The 74th IIW Annual Assembly and Internationa Conference will be held in Genoa, Italy, from 20 to 25 June 2021.

Experience Italy Situated at the centre of the Mediterranean in a privileged geographic position and on numerous air and sea routes, Italy is thus a symbol of accessibility. The main international airports such as Roma Fiumicino and Milano Malpensa provide easy daily connections with the world’s principal destinations while the rail and road networks facilitate the movement of large numbers of tourists from place to place within the country. Livable Many international tourists choose Italy as a destination specifically for the varied tourism initiatives which the country offers. Thanks to the countless cultural excellences for which it is renowned, in particular the great museums, art galleries, music, craftsmanship and above all the celebrated and unmistakable local cuisine, Italy gives the visitor a unique and unforgettable sensorial experience which makes it a distinguished world-class destination.

Experience Genova is also discover the several souls thatcompose it. The fishermen and vacation villages in the East andWest Riviera, with houses and picturesque glimpses, and the ones in the hinterland, with their untouched traditions. The stage images and the views, appreciated also as film set, are the frame for an intense cultural life. The city itself has many enviable characteristics and strong points that make it unique for such purposes. With its abundance of museums, theatres, palaces, archives and libraries, it is truly a city of art: so much that "Le Strade Nuove and the System of the Palazzi dei Rolli" were recognised by the UNESCO World Heritage List. Genova, the site of one of the largest European aquariums, is ofcourse the perfect destination for sun and sea lovers too. All venues are situated in excellent locations near the city centre,combining the unique features of the port and sumptuous historical buildings with the latest technology.