FDM World Congress
Stephen Typaldos D.O. initiated the first FDM World Congress in 2001 in Maine as well as the second conference in Anchorage/Alaska in 2005. After his death in 2006 the international FDM associations decided to continue these meetings regularly.
In the following years five International FDM Congresses were organized:
- 2007 Hawaii (USA)
- 2009 Osaka (JP)
- 2011 Vienna (AUT)
- 2014 Texas (USA)
- 2017 Cologne (GER) (GER)2011
The last congress took place in September 2017 in Cologne (Germany). It was organized for the second time in Europe by the EFDMA. You can find some impressions on www.fdm-congress.com or the EFDMA Website.
8. FDM World Congress 2020 in Japan
The next FDM World Congress will be hosted by the FDM Asian Association (FAA) and was planned from November 1st to 3rd, 2020 in Osaka, Japan.
Unfortunately it had to be cancelled and postponed due to the current Covid-19 Situation in the world, a new date will follow.
The theme of this Congress is “Rediscovering FDM for the future”. For details & registration click here: 8th FDM World Congress
FDM Scientific Conference
The FDM Scientific Conference should offer the opportunity to present studies and discuss the Fascial Distortion Model from a scientific perspective and exchange with experts and colleagues.
From July 14th to 16th 2016 the 1st FDM Scientific Conference was held in Fairbanks / Alaska and was organized by the American FDM Association (AFDMA).
The 2. FDM Scientific Conference was held in Vienna (Austria) on March 30th, 2019, as part of the FDM Symposium 2019, organized by the European FDM Association (EFDMA).
After each FDM World Congress the FDMGO members get together at the International Meeting for exchange in the sense of the goals of the FDMGO. For example to discuss about the standard of FDM Training, Promoting the FDM International Certificate, the next events (FDM World Congress, FDM Scientific Conference) and similar topics.