The congress had a record participation of delegates from over 25 countries. Since the mandate of the current UIBC President Peter Becker (Germany) was finalized, it was also the moment for the UIBC Congres Meeting to hold president and presidium elections.
He is directly supported by deputy president Gerhard Schenk (Germany) and secretary-general José María Fernandez Del Vallado (Spain), as well as vice-presidents Antero Pereira (Brazil), Christian Vabret (France), Boldizsár Ilonka (Hungary), Günther Koerffer (Sweden), Stefan Romang (Switzerland), Ellen Yin (Taiwan), treasurer Andreu Llargues (Spain) and Assistant Veronika Fresen.
The UIBC Congress 2016 is expected to take place in Brazil, additional Commission and Assembly Meetings will also be held in Spring 2016.
Photo: New UIBC Presidium, Antonio Arias - in center