10th Child in the City World Conference

DublinIreland

F.A.Q. – Frequently asked questions – Child in the City World Conference

Read the answers to the most common questions regarding our upcoming conference. If your question is not on the list, feel free to contact us.

1. What is the Child in the City World Conference?

2. Why should I participate?

3. Who organises the Child in the City World Conference?

4. How can I register?

5. How can I get in touch?

6. Where is the venue located?

7. What time does the conference start on the 15th of September?

8. How long is the conference?

9. Can I register for only one day?

10. How many speakers will there be?

11. What are the conference themes?

12. What can I visit in Dublin?

13. How do I get to the conference from the airport?

14. Are hotels included in the registration fee?

15. Will there be food included during the conference?

16. How much is the conference fee as a delegate?

17. How can I take part in the field trips?

18. Child in the city on social media?


Answers:

1. What is the Child in the City World Conference?

This international event is a project of the Child in the City Foundation. The Child in the City World Conference 2020 has the full support of our host, Dublin City Council and the Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The 10th Child in the City World Conference will be held from 15 – 17 September 2020 at Dublin Castle, Ireland.

The themes of the conference explore:

1. Connecting green and play
2. Connecting generations
3. Connecting health and play
4. Connecting children’s mobility and sustainable futures
5. Connecting urban parenting to urban planning
6. Connecting immigrant families to social communities

The conference is a “high-profile” event, with previous attendance by political figures such as the then Mayor of London, Ken Livingston and the Danish Royal Princess Mary.

2. Why should I participate?

By attending you will be part of an international gathering for research and good practice in creating child friendly cities. During the event all major practitioners, local politicians and academics will come together to discuss the rights and wellbeing of children throughout Europe and beyond.

Furthermore, the Child in the City Conference is one of the leading events on the latest child friendly policies and research studies. There will also be a networking exhibition room available where top researchers and scientists will display their projects on a poster presentation.

Attend sessions from expert speakers in the field of child friendly cities from all over the world.

3. Who organises the Child in the City World Conference?

Child in the City World Conference 2020 is owned and organised by the Child in the City Foundation with the support of the Conference Agency ProMedia Events & Conferences.

4. How can I register?

Registration will open end of April 2020.

5. How can I get in touch?

For inquiries, please contact our Project Manager, Marieke Bouman:

Project Manager
Marieke Bouman
marieke.bouman@childinthecity.org

6. Where is the venue located?

Dublin Castle:
Dame Street,
Dublin 2,
D02 V240

www.dublincastle.ie

Dublin Castle is located at the very heart of Dublin.

7. What time does the conference start on the 15th of September?

The conference will start in the morning, exact times will follow later.

8. How long is the conference?

It is a 3 day event from 15-17 September 2020

9. Can I register for only one day?

No, this event is a 3 day event registration only.

10. How many speakers will there be?

Over 100 speakers including children’s professionals, university lecturers, researchers and city planners from all over the world will share their knowledge and research on child friendly cities.

11. What are the conference themes?

1. Connecting green and play
2. Connecting generations
3. Connecting health and play
4. Connecting children’s mobility and sustainable futures
5. Connecting urban parenting to urban planning
6. Connecting immigrant families to social communities

Detailed information about the themes can be found here.

12. What can I visit in Dublin?

More information will follow soon.

13. How do I get to the conference from the airport?

The venue Dublin Castle is located in the heart of Dublin. Information about public transportation can be found under practical info

14. Are hotels included in the registration fee?

No, but we will select a list of preferred hotels with special discounts for our delegates. More information will follow soon.

15. Will there be food included during the conference?

Yes, we will provide lunches, small bites & coffee breaks throughout the conference days.

16. How much is the conference fee as a delegate?

Delegate: €490,- (early bird, ends 1st of July 2020)) / €690,- (regular)

Student: €175 (please be aware that you will be required to provide a student ID at the registration desk)

All prices are excluding VAT

17. How can I take part in the field trips?

More information on the fieldtrips will follow soon

18. Child in the city on social media?

Visit our Facebook and Twitter pages for more news and information.