International Foster Care Organization's World Conference:

July 10-15, 2011 were the dates of the IFCO World Conference, held in Victoria, BC. We are proud to announce that Dane County Social Worker, Robert Weatherby was elected to serve on the Board. Robert represents Foster Care Children and Family Fund. He is married, a biological parent and former foster parent and an international trainer. Robert is the second Madison resident ever to be elected to the IFCO board. Cora E. White, President of Foster Care Children and Family Fund was the first.

Our organization sponsored five people and one youth to participate in this week-long event.

The next International Conference scheduled to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2012 will be a regional conference.

Bids are being submitted for the 2013 World Conference. Argentina is interested in submitted bids.