Bandung International Conference on Guidance and Counseling (BICGC) 2023 is a major event in the series of activities of the 59th Anniversary of the Guidance and Counselling Study Program, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. The conference will bring together professionals, researchers, and practitioners in the field of guidance and counseling to explore and discuss global trends and best practices in providing multicultural and diverse guidance and counseling services with a focus on improving student wellness. This theme underscores the importance of multiculturalism in counseling. This suggests that the conference will address the challenges and opportunities related to providing guidance and counseling to individuals from different cultural backgrounds. The term "global trends" indicates that the conference has an international focus. Participants can share insights and experiences from different parts of the world, offering a global perspective on guidance and counseling and student wellness. The conference will feature presentations on research findings and practical strategies. Researchers and practitioners can present the latest findings in the field, experiences, and case studies related to multicultural guidance and counseling for student wellness.

Important Dates

Open Submission for Abstract [Extended] 21 - 26 November 2023
Notification of Acceptance26 - 27 November 2023
Abstract and Full Paper Submission [Extended] 28 November - 09 December 2023
Revision Submission of Final Full Paper04 - 09 December 2023
Collection of Presentation Materials09 - 11 December 2023
1st Bandung International Conference on Guidance and Counseling (BICGC) 202312 December 2023

Theme / Scope

  • Cultural diversity in social and educational contexts at local, national, and global levels.
  • Empowering Wellness: Navigating the Path to Mental and Emotional Well-being Through Guidance and Counselling
  • Post-Traumatic Growth as Approaching to Develop Student Wellness
  • Curriculum for Wellness
  • Collaborative Excellence: Perspectives on Interpersonal Cooperation in Guidance and Counselling for Student Wellness
  • Transformative Strategies: Exploring Innovations and Technologies in Guidance and Counselling for Student Wellness
  • Navigating Careers in Global Guidance and Counselling: Embracing Trends for Student Wellness
  • Assessment in Guidance and Counseling for Student Wellness


Keynote Speaker(s)

Prof. Dr. Sunaryo Kartadinata, M.Pd.

Guidance and Counseling, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Featured Speaker(s)

Prof. Mary Ogechi Esere

Department of Counsellor Education, University of Ilorin

Associate Professor Timothy Sim

S R Nathan School of Human Development, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Dr. Sheila Marie Guevarra Hocson

Guidance Director and Professor of the Far Eastern University

Dr. Nor Zaiham Midawati Abdullah

Universiti Brunei Darussalam


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Guidance and Counseling Study Program

Faculty of Educational Sciences

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia