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26th Congress of ICMFS; First Canary Symposium on Oral and Bucodental Health

01.02.2012 - 03.02.2012 in Gran Canaria/Spain

Congresspresident M.R.Knezevic prepared and organized an interesting meeting with 322 participants from 25 countries.The congressvenue was the Cultural Center Maspalomas in Playa del Ingles in the San Fernando City Zone.Following the opening ceremony with local authorities we could hear 97 oral presentations on high scientific level in two halls and see 76 very interesting posters.Nearly all branches of our professional field were discussed. Some medical companies showed their products in the entrance zone.At the last day a symposium for medical staff took place.On February 3rd the congressists had an invitation for an excellent dinner, using like the other days the outstanding possibilities of the location. The ICMFS-presidium meeting under chairmanship of ICMFS-president K.Mogi took place in the Hotel Caserio at February 2nd,2:00pm.:1.Report on the actual congress by M.R.Knezevic and H.-A.Gitt,local specialities made it necessary to change the congress building in the last weeks before.,but without any influence on the scientific programm quality.2.Financial report of the 25th congress 2010(income46.819/expenditure46.636EURO).Prof.Knezevic reported on a similar balanced situation for the 26th Congress until this date.3.Foundation Director J.R.Westine reported on the great activities of the IFCCD in the last two years.4.Prof.K.Mogi did not candidate as president again following personal reasons.The presidium thanked him very much for all his activities in the last years and elected vice-president Prim.M.Mesterovic from Serbia as new president of ICMFS. Congratulations! Prof.M.R.Knezevic/Spain and Prof.C.Krenkel/Austria were nominated as new councillors.5.Future plans:2013 Austria,Proposal from vice-president Prof.T.Kimura,F. Mexico 2014 ,further plans Egypt and Norway.