2019 Training Session Option

Breakout sessions at the Summit are typically 45, 60 and 90 minutes in length. The 2019 Summit agenda will also allow for a limited number of in-depth training sessions. Selected applicants will be offered 4 hours to facilitate a training designed to develop the capacity of Summit audience members in a specific skill or tool.

If you would like your proposal to be considered for an extended length training session, please indicate this in the 2019 Call for Proposals application form. 

The training should be clearly relevant and engaging for mid-to-senior level youth development professionals with an advanced understanding of basic youth development concepts.  Past Summit training sessions have explored human centered design, positive youth development, the design and delivery of youth-inclusive financial services, and leveraging social media for youth development.

In order to be considered, training session proposals must meet the following requirements:

  • Able to accommodate at least 50 participants

  • Can be implemented in the Summit venue (presenters must supply necessary tools outside of regular presentation materials (laptop, projector, flip chart, markers)

  • Any tools introduced must be open source and available for participants to use on their own at no or low cost

  • Trainings should be hands-on and give participants ample time to engage with and apply the tool or skill of focus