55th AGA-11th ACRN-3rd African Coffee Symposium Luanda, 23-27 November 2015

The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) has the honour to invite its Member States to the 55th Annual General Assembly and the 3rd African Coffee Symposium which will be held in Luanda (Angola)from 23 to 27 November 2015 as indicated in the attached provisional programme.

The General Secretariat would appreciate if Member States could communicate the composition of their delegations not later than 15 October 2015.


Participants are requested to register at the IACO Desk upon arrival in Luanda. However, to expedite the process, provision has been made for registration on the IACO Website (www.iaco-oiac.org) and Delegates are encouraged to use this option.


Reports of the Technical Committees will be sent to Delegates by email prior to the opening of the meetings. However, hard copies will be given to each Delegate, (three (3) per Member Country), on arrival.

Participants programmed to deliver speeches or make presentations are advised to provide copies (hard and soft) of their documents to the IACO Secretariat for the Interpreters and Delegates not later than 30 October 2015.

List of hotels

The list of selected hotels with rates (in the vicinity of the conference venue) will be sent in due course. Delegates are advised to make early reservations to avoid unpleasant surprises.

General Programme

The Provisional Programme of the General Assembly and the Symposium is herewith attached.

The Government of Angola and the Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) have the pleasure to welcome you and wish you a pleasant stay in Angola.