Hosting a Congress

Who is eligible to host the ISPRM World Congress?

World Congress can be made by any active member national society or any individual active member, if fully sponsored by a national society, to the ISPRM Central Office.
The National Society applying to host the ISPRM World Congress must have fulfilled its membership dues in full during the last two years before the application and remain in good standing until the congress takes place.

The ISPRM World Congress rotates among the three ISPRM areas:

  • Asia & Oceania (Kobe 2019)
  • The Americas (USA 2020)
  • Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa (Paris 2018, Lisbon 2021)

When should the bidding documents be sent to the Central Office?

The Call for Bids opens four (4) years prior to the congress.

The Call for Bids for the 16th ISPRM World Congress – ISPRM 2022 – to take place in the Asia & Oceania region, will open in the next months.

Below some details relating to the previous Call for Bids to get an idea on deadlines & expectations.

  • Deadline to submit your Letter of Intent: Wednesday 2 November 2016
  • Deadline to submit the Bid Book: Wednesday 11 January 2017

How to make an offer to host a Congress?

Click here for the ISPRM 2021 bidding guidelines and standards >>

ISPRM Congresses are organized by the ISPRM Congress Scientific Committee following the Committee operational guidelines defined by ISPRM.

If you have any questions, please contact the ISPRM Office at