a Global Event for Impact

The YOUNGA experience

Our Schedule At a Glance

UN General Assembly Week

Innovation Masterminds

Youth delegates only

Live sessions that connect Youth Delegates directly with VIP speakers in an intimate immersive setting to discuss global challenges, co-create solutions and exchange ideas. Shake the hands of peers around the word.

October

Four Week Leadership and Training Program

Youth delegates only

Youth Delegates receive access to a bespoke four week leadership and advocacy training program by BridgingTheGap Ventures, along with curated career advancement and networking opportunities.

Finale

Mainstage Global Broadcast

Open to everyone

Live streamed worldwide, our mainstage program features candid intergenerational fireside chats between influential leaders and young changemakers, along with an immersive 360 performances like our 2020 mixed-reality experience with Pitbull!

Participate in our 2021 program

Be notified when we announce speaker nominations, youth delegate applications and our 2021 program

YOUNGA is an immersive global event

delivered virtually using cutting-edge VR/XR technology, allowing you to participate safely from your location of choice without sacrificing the quality of human interaction and networking experience.

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Get right up close to
world leaders

Using our XR mixed-reality setup, speakers will be able to see, hear and sit with Youth Delegates as if they were in the same room.

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Leadership Panels

Main stage segment featuring cross-cutting conversations between top-level industry leaders and young influencers on pressing global challenges such as mental health, the future of education and work, gender equality, climate change and social justice.

Immersive VR/XR Performances

Main stage segments with immersive music, dance and other artistic showcases using cutting edge VR technology to produce a world-first experience. Connect with the performers in custom virtual worlds that bring their performance and message to life.

Virtual Masterclasses

Online keynote segment to provide nuggets of wisdom and teachable moments for audience members to improve their personal or professional lives.

Fireside Chats

Candid one-on-one main stage interviews with VIP speakers with interactive audience Q&A addressing the hopes and concerns young people have for our future.

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Our Thematic Tracks

Put your ideas at the centre of critical discussions—to shape the future. We’ve selected five areas of focus for YOUNGA.
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Cross-cutting themes

Innovation

Technology

Mindfulness

Participate in our 2021 program

Be notified when we announce speaker nominations, youth delegate applications and our 2021 program