Global civil society activity in Leeds, UK

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Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire in Northern England, approximately 170 miles north of central London. Leeds has one of the most diverse economies of all the UK's main employment centres and has seen the fastest rate of private-sector jobs growth of any UK city. It also has the highest ratio of private to public sector jobs of all the UK's Core Cities, with 77% of its workforce working in the private sector. Leeds has the third-largest jobs total by local authority area, with 480,000 in employment and self-employment at the beginning of 2015. Leeds is ranked as a High Sufficiency level city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Urban Area. Leeds is served by five universities, and has the fourth largest student population in the country and the country's fourth largest urban economy.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Leeds is ranked #412 over a 20 year period,
with 89 meetings since 1998.


Leeds is ranked #564 in 2018, with 1 meetings.

Organizations based in Leeds

Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development Est. 1958

European Malignant Hyperthermia Group Est. 1983

Institute for Politics and International Studies Est. 1999

World Conference on Transport Research Society Est. 1986

Rugby League Europea Federation Est. 2003

European Homeworking Group Est. 1994

Radio Worldwide Est. 1961

European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Est. 1996

Professional Squash Association Est. 1973

International Conference on Solution Chemistry Est. 1985

Institute of Our Lady of Mercy

European Academy of Childhood Disability Est. 1989

International Mission Project Est. 1990

International Council for Coaching Excellence Est. 1997

European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education Est. 1991

IASPEI/IAVCEI Commission on Volcano Seismology Est. 1995

European Nursing Module Network Est. 1994

British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Est. 1973

Centre for Global Development, Leeds Est. 1984

European Society for Neurochemistry Est. 1976

HomeWorkers Worldwide

European Flexographic Industry Association Est. 1972

Melanoma Genetics Consortium Est. 1997

Fortress Study Group Est. 1975

Association of European Operational Research Societies Est. 1975

View More profiles (29 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Leeds

2019 Annual Conference – European International Business Academy
2018 Annual World Conference – The Textile Institute
2017 Meeting – International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma
2017 Annual Conference – Leisure Studies Association
2017 Conference – Society for the Study of Labour History
2016 European Road Infrastructure Congress – European Union Road Federation
2016 Conference – Screenwriting Research Network
2015 Annual Conference – International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy
2015 Annual Conference – British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
2015 Biennial Colloquium – Institute for Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems
2015 Biennial Conference – European Society for Ecological Economics
2015 Magnetism Conference – European Physical Society
2014 Autumn Meeting – SPACE Network
2014 Symposium – HEART - European Association for Research in Transportation
2014 International Medieval Congress
2014 World Congress of Cycling Science – World Commission on Science and Sport
2014 Symposium – International Society of Arterial Chemoreception
2014 International Medieval Congress - IMC – Institute for Medieval Studies
2013 Annual Conference / Annual Conference and Research Conference – University Association for Contemporary European Studies
2013 Annual Meeting – European Club of Young Cardiac Surgeons
2012 Biennial Conference – African Studies Association of the UK
2012 Annual Meeting – European Malignant Hyperthermia Group
2011 Annual Meeting – Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Europe Chapter
2011 Annual congress / Congress – European Public Relations Education and Research Association
2011 International medieval congress

View More Past Events (228 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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