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 (126 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Sydney

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

2026 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2026 INTERSPEECH ConferenceInternational Speech Communication Association

2026 International CongressThe Transplantation Society

2026 Writing Research Across Borders Conference (WRAB)International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research

2025 Asia-Pacific Radio Science ConferenceUnion radio-scientifique internationale

2025 Annual ConferenceAsia Pacific Conference on Vision

2024 International ConferenceEmployee Assistance Professional Association of Australasia

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

2024 Plenary ConferenceCommonwealth Women Parliamentarians

2024 Research ForumInternational Accounting Standards Board

2024 International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR)International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality

2024 Annual Scientific ConferenceAustralasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2024 CongressAsia Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2024 Annual CongressAircraft Engineers International

2024 ConferenceOsteopathic International Alliance

2024 Autumn ConferenceCONSULEGIS - International Network of Law Firms

2024 ConferenceInternational Military Testing Association

2024 World CongressInternational Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections

2024 International Conference on BiomagnetismInternational Conference on Biomagnetism

2024 Australasian Vertebrate Pest ConferenceAustralasian Vertebrate Pest Conference

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 CongressPaediatric Radiation Oncology Society

2024 World CongressInternational Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

View More Future Events (26 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Sydney

2024 International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies – International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
2024 Congress – Royal Australasian College of Physicians
2024 Asia-Pacific Conference – International Psychoanalytical Association
2024 Annual Brain Impairment Conference – Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment
2024 Symposium – Finance and Society Network
2024 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management – 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management
2024 Conference – Interaction Design Association
2023 SIGGRAPH Asia : Annual Asia Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques – Association for Computing Machinery
2023 Annual Conference – International Education Association
2023 Asia-Pacific Conference – World Organization for Early Childhood Education
2023 Forum – Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities
2023 International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS) – International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures
2023 Annual Conference – Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy
2023 Conference – Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society
2023 World Congress on Safety and Health at Work – International Labour OrganizationInternational Social Security Association
2023 Conference – Australasian Animal Studies Association
2023 International Conference on Web-based Learning – International Conference on Web-based Learning
2023 International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Education (SETE) – International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Education
2023 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology
2023 Triennial Congress – International Association of Clinical Forensic Medicine
2023 Triennial Congress – International Association of Forensic Sciences
2023 International Motor Impairment Conference – International Motor Impairment Conference
2023 International Future Energy Electronics Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2023 Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC) – Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications
2023 Asia Pacific Conference – International Foundation for Integrated Care

View More Past Events (3972 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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