Stony Brook, New York will host our 17th annual conference this summer. In the past years, we’ve had the conference in North America and Europe, each time gathering a greater community of professionals for multiple days of learning, inspiration, and play.


Every year, we gather at an annual conference to share research, best practices, historical perspective, and new developments in the field of Applied Improvisation with fun, passion, and professionalism.

What Happens

At the annual World Conference, you’ll encounter practical ideas, tools, techniques, tips and small steps you can use immediately to create instant improvisational experiences and learnings wherever you work.

You’ll also experience inspirational talks by industry leaders and innovators, and a wide choice of stimulating presentations and workshops representing diverse interests in the fields of business, community development, arts, health sector, charities, academics, soft skills, and therapy.

You’ll find panel discussions with lively conversations and question-and-answer sessions, and casual conversations with like-minded professionals that stretch your mind and inspire you to learn and do more.

And you can expect a healthy dose of music and comedy performances dabbling in good old fashion (non-applied) improvisation.

After attending a conference, new attendees often denote: “I’ve found my tribe.”

Coming Up in 2019:

Communicating Beyond Borders and Barriers: Applications Of Improvisation In Society.   

Our 2019 conference ‘Communicating Beyond Borders’ will take place at the Alan Alda Center for Communication at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Stony Brook is a world-class university in the heart of Long Island, about 50 miles east of New York City.

Learning Journeys will take place in New York City on August 7 and Stony Brook on August 8. These are fantastic opportunities to experience day long events and a behind-the-scenes look at some of New York’s rich cultural landscape.

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2019 AIN World Conference

2019 AIN World Conference, New York on 8-11 August 2019.


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