To celebrate IFHE World Home Economics Day 2021 theme and World Health Organization Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030, Toronto Home Economics Association presents Age Friendly Communities, a virtual presentation by Heather Thompson, Director of Age-Friendly Initiatives with Community Development Halton.
Celebrate 2021 World Home Economics Day-Age Friendly Homes and Communities.
Join the IFHE-US Board of Directors in an event to celebrate World Home Economics Day. Dr. Virginia Vincenti, Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wyoming, will share Resources on Elder Abuse and Elder Financial Exploitation. Followed by question-and-answer session. Short reports will be made about in innovative program at the University of Connecticut that focuses on students addressing aging in communities and an update by the World Congress 2022 co-chairs. Grab your lunch or breakfast depending on your time zone and join this informative session.
The event will be held via Zoom. The event should last about 1.5 hours. Send an e-mail to Kim Kamin, email@example.com to receive the link. The link will be sent a week before the event. PDU’s will be applied for.
Don’t miss out on our free KICK-OFF WEBINAR “Successful ageing: Challenges for home economists” with IFHE member Seema PURI, Associate Professor at the Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi, and expert on Social Gerontology:
Thanks to the initiative of a very active IFHE Programme Committee, we can warmly invite you to attend a webinar on technology & sustainability. Members of the committee share their research on solar cookers, water management, food hygiene & environmental stability. Each topic is presented for 15 minutes, followed by a short discussion. The event is moderated by Pamela TURNER, Chair of the Committee Household Technology & Sustainability.
Young Professional Network Webinar- Sign up On October 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm Eastern time, Dr. Amanda McCloat, Director of the IFHE Young Professionals Network (YPN), will hold a webinar discussing the YPN, its benefits, and the importance of young professionals’ involvement.
Dr. McCloat is the Head of the Home Economics Department at St. Angela’s College and will speak to interested Family & Consumer Sciences professionals from Sligo, Ireland. This will be a great time for you to learn more about the benefits of being involved in IFHE, and we would love to have additional participants in the YPN.
Students, new professionals, and the young at heart are all invited to attend. Please RSVP to Carmen Pedersen, GAFCS Counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 16 to receive a link and future updates about the webinar.
IFHE plans to submit a statement to the United Nations Commission for Social Development 2021 and is inviting members to contribute.
Theme of the statement is “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all”. We are looking for experts on home economics & digital technologies to contribute to the statement. The more aspects and perspectives we can add, the better. If you are interested, please send your contact details and background to Annette.email@example.com until 5 October 2020.
We have taken our in-person annual conference online with ZOOM! Although we regret that the Coronavirus pandemic will keep us from gathering face-to-face for an engaging conference experience in Baltimore, we are still providing you many opportunities to connect with one another and connect to interactive professional development sessions! The Virtual Conference is open to anyone, but you must be fully registered to participate.
donate now to become a Friend of FCS and your name will appear on a virtual wall on the AAFCS website and will be preserved for archival purposes to mark our 1st historic virtual conference. In addition, your name will be included in the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences.