Second international Walking-In-Your-Shoes Conference 2020 in Berlin: "Percipience opens our world"


The Walking-In-Your-Shoes Institute of Europe presents, the Second International Walking-In-Your-Shoes Conference 2021 in Berlin, on



03. -  05. September 2021 (moved from Sept. 2020, due to pandemia)



Pre-day on 02. September 2021, before the conference, all trainers meet in the morning to talk about the topic of training (content, criteria, structure). In the afternoon, all study groups and regional groups get together to network, exchange and cooperate. A platform for all who are interested.

Post-day on 06. September 2021, after the conference, the support group of the institute meets with everybody who is interested, plus the conference organizing team, to talk about the results of the conference and the institute (contents, planning, improvements, expansions, who does what).


at GLS Sprachenzentrum, Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin (Opens external link in new window

Discount accommodation in the Campus Hotel possible. Just say it's for the "2. WIYS-Kongress"



What is true? What can we grasp? What can we seize? Our Motto is: "Percipience opens our world" to get together in Berlin for exchange, newest developments and insights, as well as new fields of appliance. You may look forward to discussions, lectures and workshops.

The Campus of the GLS Sprachenzentrum gives us a lot of room for our venue, a healthy 3-course lunch, and hotel rooms in the higher price range. We have a Hotellist for a more budget oriented accomodation.

A special "family"-get-together, to which we would like to invite you. You'll find the online form below. Members of the WIYS-Institute of Europe receive a 10% discount.


In German and English language.



We'll get a chance to experience the following:

- Participate in lectures and workshops about new ideas and developments
- Experience suggestions for new perspectives
- All topics around WIYS
- Get to know WIYS-facilitators und guests from the US and Europe
- Meet colleagues, friends and participants (again)
- Make new contacts (bring a lot of calling cards)
- Make a proposal and be a presenter for an interesting Walking-topic, i.e. a lecture, workshop, discussion...
- In the evening, when the official program is over, spontaneous Walks for personal themes


A detailed program will be available in April 2021.



The investment for all three days is €250. Members of the WIYS-Institut of Europe receive a 10% discount. All helpers work pro bono, because this is important to us. This is a non-profit event.


List of Hotels for the Conference

Make a proposal and be a presenter at the Conference


If you would like to make a proposal and be a presenter at the Conference, let us know. This could be a lecture, a workshop, a discussion, a pesentation, music, an acting performance, or soemthing very different. Whatever is fun! - And send your Exposé (see below) no later than 28. Februar 2021 to Hesk(at) Presenters only invest a cover fee of €95.


If you already submitted an Expose in 2020 your presentation will automatically be reviewed in 2021. Please check, however, if you would like to add elements or edit it.


If you wish certain topics to be presented at the Conference, or if you would like to help us plan, please contact the Institute oder see Hesk. Hesk(at)

WIYS 2021 Conference registration

Optional. Your mobile phone no. will only be used for urgent messages or emergency during the conference. Please include country and area code.