About Conferences

a) The AFGW Triennial Conference

women-groupThis was a national meeting of Members and State and Territory Associations that determined AFGW policies for the coming triennium, decided on any changes to the Constitution, and elected the incoming Office Bearers (the Executive). In 2013, it was decided to discontinue the Triennial Conference and replace it with Annual General Meetings

2012 35th Triennial AFGW Conference held in Brisbane Public Day Papers are available for members in the Members’ Section

2009 34th Triennial Conference held in Sydney Report of the 35th Conference

2006 33rd Triennial Conference held in Canberra 

 b) The GWI Triennial Conference

confer_3808cThis is held every three years, hosted each time by a different national affiliate. Recent Conferences have been held in Instanbul, Turkey (2013); Mexico City, Mexico (2010); Manchester, England (2007); Perth, Australia (2004); Ottawa, Canada (2001); Graz, Austria (1998); Yokohama, Japan (1995); and in Palo Alto, USA (1992). The Conference offers interdisciplinary seminars and workshops, opportunities for networking, and international friendship. Click here to see All Conferences

Next GWI  Conference

Consult the GWI Conference Website

Cape Town has been selected as the venue for the next IFUW triennial conference, taking place in August 2016. IFUW will be inaugurating a new format, with three days of internal business meetings (General Assembly) for IFUW members only, and three days of an open international conference, which will be multidisciplinary through the focus on key strands:

a) Managing complexity in education;

b) New technologies and their impact on secondary, tertiary and continuing education;

c) Human rights and education;

d) Access to education for girls and women.

Left to right: Natalie Kensley, The Conference Company, Hélène Queyrane, IFUW Programme Officer, Aneshree Pillay, The Conference Company, Catherine Bell, IFUW President, Lorraine Mangwiro, IFUW Administrative Assistant, Danièle Castle, IFUW Executive Director, Nina Freysen-Pretorius, The Conference Company.

Left to right: Natalie Kensley, The Conference Company, Hélène Queyrane, IFUW Programme Officer, Aneshree Pillay, The Conference Company, Catherine Bell, IFUW President, Lorraine Mangwiro, IFUW Administrative Assistant, Danièle Castle, IFUW Executive Director, Nina Freysen-Pretorius, The Conference Company.

Work is well undeway and the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) provides a versatile and practical central venue for the multiple activities being planned. Mark your calendar now.  It is an opportunity not to be missed.