Congress History
From 1964 to present, ico-D has faciliated Design Congresses across six continents.


2015 Gwangju (International Design Congress)
2013 Istanbul (IDA Congress Cancelled)
2011 Taipei (Chinese Taiwan) - (IDA Congress)
2009 Beijing (China) - Xin
2007 La Habana (Cuba) - Design/Culture
2005 Copenhagen (Denmark) – ERA05 (joint Congress with Icsid and IFI)
2003 Nagoya (Japan) - Visualogue
2001 Johannesburg (South Africa) – joint Congress with IFI
2000 Seoul (Korea) – Millennium Congress
1999 Sydney (Australia) – joint Congress with Icsid and IFI
1997 Punte del Este (Uruguay)
1995 Lisboa/Porto (Portugal)
1993 Glasgow (Scotland) – joint Congress with Icsid and IFI
1991 Montreal (Canada)
1989 Tel Aviv (Israel)
1988 Oslo (Norway) – Icograda 25 anniversary
1987 Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – joint Congress with Icsid and IFI
1985 Nice (France)
1983 Dublin (Ireland)
1981 Helsinki (Finland) – joint Congress with Icsid and IFI
1979 Paris (France)
1977 Zurich/Lausanne (Switzerland)
1974 Krefeld/Dusseldorf (Germany)
1972 London (United Kingdom)
1971 Vienna (Austria)
1968 Eindhoven (The Netherlands)
1966 Bled, Slovenia (Yugoslavia)
1964 Zurich (Switzerland)