Note: All the 12 topics are drawn from the THEMES in the Final Document of the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith, and Vocation Discernment; all presentations are to follow the SEE-JUDGE-ACT format; in all sessions, the opinions of the young will be heard and considered on things that affect them; and all presenters will have suggestions on what the participants can do regarding each issue when they go back to their schools.

Each session has a suggested list of topics to be explored, the speaker might choose to focus on a certain topic more heavily during his/her presentation. The final descriptions of the concurrent sessions will be available by June 30, 2019 when we have finalized the list of speakers. Please visit the registration website again for updates. Thank you.

IMPORTANT: Registration for concurrent sessions will be by subtrack. Once you have selected a subtrack you are registered for ALL its SESSIONS.

Subtrack: Basic Education 1 (GS Faculty)

Venue: Royal Garden Villa

SESSION 1

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Exclusion and Marginalization

To tackle issues on LGBT, bullying, Prejudice and Child Protection, the different –isms – e.g. racism, looksism, classism, etc.

SESSION 2

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Body and Affectivity

To tackle the Sex Education we need in schools, Pornography and Sex Trafficking.

SESSION 3

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Originality and Specificity/Creativity

To tackle Innovations in Education; the kind of pedagogy needed given the way 21st Century learners learn today; gifts and talents of the youth.

Subtrack: Basic Education 2 (HS and SHS Faculty)

Venue: ICON Room 1

SESSION 1

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Migrants as a Paradigm of Our Time (Violence and Vulnerability - Types of Abuse)

To tackle issues on Domestic Violence and Child Protection.

SESSION 2

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Newness of the Digital Environment

To tackle issues on Cyberbullying, Fake News and Mental Health.

SESSION 3

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Commitment and Social Engagement

To tackle the advocacies on Justice and Peace, Ecological Integrity, Engaged Citizenship, Poverty Reduction, Gender Equality, and Youth Empowerment.

Subtrack: Administration & Non-Teaching Personnel

Venue: Diversion 21 Ballroom

SESSION 1

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Body and Affectivity

To tackle issues on Sexuality & Identity; Promiscuity; HIV/AIDS; Crossdressing.

SESSION 2

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Family and Intergenerational Relations

To tackle issues on: Generation Gap between parents and the youth; Love Languages; Cultural Roots - friendships and relationships between peers; the new concept of family and friends.

SESSION 3

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Spirituality and Religiosity

To tackle issues on: Alternative religiosity; Discernment; Quest for the higher being; Contrast of religion as a private matter and public thrust; Desire for living liturgy - how is this for other religions; Liturgy for the youth; Religious experience and expressions; Religious sensitivity; Catholic school as a welcoming home; How we can accompany the youth so they can be effective witnesses to the faith.

Subtrack: Higher Education

Venue: ICON Room 2

SESSION 1

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Cultural Colonization

To tackle issues on: Indigenous Peoples; Moros; the youth’s feeling of being uprooted – probinsyano to Manila; Ideological/beliefs imposed by others to the youth.

SESSION 2

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Migrants as a Paradigm of Our Time (Violence and Vulnerability - Types of Abuse)

To tackle issues on Drugs; Psychological and Physical Abuse; Domestic Violence; Youth in War; Violent Extremism.

SESSION 3

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Participation and Involvement

Spaces for participation of the youth – students and teachers; Advocacies of the HEI (e.g. Environmental Sustainability, Racism, Promotion of Justice), concern for peers; participation as catechists and caring for the poor and the weak.

Where

Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City

When

September 24-27, 2019

Email

Email: convention@ceap.org.ph