Chess in Schools Conferences
Sunday, 29 May 2016 10:26
Conferences are coming thick and fast this year.
The next one will be in Geneva (Institut Notre Dame du Lac) on Sunday 26 June - 1er Forum Echecs et Education - as part of La semaine du jeu d'échecs et de la francophonie. You can download the programme here of the week's events. Below (click on 'read more'), you can find the themes and timetable of the conference.
There will be a CiS seminar/workshop mini-conference in Baku during the Olympiad.
Later in the year comes the conference in Armenia: 2016.0930-1003 Theoretical and Practical Issues of Chess Education in Schools.
Earlier this month (May) conferences were completed in Madrid and Warsaw.
Introduction by Madame Anne Emery-Torracinta, Conseillère d'Etat in charge of the Dept for Education, Culture and Sport
Teaching chess by Kevin O'Connell
The FGE (Fédération Genevoise d'Echecs) and what it does by GM Gilles Miralles
11.00-12.00 & 12.30-13.00
3 working groups (finance for chess teaching projects, professionalisation of chess teaching, cooperation for chess teaching among Francophone countries)
Closing speech by Sama Kanaan, Conseiller administratif of the Department of Culture and Sport.