, 2019, at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and the Externado de Colombia University.

This prestigious event, one of the largest education meetings held in Latin America, is directed to educational institutions, professionals in the fields of Education, Health Sciences, and all interested persons, such as parents, artists, philosophers, and researchers in various related areas.