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International Play Association - Unleashing the Power of Play Conference

The International Play Association (IPA) Canada is extremely proud to partner with The City of Calgary to host the 20th IPA Triennial World Conference in Calgary, Alberta in September 2017.

The IPA has members in nearly 60 countries and has been working for more than 50 years to secure every child’s right to play and to promote healthy, high quality play opportunities and environments. Our Triennial World Conference will bring together dedicated play researchers, practitioners and advocates from around the globe to celebrate play, understand its many benefits and provide all children with the chance to engage in rich, meaningful, free play…every day.

Who Should Come?
We invite all those dedicated to children’s play or play environments with an interest in one or more of the conference themes, including those from the following disciplines:

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