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    The IAF works to grow the community of practice for all those who facilitate, establish internationally accepted professional standards, build credibility and promote the value of facilitation around the world.



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Upcoming Conferences

Experience the world’s best facilitators in action, explore the future of facilitation with your peers and have an inspiring time, enabling powerful change. In the coming months, we are inviting you to join us: 

The Relevance of Facilitation:  Rethink, Reshape, Renew

IAFNAC Conference 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida
8-11 May 2017

Participation is the new normal: Connect people and thinking for shared values

IAF Asia Conference 2017: Seoul, South Korea
17-20 August 2017

Leveraging energy and optimism to foster meaningful change - the power of facilitation

IAF EMENA Conference 2017: Paris, France
13-15 October 2017

50 Shades of Participation

IAF Africa Conference 2017: Arusha, Tanzania
November 2017 (exact dates to be confirmed)

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