Global civil society activity in Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia's population of nearly 26 million, in an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Canberra is the nation's capital, while the largest city is Sydney, and other major metropolitan areas include Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Australia is ranked #15 over a 20 year period,
with 6347 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Australia is ranked #18 in 2019, with 241 meetings.

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Organizations based in Australia

International Phonetic Association - Mount Gravatt QLD
International Union of Phlebology - Chatswood NSW
International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification - Sydney NSW
International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering - Clayton VIC
World Cat Congress - Beechmont QLD
Imaging and Perimetric Society - Melbourne VIC
International Avocado Society - Woolloongabba QLD
Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide - North Ryde NSW
World Deaf Golf Federation - Mitcham VIC
World Federation of Merino Breeders - Condobolin NSW
International Association for Adolescent Health - Melbourne VIC
International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics - Adelaide SA
International Abilympic Federation - Perth WA
International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety - Melbourne VIC
International Union for the Study of Social Insects - Sydney NSW
Global CCS Institute - Melbourne VIC
International Employment Relations Association - Lane Cove NSW
International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand - St Leonards NSW
International Genetics Federation - Parkville VIC
International Association of Forensic Linguists - Melbourne VIC
International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics - Callaghan NSW
World Pool-Billiard Association - Oatley NSW
International Council of Coloproctology - Randwick NSW
International Federation for Emergency Medicine - Melbourne VIC
International Association of Manichaean Studies - Sydney NSW

View More profiles (841) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Australia

2034 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Sydney NSW

2028 International Geographical CongressInternational Geographical Union - Melbourne VIC

2027 CongressInternational Numismatic Council - Melbourne VIC

2026 Annual CongressInternational Fiscal Association - Melbourne VIC

2026 CongressInternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists - Adelaide SA

2025 Asia-Pacific Radio Science ConferenceUnion radio-scientifique internationale - Sydney NSW

2025 Quadrennial International MeetingWorld Federation of Neuroscience Nurses - Darwin NT

2025 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Darwin NT

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Menopause Society - Melbourne VIC

2024 Annual MeetingSociety for the Neurobiology of Language - Brisbane QLD

2024 World CongressDown Syndrome International - Brisbane QLD

2024 International Mass Spectrometry ConferenceInternational Mass Spectrometry Foundation - Melbourne VIC

2024 Asia Pacific Microscopy Conference (APMC 2024)Committee of Asia/Pacific Societies for Microscopy - Brisbane QLD

2023 Biennial CongressSociety for Marine Mammalogy - Perth WA

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Forensic Sciences - Sydney NSW

View More Future Events (132) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Australia

2021 Open Science Meeting – Future Earth Coasts - Gold Coast QLD
2021 World Convention – World Bonsai Friendship Federation - Perth WA
2021 Annual Meeting – International Continence Society - Melbourne VIC
2021 World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer - Brisbane QLD
2021 Australasian International Breast Congress – Australasian Society for Breast DiseaseBreastSurgANZ Society
2021 Convention – Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia - Canberra ACT
2021 Conference – Stroke Society of Australasia - Perth WA
2021 Annual Meeting – Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources - Hobart TAS
2021 Biennial Conference – Council of Australasian Weed Societies - Adelaide SA
2021 Annual Conference – Australasian Sleep Association - Brisbane QLD
2021 Annual Conference – Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons - Melbourne VIC
2021 Asia Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference – Asian-Pacific Society of Marine Biotechnology - Adelaide SA
2021 Australian International Education Conference – International Education Association of Australia - Gold Coast QLD
2021 Conference – Asia Pacific Quality Organization - Gold Coast QLD
2021 World Rett Syndrome Congress – Rett Syndrome Association of Australia - Gold Coast QLD

View More Past Events (11836) in The International Congress Calendar

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