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ICA awards scholarships for early career scientists to participate in official ICA events

List of ICA conferences and General Assemblies

ICA was founded June 9, 1959, in Bern, Switzerland. Preparatory conferences, during which its foundation was discussed, were held from 1956–1959: the Esselte conference, Stockholm 1956, the Rand McNally conference, Chicago 1957 and the DGfK conference, Mainz (Germany) 1958. The first General Assembly (I) was held in Paris in 1961, that is also when the statutes were accepted. Later conferences were held in:

    1. Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1962)
    2. London/Edinburgh,  UK (1964) *II
    3. Amsterdam, Netherlands (1967)
    4. Delhi, India (1968) *III
    5. Stresa, Italy (1970)
    6. Ottawa, Canada (1972) *IV
    7. Madrid, Spain (1974)
    8. Moscow, Russia (1976) *V
    9. College Park MD, USA (1978)
    10. Tokyo, Japan (1980) *VI
    11. Warszawa, Poland (1982)
    12. Perth, Australia (1984) *VII
    13. Morelia, Mexico (1987) *VIII
    14. Budapest, Hungary (1989)
    15. Bournemouth, UK (1991) *IX
    16. Cologne, Germany (1993)
    17. Barcelona, Spain (1995) *X
    18. Stockholm, Sweden (1997)
    19. Ottawa, Canada (1999) *XI
    20. Beijing, China (2001)
    21. Durban, South Africa (2003) *XII
    22. A Coruña, Spain (2005) *XIII
    23. Moscow, Russia (2007) *XIV
    24. Santiago, Chile (2009)
    25. Paris, France (2011) *XV
    26. Dresden, Germany (2013)
    27. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2015) *XVI
    28. Washington D.C., USA (2017)

*XVII

 

*) also General Assembly, indicated with Roman numerals.

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