6th Edition
October 14-15, 2016
Oct 14-15, 2016 Registration

An October weekend full of craft tips and inspiration

A conference built around the idea that stories can change our worlds. The only one of its kind in Eastern Europe, it brings together superstar storytellers in all fields – writers, producers, artists, innovators -, to show the potential of stories to connect people, to heal wounds, to move to action, and to drive change.

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An evening with David Sedaris

Come meet David Sedaris, one of the best humor writers alive. He will read and sign books on June 20, at ARCUB.

2016 speakers announced

Meet the superstar storytellers coming to Bucharest on 14-15 October for our 6th edition.

Video: Robert Krulwich on Finding Good Stories

Radiolab co-host Robert Krulwich's 2015 keynote on finding good stories, asking questions and never forsaking curio...

Speaking in 2016

Line-up subject to change. Scroll to see all speakers

The experience


Two packed days

Inspirational talks, tips to improve your storytelling, and many surprising moments


Superstar speakers

Network with our impressive roster of guests, get their books (and get them signed)


A creative world

Watch exhibits and screenings, experience interactive moments, browse our shop, and have fun


Stay story-sharp

Check out our curated feed of storytelling goodness on Facebook



Watch talks from previous years on topics ranging from personal stories to marketing


In the know

Get the latest conference news, speaker info and other updates




LATERAL is a design & technology studio based in San Francisco, with presence in UK and Romania. They are long-time collaborators of DoR and returning as sponsors of The Power of Storytelling.
UniCredit is a leading banking Group in Europe, with a major international banking network in Central and Eastern Europe. This is their third year supporting The Power of Storytelling conference.
NN is an insurance and investment management company active in over 18 countries. It was the first such company to enter the Romanian market. This is their second year as conference sponsors.


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Telekom Romania is a new and dynamic telecommunications brand, part of Deutsche Telekom global family, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies. This is their first year as conference sponsors.
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HBO is a premium cable and satellite television network, with programming consisting primarily of movies and original TV series, along with documentaries and concert specials. HBO GO is HBO’s online video service with more than 2000 hours of content, updated weekly.


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Since 2011 we’ve been bringing together leading journalists, writers, filmmakers, innovators to share ideas and stories. Don’t miss your chance to get involved.

Questions? We've got answers. E-mail us at pos@thepowerofstorytelling.org.