Agenda Wonca Europe Council Meeting 2015 Istanbul

Halic Congress Centre

Sütlüce Mah. Eski Karaağaç Cad.
34445 Beyo
ğlu, Istanbul

08.15 08.30 Welcome and Coffee

08.30 10.30 Council Meeting Part I

10.30 10.45 Break

10.45 12.15 Council Meeting Part II

12.15 13.00 Lunch

13.00 14.45 Council Meeting Part III 

The WONCA Europe 2015 Conference will start with a panel at 15.00,
followed by the Opening Ceremony at 17.00.


Opening and Welcome by the President

Welcome to WONCA World President/WONCA World Executive members

Short round of the Delegates

Short ceremony commemorating Prof Janko Kersnik

WONCA World President

WONCA World Matters

The World Book on Family Medicine, European Edition 2015

Approval of the Agenda

5 Star Doctor Award 2015:

Dr Ali Cerrahoglu, Turkey

Montegut Scholarship 2015:

Dr Patrick ODonnell, Ireland

Procedure of the meeting


Papers for noting

Approval of the Minutes, Lisbon, July 2014 / Appendix

Honorary Treasurers Report

Key issue: European Journal of General Practic

Determination of relationship between WONCA Europe members and three networks (Letter from ELEGEIA) / Letter to EURACT

Suggestions with regards to bidding procedure for organizing WONCA Europe conferences (Letter from ELEGEIA)

Progress report: Recognition of Professional Qualifications in the European region / Report on the WONCA Europe Survey of Migration of GPs

Nominating Committee - replacement of Joao Carlos, a new member to be chosen by a supplementary election in Istanbul (candidates: Danica Rotar Pavlic and Luis Pisco)

Finance Committee - replacement of Luisa Pettigrew, a new member to be chosen by a supplementary election in Istanbul (candidates: Bohumil Seifert, Valerie Wass, Josep Maria Vilaseca

Key issue: Bylaw change

Proposals to change some articles in WONCA Europe Bylaws

Letter from Rob Dijkstra, member of the nominations committee

Future Conferences:

PCO Pros and Con

Bidding 2018: Presentation of bids (in alphabetical order, up to 7 minutes each) and voting for organiser of the WONCA Europe Conference in 2018

College of Family Physicians in Poland

Slovak Society of General Practice

WONCA Europe Conference 2016: Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 18 June

WONCA World Conference 2016: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2 - 5 November

WONCA Europe Conference 2017: Prague, 28 June 1 July

Progress report: Future plan and collaboration with UEMO and EFP

Items for noting - reports: ESPCG Annual Report 2014-2015; EURACT report; EGPRN repor

Next WONCA Europe Council Meeting 2016

Any other business