IALC Congresses

2019: Stockholm, Sweden

Preliminary program:
13-15 May Pre-tour in Dalarna, a county north-west of Stockholm
16 May BCI meeting full day/ Reception
17 May Registration/Congress and IALC meeting
18 May Congress Hospitality dinners
19 May Congress/ Afternoon free time/Evening Gala dinner at the Wasa museum
20 May BCI meeting half day/ 20 afternoon-23 May Post-tour to the island of Gotland

The last Congress was in Amsterdam, The Netherlands May 2016 – Meet the Dutch Below, At and Above Sea Level


IALC Cultural Visits

June, 2018Oulu, Finland

27 June : registration and welcome party in the evening
28 June – 29 June: cultural days

Thursday, 28 June: Choice of  Full Day Trips:

  • To See the Sea and Hailuoto Island. Bus transport from the City
  • To Cult Potatoes and Culture. Bus transport from the City
  • Oulu River, Tar and Wealthy. Bus transport from the City
  • Wooden Church Treasures. Bus transport from the City
  • Stories’ Oulu with Art, walking in the City Centre and Pikisaari Island

Gala Dinner by the sea, Restaurant Nallikari, in the evening. Bus transport from the City

Friday, 29 June: Short visits to Museum- and Science Centre in Oulu:

  • Northern Ostrobothnia Museum
  • Oulu Museum of Art
  • Finland’s first Science Centre Tietomaa
  • Power Station 1886

Farewell Lunch in the Restaurant Oula, Lapland Hotel Oulu

Registration opens December 2017 and ends 30 January 2018.

A little of Finnish vocabulary:

Kitos = thank you
Ei = no
Jo = yes
Homenta= good morning
Hej hej = goodbye
Nakemin = goodbye


Past Events

IALC Cultural Visit: May, 2017: Paris, France

IALC Congress: Amsterdam, The Netherlands May 2016

IALC Cultural Visit: Berlin Saturday May 2015

IALC Cultural Visit: Florence May 2014

IALC XXXII Triennial Congress: Perth April/May 2013. This was the first Congress in the southern hemisphere since Rotorua, New Zealand in 2001.