Welcome to 46th Annual EARCOS Leadership Conference 2015

The East Asia Regional Council of Schools is excited to invite you and your administrative staff as delegates at the 46th annual EARCOS Leadership Conference (ELC2015) in Bangkok, Thailand scheduled for October 29-31, 2015. We have a host of excellent keynote speakers and workshop presenters. Our keynoters are: Catherine Steiner-Adair and Loung Ung.

Theme: "Think Globally, Learn Locally."

Please navigate through our website to view the list of speakers and their presentation topics along with titles and descriptions. This will be updated weekly to maintain the most current information about the presentations. Please use the menu bar above and side bar for additional information on the conference.

We think the conference will prove to be professionally stimulating and will provide you with an opportunity for networking and building camaraderie.

EARCOS Leadership Conference 2015

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Preconferences / Conference Dates

Preconferences - Wednesday, October 27-28, 2015
Regular Conference dates - October 29-31, 2015


Our Keynote Speakers


Biography: She was five years old when the Khmer Rouge invaded Phnom Penh. Over the next three years, Loung lost half of her family, including both parents, and spent time in a camp for child soldiers. After the war was over, she and her older brother relocated to Vermont. In 1995, Loung returned to Cambodia for the first time to be reunited with the family she left behind. Since then she has devoted herself to justice and reconciliation.

Loung was inspired to tell her story and help Cambodia heal. Her award-winning book First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers is a national bestseller and has been published in fourteen countries. Her work is frequently taught in high schools and universities worldwide. In 2013 Loung became one of the writers of 'Girl Rising', a groundbreaking film that tells the stories of nine girls from developing countries.


Biography: Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant, and speaker. She is the author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, (Top Ten Best Non Fiction 2013 by The Wall St. Journal) and Full of Ourselves: A Wellness Program to Advance Girl Power, Health and leaderships, along with other books and articles. Dr. Steiner-Adair has consulted to over 350 independent schools and leads workshops with faculty, administrators, parents and students on a wide range of topics related to: 1) the impact of technology on children's psychological development, family life and education, 2) strengthening children's social and emotional development, well being and leadership skills 3) girls' psychological development, education and best practices for educating girls to lead 4) deepening parents' connections to their children.

Dr. Steiner-Adair is a frequent resource to the media, on television, film, radio, newspapers, magazines and online.

Dr. Steiner-Adair has a private practice in Chestnut Hill MA, where she works with teenagers, adults, couples and families. She is a Clinical instructor in the Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Psychologist at McLean Hospital.

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For more information

If you have any questions, please contact the EARCOS office or email Vitz Baltero, ELC Coordinator at vitzb@earcos.org

Phone: +63 (02) 779-5147
Fax: +63 (49) 511-4694
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