The IANAS General Assembly took place in Bogotá. The assembly takes place every 3 years. For various reasons, the Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical Sciences y Naturales de Colombia had been designated as host since 2013. The event took place at the Hotel Hilton Bogotá Corferias, and it was scheduled to coincide with the 83rd anniversary of the Academy.
The presidents o delegates from 22 academies in the Americas where:
The National Academy of Sciences of Argentina, with headquarters in Córdoba; the National Academy of Exact Sciences, Físicas y Naturales de Argentina, based in Buenos Aires; the National Academy of Sciences of Bolivia; the Brazilian Academy of Sciences; The Royal Society of Canada; the Colombian Academy of Exact Sciences, Physical and Natural; the National Academy of Sciences of Costa Rica; the Academy of Sciences of Cuba; the Chilean Academy of Sciences; the Academy of Sciences from Ecuador; the National Academy of Sciences of the USA; the Academy of Medical, Physical and Natural Sciences from Guatemala; the National Academy of Sciences of Honduras; the Mexican Academy of Sciences; the Academy of Sciences of Nicaragua; the Asociation Panamanian for the Advancement of Science – (APANAC); the National Academy of Sciences of Peru; The academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic; the Caribbean Academy of Sciences; the National Academy of Sciences From Uruguay; the Academy of Physical Sciences, Electronic newsletter of the Colombian Academy of Sciences Exact, Physical and Natural Mathematics and Naturals of Venezuela, and the Academy of Sciences of Latin America.
During the Assembly report and progress in the Water, Women in Science, Energy, Science Education, and Food Safety and Nutrition programs were presented.