With the first event held in Paris in 1947, the FISITA World Automotive Congress is the oldest of the comprehensive international conferences related to automotive technology, and it is now held all over the world. FISITA (The International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies) is the umbrella organization for the national automotive societies in 37 countries around the world. This network of member societies represents more than 180,000 automotive engineers and researchers around the globe. The FISITA World Automotive Congress is held once every two years and is one of the main events hosted by FISITA. The JSAE joined FISITA in 1960 and has hosted the World Automotive Congress three times, in 1964 and 1976 (Tokyo), and in 2006 (Yokohama).
|1960||The Hague, the Netherlands|
|1988||Dearborn, Michigan, USA|
|2000||Seoul, South Korea|
|2014||Maastricht, the Netherlands|
|2016||Busan, South Korea|