Gernot Wimmer: “The EFP as global benchmark in periodontology is working well with our partners and our national societies”
As his year as EFP president draws to a close, Gernot Wimmer looks back on a busy period, during which the federation has launched projects with its partners, consolidated European Gum Health Day as a key annual event across Europe, and continued its global expansion. He explains his vision of the EFP and looks ahead to the EuroPerio9 congress in Amsterdam, which he has helped to prepare as treasurer of the organising committee.
EFP launches global contest for single-case reports, with winner to be chosen at EuroPerio9
Periodontists and other dental professionals from across the world are invited to take part in a competition for the best single-case report that covers any aspect of periodontology, including dental implants, aesthetics, and interdisciplinary cases with a significant periodontal component.
EFP and its national societies launch photo competition with winners to be showcased at EuroPerio9
The EFP has launched a competition through its affiliated national societies of periodontology to find the best dental photographs – and the winners will be highlighted at EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam in June.
EFP creates special Facebook page for EuroPerio9 to keep everyone updated on congress news
The EFP has added a new “event” page to its Facebook account to provide information specifically about EuroPerio9.
Applications from EFP Alumni for pioneering Perio Talks session at EuroPerio9 are ‘impressive’ in quantity and quality
Organisers of the Perio Talks session on the opening day of EuroPerio9 have been impressed by the number of applications to take part in what promises to be one of the highlights of the congress.