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Past WCNs


Since the International Society of Nephrology's foundation in 1960, 22 World Congresses of Nephrology have successfully been hosted around the world. Please see the full listing below.


(24th International) 9th WCN (with SLANH)
April 21-25, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico

(23rd International) 8th WCN (with AFRAN, SARS, and RCSSA)
March 13-17, 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

(22nd International) 7th WCN (with HKSN and APSN)
May 31-June 4, 2013, Hong Kong

(21st International) 6th WCN (with CSN)
April 8-12, 2011, Vancouver, Canada

(20th International) 5th WCN (with ERA/EDTA)
May 22-26, 2009, Milan, Italy

(19th International) 4th WCN (with SLANH and SBN)
April 21-25, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

(18th International) 3rd WCN (with APSN and SSN)
June 26-30, 2005, Singapore

(17th International) 2nd WCN (with ERA/EDTA)
June 8-12, 2003, Berlin, Germany

(16th International) 1st WCN (with ASN)
October 12-17, 2001, San Francisco, CA/USA

15th International Congress
May 7-9, 1999, Buenos Aires, Argentina

14th International Congress
May 25-29, 1997, Sydney, Australia

13th International Congress
July 2-6, 1995, Madrid, Spain

12th International Congress
June 13-18, 1993, Jerusalem, Israel

11th International Congress
July 15-20, 1990, Tokyo, Japan

10th International Congress
July 26-31, 1987, London, UK

9th International Congress
June 11-16, 1984, Los Angeles, CA/USA

8th International Congress
June 7-12, 1981, Athens, Greece

7th International Congress
June 23-28, 1978, Montreal, Canada

6th International Congress
June 8-12, 1975, Florence, Italy

5th International Congress
October 8-13, 1972, Mexico City

4th International Congress
June 22-27, 1969, Stockholm, Sweden

3rd International Congress
September 25-30, 1966, Washington, DC/USA

2nd International Congress
September 26-30, 1963, Prague, Czech Republic

1st International Congress
September 1-4, 1960, Geneva & Evian, Switzerland

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