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

The IAC is held every four years and it gathers professionals from public aquariums all around the world to share and learn about new developments in research, technology, management and other related issues for the industry.