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 #24 over a 20 year period,
with 2066 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Sydney is ranked #20 in 2019, with 100 meetings.

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Organizations based in Sydney

International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification Est. 1963

LAWASIA - Law Association for Asia and the Pacific Est. 1966

International Union for the Study of Social Insects Est. 1952

International Association of Manichaean Studies Est. 1987

International Social Media Association Est. 2014

CJD International Support Alliance

South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation

Asia-Oceania Tax Consultants' Association Est. 1993

Society for Free Radical Research Australasia Est. 1988

International Ranger Federation Est. 1992

International Yoga Teachers Association Est. 1967

International Federation of Municipal Engineering Est. 1960

International Association of Trichologists Est. 1974

Society of Mining Professors Est. 1990

Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies

Oceania Triathlon Federation

Australasian Forum for International Arbitration Est. 2004

Workability International Est. 1987

Asia and Oceania Society for Photobiology Est. 2001

Screen Advertising World Association Est. 1963

Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities Est. 1992

Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation Est. 2019

International Circle of Penal Abolitionists Est. 1982

International Standing Committee of the International Congress on Animal Reproduction Est. 1948

Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions Est. 1996

View More profiles (126 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Sydney

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Forensic Sciences

2023 World Conference on Family MedicineWorld Organization of Family Doctors

2022 World Conference on Family MedicineWorld Organization of Family Doctors

2022 Triennial CongressAsian-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry

2022 Annual MeetingScoliosis Research Society

2022 Asia-Pacific Radio Science ConferenceUnion radio-scientifique internationale

2022 Triennial ConferenceInternational Association of University Professors of English

2022 International Conference on the Physics of SemiconductorsInternational Commission on Semiconductors

2022 Annual ConferenceInternational Association of Forensic Mental Health Services

2022 Quadrennial CongressInternational Actuarial Association

2021 CPISRA International ConferenceCerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association

2021 International Congress of Inborn Errors of MetabolismAustralasian Society for Inborn Errors of MetabolismSociety for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

2021 Annual Scientific MeetingAustralasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

2021 World CongressInternational Desalination Association

2021 Triennial Congress and General AssemblyFédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique

2021 International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical EngineeringInternational Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical EngineeringAustralian Geomechanics Society

2021 International conference on accelerator mass spectrometry

2021 Transforming rare disorders

2021 Shaping the future of oral healthFDI - World Dental Federation

2021 MedInfo : Biennial World Congress on Medical and Health InformaticsInternational Medical Informatics Association

2021 Annual ConferenceAustralasian Dermatopathology Society

2021 Innovation and research in Agriculture water management to achieve sustainable development goalsInternational Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

2021 Triennial CongressInternational Association of Forensic Sciences

2021 ForumWorld Angus Secretariat

2021 Annual ConferenceAustralasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society

View More Future Events (28 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Sydney

2020 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
2020 Success, failure and the future – International Congress of Oral Implantologists
2020 Triennial General Assembly – International Council on Monuments and Sites
2020 International Executive Council Meeting – International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
2020 Triennial Congress – International Association of Forensic Sciences
2020 International Conference on Coastal Engineering – International Conference on Coastal Engineering
2020 International Symposium – International Map Collectors' Society
2020 Annual Conference – Australasian Dermatopathology Society
2020 Scientific Assembly – Committee on Space Research
2020 Social justice - the unfinished journey – International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres
2020 Conference
2020 Quadrennial Conference – International Association for Mission Studies
2020 Annual Conference – Australasian Association of Philosophy
2020 Annual Conference – Air Transport Research Society
2020 Meeting – Australasian Association for Logic
2020 Sydney Neuroscience Symposium – World Federation of Neuroscience NursesAustralasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association
2020 Conference – Academy of Eating Disorders
2020 Annual Conference – Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group
2020 Exploring feelings of belonging, displacement and loss during times of turmoil – International Psychoanalytical Association
2020 International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems – Institute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersAssociation for Computing Machinery
2020 Global Leadership Conference – Entrepreneurs Organization
2020 Annual Scientific Meeting – Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery
2020 International Membrane Science and Technology Conference – Membrane Society of Australasia
2020 Congress – Alliance graphique internationale
2020 CPISRA International Conference – Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association

View More Past Events (3692 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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