Nominations

All Regular Members are entitled to submit nominations for Members of Council and Standing Committees. Regional Organizations are entitled to support nominations for Members of Council and Standing Committees but each nomination must be submitted by the Regular Member Association of the nominee, in writing. Nominations need to be submitted by e-mail to Mrs Djerdana Ivosevic divosevic@fdiworldental.org with Mrs Maria Kramarenko mkramarenko@fdiworldental.org in carbon copy or by fax to +41 22 560 8140. All nominations need to include the following documents:

  1. Nomination form
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV)/personal record
  3. Written presentation/letter of motivation (Council: no more than 500 words; Standing Committees: no more than 350 words)

All nominations that meet the criteria will be made available to Regular Members 60 days prior to the annual business meetings.

2017 Elections

Nomination deadline

Nominations for Council: Friday, 2 June 2017

Nominations for Standing Committees: Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Election dates

Council During General Assembly B on Thursday, 31 August 2017 (14:15-17:15)

Standing Committees During General Assembly B on Thursday, 31 August 2017 (14:15-17:15) and Council C on Friday, 1 September 2017 (08:30-12:45)

Council

There are seven (7) vacancies (1 for President-elect, 5 for Council and 1 for the Speaker of the General Assembly). All members of Council are to be elected by General Assembly election.
> Access the 2017 list of vacancies

Standing Committees

Dental Practice

The Dental Practice Committee monitor and advise Council on issues concerning dental practice. There is one (1) vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by General Assembly election.
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Education

The Education Committee monitor and advise Council on issues concerning dental education, the scientific programme of the World Dental Congress and the FDI's continuing education programme. There is one (1) vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by the Council election.
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Membership Liaison and Support

The Membership Liaison and Support Committee monitors and advises Council on issues concerning internal and external communications and FDI support to members. There is one (1) vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by General Assembly election.
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Public Health

The Public Health Committee monitor and advise Council on issues concerning the improvement of oral and general health in disadvantaged populations and on issues surrounding wider health promotion. There is one (1) vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by the Council election.
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Science

The Science Committee monitor and advise Council on scientific issues related to oral health. There is one (1) vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by the Council election.
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Important information for candidates

Presentations are to be submitted in English. However, associations are allowed to provide translated versions in one of the official FDI languages (French, German and Spanish) at their own cost. The written presentations will be reproduced in the General Assembly documentation exactly as received. No editing or translation will be done by the FDI.

Eligible candidates will have the opportunity to introduce themselves with a three minute PowerPoint presentation prior to the elections

Dates of the Presentations

Candidates for Council: General Assembly A on Sunday, 27 August 2017 (08:30-17:15)

Candidates for Standing Committees: Open Forum 2 on Monday, 28 August 2017 (08:30-10:30)

Presentations will take place at the Sala 102 - IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. You should develop your personal presentation independently without the involvement of third parties and your presentation must be based on the position you are applying for. Your presentation cannot be influenced by commercially organized activities (e.g. satellite symposia). The use of promotional materials like flyers is accepted but limited to one A4 page. However, gifts are strictly prohibited and handing out and/or promoting products is not allowed on site. The use of logos, symbols, colours, etc. that refer explicitly, or implicitly, to a third party are not allowed.

Your presentation must be sent in PowerPoint format by 27 July 2017 to Mrs Maria Kramarenko (mkramarenko@fdiworldental.org).

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