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Every year, the International Astronautical Federation together with the International Academy of Astronautics and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), holds the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). The IAC is an annual meeting of the actors in the discipline of space and consists of plenary sessions, lectures and meetings. In addition there is a large exhibition running concurrently.
The congress is attended by the agency heads and senior executives of the world's space agencies along with academics, researchers, industry and commerce executives, students and young professionals.
he 63rd International Astronautical Congress will take place in Naples, Italy between 1 -5 October 2012. It will be held at the Mostra D'Oltremare, convention centre in the west side of Naples. From there, metro line 2 and buses run to Naples city centre hotels. Seafront hotels are easily accessible using Metro line 6 or buses.