Photo Credit: ICC Sydney/Tim Pascoe

ICC Sydney, managed by ASM Global, was proud to host the 34th Congress of the International Academy of Pathology (IAP 2022 World Congress). The venue was strongly endorsed by its clients, with Emma Bowyer, Managing Director of ICMS Australasia naming it as her “number one pick of a venue in Australia”. On-site delegates’ feedback was overwhelmingly positive as they rated their satisfaction as 100%, as surveyed by EY Sweeney.

IAP 2022 World Congress provided an opportunity for over 1,600 in-person and virtual pathology professionals to discuss leading scientific developments in their field over five days. Young trainees, seasoned professionals and world experts in all specialities of pathology were able to discover Sydney while learning and collaborating with a diverse group of like-minded individuals in one of the largest exchanges of educational advancements in the world.


Facilitating knowledge exchange

ICC Sydney hosted 267 speakers over 109 conference lectures, symposiums and sessions across its Convention Centre. Twenty-four exhibitors were hosted in The Gallery while educational lectures and sessions took place within Parkside Ballroom and various meeting rooms. ICC Sydney provided the perfect environment for industry professionals of all experiences and backgrounds to innovate, exchange ideas and form lifelong connections.

Audio Visual and ICT services

ICC Sydney’s Audio Visual and ICT team worked with the Australasian Division of the International Academy of Pathology to deliver two successful consecutive events – one virtual and the other in person. Participants from all around the globe were able to tune into the IAP 2022 Congress for the first two days of the event which were 100% virtual, with IAP utilising the venue’s on-site speaker preparation to reach their virtual delegation.

– Over 1,600 in-person and virtual delegates from 75 countries
– 100% delegate satisfaction rating
– A$1.35 million direct economic expenditure
– 267 speakers
– 109 conference lectures, symposiums and sessions
– 24 exhibitors
– ICC Sydney’s world-class culinary service of contemporary Sydney Eats menu
– ICC Sydney’s Legacy Program in action with a Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony and connection to the next generation of pathology professionals facilitated through IAP

Geoff Donaghy, CEO – ICC Sydney & Group Director – Convention Centres I ASM GLOBAL (APAC), commented: “ICC Sydney’s team was proud to welcome the International Academy of Pathology 2022 World Congress delegates to experience world-class services delivered by our in-house team of caring professionals. Delivering international conferences such as the IAP World Congress drives economic impacts across our local and regional communities as well as the benefits beyond tourism including knowledge exchange and opportunities to enhance the cultural capital of Sydney.”

Photo Credit: ICC Sydney

“ICC Sydney has provided the perfect environment for our delegates to learn from the brightest minds our region has to offer.”

“The power of face-to-face meetings to enable our younger conveners to meet and liaise with a more experienced convenor and potentially kickstart their own career growth is invaluable. ICC Sydney has provided the perfect environment for our delegates to learn from the brightest minds our region has to offer and we could not be happier with the facilities they have provided to make this event a success,” said Professor Jane Dahlston OAM, Co-President – IAP Congress.

“Sydney is such a destination venue and has global attraction. ICC Sydney is perfectly located in the middle of Darling Harbour, within walking distance of some of Sydney’s greatest attractions and everything else our delegates may need while they are here. The AV and ICT services here at ICC Sydney allowed our delegation to dial in and participate in the virtual meetings seamlessly,” added Professor Ray McMahon, Central Secretary – IAP.

“ICC Sydney is my number one pick of a venue in Australia. It’s the people that you work with and here at ICC Sydney, the long-term staff and the relationships we’ve built meant that we were able to deliver the goals of our clients because I can have trust in the people that I work with,” concluded Emma Bowyer, Managing Director – ICMS Australia.

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