We meet in conference as a family of “Newcastles” every two years. Our next conference will be in Shinshiro City, Japan from 3rd to 9th October 2018
Provisional programme 2018 NCW Conference
On behalf of Shinshiro City, we are pleased to invite you and other representatives of your Newcastle to the 20th Anniversary Conference of the Newcastles of the World Alliance that will be held from the 3rd to the 9th of October 2018.
We will be discussing the potential for development of our Alliance for the next 20 years especially in new and stronger collaborations and exchanges in education, culture, business and tourism. The registration fee for the conference is 100’000 Japanese Yen (~ $930 USD/ ~€ 756) per person. This registration fee includes accommodation, meals, workshops, many cultural activities and a visit to the extraordinary world heritage site of Kyoto. If you have any questions about the conference please contact Rumi or David Faulkner – see below
If you may be interested in attending then please first of all advise your contact in your “Newcastles” – see link below – or Rumi Matsushita at firstname.lastname@example.org, or David Faulkner at email@example.com
Our 2016 conference was in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada – from 19th to 23rd September.
Here’s the report of the conference and its outcomes
Our main conference themes:
How to create and support “age-friendly” Newcastles
Promoting our “Newcastles” together – the “Newcastles Passport”
Tourists will be able access special offers from Newcastles of the World by signing up to our free Passport scheme. Each Newcastle taking part will carefully select a series of special offers just for visitors. These could be a customised visit programme, special discounts from local businesses, a meal with a host family, a guided tour, meet the Mayor or an exclusive visit to a historic building. The latest promotions will be shown on each Newcastle page taking part in the Passport scheme. The scheme as finalised at our Conference. and will be launched soon.
At the conference we also shared information about some of our other main areas of interest:
Promoting cohesion and strengthening civic identity, harnessing volunteering, philanthropy and citizen engagement
Welcomed by Mayor Foster and his colleagues on the Council
AND ON TO SHINSHIRO, JAPAN FOR OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE IN OCTOBER, 2018 !
*********** Information is also held on the website of Shinshiro City:
The 2014 Conference was held in Nové Hrady in the Czech Republic (see above). To view the declaration/commitments – please access via this link: 2014 Conference Declaration
Newcastle upon Tyne UK 2012 (see above)
Newcastle, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa 2010 (above)
Neuburg an der Donau, Germany 2008 (film link above)
Shinshiro City, Japan hosted the first summit in 1998
If you have any photos or stories from past Newcastles of the World Summits please share them with us!