IFHE Annual Meeting 2019

IFHE Leadership Meeting and Home Economics Conference - Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies hosted by the Caribbean Association of Home Economists Inc. (CAHE)

18th - 22nd March 2019

The Learning Resource Centre, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus - Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies

Theme: "Creativity and Innovation in Home Economics for sustainable Development"

The application of these two elements to Home Economics will determine the extent to which effective and sustainable policies and practices within the discipline impact positively in future proofing the profession, families and ultimately the wider arena in which Home Economics serves. 
This theme is intended to span all sectors of the profession and allied fields in a strategic attempt to explore a wide range of findings which can be employed in facilitating the empowerment of individuals, families and communities towards an improved lifestyle in general.
In addition, the theme seeks to unearth ingenious and practical solutions, through research or writings on pedagogical practice, design and development of products, wealth generation, innovative consumer practices and strategies for improved health, wellness and global peace.  Practitioners in Home Economics education and research, nutrition, health and wellness, finance, manufacturing, digital technologies, governance and the cultural Industries are invited to submit abstracts for consideration.

Programme/Schedule of the IFHE Annual Leadership Meeting & Home Economics Conference 2019
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Hosted by The Caribbean Association of Home Economists Inc. (CAHE):

  • An IFHE approved programme
  • Registration opens in autumn 2018. Full registration inclusive of Transportation, Meals, Social Events and Conference Registration is US$ 375 (early bird tariff), participants can select full or partial registration
  • A variety of tours will be available including day trips to Tobago commencing the 17th March 2019.

Call for Abstracts - IFHE Home Economics Conference 2019

The International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) invites the submission of abstracts for the Home Economics Conference to be hosted by the Caribbean Association of Home Economists Inc. (CAHE) on the occasion of the IFHE Annual Leadership Meeting 2019 addressing the theme:

“Creativity and Innovation in Home Economics for sustainable Development”
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Please note: Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 1st October 2018!
submit abstracts to  caheifhe2019@gmail.com

For more information  CAHE Website

How to get to Trinidad (Book early to avoid the post Carnival Season)

  • Travel direct from London to Trinidad (No US Visa required)
  • Travel via JFK New York or Miami Connect from all major cities in the USA
  • Travel via Toronto connecting to all major cities in Canada
  • Travel from Frankfurt to Tobago with connections to Trinindad.


Recommended Accomodation

Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre
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Other Accomodations

Hyatt Regency Hotel
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Holiday Inn Express
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