Note: All dates are subject to change without notice.
- 29 November: Call for applications for WDC 2016 designation launched
- 30 April: Close of bid process (24:00:00 EST)
- June: Initial review of applications by WDC Organising Committee
- July: WDC Selection Committee review of applications
- August: Selection of shortlisted cities
- September: Shortlisted city visits
- October: Final selection meeting in Montreal, Canada
- November: Announcement at IDA Congress in Istanbul
Find out more about the project cycle.