Conferences

C.I.F. organises a biannual conference in co-operation with a National Branch hosting the conference to keep the spirits and goals alive. Besides reflecting on current subjects and aiming at professional development conferences offer a possibility for members and friends of C.I.F. to meet and make new friends across the globe.

The next CIF 33 Conference will be organized by CIF France in Saint Malo, France around the change of June/July, 2019. Theme of the conferencc to be published latter.

The history of these conferences begins from 1958, the second year after beginning of the program. The list of 1958-2010 Conferences

CIF 2017 Conference was hosted by CIF Hellas in Kalamata, Greece September 18-23, 2017. Information and presentations can be uploaded here. 

CIF 2015 Conference was hosted By CIF Sweden in Sigtuna, Sweden August 3-7, 2015. Pictures and presentations  can be uploaded here.

30th CIF Conference was hosted by CIF Turkey in Ankara, June 3 - 8, 2013 with the theme "ENCOUNTERS in a GLOBAL WORLD New challenges for social work and human service professionals". More at CIF Turkey's web site.

CIF 2011 Conference was hosted by CIF Cyprus in Nicosia, September 26 - October 1, 2011. You can click here to view the highlights from the conference and find more photos by Dieter Bettels in the CIF German web page here.

CIF 2009 Conference with the Theme: Dialogue - A Means to increase mutual understanding and peace was hosted by CIF Finland in Kiljava

CIF 2007 ConferenceTraining Builds Bridges for a Changing World, Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities, Transforming Yourself was hosted by CIPUSA and CIF International in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

CIF 2005 ConferenceBuilding Bridges for peace and Understanding was hosted by CIF Germany and celebrated the 50thanniversary of CIP in Bonn, Germany.