International Christian Educator Conference—Asia

November 21, 2018–November 24, 2018
The Hilton Petaling Jaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ACSI invites you to join the International Christian Educator Conference (ICEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference provides a focused time of professional development, networking and fellowship for international school educators. Join us to be challenged and inspired by keynote speakers, preconference courses, workshops and job-alike sessions. 

Conference Hotel

Hilton Petaling Jaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Conference Keynote Speakers

Dhugie AdamsDhugie Adams and Gary Alan Taylor | Axis TeamGary Alan Taylor

The mission of AXIS is to empower the next generation to think clearly and critically about what they believe and to take ownership of their faith. They accomplish this not by outsourcing parents, but by resourcing them to disciple and transfer legacy to their children as they face life's questions and challenges. They also support faith leaders in churches and schools by providing content and facilitators who effectively introduce and address life's tough topics.

Dhugie Adams and Gary Alan Taylor will share with us some relevant and exciting information applicable to future generations and their faith.

John Dickson

Dr. John Dickson | Author and Speaker

John's story is eclectic. Starting out as a professional singer-songwriter, he now works as an author, speaker, historian, senior pastor, and media presenter. He has published 15 books, two of which have become television documentaries, with a third due for release in March 2018. He teaches a course on the Historical Jesus at the University of Sydney, Australia, and researches the origins of Christianity in the Roman empire. For 2017-18 he is also a Visiting Academic in the Faculty of Classics at Oxford University in the UK. In all that he does, whether in the media or the church, creative or academic, he strives to be a public advocate for the Christian faith in secularising times. Having lost his father in an air disaster at 9, John is mindful of the sorrows and doubts of our world and values his wife and three children above all other gifts of this life. Visit John's webpage for more information.

Ashley Fell

Ashley Fell |  Social Research and Trends Analyst, McCrindle

Ashley Fell is a social researcher, TEDx speaker and Head of Communications at the internationally recognized McCrindle. As a trends analyst, she understands the need to communicate with the emerging generations to effectively engage with them. From her experience in managing media relations, social media platforms and content creation, Ashley advises on how to achieve cut through in message-saturated times. Her expertise is in how to communicate across generational barriers.
In addition to delivering keynote presentations at conferences, Ashley is booked to conduct training days for corporate and not for profit clients, facilitate panels across an array of industries and deliver workshops across diverse generations. From generational change to the impact of technology, from key demographic transformations to social trends Ashley delivers research-based presentations analyzing the global and national megatrends.
With academic qualifications in communications, an ongoing role in deploying and analyzing national research studies, and with her position leading the communications strategy at McCrindle, Ashley brings robust, research-based content to her engaging presentations and consulting. 

Dan LongDr. Dan Long | Upper School Dean of Students, Taipei American School

Dan is a Third Culture Kid and MK, born in Japan and raised in Vietnam and Taiwan.  Having spent all of his formative years overseas, Dan is a product of the international school setting and a proud and grateful graduate of an ACSI school! An elementary teacher by training, Dan has worked both in the Christian school setting and in secular educational environments. He is passionate about addressing student needs related to cross-cultural identity, wellness, positive school culture and student leadership. Dan's interest in cross-cultural identity development culminated in a doctoral dissertation on the cross-cultural identity of Chinese students who are educated in a western-academic setting. He currently serves as the Upper School Dean of Students at Taipei American School.

Contact the conference coordinator for more information.

Conference Registration will open June 6! 

Conference Pricing

Conference price includes lunches and snacks during the conference-Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, two snack breaks on Thursday and Friday, and one snack break on Saturday. Price does not include airfare, hotel, evening dinners, airport transportation to and from the hotel, public transportation to and from the conference or preconference courses. 

ACSI Member School Full-Conference Registration

Early rate: $350 per person until July 31, 2018
Standard rate: $375 per person, August 1, 2018 to October 26, 2018

Nonmember Member School Full-Conference Registration
Early rate: $450 per person until July 31, 2018
Standard rate: $475 per person, August 1, 2018 to October 26, 2018

Registration will close on October 26, 2018

21 November Preconference ONLY (open to member schools and non-member schools): starting at $55— pre-conference course fee includes lunch, and snack breaks.

ICEC Asia 2018 will feature a mobile app for your conference planning. Stay tuned for details.

Conference Schedule

ICEC will begin on Wednesday, November 21 with a series of optional preconference courses from 0900 to 1600. The full conference will begin at 0800 on Thursday,  November 22 ending at 1600 on Saturday, November 24, 2018. 

Download the draft conference schedule.

Download the printable workshop schedule when available.

Preconference Course Options will be posted soon!

Workshop Options and Proposals

If you would like to submit a proposal to present a workshop in your field of expertise,  please use this form

Visa Information

Each conference delegate is responsible to determine whether or not they require a visa to enter Malaysia.
Request a letter of invitation

Housing Information

We have a block of rooms available at the conference hotel, the Hilton Petaling Jaya. Rates are approximately $100usd per room/per night (single or double based on availability). Each delegate will be responsible for booking their own accommodations at this very favorable rate. The room block is set up for Nov 20-24 only. If you need to extend your stay before or after that date, please contact the Hilton directly (email address is in the description on the booking site) to receive our special rate.  Hilton Petaling Jaya booking link.

You may book rooms outside the Hilton however, you will be responsible for travel costs to and from the conference daily.

Exhibitor/Sponsor Information

Exhibitor and Ad/Sponsor opportunities are available for ICEC Kuala Lumpur 2018. Please view the Exhibitor and Sponsor Pricing Guide for all available opportunities. Please email the conference coordinator and with questions or to get registered with exhibitor or sponsor package.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Conference registration fees will be refunded, less the following fees:
1. Cancellations prior to September 1 will receive a full refund of registration fees.
2. Cancellations prior to October 31 will be charged 25% of the registration fees paid.
3. There will be no registration fee reimbursement after October 31.

Hotel charges are subject to the cancellation policy of the hotel.

Child Safety Protection Network

CSPN Conference - 26-28 November, 2018

The Child Safety Protection Network ITT (CSPN) is a three-day event offering intensive training for how to respond to child abuse reports according to CSPN Best Practice Standards. 

Just after ICEC, The Child Safety & Protection Network Response Team Training (RTT) provides three days of intensive modular training on how to respond to child safety reports. For more information and to register for the CSPN conference, please visit their website.

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