ISCA is an international organization of persons, associations, corporations and government agencies who own, manage or operate recognized show caves or caverns.

The headquarters of the Association is situated in Largo Leone XII in Genga, Italy.

ISCA members can be full, associate or honorary. See Membership.

ISCA organization structure consists of following:

ISCA Congresses

Congresses of ISCA are held every four years preferrably during months of October or November. More information about next congress here

General Assemblies

General Assemblies of the membership are held during each Congress on four yearly intervals.

ISCA Organizational Structure

Officers of the Association

David Summers President Bermuda
Heinz Vonderthann First Vice President Germany
Brad Wuest Second Vice President USA
Renata Marinelli Secretary Italy

Board of Directors

David Summers President Bermuda
Heinz Vonderthann First Vice President Germany
Brad Wuest Second Vice President USA
Renata Marinelli Secretary Italy
Renata Marinelli Treasurer Italy
Filiberto Cecchi Director Italy
Dan Cove Director Australia
Peter Gazik Director Slovak Republic
Hein Gerstner Director South Africa
Guilhem de Grully Director France
Hanne Ödin Director Sweden
Rafael Pagés Rodríguez Director Spain
Nick Powe Director United Kingdom
Zhang Shouyue Director China
Zsuzsa Tolnay Director Hungary
Arrigo Cigna Non-Voting Member Italy

Scientific and Technical Committee

Arrigo Cigna Chairman Italy
Andy Spate Member Australia
Olga Kadebskaya Member Russia
Alain Mangin Member France
Giovanni Badino Member Italy
Pavel Bella Member Slovak Republic
Jose Maria Calaforra Member Spain
André David Member France
Steven Fairchild Member USA
Vassilis Giannopoulos Member Greece
Zhang Shouyue Member China
Friedrich Oedl Member Austria

Constitution Study Group

Heinz Vonderthann Chairman Germany
André David Member France
Dusan Milka Member Czech Republic
Friedrich Oedl Member Austria
Kent Henderson Member Australia
David Summers President Bermuda
Brad Wuest Second Vice President USA
Renata Marinelli Secretary Italy

Commission on Prehistory

Joëlle Darricau Chairman France
Randall White Member USA
Nickos Poullianos Member Greece
Nick Powe Member United Kingdom
Nathalie Rouquerol Member France
François de la Varende Member France
Ramon Montes Member Spain
Jesus Altuna Member Spain

Commission on Sustainable Development

Heros Augusto Santos Lobo Chairman Brazil

Commission on Interpretation in Show Caves

Zsuzsa Tolnay Chairman Hungary
Dan Cove Member Australia
Hein Gerstner Member South Africa
Ann Wescott Member USA

Commission on Information Technologies in Show Caves

Peter Gazik Chairman Slovak Republic
Brad Wuest Vice Chairman USA

ISCA White Nose Syndrome Working Group

Brad Wuest Chairman USA
Natália Martínková Member Czech Republic
Nina Frascione Member USA
Greg Beckler Member USA

ISCA is acting as Commission on Show Caves in the Department of Protection and Management of the “Union Internationale de Spéléologie – UIS (International Union of Speleology).

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date from: 03. November 2010 | date to: 30. November 2010

We announce you a topical photo contest to be held from the pictures taken at the 6th Congress of ISCA. Select 5 of your best documentary photos and send it directly to this website, please. NOW YOU CAN VOTE DIRECTLY.

Next congress

02. November 2014 - 08. November 2014:

ISCA 7th Congress

country: Australia
Here is the list of documents connected with the 7th ISCA Congress as issued by the Jenolan Caves.
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