The ICA 33rd World Cooperative Congress will be held from 1-3 December 2021 at the Grand Walkerhill (Seoul), 177 Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea, and also online. The Congress is aimed at cooperative members, practitioners, academics, government representatives and anyone interested in the cooperative business model. Click here to find out more information about attending the Congress in Seoul. Information on all sessions can be found in the programme. You can also read about all of the speakers, facilitators, rapporteurs and panelists here.

Please note that all information presented here is subject to change due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Registered attendees will use their registration or Congress platform ID and password to log in to the online platform via the World Cooperative Congress website. Once they have entered the online event, attendees will be able to view the programme and choose the live sessions they want to attend. On the main page of the platform, attendees also will be able to get more information on Congress, the programme, and speakers.


The conference will take place in Seoul’s local time zone, Korean Standard Time (GMT+9).


All registered attendees for the online event will have access to the entire Congress programme. These sessions will be broadcast in the Korean time zone. If attendees will not be able to attend these sessions live, they can access recordings of these sessions once they have ended at a later time. As these recordings become available, they will be listed on the main page of the Congress online platform.


The World Cooperative Congress is an opportunity to learn from, meet with and network with other co-operators. For our online delegates, we will be organising virtual networking opportunities. More information to follow.

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