IB World Student Conferences

The IB World Student Conferences bring together IB Diploma Programme (DP) and IB Career-Related Programme (CP) students from around the world to explore and experience what it means to be globally engaged, and to inspire responsible action for making a better and more peaceful world.

How do students benefit from the conference?

Each event builds a program around an engaging theme of global interest. Working in an academic setting, students develop creative ways to address the problems posed by conference leaders, while also allowing time for excursions and recreational activities. These experiences encourage the building of meaningful relationships with peers, and develop international understanding and leadership skills that benefit participants far beyond the conference week.


What do students take back to school?

Students who attend an IB World Student Conference return to their schools and communities with many new experiences to share. They not only develop leadership skills and meet other like-minded students, but also have the opportunity to interact with university faculty and world-renowned speakers representing a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise. These skills and experiences are designed to inspire students in the creation of action plans that could be used for Creativity, Activity, and Service (CAS) projects that are theme-based and can be implemented in their local communities.