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The 25th IAVE World Volunteer Conference

 

Call for Presentation and Registration for The 25th IAVE World Volunteer Conference in Augsburg, Germany and IAVE Membership Registration

The 25th International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference will be held in Augsburg, Germany.   AVS is IAVE Representative for Hong Kong. IAVE is the only international organization with the primary aim to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of volunteering worldwide.  It holds volunteer conference every year for exchange, networking and inspirations of volunteerism across countries and cultures. Details are as follows,

Conference Theme :   Our Responsibility for the Global Future
Date :   17 to 20 October 2018 (Wednesday to Saturday)
Venue :   Kongress am Park Augsburg Convention Centre
Host :   IAVE & Volunteer Center Augsburg
     

I. Call for Presenter

We have the pleasure to invite you to submit proposal for presentation in the breakout session related to any of the following themes: 

       1. National Leadership for Volunteering

       2. Local Leadership for Volunteering

       3. The Global Challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals

       4. Youth and Volunteering

       5. Corporate Volunteering

       6. Measuring the Impact of Volunteering

       7. Faith-based Volunteering

       8. Innovation in Volunteering

       9. Implications of Ageing Populations

       10. Volunteering, Inclusion and Integration

       11. Volunteering and Policy Making

       12. Volunteering for Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Relief

The proposal should be submitted in English with a maximum of 350 words. The submission deadline is 30 April 2018. For more details of the submission, please visit the online Submission Platform.

II. Registration for the Conference

You are cordially invited to join the Conference. The expenditure per person is estimated at around HK$15,000 (IAVE member)/ HK$15,400 (non-IAVE member) for early bird registration by 30 June 2018. The cost includes the Conference registration fee, return air ticket, shared-room accommodation and insurance.

It would be a good opportunity for you to share and exchange with volunteer leaders around the world, to go beyond the boundary, to learn more about volunteerism and the development of volunteering in the new age.  For more information of the Conference, please visit https://www.iave.org/wvc2018/about/.

III. IAVE Individual Member Registration

Please register as a member of IAVE to enjoy the discount to the conference and other benefits. Details are as follows:

Founded in 1970, IAVE is led by an international all-volunteer board of directors that sets strategic direction and guides the organization.  IAVE exists to promote, strengthen and celebrate volunteering in all of the myriad ways it happens throughout the world.  With members in 77 countries, IAVE is the connective tissue of a global network of leaders of volunteering, NGOs, businesses and national volunteer centers that share the belief in the power of volunteers to make a significant strategic contribution to resolving the world’s most pressing problems.

       Members of IAVE will get:

       •    monthly E-IAVE electronic newsletter

       •    discounted registration fees for IAVE Volunteer Conferences

       •    voting rights for IAVE's Board Elections

       •    preferred access to IAVE International Resource Center Service

Individual Membership fee is US$50 for one year or US$80 for two years. More information is obtainable on the IAVE website at http://www.iave.org.

Should you be interested in any of the above, kindly return the reply slip by 26 April 2018.

 

Enquiry:  AVS Fundraising and Promotion Department at 2527 3825