The 31st International Publishers Congress, 9 -12 April, 2016, gathered more than 220 delegates from 41 countries in London's majestic Olympia Conference Centre. This was the second time the Congress had taken place in the UK capital, but the first time it had run parallel to The London Book Fair.

The 30th International Publishers Congress, which took place from March 24 to 26, brought three hundred delegates from thirty eight countries to Bangkok. Read all about it here.

At the conclusion of the 30th Congress of the International Publishers Association in Bangkok, IPA Secretary General Jens Bammel announced the following resolutions

The 30th IPA Congress in Bangkok takes place on March 24-26. Designed to educate publishers by connecting them with their peers, it brings together world-leading experts on digital publishing, copyright, licensing, educational publishing, piracy and much more. Book your place now!

32nd: New Delhi, 2018

31st: London, 2016

30th: Bangkok, 2015

29th: Cape Town, 2012

28th: Seoul, 2008

27th: Berlin, 2004

26th: Buenos Aires, 2000

25th: Barcelona, 1996

24th: New Delhi, 1992

23rd: London, 1988

22nd: Mexico City, 1984

21st: Stockholm, 1980

20th: Kyoto/Tokyo, 1976

19th: Paris, 1972

18th: Amsterdam, 1968

17th: Washington, 1965

16th: Barcelona, 1962

15th: Vienna, 1959

14th: Florence, 1956

13th: Zurich, 1954

12th: Leipzig, 1938

11th: London, 1936

10th: Brussels, 1933

9th: Paris, 1931

8th: Budapest, 1913

7th: Amsterdam, 1910

6th: Madrid, 1908

5th: Milan, 1906

4th: Leipzig, 1901

3rd: London, 1899

2nd: Brussels, 1897

1st: Paris, 1896

Due to the continued political turmoil in Thailand, the 30th IPA Congress, due to take place in Bangkok on 25-27 March 2014, has been postponed to 24-26 March 2015.

At the end of the IPA Board Meeting held at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva on 23rd January 2012, IPA President YoungSuk "Y.S." Chi announced that Bangkok, Thailand, was voted host of the 30th IPA Congress to be held in 2014. Bangkok will be World Book Capital 2013 from 23rd April 2013 until 22nd April 2014.

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