The UIBC CONGRESS MEETING 2015, which was celebrated from 11th to 14th September 2015 in the framework of the iba Exhibition 2015 in Munich (Germany), had a record participation of delegates from over 25 countries.
Since the mandate of the current UIBC President Peter Becker (Germany) was finalised, it was also the moment for the UIBC CONGRESS MEETING to hold President and Presidium elections. The new elected UIBC President is Antonio ARIAS from Mexico. He is directly supported by Deputy President Gerhard SCHENK (Germany) and Secretary-General José María FERNÁNDEZ 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 LLARGUÉS (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.