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Elections for Executive Committee & Host 2026

Dear WFITN members,

The 16th congress of the WFITN will be held in Kyoto from August, 21st - 25th, 2022. During the General Assembly of the WFITN on 23.8.2022 at this meeting we will vote for a new Executive Committee and for the country to host the 2026 congress.

Hereby we like to inform that applications were submitted to the secretary [at] and copied to the Secretary General Darren.Orbach [at] until Saturday, May, 21st, 2022 as requested.

For Executive committee members the following applicants applied:

  • Vice President (automatic position of President in 2024): Darren Orbach
  • Secretary General: Seon-Kyu Lee
  • Treasurer: Laurent Spelle
  • Member-at-Large - 5 positions: Ronit Agid, Sarah Power, Alessandra Biondi, Shakir Husain, Yong-Sam Shin, James Rabinov

For HOST WFITN Congress 2026 applied Yong-Sam Shin at the Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital to hold in Busan, Korea. 

All applications will be soon here online under General Assembly:  "Elections 2022" in the members area after login with your credentials.

Kind regards,


Darren Orbach (General Secretary)   &.  Allan Taylor (President)