International Festival of Childhood (IFC2017) Conference
MUCH MORE THAN JUST A CONFERENCE!
The first of its kind in the world, the conference element of the International Festival of Childhood (IFC2017) consists of a 4 day seminar, bringing together some of the leading thinkers to share their thoughts, concerns and ideas about modern childhood. Conference attendees will also have access to an extravaganza of playful events and activities as Bath demonstrates its commitment to becoming a UNICEF Child Friendly City.
Engaged leaders who want to be actively involved in the ongoing dialogue
Leading creative thinkers and entrepreneurs
Early years academics and researchers
Headteachers and teachers
Parents and grandparents
Think-tanks and policymakers
Senior leaders and EYFS co-ordinators
Carers, childminders and Early Years practitioners
Full ticket holders will have guaranteed Main Hall seating with access to the Edge Theatre exhibitions, restricted seating access to the smaller stages, and priority access to the city-wide events (most of which will be free). A limited number of Edge Theatre only tickets will be available from January 2017. Coffee and packed lunches are included in all Main Hall prices.
For partner and group booking rates, please contact the organisers.
Event Partners providing active support for the festival include Forest of Imagination, The National Trust, the RSA and Bath Festivals.
Seminar attendees will be able to book the adjacent student accommodation (which is extremely good value and provides regular bus access to the main city) along with the pay-and-play facilities of the Olympic-quality Team Bath Sports Training Village.
Please note the accommodation is managed by the University and not the event organisers. To book your accommodation please use this link. The University admission rules do not permit residential stays by under 18 year olds.