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IFS Conference Helsinki 2018 - Democracy, is it threatened?

Finnish Federation of Settlement- and Neighborhood Houses, Helsinki, Finland

Website: https://www.setlementti.fi:443

Welcome to Helsinki!

June 6-8, 2018

Location: Kalliola Settlement House
Address: Sturenkatu 11, 00510 Helsinki


June 4, Monday
IFS Europe Committee Meeting

June 5, Tuesday
IFS Board Meeting

June 6, Wednesday
Registration and Opening Day
10.00-12.00 pm        Registration and buffet lunch

12.00-2.00 pm          IFS General Meeting

3.00 pm                    Conference Opening

7.00 pm                     Reception

June 7, Thursday
Let´s Community
8.00-9.00 am            Registration

9.00-9.30 am            Good morning and Plenary session

9.45 am -12.30 pm    Mini-seminars and workshops

12.30-2.00 pm           Luncheon

2.00-5.00 pm            Site visits

7.00 pm                     Evening programme and Dinner

June 8, Friday
Make Democracy Great Again
8.30-9.00 am             Arrival and refreshments

9.00-9.30 am             Good morning and Plenary session

9.45 am-12.30 pm      Lectures and workshops

12.30 pm                     Lunch and afternoon on your own

6.00-9.00 pm            Ceremony of 100 years old Finnish Settlement

9-11 Jun 2018               Midnight Sun at the Northern Finland
9-10 Jun 2018              Trip to Tallinn

Opens on December 1st, 2017


posted 2017-06-26


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Conference | IFS Conference in Berlin, 2016

Photo: IFS Conference in Berlin, 2016

IFS Headquarters

Website: http://www.onthemove2016.com/en/

Our 2016 conference "On the Move – At Home in the World" will be held September 28 through October 1 in Berlin, Germany. The conference deals with the development of displaced people and migration as a global phenomenon and its subsequent challenges. Therefore, we have arranged a diverse and exciting program which focuses on a country comparison of the conditions and possibilities for community work in the area of refugees and migration. National and international experts will hold lectures and panel discussions. Practical approaches and best-practice examples will be presented in workshops. Visits to different institutions will allow for the opportunity to get to know practical examples in Berlin and to speak to the employees on location.

A full conference program with more than 30 interesting workshops from all over the world and 34 site visits to amazing projects in Berlin is available online now .

Registration is now open – be sure to register by June 1 to take full advantage of our early bird rates!

For more information, including details on nearby hotels, please visit the conference website set up by host organizations Verband für Sozial-Kulturelle Arbeit and Nachbarschafts Zentrum.

posted 2016-04-17


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