The deadline for the submission of abstracts
for the Joint World Congress , July 22-25, 2021,
has been extended to
February 24, 2021.
go to HTTPS://WWW.JWCSC.ORG for more information
In addition, please note that we will be following up soon with an announcement
regarding any changes due to Covid 19 and the world pandemic situation .
We thank you all for your interest in the next joint world congress
and for your patience regarding the Covid situation.
Join us for the Joint World Congress on Stuttering and Cluttering
in Montreal, Canada 22 - 25 July 2021.
We hope to see you in Montreal!
Below are new guidelines, developed by the Executive Board with input from the Committee Directors.
Last revised September 2020
Section 1: Guiding Principles
Read more: International Fluency Association Operational Procedures
Some papers from the 2018 Joint World Congress in Hiroshima, Japan are now available, just use the menu to go to
IFA Congresses -> IFA Congress Proceedings -> 2018 Joint World Congress: Hiroshima Japan
Current IFA Members can view the entire text of the papers, the public can view the abstracts.
More papers will be published as the review process is completed.
On June 24, after a brief but devastating illness, Herman Peters passed away. In 1989 he was one of the founding members of the International Fluency Association (IFA) and become the 3rd IFA-president in 1993. He served this organization in various roles, including treasurer, and was honored for his contributions to IFA in 2000.
Read more: In Memoriam Herman F.M. Peters, Ph.D.
The revised by-laws have been approved by the membership, you can find them under About Us -> Information about the IFA or by clicking here
We are pleased to announce the results of the recent IFA election for Treasurer-Elect and Member at Large.
Shelly Jo Kraft will continue as Treasurer-Elect;
Courtney Byrd will continue to serve as Member at Large.
From the left: Elaine Kelman, Secretary; Shelly Jo Kraft, Treasurer; Kurt Eggers, President-Elect; Nan Ratner, President; Shelley Brundage, Membership; Courtney Byrd; At Large Board Member.
The IFA Executive Board met in October in Austin, Texas to review the organization bylaws and conduct other business. Active members can read the minutes of the meeting by logging in and click here or going to
Home Membership Reports and Board Minutes