IAO may mean several things:
* The Information Awareness Office, a branch of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
* The International Astronomy Olympiad, an internationally recongnized annual astronomy competition for high-school students.
* The Indian Astronomical Observatory, home of the highest telescope in the world.
* The initials of Isis, Apophis and Osiris, used as a magical formula in the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
* A god-name found in the Greek Magical Papyri, where it probably derives from the Tetragrammaton.
* The [Incorporated Association of Organists] , a UK based organisation to which Societies of Organists generally subscribe. It publishes a journal, Organists Review.
*Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) is a non-profit arts organization located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

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