Thank you for your interest in speaking at NCYC 2019!

The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) is seeking breakout session submissions for the 2019 NCYC in Indianapolis November 21-23. All interested speakers are asked to complete the online submission process no later than Friday, March 8, 2019. All submissions will be reviewed and considered by the NCYC breakout submission project team in March. All applicants will be notified of their submissions status in April. Before submitting your proposal, please ensure you are available to participate in the conference in Indianapolis from November 21-23.

Please read below for important dates, audiences, and targeted topics/themes before submitting your proposal. (Form links at bottom of page.)

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019
Review Period: March 2019
Selection Notification: April 2019



  1. Youth
  2. Young Adults (18+)
  3. Ministry Leader
  4. Parent 

Targeted Topics/Themes

Youth and Young Adult Ministry Leader Parent   
  • Understanding Your Faith
  • Sharing Your Faith
  • Living Your Faith
  • Growing in Faith
  • Leadership Development
  • Service/Social Justice
  • Responding to Tough Times/Issues
  • Transitions/Graduation
  • Vocations
  • Prayer
  • Giftedness and Ministry
  • Families/Parents
  • Self Esteem
  • Racism/Sexism/Consumerism
  • Media/Technology
  • Mary/Marian Devotion
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality/Chastity
  • Moral Living
  • Ethno-Cultural Ministry
  • Service, Missions, and Workcamps
  • Evangelization
  • High School Campus Ministry
  • Junior High Ministry
  • Retreat Models
  • Technology and Media
  • Youth at Risk
  • Youth Culture and Trends
  • Youth Ministry Models and Methods
  • Adolescent Catechesis/ Confirmation
  • Parent and Families
  • Papal and Church Teachings
  • Parenting Today
  • Social Media and Teens
  • Domestic Church
  • Family Prayer/Worship
  • Marriage Enrichment
  • Handling Difficult Issues 







Submission Forms

  1. Youth Breakout Session     

  2. Young Adult Breakout Session

  3. Ministry Leader Breakout Session

  4. Parent Breakout Session