Yokohama International Performing Arts Meeting 2023
2023.12.1 – 2023.12.17

YPAM Exchange Registration (2023)

YPAM Exchange is an program exclusive for YPAM registrants where professionals of performing arts from all around the world come together. The Exchange period is divided into an online-only term and hybrid term with both in-person and online participation.

Virtual Booth Exhibition

Venue: Online Platform Swapcard
Period: Friday 1 – Sunday 17 December, 2023

Meetings (Online-only)

Venue: Online Platform Swapcard
Period: Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 December, 2023
*All the sessions during this period will be live-streamed

Meetings (In-person + Online)

Venue: Gender Equality Center Yokohama South (also known as Forum Minamiota)
Period: Tuesday 12 – Thursday 14 December, 2023
*Only Symposia and a part of Roundtable sessions will be livestreamed on Swapcard.

You can purchase a slot to host your meeting and apply to register your virtual booth on this page.


Host Your Meeting

In the YPAM Exchange in YPAM2023, you can host four types of meetings: Presentation, Roundtable, Symposium, and Studio Showing, according to your objective.

The Exchange period is divided into an online-only portion and a hybrid portion with both in-person and online participation.

*Note that all the speakers/panels must be registered at YPAM2023 prior to the meeting. If you are applying for a slot with selection, you may register after getting the result for your application.

Host registration fee varies according the meeting types.
Visit the link below to compare the registration fee and equipment of each meeting room.
Host Registration Fees & Room Specs.

Presentation

Presentation is suitable for making an in-depth presentation about your work and projects. We have two rooms available with a capacity of 48 (including the hosts) per session, where the desks and chairs are placed in a lecture setting. You can choose from a 40 or 20-minute slot, which you can purchase up to two consecutively. No live-streaming on Swapcard. Optional JP/EN consecutive interpretation on sight is available for hire.

Registration Fee (tax included):
9,900 JPY (45-min slot), 5,500 JPY (20-min slot) + interpretation fee if applicable

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 15 17:00 (UTC+9)

*No cancellation allowed after payment.

Roundtable (Large/Small)

Roundtable is suitable for discussing your topic with other participants with you as a moderator. We have rooms in two different sizes. Each session is 45 minutes long, and you can purchase up to two consecutive slots. No JP/EN interpretation available.

Large Room 

  • Room Capacity: 30 (including the hosts, +20 with additional seats and standing room)
  • JP/EN Interpretation: Not available
  • Live-streaming: Not available
  • Registration Fee (tax included): 5,500 JPY

Small Room

  • Room Capacity: 20 (at the venue) + 100 (Swapcard) 
  • JP/EN Interpretation: Not available
  • Live-streaming: Available on Swapcard (up to 100 participants, including the hosts)
  • Registration Fee (tax included): 3,300 JPY

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 15 17:00 (UTC+9)

*No cancellation allowed after payment.

Online-only Roundtable

Online-only Roundtable sessions will be held for three days from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 December. All the panels and participants will join the meeting remotely on Swapcard. A session is 90 minutes at the longest. Every session will be held with JP/EN consecutive interpretation. 

Online-only Roundtable sessions will be application-based and selected by the office (no host registration fee applicable). If you wish to host a session, please fill in the Google form below with your name, company/group name, a short description of your session, and the time/date of your choice. 

Registration Fee: Free (Selection applies)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 15 17:00 (UTC+9)

Symposium

Symposium is suitable for hosting a panel discussion with three or more panels. The biggest room in the building with a capacity of 150 is available for symposia.  Each session is 45 minutes long, and you can purchase up to two consecutive slots. Live-streaming on Swapcard and JP/EN simultaneous interpretation will be available for all sessions. 

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 15 17:00 (UTC+9)
Registration Fee (tax included): 33,000 JPY (with simultaneous interpretation fee)

*No cancellation allowed after payment.

Studio Showing (Pilot / Selection)

A training room with a capacity of 50, equipped with mirrors on the two sides of the walls and a barre is available for a pitch, short performance, or workshop. Each session is 45 minutes long, and the number of slots a host can book is limited to one. Sessions will NOT be live-streamed on Swapcard. Inquire us if you wish to hire an English to/from Japanese interpreter for your session.

Registration Fee: Free (Selection applies)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 15 17:00 (UTC+9)


Exhibit Your Virtual Booth

Throughout the YPAM2023 period, you can exhibit a booth on Swapcard that all YPAM registrants can visit. You may be approached by interested performing arts professionals and receive individual meeting requests. Whether you participate in person or online, we encourage you to use your booth as a base for networking activities at YPAM.

Sample page on Swapcard

Please refer to the Swapcard Exhibitor’s Guide for details

*To exhibit a booth, you must be registered as a professional at the event.
Please get your registration done here.

Registration Fee: 3,300 JPY (incl. tax) 
Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 30 17:00 (UTC+9)


Contact

Please feel free to contact us for more information.
YPAM Secretariat
exchange@ypam.jp
Tel +81 (0)45-264-6514