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International Association of Special Education

Fostering a Global Exchange of Ideas and Information

Registration and Fees


 All convention sessions, general sessions, round tables, poster sessions,  children and young adult artwork, silent auction items and exhibits will be held at the University.

Travel Tips 

Travel tips and so much more is now available.  We hope this information will be helpful for your safe preparation to our 18th Biennial Conference in the Czech Republic.  We look forward to seeing you all in person!


Conference Proceedings


How to Submit

Key Note Speakers

We have an exciting line up.  Stay tuned!

Live / Silent Auction

Start collecting items to donate  that are representative of your uniqueness, your culture, your creative endeavors or talents. Every item will help someone somewhere. No item is too small.  All proceeds goes to the  Marg Csapo Scholarship Fund.

Pre and Post Tours

1/2 day school tour options June 27th 

Conference Schedule at a Glance

Children and Young Adult 

Art Work Exhibition

The Children's Art Committee is requesting donations of art works by children and young adults for the 2024 conference in the Czech Republic

Mark Your Calendar

October 1, 2023

Deadline for submission of 


December 1, 2023

Notification of acceptance of 


Jan/Feb 2024

Conference Proceedings Due

May 1, 2024

All presenters must be registered 

for conference( both online and in person)

May 2, 2024

Late Conference Fees

 18th Biennial Conference

of the International Association of Special Education 

in Conjunction with 

University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic 

June 27 Special Site visits

Conference begins June 28-July 1, 2024

Featured Topics


¨ Empowering and Mobilizing Youth

¨ Employment

¨ Transition

¨ Vocational Training

¨ Entrepreneurship

¨ Inclusive Practices and Equity

¨ Gender Equality

¨ Vulnerable populations

¨ Life-Long Learning

¨ Sustainable Life-Styles

¨ Prejudice against people with disabilities

¨ Early Childhood Education

¨ Teacher Training

¨ Literacy and Numeracy

¨ Parent Involvement

¨ Distance Education

¨ Adult Education

¨ Art, Music and Movement

¨ Sex Education

¨ Curriculum Design

¨ Peace and Non-Violence

¨ Leadership & Governance

¨ Communicative Technology

International Association of Special Education

in collaboration with University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Conference Co-Chairs:


- Dr. Renata Ticha, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, USA

 Call for Proposals is currently Closed!

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Thank you for submitting your proposal. This message will serve that your proposal has been received. You will hear from us about the outcome of your submission by Dec 1, 2021. We thank you for your interest and dedication within the field. Any additional questions feel free to contact me at [email protected]


Proposals are to be submitted electronically to Dr. Gulnoza  via the website www.iase.org. Any additional questions contact her at 

Types of Sessions Offered: Lecture, Multiple Presentation Panel , Round Table and Poster Sessions.

If your proposal is accepted, ALL individual presenters must register by May 1, 2024 to have their name(s) included in the conference program. To avoid any disappointment and having to cancel your attendance of an accepted proposal, please check the costs of travel to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and your ability to obtain a VISA prior to submission. IASE does not provide any stipends for travel, registration, meals and housing.

Review your proposal thoroughly before submitting. Proposals must be submitted in English. All proposals are stored in a secure database.

All proposals were due on or before October 1, 2023.

All presenters will be required to pay for their own attendance and registration fees.


The Program Chair will select proposals based on the following criteria:

(A) Importance of the Topic to the Field

(B) Usefulness to Practitioners

(C) Relevance to Learners, Families, and/or Educators of Diverse Groups

The International Association of Special Education (IASE) 18th Biennial Conference will be held in collaboration University of West Bohemia.

IASE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. IASE promotes collaborative and sustained excellence between academicians and professionals from educational, business and community sectors. The aim of IASE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational, business and community sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research and inclusive practices of special needs in education.

Don't forget our sponsor a teacher and or student from the Czech Republic who wants to attend our upcoming conference. We are accepting donations starting this year, 2022. Get a head start toward supporting inclusive education worldwide. Just donate and continue to Raise Your Hand toward our future.