Event Details

Inspirees Institute, Creative Arts Education and Therapy (CAET) - open access journal, in collaboration with Applied Drama and Expressive Arts Education Centre/Beijing Normal University, Chinese Group of Arts Therapy/Chinese Psychological Society, present the first Creative Arts Education and Therapy World Forum in October 2019 in Beijing, China.


The mission of the Forum is to establish a platform to further communication, equal dialogue and cooperation between the East and West regarding the arts in therapy, education, and human understanding. The forum includes keynotes, presentations, workshops, roundtable meetings, art exhibition, performances to present the highlights of arts education and therapy in China and the world. About 300 participants from China and overseas are expected. Professor Shaun McNiff, one of the founders of expressive arts therapy, co-editor-in-chief of CAET, will deliver the keynote speech at the forum.

  • Keynotes and workshops in arts therapy
  • Round table meeting, Asian Association of LBMS - Laban and Somatics
  • Outsider arts symposium and exhibition
  • Annual meeting of Chinese Group of Arts Therapy, Chinese Psychological Society
  • Dance for Parkinson's Disease sympsoium - Human-centered healthcare management
  • Certification ceremony for CMA (certified movement analyst), dance therapists and creative movement professionals
  • Book and journal exhibition


Who is the conference for?


Arts educators, performing artists, creative and expressive arts therapists, psychologists, medical professionals, researchers, policy makers, consultants, body/mind (somatic) practitioners.


CAET World Forum is presented by Inspirees Institute, CAET journaland other partners. CAET is the brand of Inspirees Education Group and consists of CAET journal, CAET webinar series, CAET World Forum. CAET World Forum rotates between China/Asia, Europe and America in partnership with renowned universities and institutes.

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