Venue: Vitosha Hall, InterExpo Center (“InterExpor Center” Metro Station)

28 September 2018 (Friday)

10.00 – 11.00
Registration of the participants
11.00 – 11.15
11.15 - 11.30
Opening “Inspiring Dreams” Awards for contribution to the development of youth research and youth work
11.30 – 13.00
Panel 1: Research on Youth Work
13.00 – 14.30
14.30 – 16.30
Panel 2: Standards for Youth Work

29 September 2018 (Saturday)

Panel 3: University and Vocational Education and Training for Youth Workers
11.00 – 11.30
11.30 – 13.00
Panel 4: Digital Youth Work and Access to Information
13.00 – 14.30
14.30 – 16.00
Panel: The Role of Youth Work for Early Vocational Guidance and Talent Recognition
16.00 – 17.00


Participants can submit a research paper or a presentation up to 10 min long in only one panel.

The paper and presentation abstract (up to 1 standard page) should be submitted at: or at the conference web site: till 26 September 2018.

Authors can present only one report or a presentation.

Maximum size of papers: 10 pages, incl. formulas, tables, figures and referenced literature; line spacing – 1,5.

Page Setup: Top – 2,5; Bottom – 2,5; Left – 2,5; Right – 2,5; Paper Size – A4.

Title: Font: Times New Roman; Size: 14 pt; Font Style: Bold; Alignment: Centered; Effects: Capital letters; (followed by one blank line).

Academic position, degree, given name and family name of the author (coauthors): Font: Times New Roman; Size: 12 pt; Font Style: Bold & Italic; Alignment: Centered.

Affiliation: Font: Times New Roman; Size: 12 pt; Font Style: Bold & Italic; Alignment: Centered; (followed by 1 blank line).

Body of paper: Font: Times New Roman; Size: 12 pt; Justified; Spacing: 1,5 lines.

Tables: Arabic numbering above the table, centered title, Font Style: Bold; (leaving 1 blank line before and after).

Figures: Arabic numbering centered title below the figure, Font Style: Bold; (leaving 1 blank line before and after).

Referencing: Footnote, Footnote Text – 10 pt; Number format: 1,2,3 …

Presentation of the report – Power Point up to 10 min.

Working languages – Bulgarian and English (Translation will be provided)

The Organizing committee reserves the right to publish the selected conference papers that are presented.