History of the IAC

The IAC has become the most important and prestigious event for the public aquarium industry, drawing practitioners and scientists from around the globe. The IAC has been held in several countries, covering Europe, the Americas and Asia. It was most recently held in Shanghai, China, in 2008. 2012 marks the first year that the Congress will take place on African soil.

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9 to 14 September 2012
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa


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Did You Know

There are 11 official languages in SA. English is the language of administration and is widely spoken. Other languages are: Afrikaans, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.