The UIA cordially invites you to send representatives to its 4th Associations Round Table on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September in Busan, Korea. 
The UIA Round Table is an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice, to meet other international associations and share experience and knowledge to help you run your organization better. Read more here .  
The registration fee for association representatives is 60 US dollars. Thanks to the support of our partners at the Korea Tourism Organizationand Busan Tourism Organization we are able to offer a high-level educational programme for a low fee. All other elements of the programme are complimentary. Delegates are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and expenses. 
An overview of the programme is below. For full details, please see the Round Table website ( 
To register, please go to the Round Table website   ( and log in:  
your username is C0373 and your password is ETMUILXS. 
You can use this to register up to two delegates; each of your delegates will need to log in and register separately. Should you wish to send more than two delegates, please contact us. 
We thank our partners and sponsors for making the event possible and affordable for all associations. They will be present, should you want to talk to them, but there are no sales presentations in the programme: this is an event for learning and networking.
At you will also find information about our Round Table Europe on 3 and 4 November in Monaco, at which you are equally welcome.
For over 100 years the UIA has been working to promote and document the work of international associations. We look forward to welcoming you at our Round Tables this year.
Nancy Carfrae
Coordinator, UIA Associations Round Table
PS. When you log in to register for a Round Table, you may also want to take the opportunity to check your association’s profile in the Yearbook of International Organizations .
Wednesday 28 September
Afternoon: Round Table at the Paradise Hotel, Haeundae, Busan
Session 1: The United Nations, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and your association, presented by Cyril Ritchie, President of CoNGO 
Session 2: Using Technology as a Driver for Growth and Engagement, presented by Chris Champion, IPWEA
Evening: dinner with our hosts
Thursday 29 September
Morning: Round Table at the Paradise Hotel, Haeundae, Busan
Session 3: Crisis and victory: the experience of associations in meeting challenges
— Starting up an organization and engaging partners, by Yashna Batra, Founder of Selflessly Yours, and Octavio “Bobby” Peralta, Secretary General of ADFIAP 
— Transitioning an association from an ad-hoc to a dedicated secretariat, by Hemant Batra, Secretary General of SAARCLAW 
— Retaining members, by Chris Champion, Secretary-General of IFME
— Staying relevant, by Cyril Ritchie, President of CoNGO 
Session 4: The Race to Relevance: Associations in an age of disruption, presented by Octavio “Bobby” Peralta, Secretary General of ADFIAP 
Afternoon: optional tour of Busan