Keynote addresses feature keynote speakers, Chong Tze Chien, Dr Julie Dunn and Purni Morell who embody the imaginative spirit and ingenuity vital to shaping work for/with young people.

Panel discussions present insights and debate about a particular topic by 3-4 panelists followed by a moderated interactive discussion from the audience.

Pecha Kucha© 20 x 20s is a short visual sharing of experiences, projects and ideas. The presentations in each room center around one of five special themes: Community, Journeys, Art, Education and Exchange.

Performances at the conference spotlight work done by young people and for young people. Pieces are followed by a post-show discussion with the creatives.

Research Paper presentations present a thin slice of the debate on pertinent issues in the field of theatre for/by young people supported by empirical gatherings and academic research.

Workshops teach specific skills and methodologies vital to a presenter’s practice. Participants obtain first-hand experience of the process and join a critical discussion of the merits and contexts suitable for the demonstrated practice.