It is with great pleasure for us to welcome you to the 70th Congress of the International
Fiscal Association in Madrid! We put together all the latest and greatest scientific topics, as well as a multitude of wonderful and unique cultural activities, to make this 70th Congress the most informative and exciting one ever!
This 70th Congress officially opens on September 25, 2016 and will take place at the state-of-the-art Feria de Madrid - North Convention and Congress Centre, at Recinto Ferial Juan Carlos I in Madrid, Spain. The final day of the Congress is September 30, 2016, so you have six days of experiencing the magic of Madrid!
The IFA Annual Congress providing each year a forum for representatives from both the private and the public sectors, including international tax practitioners, the Courts, Universities and international governmental and non-governmental organizations to come together, bringing their expertise for the benefit of all. There is no better occasion for the tax world to gain truly meaningful, extremely interesting and substantive knowledge on tax ‘hot’ topics, all the while being in the company of old friends and having the pleasure of making new ones.
As many of you know, it is typical for the IFA sessions to contain mass amounts of thought provoking information. For the 70th Congress, an extensive and impressive range of sessions is put together, directly addressing international tax issues faced by the Congress participants at present and in the foreseeable future of the global economic environment.
An interesting Seminar programme will be offered.
Additionally, we will be offering all participants a plethora of exciting opportunities to conduct healthy debates, directly drawing on the knowledge and presentations of the leading tax experts from a wealth of varied jurisdictions from all around the world. These top experts specialize in cutting edge work, which focuses on the fast paced international tax law practices. There will be plenty of opportunity to not only gain invaluable knowledge directly from your peers, these forums will also provide you with unique and incomparable networking opportunities! The energetic and dynamic city of Madrid is world renowned for its cultural facilities. As Spanish’s social and commercial hub, home to a large number of major national and international businesses, Madrid is a fitting and inspiring setting for this International Fiscal Association’s 2016 Annual Congress.
The Congress venue, IFEMA Convention and Congress Centre, is a short ten minutes from the city centre, and is easily accessible by metro, car or taxi. Be assured, that IFEMA features all current digital facilities, thus enabling, supporting and promoting a modern, individual e-learning environment.
Madrid offers an unrivalled mélange of dazzling art, sophisticated culture and proud history. And, let’s not forget about the Spanish FOOD! Come and take the opportunity to discover the fantastic gastronomy available from a wealth of amazing restaurants! With the stunning museums, the typical sunny days and the Spanish hospitality, we are confident the social events and abundance of leisure activities will undoubtedly contribute to your incredibly successful 70th Congress experience!
We are very much looking forward to seeing you in Madrid!
Prof. Dr. Fernando Serrano Antón
Mr. José Palacios Pérez