The Athens AGM & World Conference will offer a rich, international program of workshops and presentations geared at inspiring, challenging, training, and providing you with new ideas for new realities to grow your Prides and improve your role in your organization.
Workshop tracks include wellbeing, conflict resolution, inclusion, accessibility, security and safety, communication, human rights around the globe, and other practical matters of concern to Pride organizers worldwide.
The complete program and workshop titles will be posted before the Conference.
Thursday 17 October
1:00 PM (13.00): The AGM officially gets underway with two full sessions of concurrent workshops, followed by the popular Speed Networking event.
Evening Welcome Scholarship Reception at the 1854 Residence of the Dutch Ambassador near the hotel.
Friday 18 October and Saturday 19 October
Plenary sessions I and II, with World Pride 2023 and AGM 2021 bid presentations and InterPride business. Plus two full days of educational workshops and presentations by professionals and experienced Pride organizers from around the world. Here’s a preview sampling of what to expect:
- Parading Police? Debate with members of European LGBT Police Association
- Accessibility at Pride – Changing the Culture of Inclusion
- Welcoming Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Individuals
- Human Rights and the Relevance of Pride
- Stress Management
- Conflict Resolution with the Community at Large
- Women and Communication
- Success through Social Media
- Branding Your Pride
- Outdoor Emergencies
- Target Hardening in the New World of Events Management
- Volunteer Empowerment
Saturday Night Gala
The Athens AGM culminates with cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and dancing – all with a view of the Aegean Sea, at the magnificent Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Delta Hall, Level 5A in the Greek National Opera Building. (https://www.snfcc.org/en/snfcc/meet-the-snfcc).
SNFCC photo courtesy of Yiorgis Yerolymbos
Sunday 20 October
Morning: Final presentations, Plenary session III with Brunch
Sunset Excursion to the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion (add-on, cost 60 euros).
Those staying on can book this excursion, approximately one hour along the Saronic Gulf coast road, to the shrine ancient mariners last viewed and prayed at before they set out to sea. Package includes private bus, entry and tour of the ancient site, followed by dinner and return to hotel.
If you wish to participate kindly let us know that you are interested in the following form.