ILERA World Congress 2018

The World Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) is being held in Seoul, South Korea, from July 23-27, 2018.  

The website of the World Congress contains details of the congress program. The theme of the congress is Employment for a Sustainable Society: What is to be Done? 

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Issues to be discussed include Challenges for IR and HRM from Changing Workplaces, Workforce Diversity, the Future of Work and Changing Labour Markets and Regulation. There will be leading speakers not only from Asia but also from Europe and the Americas. 

This is only the second time that the World Congress has been held in Asia and is expected to attract a large number of participants from the region and beyond.


South Korea is a very dynamic economy and is regularly ranked as Australia’s third or fourth major trading partner. It has some of the leading multinational enterprises in the world and has some of the highest ranked universities in Asia.