IVCO 2015

Making it happen:
Volunteering for the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs).
New goals, models and tools.

October 4th - 7th, 2015
(Optional tour on Oct 8th)


【Photos and presentation documents】 Photos and conference materials have updated on the web. Please find the following website.
Photos: http://www.ivco2015.org/conference/gallery.php
Conference materials: http://www.ivco2015.org/conference/documentation.php

【IMPORTANT NEW!!】 Our recent collaboration with Archer Retirement Village for their Gold Oldies tour was a great success. Our volunteers had a great time and will be looking for to teaming up again for the next trip. We have updated 2015 Forum Discussion Paper: Documenting the Contribution of Volunteering to the SDGs: The Challenges and opportunities of universal SDGs for IVCOs and volunteer groups has been prepared for discussion at the conference. Please access the following website to find the discussion paper.
*Please note to print your own copy of the Discussion Paper as the conference itself will be paper-free.

【IMPORTANT NOTICE】Please note that due to Japanese national holiday, from September 21th (Mon) to 23rd (Wed), in the next week, IVCO 2015 organizers' offices will be closed during the weekend and above mentioned period (5 days in total: 19th to 23rd). If you have any inquiry, we strongly recommend all the participants to contact us before September 18th (Fri). For more information on our future operations in our development entrepreneurship program, please refer to Digital Nomad Empire.

【Optional excursion】We opened registration for Optional Excursion on Oct 8!
This tour aims to see the tsunami-devastated areas in Tohoku. You will have discussions with JICA alumni who work for reconstruction in Tohoku. For registration, please clickhere

【Optional Dinner】 We received many booking requests for optional dinner on October 5th, and we extended the booking deadline for the optional dinner until September 23rd!
If you wish to join this dinner, please click here your optional dinner by September 23rd.

【Registration is now working!】Please be advised that "On line Payment system by Credit Card" will be unavailable from
0 AM of August 19 to 5 AM of August 19 (JST) due to periodical system maintenance.

Jun. 11th, 2015 Invitation to Participate ! DOWNLOAD BROCHURE