Previous Congresses

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) organizes a World Congress every 1-2 years. The international gathering attracts 1000+ experts and professionals in the field of professional technical education and training from all continents.

Learn about our previous World Congresses and their host organizations:

  • 2023 World Congress: Hosted by Colleges and Institutes Canada in Montréal, Canada.
  • 2022 World Congress: Hosted by TKNIKA in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain.
  • 2018 World Congress: Hosted by TAFE Directors Australia in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2016 World Congress: Hosted by CONIF in Vitória, Brazil.
  • 2014 World Congress: Hosted by CEAIE in Beijing, China.
  • 2012 World Congress: Hosted by Colleges and Institutes Canada in Halifax, Canada.
  • 2010 World Congress: Hosted by Association of Colleges in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • 2008 World Congress: Hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges in New York City, USA.
  • 2005 World Congress: Hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • 2002 World Congress: Hosted by TAFE Directors Australia in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 1999 World Congress: Hosted by Colleges and Institutes Canada in Québec, Canada.