Welcome to the home of Fair Trade International Symposium (FTIS). The FTIS is a regular series of large scale conference events that gather interested parties from all across the world to showcase the latest and best quality research undertaken in the area of Fair Trade.

The first Fair Trade International Symposium was held in Montreal in 2002. After another event there in 2006, the Symposium moved to Montpellier in 2008, then Liverpool in 2012 and Milan in 2015. The next conference will be in Portsmouth in June 2018.

The aim of the symposium series is to bring together the world's leading and newly emerging academic researchers, with practitioners, policy makers and the general public, for the development and consolidation of collective knowledge on the subject of Fair Trade.

FTIS Organisers

The Fair Trade International Symposium is coordinated by the FTIS Steering Group and supported by representatives from WFTO, Fairtrade International, Fair Trade Advocacy Office and Fairness Networks.

Latest FTIS News

  • FTIS 2018 - peer review underway The peer review process is well underway for FTIS 2018 and we plan to have reviews back to authors by the end of March. As well as paper and poster ...
    Posted 7 Mar 2018, 05:07 by FTIS 2018
  • Call for Papers extended until 16 February 2018 Good news! Fair Trade International Symposium call for papers deadline has been extended. There is still time to submit your paper abstracts and workshop proposals. Authors are invited to submit ...
    Posted 17 Jan 2018, 09:20 by FTIS 2018
  • Conference registration and accommodation booking open The FTIS 2018 online store is now available for registration and accommodation bookings: http://www.port.ac.uk/portsmouth-business-school/conferences-and-business-events/fair-trade-international-symposium-2018 ...
    Posted 21 Dec 2017, 06:41 by FTIS 2018
  • Call for Papers extended until 15 January 2018 Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts via the FTIS 2018 online submission page by 15 January 2018.Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed to authors by 16 February ...
    Posted 15 Dec 2017, 02:03 by FTIS 2018
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