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We are very grateful to all our sponsors for helping to make this event possible. 


sq IFA LogoIn addition to underwriting the Joint World Congress, the International Fluency Association has made a generous donation to assist in keeping delegate fees as low as possible.

The International Fluency Association is a not-for-profit, international, interdisciplinary organization devoted to the understanding and management of fluency disorders, and to the improvement in the quality of life for persons with fluency disorders.

Hiroshima CVB logo squareThe Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau is a public interest incorporated foundation established to promote conventions in Hiroshima Prefecture and tourism in and around the City of Hiroshima, as well as to invigorate the local economy, promote mutual understanding between Japan and other countries, and to contribute to the development of local culture.

To achieve these goals, it endeavors to attract both domestic and international events such as meetings, conferences, and exhibitions to Hiroshima, and offers support services to help encourage their success. It also aims to attract tourists to Hiroshima, along with maintaining and developing tourism resources.




The Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders (JSSFD) was founded in 2013. The primary goal of JSSFD is to increase awareness and understanding of stuttering, cluttering and other fluency disorders, and to improve treatment and quality of life for people with fluency disorders. 






In preparation for the 2018 World Congress the IFA is implementing Japanese translations of some pages on the site. Choosing Japanese below to see these translations.

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