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A student conference is an event organized by and for students. The purpose of a student conference is to provide a platform for students to present their work, talents, projects, and ideas to a wider audience, which includes peers and teachers from other countries.
Student conferences can cover a wide range of topics such as science, technology, engineering, arts, humanities, social sciences, and more.
On ELEMASYN’s initiative, International Student Conferences are held every year with the Cultural Capitals of Europe as their central axis.
This is a great educational activity, which gives children the opportunity for experiential learning. In addition, through the preparation of their work, children have the opportunity to understand the concept of research, but also of teamwork.
The 3rd International Student Conference will be held in March 2024 in Prague.
Prague, also known as “the golden city”, was one of the Cultural Capitals of Europe in 2000, and not without reason!
Through the theme of the Conference, the children will discover Prague’s rich culture, natural beauty, and great scientists who worked and lived there.
The 3rd International Student Conference will take place in Prague March 1 - 5, 2024. Only few seats are available. Please contact us if you wish to participate, or join our Waiting List.
International Student Conferences are primarily addressed to students, but they can also be beneficial for teachers.
The primary audience of student conferences is, of course, students themselves. International Student Conferences are highly important for several reasons, and they play a crucial role in the overall academic and personal development of students.
Teachers can also reap numerous benefits from participating in student conferences. Participating in a student conference allows teachers to stay updated with the latest developments and trends in their field of expertise. They can attend presentations, workshops, and discussions led by fellow educators and researchers, which enhances their knowledge and teaching skills.
Teachers serve as mentors to students presenting at the conference, helping them prepare for their presentations, and providing guidance throughout the process. Mentorship experiences can be rewarding for both teachers and students. Additionally, they gain visibility in the academic community. This exposure can enhance their reputation as dedicated educators and researchers, potentially leading to future career opportunities.
Overall, participating in student conferences empowers teachers to grow professionally, engage with their discipline, and contribute to their students’ academic success. It supports a culture of continuous learning and academic development within the teaching community.
80 Schools participated in the 2nd International Student Conference, March 16-20, 2023.
More than 2,500 students took part in the Student Conference 2023.
Schools from Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Turkey participated in the Conference.
International Student Conferences are academic events that bring together students from different countries and cultures to engage in cross-cultural learning, collaboration, and knowledge exchange. These conferences give students the opportunity to showcase their research, share ideas, and discuss societal issues on an international scale.
These conferences offer several unique and progressive aspects that make them stand out as a valuable platform for students and the academic community as a whole.
Every year a significant number of such actions are organized in Europe.
International Student Conferences are educational activities that serve as valuable components of the learning process for students. These events offer a unique and enriching educational experience with various benefits, contributing to the academic and personal development of participants.
Student conferences provide an opportunity for students to learn about the latest research, trends, and developments in their field of study. They can attend presentations, workshops, and discussions led by experts, which helps expand their knowledge and understanding.
Conferences bring together students, researchers, professors, and professionals from various institutions and backgrounds. This creates an excellent networking platform, allowing students to connect with like-minded individuals, potential mentors, and future collaborators. Building a network at such events can be beneficial throughout their academic and professional careers.
Presenting research or projects at student conferences enhances students’ communication, presentation, and public speaking skills. They learn how to effectively convey complex ideas to an audience, respond to questions, and defend their work. These skills are valuable not only in academia but also in various professional settings.
Conferences often host participants from different cultures, countries, and academic disciplines. This exposure to diverse perspectives enriches students’ understanding of their field and fosters a broader worldview.
Attending presentations by accomplished researchers and scholars can be inspiring for students. Learning about groundbreaking studies and innovative ideas can motivate them to pursue their academic and research interests passionately.
Conferences often encompass various disciplines, encouraging students to engage with interdisciplinary approaches. This fosters a holistic understanding of complex issues and promotes collaboration between different fields of study.
ELEMASYN’s Student Conferences are joint European activities for students that provide valuable opportunities for cross-cultural exchange, academic growth, and international networking. These activities promote collaboration and foster a sense of European identity and unity.
In the 2nd International Student Conference, the European Parliament was placed as an Institutional Partner and took place under its auspices. In addition, it was placed under the auspices of the Municipality of Florence, the Holy Metropolis of Italy and the Exarchate of Southern Europe, and the Greek Consulate in Florence.
The purpose of the Conference was to familiarize Greek and European students with the institution of the Cultural Capital of Europe and at the same time raise their awareness of the huge issue of the Climate Crisis.
At the Conference, which lasted 5 days, from 16 to 20 March 2023, we had the pleasure of welcoming over 2,500 students from all over Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Italy and admiring their work.
The 2nd Panhellenic Student Competition was held in 2022, on the 100th anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe.
The excellent work of the 150 students who participated, was proof that the children are “thirsty” for this kind of activities. The Competition allowed them to express their personality, develop and show their talent but also create beyond strict norms. Due to the exceptional participation, ELEMASYN decided not to give 3 awards, but 4!
On March 15, 2020, the beginning of the pandemic found us and the participants at the door of the 1st International Student Conference.
The pandemic did not allow us to travel, but that did not discourage us or the participants! 47 schools and 635 students from Greece, Cyprus and Istanbul, sent their works, received the commemorative material and all together, we worked hard to prepare the Proceedings of the 1st Conference.
The following International Student Conference will be held in 2023.