Proposal for IDEA2022 Congress accepted by IDEA General Council Meeting October 23.
FLÍSS (Félag um Leiklist í skólastarfi), Icelandic drama/theatre and education association www.fliss.is
has offered to host the IDEA2022 Congress in Reykevik July 3-8 2022.
IDEA gratefully acknowledges this offer and looks forward to welcoming delegates in 2022.
Watch this space for more news about IDEA 2022
IDEA2021 Digital Congress
More information on this event will be posted in 2021
The IDEA Congress in Beijing has been cancelled but IDEA is in the process of developing an IDEA 2021 Digital C congress.
It will not be the same as a congress where we are all in one physical place. It will use the ZOOM platform (the platform we have been using for Webinars).
IDEA 2020 Updated
The Coronavirus COVID-19 has some impact on lives, particularly in China. As a consequence, it has significant impact on planning and preparation for the IDEA2020 Congress in Beijing July 5-9. Over the last days and weeks, IDEA Elected Officers have been talking often with IDEC, the host of the congress and continue to do so.
Above all, we do not lose sight of the human dimensions of what is unfolding about the Coronavirus.
To meet developments in the future, with generous spirit, positive energy and courage, IDEA is responding to this crisis by transforming our thinking and planning for 2020 and beyond. IDEA invites IDEC and the whole IDEA Community to respond to the following proposed actions in a spirit of celebrating resilience, adaptability and human focus in facing the challenges of fulfilling IDEA’s aims in these challenging times.
As part of a wider strategy to strengthen engaging with drama/theatre educators and supporters IDEA will:
Detailed planning will follow as soon as negotiations with IDEC, currently in progress, are completed.
A reminder about the importance of Congresses
IDEA Congresses are core activities for IDEA.
1992 Oporto, Portugal
1995 Brisbane, Australia
1998 KIssumu, Kenya
2001 Bergen, Norway
2004 Ottawa, Canada
2007 Hong Kong SAR China
2010 Belém, Brazil
2013 Paris, France
2016/2017 Ankara Turkey was postponed then cancelled because of civil unrest
2020 Beijing China – has been impacted by the Coronavirus COVID-19