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Choosing a Host City

Choosing a Host City

Announcement

The call for expressions of interest from potential Congress hosts for 2018-2021 is now closed. The next call for expressions of interest will be held in late 2019.

View the list of upcoming congress locations

Background

ISPA holds two Congresses annually, one every January in New York City and a second International Congress in a different area of the world. Recent International Congress locations include Malmö, Sweden/Copenhagen, Denmark (2015), Melbourne, Australia (2016), Montréal, Canada (2017), and Leeuwarden-Friesland, Netherlands (2018). View the list of past congresses

Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland

Who Should Submit an Expression of Interest?

The congress locations tend to rotate around the globe but expressions of interest from all regions are welcome. In soliciting international congress locations ISPA initially requests a Letter of Interest (LOI). The LOI is reviewed by ISPA's Program Committee (a standing committee of the Board) and a recommendation is made to the Board of Directors.