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In a letter to the EFP’s 37 affiliated national societies of periodontics, EFP President Dr Xavier Struillou, Secretary General Prof. Nicola West and EuroPerio10 Chairman Prof. Phoebus Madianos said that the decision to postpone the EFP’s showcase congress was taken because “the current COVID-19 situation looks unlikely to have resolved substantially by June 2021”.
“On balance, we expect the situation to be significantly better by June 2022,” they said in highlighting the importance of the triennial EuroPerio congress to both the EFP and its member societies. “The EuroPerio10 committee strongly feels that postponing the event for 2022 will considerably increase the chances for a successful meeting, worthy of its tradition and future expectations.”
To mitigate the effect of postponing the congress, the EFP and professional congress organiser Mondial Congress & Events are developing a pre-EuroPerio10 online platform, to be launched in spring 2021, which will provide educational content and interactive sessions.
Updates will be posted on www.efp.org/europerio10.