Each year, the IIRP convenes scholars and practitioners to share ideas, learn from one another, and push us forward in our thinking and understanding. In addition to collecting and sharing presentations, the collaboration and relationships developed at these events fuel the restorative movement.

Save the Date — January 26-28, 2022

IIRP World Conference 2022

Pathways to Social Change

The IIRP 2022 World Conference is a virtual experience bringing together thought leaders and restorative practitioners. The event will entail a series of conversations about how to bring forth social change in response to the world’s most pressing challenges. Save the date – January 26-28, 2022 – for three days of live sessions, engaging breakouts and curated on-demand content.

Registration opens October 2021. Sign up to receive IIRP News for future announcements about the conference!

Apply your Conference Experience Toward Graduate Coursework

Following the IIRP World Conference, we offer the opportunity to enhance your experience by adding online coursework. Participation may be applied toward blended graduate course RP 541 IIRP World Conference, which may be the first graduate course you take. The course incorporates related readings, writing assignments and online discussion with fellow participants and IIRP faculty. Students actively evaluate, discuss and critique presentations using restorative practices principles. For more information contact Student Services by phoning (610) 457-1917, emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or scheduling a time to talk.

Past World Conferences and Symposia

Click a link below to view information and papers from past conferences:

Medina Natalie

"It's been very good seeing people doing this all over the world and hearing others' experiences and stories. It's given me motivation to keep going with restorative practices."

Natalie Medina
Panama City, Panama