IAEA General Conference
The General Conference is the highest policymaking body of the IAEA. It is composed of representatives of all Member States of the Agency. The General Conference meets annually, typically in September, to consider and approve the Agency's programme and budget and to decide on other matters brought before it by the Board of Governors, the Director General, or Member States.
Annual IAEA General Conference
The 57th Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference took place 16-20 September 2013 in Vienna, Austria. The 58th Regular Session is set for 22-26 September 2014 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Vienna, Austria, where high-ranking officials and representatives from IAEA Member States will consider a range of issues. Details about the agenda and sessions will be posted as soon as they become available.
For further information on the IAEA General Conferences, past and forthcoming, please see the General Conference Archives.
Scientific Forum at General Conference
At the 57th General Conference, the theme of the Scientific Forum was The Blue Planet - Nuclear Applications for a Sustainable Marine Environment. Read more →
The next Scientific Forum entitled Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge - Science and Technology for Safe and Sustainable Solutions is convening 23-24 September 2014. More details will become available over the coming months.
Member States and accredited organizations wishing to take part in the exhibition - usually set up as a side event to the General Conference - were kindly invited to submit their space requests in advance. For the 57th General Conference, the deadline for submission was 21 June 2013.
For the 58th General Conference, relevant information and specifications shall be made available to the prospective exhibitors in due course. It should be noted that specific stands may not be automatically reserved every year by one Member State, but will be assigned by Conference Services on a rotational basis. For any additional information, please contact the IAEA Conference Services Section.
Only designated representatives from IAEA Member States and invited non-member States and organizations may register for the IAEA General Conference. View Registration Form.