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The 20th International Play Association Triennial World Conference will be in Calgary, Canada
September 13 - 17, 2017.
Join us as we "Unleash the Power of Play".

IPA is an interdisciplinary organization, bringing together people from all professions working for and with children. With members in over 50 countries, the organization provides a vehicle for multi-disciplinary exchange and action towards preserving the child's right to play. For more information on IPA, please follow the link to the left.

The IPA Triennial conferences attract academics and practitioners from around the world to share expertise and advance our understanding of the importance of play in the healthy development of children.

Calgary will become an international play hub in 2017. This modern city is nestled between the prairies and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains offering plenty of outdoor play opportunities. Click on "Links" in the menu on the left for more information on Calgary and the surrounding area. Watch the video that Calgary produced as part of their bid to become the host city.

The look and content of this website will evolve as the conference date approaches so bookmark the site and return.