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Frequently Asked Questions – National Early Childhood Research Conference 2019

November 26, 2018

Early Childhood Ireland’s National Early Childhood Research Conference 2019

Frequently Asked Questions


Who should consider submitting a research proposal?
We will consider all research proposals (ECCE research) from 3rd level students, early years practitioner researchers, academic institutions, organisations and individuals. Research proposals should focus on some aspect of early childhood care and education and fit under one of the 12 strands of the conference themes. Click here to view the strands.


What type of proposal should I submit?
You may submit an (individual/group) paper (oral) research proposal, or a poster presentation (group/individual) or a paper (oral) for a self-organised symposium.


Can I submit more than one research proposal?
You may submit no more than two research proposals.


What do I need to submit a research proposal?
You need a title, abstract, author information, name, affiliated institution, email address, contact phone number, follow link to see research proposal form.


How do I submit a research proposal?
Please click here and you will be able to select from a number of categories and themes under which your research proposal applies


When will I be able to submit my research proposal?
The website will be open for proposals on 22nd November 2018.


When will I know if my proposal has been accepted?
We will let delegates know whether their proposal has been accepted by 25th February 2019. Please click here for information on other important dates for this conference


If I am presenting at the conference, do I have to pay the conference fee?
Yes, all attendees, whether presenting or not, are required to pay the conference fees. If you book before (need date), you will benefit from Early Bird Boking rates and some applicants may be able to access student discounts or ECI member discount. 


Will lunch be provided?
The conference fee covers provision of refreshments on arrival, during breaks (including tea, coffee, water, some snacks) and a light lunch.


Registrations are now closed for our National Early Childhood Research Conference 2019


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