There are plenty of confirmed association meetings and congresses for Finland for the upcoming years, which brings confidence to the future. EAA 2023 - European Accounting Association will take place in Espoo in May 2023 and it is expected to attract 1000 participants. Turku University will host ECDP 2023 - European Conference on Developmental Psychology in August 2023. The conference is the main event in the field of developmental psychology, and it has not been organised in Finland before. The event will bring over 1,000 psychology researchers to Turku. Helsinki will host several large medical meetings, like EAPC 2024 - Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (3000 delegates in June 2024) and ICN 2025 - Congress of the International Council of Nurses (8000 participants in June 2025). Other university cities in Finland have also won bids for future meetings in several fields of research in their respective cities.
According to the report, about 5700 international association meetings took place in 2021. The report does not include corporate meetings or other corporate events. Since 1960, UIA has prepared statistics on the international meetings that have taken place worldwide in the preceding year.
* UIA.org / 63rd International Meetings Statistics Report, June 2022