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What will be on offer?

Schedule for Friday / Saturday:

0900h Registration / Refreshments / DT session

1000h Welcome

1015h Networking

1030h Keynote

1130h Break

1200h Workshop 1

1300h Lunch

1400h Workshop 2

1500h Break

1530h Workshop 3

1630h Networking / Plenary time

1700h Close

1830h – 2030h Friday evening only, conference meal.

There will be an artist in residence and opportunities to explore our own creative responses in a non-directive environment, pop-up activities, and plenty of opportunities to meet other delegates and build the constructive working relationships we all hope we'll discover at conferences …

Lunch, beverages and snacks are included in the conference attendance fee. 

The Deep Talk conference is taking place at the St Bartholomew’s building, Primrose Hill, Langsett, Sheffield S6 2UW and is accessible by a short tram ride from the Wilson Carlile centre. 

On Thursday, the informal pre-conference will offer opportunities to work and mingle with others interested in Deep Talk as a community resource. If you would like to know more, or have an activity or theme to suggest for this, please email us on  Schedules for the pre-conference will be circulated to attendees in due course.

On Sunday, there is an additional opportunity to engage with Deep Talk:

Developing in the Art of Deep Talk / OutoftheBox 10th September 2023

This course takes place in Sheffield on Sunday 10th September 2023, and is for people who are attending the Deep Talk conference. 'OutoftheBox' is a type of Deep Talk.

For more information please go to

Book your place on the course

You can book bed and breakfast accommodation for any or all of these days through the University of Sheffield online store at the same time as booking your conference attendance. Please note that bookings for accommodation have closed but you can still book onto the pre-conference and main conference.

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