The 19th IALA Conference will be held in Incheon, Republic of Korea, from 27 May to 2 June 2018. The theme will be Successful voyages, Sustainable planet.
As part of the Conference a Best Practices Competition will be held there on 31 May 2018. This is to encourage individual working groups, teams, or organisations to share their best operational and managerial practices, process, systems, and initiatives, and learn from the experience of others. It provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams who have been responsible for creating and/or managing the introduction and deployment of best practices.