Education and Development Conference 2009 (EDC 2009)

Venue: First Hotel Bangkok

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Event Date/Time: Mar 05, 2009 End Date/Time: Mar 07, 2009
Registration Date: Mar 01, 2009
Early Registration Date: Dec 15, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2009
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Education and Development Conference 2008
05th – 07th March 2009, Bangkok, Thailand

Fourth Annual Education and Development Conference will be held from 5th- 7th March 2009.

Education and Development Conference 2009 will take place in the city of Bangkok , Thailand . All sessions will be held in the “First Hotel Bangkok" conveniently located in one of the best commercial areas in Bangkok and only 20 minutes away from the Bangkok international airport.

We offer you accommodation in “First Hotel Bangkok" (, which is where the Conference will take place. This is a quality three star hotel located in one of Bangkok’s best commercial areas, with easy access to both downtown and the international airport. All rooms are equipped with private bath, AC, telephone and TV. EDC 2009 participants are entitled to special discounted rates: 30 Euro for a single or a double room, with breakfast and tax included. Superior rooms are offered at 45 Euro per night, with breakfast and tax included.

All the lunches and coffee breaks during the Conference are included in the Conference price, as is a networking dinner that will take place on 6th March 2008.


Registration fee

By December 15th 2008

December 16th 2008- January15th 2009

January 16th 2009- onsite

260 EUR

280 EUR

320 EUR

Students observers*

160 EUR

180 EUR

220 EUR

*a proof of full time student status must be sent to We accept either a valid student card or a letter from the university.

A non refundable 100 Euro deposit is required to secure your spot in the Conference and is due two weeks after you have been officially invited to join the Conference. This amount will be credited toward the Conference fee.

Payment options
Check out here for the payment options available.

Financial Support
Due to our non-profit nature and very limited funds, we are unable to provide any financial support to our participants. To minimize the cost of the Conference, the Conference fee was projected based on the running costs only.

On-line applications will be accepted on a rolling admission basis as long as there is space available. Due to a highly competitive admission process, we encourage all persons to apply early.

Abstracts/ Papers Submissions
If interested in presenting a paper/ research at the Conference, you can submit your abstract along with the application form by February 1st 2009. Full papers are due February 15th 2009 in electronic version and following format:


A4 size paper

Single line space, preferably Times New Roman 12 font.

Abstract of maximum 200 words on first page (under title)

Total paper length to be maximum of 12,000 words (approximately 24 full pages)

Short bio-data of writer/s at end of paper.

All papers accepted to be presented at the Conference will be published by Tomorrow People Organization, in the official Conference proceedings- ISBN: 978-86-87043-01-5. Additionally, the best selection of the presented papers will be published in the special issue of the Tomorrow People Academic Journal dedicated to the EDC 2009.

All submissions (presentation abstracts, outlines, papers, summaries, etc.) will be reviewed and will serve as the basis for acceptance/rejection.

Approximately 50 participants, including students, scholars, corporate and NGO representatives will be invited to participate in this highly interesting and challenging international event. Successful applicants will be notified within ten days from the day their application has been received.

Conference Agenda will be available in late January 2009, after the list of presentations and accepted papers has been finalized.