Register for IFHE World Congress

Postponed XXIV IFHE World Congress – Coming to Atlanta in September 2022

Register now for the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) World Congress 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia, September 6-10, 2022.  This Congress only occurs every four years, and has not been in the United States since 1988. Early bird registration with lower fees closes on May 10.

The Congress theme is Soaring Toward Sustainable Development. Consider all the ways you foster a global perspective as you prepare children, youth, families and communities for sustainable futures. Gather on an international stage to share expertise, explore ideas and network with colleagues from around the globe.

The in-person experience will include opening and closing cultural evenings, plenary sessions, workshops and symposiums, the EXPO (posters, textiles & design and exhibitors), Learning Day on the Move (educational tours), and nine concurrent sessions.  There will be a Congress APP which will include the Congress schedule, 48 of the concurrent sessions and prerecorded presentations from authors unable to attend.

For working educators, there is a Virtual Educator’s Pre Congress – Globalizing the FCS Classroom and Integrating Sustainability PerspectivesSaturday, August 27, featuring Donna Pendergast, Griffith University, Australia. This workshop is designed to inspire educators to incorporate globalization and sustainability in their courses and develop strategies to use as a platform for strengthening their programs and the profession.

If you cannot attend in-person, you can participate in most activities through the Congress APP. All registered attendees will have access to the APP until December 10, 2022. To learn more about the World Congress 2022, go to or contact the Congress Co-Chairs Bev Card (bmwcard@gmail.coml) or Janine Duncan (   Discounted registration is available for members and students; find IFHE-US Membership information at 

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