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International Association for Community Development (IACD)
2022 Virtual World Community Development Conference
Ottawa, Ontario
October 3, 2022 - October 5, 2022
We are delighted to formally invite you to join our 2022 Virtual World Community Development Conference, 3-5 October 2022. This conference will take place 100% virtually.

The International Association for Community Development (IACD) is proud to partner with Inclusive Practices Network (headquartered in Georgia) on this exciting conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Inclusion as a Global Challenge for Community Development”

WCDC2022 brings us all an opportunity to come together to reflect upon the ways in which we, community development practitioners, educators, social workers and researchers, can support disadvantaged and vulnerable communities become stronger in today’s fractured world. This year the WCDC focuses upon social inclusion as the global challenge for community development policies and practice over the coming years.

WCDC 2022 attracts more countries than any previous international community development conference. We are delighted that participants from 57 countries will be involved in the World Conference this year. There will be over 100 presentations, Practice Workshops, Film Screenings and Visual Art Responses.

The Inclusive Virtual Space of the conference will be open 24 hours and will allow each participant to join informal networking meetings and share their experience of social inclusion.

Registration is open until October 1 here via and the fee to participate in the virtual conference is $50.

If you have any other questions regarding the conference, please get in touch with us via

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