SESSION DETAILS

Session types

SYMPOSIUM

90-minute event where presenters/experts in a specific area present and discuss a subject of interest/expertise to them. The symposium usually includes an average of 4 presenters, each presents for 15 minutes; the rest of the time (30 minutes) is open for discussion and interaction with the attendees. Unlimited attendance.

WORKSHOP

90-minute interactive event where the conductor teaches hands-on skills. Participants are actively involved in activities and discussions that fulfill the workshop’s objectives. The abstract of a workshop needs to include at least 3 objectives.

Each workshop leader needs to specify the maximum number he can have in his workshop.

ROUND TABLE

90-minute form of meeting where participants agree on a specific topic to discuss and debate. Participants are expected to equally participate in the discussion. Conductors of the round table discussions need to specify the maximum number they can have.

PAPER PRESENTATION

90-minute sessions where papers of a related topic are grouped together. Each session will include an average of 4 paper presentations with 10 - 15 minutes allocated to each paper and 30 minutes to the discussion. The papers can include research, essay or case presentation that introduces your work to the attendees. It is an opportunity for gaining valuable feedback.

POSTER PRESENTATION

A research/scientific information or experiential work presented in the form of a poster that conference participants will view. In poster sessions, a specific time will be allocated for the congress participants to discuss or ask questions.

HYBRID GROUPS

Small groups where members from different countries participate in person in their regions as well as virtually.

LARGE GROUPS

90-minute interactive voluntary Large Groups where we can create a space to share thoughts, ideas, dreams, phantasies experiencing a communal dialogue. Listening to oneself and to each other with a non-judgmental and exploratory attitude can inform the group members of important aspects of their individual and group identities.

SOCIAL DREAMING MATRIX

as pioneered and developed by Gordon Lawrence and his colleagues is, put simply, a practice of sharing and working with dreams within a social space. It is the practice that, in turn, informs and shapes theory and against which theory is both built and tested." (David Armstrong). To learn more https://www.tavinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/The-Practice-of-Social-Dreaming-Guiding-Principles.pdf