Conferences and CPD 2019

What you can find here is a collection conference or workshop announcements for 2019 from the fields of drama in language teaching, drama in education, improvisation and teacher training. This list is certainly not complete, so if you think there’s a conference missing, please contact me.

Coming Up 2019/2020

October 2019

World Summit of The National Association for Theatre in School: “Arts Education for everybody?”, Germany in partnership with WAAE Frankfurt, Germany October 28 to Nov 1, 2019

May 2020

3rd International Scenario Forum Conference, Cork University College, Ireland, 21-24 May 2020, entitled „GOING PERFORMATIVE IN EDUCATION – International Perspectives, Transcultural Contexts, Modes of Practice.“ CfP -Scenario-English-Final-1-6-19Download

August 2020

Applied Improvisation Network Conference: Avíla, Spain, 30 July – 2 August 2020

Past Conferences 2019


Call for Chapters – Edited Collection: The Improviser’s Classroom


ESOL Kuwait Conference: “Vision 2035: Together Towards Tomorrow Teaching and Learning Languages: Innovation and Creativity“. 14.-16. Februar 2019.  Gulf University for Science & Technology.

THEMPPO 2-day “Winter Workplay” (Workshop)
21/22 February 2019  in Grenoble, France. Flyer

A conference on Performative Arts and Pedagogy – An International Glossary (University College Cork, Ireland from 28 February – 3 March 2019):


Call for papers: Babylonia, the Swiss Journal of Language Teaching and Learning. issue 1-2020: “Languages on the Move”: Deadline for abstract submission: 1 March 2019.

issue 1-2020: “Languages on the Move”: Deadline for abstract submission: 1 March 2019.

in German: 1.Tagung Kommunikation im Lehramt – Methodenvielfalt und Konzepte, 9 March 2019.  Leipzig. Programme

The importance of the social and the political in children’s and young people’s drama
“Who am I? Who can tell me who I am?’.
March 9th and 10th 2019. Trinity College Dublin

Workshop: Exploring Process Drama. 16-17 March 2019. Konstanz.

Formation „Tous en scène“ 30 March – 4 April, organised by NovaTris Centre at Université de Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse (France), Workshops. Language: French. Further  Information


NYU Educational Theatre & Drama Therapy Forum 2019: Theatre & Health. April 11-14 2019, New York University, New York, USA

22nd AITA/IATA asbl congress in cooperation with IDEA.AUSTRIA, LVA Vorarlberg and ÖBV Theater: EXPLAIN EUROPE – EUROPE, EXPLAIN! European Identity in the Arts! 12-17 April 2019. Retzhof Castle (Austria),  more information


Call for Proposals: Global Improv Initiative Symposium, 15-18 May 2019, Middlesex University, UK


24th Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Colorado State University-Pueblo; Pueblo, CO, USA, Call for Proposals


5th Drama in Education Days. 18-20 July 2019 in Zug (CH)


Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) World Conference 2019, August 8-11 2019, Stony Brook. New York, USA. Request for Proposals