We would like to thank








HCA Sponsorship 



Scholarships provided by

Gregory Maguire


Elizabeth Poe



10 Scholarships in honor of Sophia Gregory provided by

Gregory Maguire





The bookshelves to be used during the congress are a donation from IKEA SA Greece.
After the end of the Congress, IKEA will donate the bookshelves in selected Greek public schools


Music performance during the Opening Ceremony is a kind offer of the Centre of Greek Musical Heritage, LyrAvlos.



We are grateful to the Lilian Voudouri Foundation for sponsoring the printed Congress materials.




Traditional dancing groups will perform during the Closing Ceremony of the Congress, kindly supported by

1. RIGAS FERAIOS - Association of Thessaly: dances from the region of Thessaly, Central Greece

2. ΒACCHAE - Folk Dance Association: dances from the Asia Minor coastal area.




Music performance during the welcome drinks of the HansChristian Andersen Awards Dinner is generously offered by the Athens Conservatoir, which is the oldest educational institution for the performing arts in modern Greece.
Elias Gyftonikolos (violin), Michael Gennadis (violin), Myrto Xirouhakis (violincelo)




The wine to be served during the Hans Christian Andersen Awards Dinner is generously offered by Katogi Averoff winery.


The soft drinks to be served during the Hans Christian Andersen Awards Dinner are generously offered by "The Coca-Cola Company".



We would like to thank for their support







Communication Supporter





36th IBBY International Congress is part of Athens World Book Capital 2018 City of Athens


Important Dates

30.08.2017  - Abstract submission opens

05.09.2017  - Registration opens

31.10.2017 / Extended until 20 November 2017  - Abstract submission deadline

20.12.2017/ New deadline 29.12.2017  - Notification of acceptance

31.03.2018  - Early bird deadline

01.10.2018  - Deadline for submission of the full paper - Oral Presentations only

30.06.2018// // Extended to 20 July 2018  - Digital files submission