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 2020:

From History to Ourstory

People were improvisers even before they started to write, creating stories based on their life experiences. As we represent what we see and feel, we can use Applied Improvisation to raise awareness of discrimination, prejudice and injustice. 

That means we can work together to create a world in which everyone feels free to make their contribution to our emergent New Story. We want to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, feminism and environmental responsibility to build a future of collaboration and innovation.

Register will open soon.

Submissions are open for both Learning Journey and Conference proposals.
Click here to submit to the 2020 AIN Conference “History to Ourstory
Click here to submit a proposal to lead a leanring Journey

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2019 AIN World Conference

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


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