International Conference News
Dear International Conference Attendees,

The 2021 International Conference Opening Ceremony TONIGHT!! The excitement is mounting!

HOT OFF THE PRESS: The Celebration of Champions program can be found at this link!

Parents and coaches - please share this newsletter with your students. We do not have student emails and appreciate you keeping our students informed and engaged!

Review this detailed schedule for information about including amazing sessions for students and FPS adult leaders (coaches, parents, directors, etc.)

Don't forget:
  • Access codes and instructions to the virtual platform were emailed to the coach and parent emails submitted during IC registration. The email was sent Monday, June 7th from the address 3dplatform@fpspi.org PLEASE check your spam or junk if you did not receive it. The platform opens tomorrow, June 10th at 6am EDT.
  • Do you TikTok? The International Conference Service Project will focus on UPCYCLING this year. Fast fashion is a major theme in the Human Environmental Impact topic, and we want to raise awareness (ok, and have some FUN too!). Check out more information here! Follow @future_fashion_ on TikTok

Don't forget to check out the IC Info page for all things IC!

We are so excited!
FPSPI International Office Staff
Opening Ceremony
We are so excited to officially kick off the 2021 International Conference with our Opening Ceremony tonight, June 9th, at 7pm EDT!

You can watch it on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Make sure to like and subscribe, and turn on your notifications so you know the minute we start!
MAGIC registration is now open. All IC coaches were contacted Friday, May 14, with information about the registration process, and the number of MAGIC students they are invited to enter. Information about the MAGIC event can be found here.
Accessing the 3D Virtual Platform
Access codes and instructions to the virtual platform were emailed to the coach and parent emails submitted during IC registration. The email was sent Monday, June 7th from the address 3dplatform@fpspi.org PLEASE check your spam or junk if you did not receive it. The platform opens tomorrow, June 10th at 6am EDT.


You can read about how to use the system and troubleshoot small issues here now:
Conference shirts - on sale NOW!
Check out the amazing t-shirts for International Conference 2021!

Sales will remain open through June 14.

Please note, the company is unable to deliver to Thailand and Turkey - we express our sincere apologies and will work with the Affiliate Directors of Turkey and Thailand for a solution (we ARE problem solvers after all!)
Competition Information
Scenario Performance

Reminder: Scenario Performance submissions are DUE 12pm EDT on June 10!

Watch and vote for your favorite performance in the "Fan Favorites" playlist for Scenario Performance finalists! This will open Saturday afternoon - stay tuned!

Not sure how to submit your Performance? Watch the process in this video!
Scenario Writing

Thank you to everyone for their patience with the technical difficulties we experienced on Monday! We have extended the Scenario Writing submission window by two hours. Scenario Writing submissions must be completed by 12pm EDT on June 10.

You can watch a quick tutorial here about how to submit your Scenario Writing!
Global Issues Problem Solving

For students that will be handwriting their booklet, and then uploading it into FPSOnline, the official PDF booklets are available for download from the IC info website.

And don't forget to check out this year's Presentation of Action Plan information! Mandatory props and quotes will be announced during the Opening Ceremony.

Watch and vote for your favorite Presentation of Action Plans in the "Fan Favorites" playlist! This will open Saturday evening/Sunday morning - stay tuned!

Community Problem Solving

Eager to learn more about the incredible efforts implemented by CmPS students?


You can read about them in the CmPS Summaries book. You'll also get to see them our virtual platform in the CmPS Showcase!
IC 2021 Stats
Wondering who you might meet during IC 2021? Here is a quick break down of who has registered for IC this year.

  • Participants from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States of America will be attending.
  • 203 GIPS teams and 114 GIPS individuals will be writing booklets.
  • 138 Scenario Writers will respond to a Neurotechnology Future Scene.
  • 47 Scenario Performances will be presented.
  • 63 CmPS projects will be shared.