Global civil society activity in Sydney, Australia

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

Sydney is ranked #15 over a 20 year period,
with 5675 meetings since 2001.

Top 25 in 2021

Sydney is ranked #16 in 2021, with 123 meetings.

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Organizations based in Sydney

CJD International Support Alliance

Asia Pacific Sociological Association Est. 1997

Oceania Triathlon Federation

Australasian Forum for International Arbitration Est. 2004

Asia and Oceania Society for Photobiology Est. 2001

Screen Advertising World Association Est. 1963

Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation Est. 2019

International Electrotechnical Commission System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres

World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms Est. 1971

Plymouth Brethren Est. 1829

Institute for Economics and Peace Est. 2007

Act for Peace Est. 1948

UnitingWorld Est. 1977

Oriental Society of Australia Est. 1956

Australasian Piano Tuners and Technicians Association Est. 1984

Australasian Mycological Society Est. 1993

Molecular and Experimental Pathology Society of Australasia Est. 1999

Australasian Speciality Coffee Association Est. 2001

Credit Union Foundation Australia

Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Est. 1972

European Studies Centre, Sydney Est. 1993

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Est. 1990

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Est. 1985

Human Rights Council of Australia Est. 1978

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA Est. 1984

View More profiles (127 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Sydney

2026 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2026 Biennial Congress and General AssemblyAsia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2025 Asia-Pacific Radio Science ConferenceUnion radio-scientifique internationale

2025 Annual ConferenceAsia Pacific Conference on Vision

2024 International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and EconomicsInternational Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics

2024 Annual Scientific ConferenceAustralasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2024 CongressAsia Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2024 IUSTI World CongressInternational Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections

2024 International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME)International Commission on Mathematical Instruction

2024 Foundations of Utility and Risk Conference (FUR)Foundations of Utility and Risk Conference

2024 World CongressInternational Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

2024 Asia-Pacific ConferenceInternational Psychoanalytical Association

2024 ConferenceInteraction Design Association

2023 Triennial World Congress on Safety and Health at WorkInternational Labour OrganizationInternational Social Security Association

2023 ConferenceAustralasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Clinical Forensic Medicine

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Forensic Sciences

2023 Annual Scientific MeetingAustralasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology

2023 Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC)Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications

2023 International Symposium on the Nitrogen Nutrition of Plants (Nitrogen 2023)International Symposium on the Nitrogen Nutrition of Plants

2023 International CongressInternational Society for the Study of Personality Disorders

2023 World Conference on Family MedicineWorld Organization of Family Doctors

2023 Annual Scientific MeetingAustralasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

View More Future Events (23 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Sydney

2023 World Dental Congress – FDI - World Dental Federation
2023 International Rapeseed Congress – Groupe consultatif international de recherche sur le colza
2023 Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference – Australasian Sexual Health AllianceAustralasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine
2023 Annual Conference – Australasian Research Management Society
2023 Annual Conference – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
2023 Annual Meeting – ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management
2023 Triennial General Assembly – International Council on Monuments and Sites
2023 International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC11) – International Association for Urban Climate
2023 IGCC Summit – Investor Group on Climate Change
2023 Australasian Meeting – Econometric Society
2023 Australasian PCC / CALC Asia-Pacific Legislative Drafting Conference – Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel
2023 Annual Conference – Cognitive Science Society
2023 MedInfo : World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics – International Medical Informatics Association
2023 Annual Conference – International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services
2023 Session – Asia-Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies
2023 Asia Pacific Accreditation Conference – AACSB International - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
2023 International Symposium on Audit Research (ISAR) – International Symposium on Audit Research
2023 Annual Convention – Global Pulse Confederation
2023 International Congress of Actuaries – International Actuarial Association
2023 Biennial Conference – International Association of Consulting Actuaries
2023 Meeting – International Actuarial Association
2023 FLow Induced NOise and Vibration Issues and Aspects (Flinovia) – flow induced noise and vibration issues and aspects
2023 ICOI World Congress – International Congress of Oral Implantologists
2023 World Congress of Veterinary Anaesthesiology
2023 Congress – Pacific Society for Reproductive Medicine

View More Past Events (3886 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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