The General Assembly is the meeting of the representatives of members of IANAS and each member Academy is invited to send to the General Assembly the President or his or her designate. The Assembly eets every three years in a country selected during the Assembly. The Executive Committee meets two times a year and ensures the continuity between two successive meetings of the General Assembly.
IANAS IV General Assembly Agenda
Rio de Janeiro, May 7th, 2016
Merida, Mexico, Executive Committee Meeting
January 31 - February 3, 2016
Bogota, Colombia, Executive Committee Meeting
May 27-29, 2015
Washington, DC, Executive Committee Meeting
March 16th -18th, 2014
IANAS General Assembly. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
July 16th-20th, 2013
Caracas Venezuela, Executive Committee Meeting
July 30-August 2, 2012
Caracas, Venezuela July 30-August 2, 2012
Santiago de Chile, Chile Executive Committee Meeting
IANAS Executive Committee Meeting
The IANAS EC Meeting took place at the Chilean Academy of Sciences in Santiago de Chile on January 9th and 10th, 2011 hosted by the Chilean Academy of Sciences
Cuba, Executive Committee Meeting
Ensuring continuity after the General Assembly meeting in Otawa 2010, the Executive Committee (EC) met May 2011 in La Habana, Cuba. The meeting was hosted by The Academy of Sciences of Cuba and invited the EC-IANAS in conjunction to the 150th Anniversary celebration of the Cuban Academy along with other international scientific networks and organizations.
Ottawa, General Assembly Meeting
The Royal Society of Canada hosted its Conference and General Assembly in Ottawa, Canada, on August 26-28, 2010.
In the framework of IANAS Capacity Building Programme, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences hosted the “IANAS Inventing a Better Future Workshop: A Strategy for Building Regional Capacities in Science and Technology” workshop. The event took place in Brasília between July 21st and 23rd, at the headquarters of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), being also supported by the Global Network of Science Academies (IAP).
The National Academy of Sciences of Bolivia hosted the Eighth Meeting of the IANAS Executive Committee in La Paz, on February 25th and 26th.
The Academy of Medical, Physical and Natural Sciences of Guatemala, hosted, on July 26-28 of 2009, the IANAS “Science Funding Landscape Workshop”.
The IANAS “Women for Science Symposium” was hosted by the Mexican Academy of Sciences in Mexico City on April 20-21, 2009.
The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) hosted the seventh meeting of the IANAS Executive Committee in Irvine, California, on 14-15 March of 2009.
Under the invitation of the InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (IAP) and the InterAcademy Council (IAC), the Interamerican Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS), in partnership with the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Argentina and the Argentinean Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, organized the IANAS Workshop "Toward a Sustainable Energy Future", which was held at the headquarters of the Argentinean Center of Engineers, in Buenos Aires, on 30-31 October 2008.
On July 12, 2008 , the National Academy of Sciences of Costa Rica hosted, in San José, the sixth meeting of the IANAS Executive Committee.
The fifth meeting of the IANAS Executive Committee was held in Antigua Guatemala City on November 30 and December 1, 2007. This was the first meeting of the Executive Board elected in the IANAS General Assembly held in Margarita Island, Venezuela.
IANAS held its First Conference and Second General Assembly in Margarita Island, Venezuela, on June 7-9 of 2007.
The Mexican Academy of Sciences hosted the fourth meeting of the IANAS Steering Committee in Mexico City on January 29, 2007.
The IANAS Steering Committee held its third meeting in Mamirauá on January 23, 2006. Organized under the auspices of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and hosted by the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Institute, inside a national reserve in the middle of the Amazon region, the meeting discussed the evolution of the Science Education and Water programmes and the actions of the network since its last meeting in Tobago.
The Steering Committee of IANAS held its second meeting in Tobago, on May 12 th of 2005. Held under the auspices of the Caribbean Scientific Union, the meeting appraised the two ongoing programmes and approved the establishment of two new initiatives.
The first meeting of the IANAS Steering Committee was held in Ottawa, on November 5 th of 2004. Held at the headquarters of the Royal Society of Canada, the meeting discussed the actions of IANAS since its inaugural meeting in Santiago and the significant progress that has been achieved since then. Communication policy, the functioning of the secretariat, funding of the network and the agenda for the coming year were also major topics for debate.
Santiago de Chile
From May 5-7, 2004, following the invitation of the Brazilian and the Chilean Academy of Sciences, the Science Academies of Latin America held the inaugural meeting of the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Science (IANAS).
On August 15 and 16, 2003, following the invitation of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the Science Academies of Latin America held a regional preparatory meeting to the 2003 IAP General Assembly.
On August 14, 2003 a group of Science Academies of the Americas met to discuss the possibility of creating a network of existing national and regional Academies of Sciences in the hemisphere.