International Conference

About WFYC’s Annual International Conference

WFYC invests in leadership development by providing ongoing learning opportunities for youth development staff and volunteers. A robust, virtual conference takes place each year providing a unique global stage for a diverse community of youth development organizations, international collaborators, donors, and subject-matter experts to learn and connect.

Hundreds of WFYC Conference attendees from across the globe gather to learn the most current youth development practices and ideas from experts and colleagues. They leave informed, inspired, and better prepared to be an even more valuable asset to the youth and families they serve.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is Lead-Innovate-Collaborate?

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What time is the conference?

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Will this conference be virtual or in-person?

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How do I register?

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How many tickets can I reserve?

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How do I access the event?

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Will there be breaks?

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Will the conference be available in multiple languages?

Yes! Most conference content will be aired in English and will include English closed captions. Attendees may listen to all main conference content in English or Spanish using the interpretation function.

In addition to English and Spanish conference content, attendees may navigate the conference platform in a variety of languages. Learn more about changing the site navigation language here. However, please note that WFYC provides conference session content in English and Spanish only at this time.

What happens if I miss a day of the conference?

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What kind of interactive elements will be a part of the conference?

There are many ways to interact with conference attendees, speakers, partners and WFYC at the event.

Each day includes WFYC staff and guest speakers live on the conference platform to welcome and guide you through the event. The conference will also feature daily prize drawings for attendees that you must be present to win. In addition to this live engagement, you can visit partner exhibitor booths or the WFYC team anytime between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm daily. Our final day of Lead-Innovate-Collaborate will include an optional networking session for attendees who are ready to connect with their peers. This is an opportunity to form relationships with people from all around the world and to learn how your fellow clubs go above and beyond in providing their youth the best care they can. We hope everyone can make it!

What kind of networking opportunities will be available at this virtual conference?

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How can attendees give their feedback on the conference?

Feedback plays a very important role in the way WFYC develops the conference each year. As a result, attendees are invited to participate in a conference survey to help WFYC continue to improve this event in the future. We take your feedback very seriously and will do our best to act upon it for next year’s event. Speaker evaluations and the event survey will be available on the conference platform and sent via email in the days following the conference. We look forward to hearing from you!

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