Every three years the ISA works with member associations to hold a world congress to bring people together to meet and share information about stuttering.
Below is a list of the world congresses held since the ISA was formed.
6th World Congress (3rd ISA Conference), Ghent, Belgium, July 23, 2001
5th World Congress (2nd ISA Conference), South Africa, July 1998
4th World Congress (1st ISA Conference), Link Ping, Sweden, July 1995
3rd World Congress, San Francisco, 1992
2nd World Congress, Cologne, Germany, 1989
1st World Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 1986 The beginning of global cooperation. Shinji Ito, chair of the Japanese organization suggested founding an international organization.