History

Previous Congresses

Year City State Congress President
1974 West Berlin Germany
1975 West Berlin Germany
1976 London U.K.
1977 London U.K.
1978 Zurich Switzerland
1979 Geneva Switzerland
1980 Geneva Switzerland
1981 Copenhagen Denmark
1982 Brussels Belgium
1983 Bologna Italy
1984 Alpbach Austria
1985 Athens Greece
1986 Avignon France
1987 Munich Germany
1988 Prague Czech Republic
1989 Brussels Belgium
1990 Bologna Italy
1991 Vienna Austria
1992 Rhodes Greece
1993 Amsterdam the Netherlands
1994 Barcelona Spain
1995 Berlin Germany Klaus Affeld
1996 Warsaw Poland Jan Wojcicki
1997 Budapest Hungary
1998 Bologna Italy Sergio Stefoni
1999 Edinburgh U.K.
2000 Lausanne Switzerland Beat Walpoth
2001 Ghent Belgium Pascal Verdonck
2002 Vienna Austria Heinrich Schima
2003 Aachen Germany Kosrow Motthagy
2004 Warsaw Poland Jan Wojcicki
2005 Bologna Italy Sergio Stefoni
2006 Umea Sweden Bernd Stegmayr
2007 Krems Austria Dieter Falkenhagen
2008 Geneva Switzerland Beat Walpoth
2009 Compiegne France Cecile Legallais
2010 Skopje Marcedonia Aleksandar Sikole
2011 Porto Portugal Rui Reis
2012 Rostock Germany Gustav Steinhoff
2013 Glasgow Scotland, UK Terence Gourlay
2014 Rome Italy Gerado Catapano & Celestino Pio Lombardi
2015 Leuven Belgium Bart Meyns
2016 Warsaw Poland Piotr Ladyzynski

ESAO Presidents

Period President
1974  E. Bucherl (Germany)
1975-1978 D. Melrose (U.K.)
1978  A. Senning (Switzerland)
1978-1980 Ch. Hahn (Switzerland)
1980-1982 I. Rygg (Denmark)
1982-1984 D. Laurent (France)
1984-1986 V. Bonomini (Italy)
1986-1988 V. Bonomini (Italy)
1988-1990 H. Klinkmann (Italy)
1990-1992 S. Rapits (Greece)
1992-1994 D. Loisance (France)
1994-1996 H.J. Gurland (Germany)
1996-1998 S. Stefoni (Italy)
1998-2000 K. Affeld (Germany)
2000-2002 D. Falkenhagen (Austria)
2002-2004 R. Vanholder (Belgium)
2004-2006 G. Rakhorst (the Netherlands)
2006-2008 B.H. Walpoth (Switzerland)
2008-2010 B. Meyns (Belgium)
2010-2012 H. Schima (Austria)
2012-2015 B. Stegmayr (Sweden)