19th IIRP World Conference

Restorative Works: Share. Teach. Engage.

WHEN October 26-28, 2015
WHERE Bethlehem, PA, USA Hotel Bethlehem/IIRP Campus

About the conference

The 19th World Conference of the International Institute for Restorative Practices brought together leading practitioners and thinkers who are shaping the new social science of restorative practices.

As the field grows, the IIRP's role in supporting this work is also evolving. For this event, we introduced a new conference format to highlight the great diversity of approaches to this work. Participants had the opportunity to select from a wide variety of topics as well as three distinct session formats to fit diverse learning experiences.


Participate in related conference events including:

  • Basic Restorative Practices
  • Restorative Responses to Adversity and Trauma
  • Restorative Leadership Development: Authority with Grace
  • Aggression Replacement Training®
  • Pre-conference dinner
  • Graduate School Gathering
  • Music by Radio Free Earth
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"I love coming to Bethlehem."


“I love coming to Bethlehem. It's breathtaking: the heritage buildings, all the colors, the homey feeling I have here walking down the street. I can feel it in the air.”

Bonnie George
Wet'suwet'en Nation, Canada

"It's given me motivation to keep going."


“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

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