Global civil society activity in Chennai, India

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Chennai, also known as Madras, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the sixth-most populous city and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. The city together with the adjoining regions constitutes the Chennai Metropolitan Area, which is the 36th-largest urban area by population in the world. Chennai is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. It was ranked the 43rd-most visited city in the world for the year 2015. The Quality of Living Survey rated Chennai as the safest city in India. Chennai attracts 45 percent of health tourists visiting India, and 30 to 40 percent of domestic health tourists. As such, it is termed "India's health capital".

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Chennai is ranked #239 over a 20 year period,
with 169 meetings since 1998.


Chennai is ranked #279 in 2018, with 4 meetings.

Organizations based in Chennai

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers Est. 1986

Theosophical Order of Service Est. 1908

Asian Women's Resource Centre for Culture and Theology Est. 1987

Public Services Peace International

World Federation on Lateral-Computing

International Society of Environmental Micropaleontology, Microbiology and Meiobenthology Est. 2001

World Telugu Federation Est. 1993

Asian Community Health Action Network Est. 1980

Service and Research Institute on Family and Children Est. 1986

Centre for Research on Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Est. 1988

International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine Est. 1975

Asia Pacific Federation of Down Syndrome Est. 1992

Theosophical Society Est. 1875

Ryan Foundation International Est. 1982

Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organization Est. 2003

International Foundation for Fair Trade and Development Est. 2000

Institute for Asian Studies, Madras Est. 1982

Madras Institute of Development Studies Est. 1971

Young Phycological Society International Est. 2012

View More profiles (19 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Chennai

2020 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation

2020 World CongressInternational Federation of Endodontic Associations

2020 Annual CongressAsia Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy

View More Future Events (3 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Chennai

2019 World Engineering Education Forum – International Federation of Engineering Education Societies
2019 Symposium – Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society
2019 Workshop on Regional Nitrogen Modelling
2019 Asian Pacific Regional Conference – World Aquaculture Society
2019 Annual Meeting – Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
2018 Annual Convention – Theosophical Society
2018 Biennial Congress – International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies
2018 Congress – Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology
2018 Annual Meeting – Asian Musculoskeletal Society
2018 Ocular Trauma Conference – Asia-Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society
2017 Congress – International Confederation of Cleft Lip and Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
2017 Biennial Congress – International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies
2016 Annual Conference – Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems - Asia
2016 Congress – International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation
2016 International Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine – International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health
2016 Biennial International Congress – International Association of Oral Pathologists
2016 Conference on Clean India Technologies and the Role of Desalination and Water Purification – Asia Pacific Desalination Association
2016 Triennial Conference – International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians
2015 Annual Convention – Theosophical Society
2015 Mercury and Multi-Pollutant Emissions from Coal Workshop – IEA Clean Coal Centre
2015 Congress – Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology
2015 World Congress – Down Syndrome International
2015 RubberCon Conference – International Rubber Conference Organisation
2015 Annual Meeting – International Bridge Press Association
2014 Annual Convention – Theosophical Society

View More Past Events (312 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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