Announcing IFI 2021 Virtual CONGRESS Via Brazil
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Announcing IFI’s 2021 Virtual CONGRESS & General Assembly (IFI GA)
VIRTUAL EVENTS HOSTED BY
IFI partners in São Paulo, Brazil
IFI 2021 CONGRESS
CONGRESS THEME: DESIGN AS A GLOBAL CONVERSATION
Virtual keynotes by internationally-renowned speakers
Topical panel discussions
9 November 2021
IFI GAP 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony
10 November 2021
ENTER IFI GAP TODAY
2021 IFI Education Workshop
IFI 2021 EDUCATION WORKSHOP TOPIC: A CALL TO ACTION
Critical priorities for Interiors to address now through education & practice for a shared future
10 November 2021
30th IFI General Assembly (IFI GA)
Business meeting for IFI voting members
11 November 2021
More details coming soon announcing speakers, panelists and how to register!
Founded in 1963, IFI – the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers is the singular world federation for the discipline’s design communities, policymakers, experts and enthusiasts. An independent body who acts as the ‘UN’ for Interiors worldwide, IFI’s headquarters are appropriately located within the United Nations’ international territory in New York City.
At the world level, IFI’s responsibilities include comprehensively strengthening professional knowledge, caliber of work and integrity of practice, as well as promoting the value of quality design and advancing its impacts. IFI unifies Interior Architecture/Design through globally relevant knowledge, experience and understanding, while engaging the profession with the general public.
IFI believes in the power of Design as a vehicle for human betterment and productive improvement. IFI recognizes that all people are equal across the world and that well-designed environments help to uplift humanity and civil society. It promotes equal rights and access to Interior Architecture/Design practice, research and education to be granted equally to all who wish to pursue it. This is regardless of race, gender, creed, sexual orientation, cultural heritage and socio-economic background, and not-withstanding disparities brought forth across different regional contexts. That good and quality Design requires to foundationally take into consideration these and other such evolving factors as technological innovation, globalization, economic and political instability and social inequality, as well as holistic consideration of the environmental/sustainable factors.