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All ILAB Congresses & Presidents' Meetings since 1947

This article displays all ILAB Congresses (with attached ILAB fairs) and Presidents' Meeting which took place since the preliminary conference in 1947.
ILAB Congress Budapest 2016

Image above: taken at the 2016 ILAB Congress in Budapest

1947 - Amsterdam - Preliminary conference

1948 - Copenhagen - 1st Congress

1949 - London - 2nd Congress

1950 - Paris - 3rd Congress

1951 - Brussels - 4th Congress

1952 - Geneva - 5th Congress

1953 - Milan - 6th Congress

1954 - Vienna - 7th Congress

1955 - New York - 8th Congress

1956 - London - 9th Congress

1957 - Munich - 10th Congress

1958 - London - 11th Congress

1959 - New York - 12th Congress

1960 - Scheveningen - 13th Congress

1961 - Paris - 14th Congress

1962 - Basel - 15th Congress

1963 - Brussels - 16th Congress

1964 - Ravenna - 17th Congress

1965 - Amsterdam - 1st International Book Fair

1965 - Stuttgart - Presidents' Meeting

1966 - Vienna - 18th Congress

1967 - San Francisco - 19th Congress and 2nd International Book Fair

1968 - Amsterdam - 3rd International Book Fair

1968 - London - Presidents' Meeting

1969 - Copenhagen - 20th Congress

1970 - Paris - Presidents' Meeting

1971 - London - 21st Congress and 4th International Book Fair

1972 - Vienna - Presidents' Meeting

1973 - Tokyo - 22nd Congress and 5th International Book Fair

1974 - Turin - Presidents' Meeting

1975 - Amsterdam - 23rd Congress and 6th International Book Fair

1976 - Brussels - Presidents' Meeting

1977 - Düsseldorf - 7th International Book Fair

1978 - Zurich - 25th Congress and 8th International Book Fair

1979 - Copenhagen - Presidents' Meeting

1980 - New York - 26th Congress and 9th International Book Fair

1981 - Kyoto - Presidents' Meeting

1982 - Amsterdam - Presidents' Meeting

1983 - Stockholm - Presidents' Meeting

1984 - London - 27th Congress and 10th International Book Fair

1985 - Munich - Presidents' Meeting

1986 - Venice - 28th Congress and 11th International Book Fair

1987 - Vienna - Presidents' Meeting

1988 - Paris - 29th Congress and 12th International Book Fair

1989 - Yverdon - Presidents' Meeting

1990 - Tokyo - 30th Congress and 13th International Book Fair

1991 - Copenhagen - Presidents' Meeting

1992 - Cologne - 31st Congress and 14th International Book Fair

1993 - Los Angeles - Presidents' Meeting

1994 - Amsterdam - 32nd Congress and 15th International Book Fair

1995 - Brussels - Presidents' Meeting

1996 - Los Angeles - 33rd Congress and San Francisco, 16th International Book Fair

1997 - Sydney - Presidents' Meeting

1998 - Vienna - 34th Congress and 17th International Book Fair

1999 - Florence - Presidents' Meeting

2000 - Edinburgh - 35th Congress and 18th International Book Fair

2001 - Boston - Presidents' Meeting

2002 - Scandinavia - 36th Congress and 19th International Book Fair

2003 - Potsdam - Presidents' Meeting

2004 - Melbourne - 37th Congress and 20th International Book Fair

2005 - Montréal - Presidents' Meeting

2006 - Wilmington - Presidents' Meeting

2006 - New York - 21st International Book Fair

2007 - Paris - Presidents' Meeting

2008 - Madrid - 38th Congress and 22nd International Book Fair

2009 - Vienna - Presidents' Meeting

2010 - Bologna - 39th Congress and 23rd International Antiquarian Book Fair

2011 - Weimar - Presidents' Meeting

2012 - Lucerne, Zurich - 40th Congress and 24th International Antiquarian Book Fair

2013 - Siena - Presidents' Meeting

2014 - Paris - 41th ILAB Congress and 25th International Antiquarian Book Fair

2015 - Seville - Presidents' Meeting

2016 - Budapest - 42nd ILAB Congress and 26th International Antiquarian Book Fair

2017 - Copenhagen - Presidents' Meeting

2018 - Los Angeles - 43rd ILAB Congress

2019 - Tbilisi, Georgia - Presidents' Meeting

2020 - Amsterdam - 44th Congress (cancelled due to COVID crisis)

Next:

2021 - Stockholm - Presidents' Meeting

2022 - Oxford - 44th ILAB Congress