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Past Congresses

The 1st International Congress on Cleft Palate Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 1969.
Secretary-General: D.C. Spriestersbach
Assistant Secretary-General for Congress Program : P. Randall
Assistant Secretary-General for Convention Affairs : D.W. Warren
Assistant Secretary-General for Public Relations and Liaisons: B.J. McWilliams

The 2nd International Congress on Cleft Palate Copenhagen, Denmark. 1973.
President : K. Hogeman
Secretary-General : P. Fogh-Andersen
Assistant Secretary and Treasurer : E. Dahl

The 3rd International Congress on Cleft Palate Toronto, Canada. 1977.
President : W.K. Lindsay
Secretary-General : R.B. Ross
Assistant Secretary-General : I.R. Munro
Treasurer : R.L. Moran

The 4th International Congress on Cleft Palate Acapulco, Mexico. 1981.
President: F Ortiz-Monasterio
Secretary-General: I. Trigos-Micolo
Assistant Secretary-General: E. Reyes-Retana
Treasurer: E. Margarit

The 5th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Monte Carlo, France. 1985
President : R. Malek
Vice-President : J. Psaume
Secretary-General : P. Oger
Treasurer : L. Merville.

The 6th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Jerusalem, Israel. 1989.
Chairman : M.R. Wexler
Scientific Program Committee : B. Hirshowitz& M. Westreich

The 7th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia. 1993.
President : H. McComb
Chairman : W.F. Brogan
Secretary : S. McArtney
Treasurer : H. Coates
Scientific Program Committee: O.R. Cole & D.S. McManamny

The 8th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Singapore. 1997
President : S.T. Lee
Secretary General : Woffles Wu
Treasurer : Fong Poh Him

The 9th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Goteborg, Sweden. 2001.
President : F. Abyholm
Secretary General: J. Lilja
Treasurer : H. Friede
Assistant Secretary-General: A. Elander
Assistant Secretary-General: A Lohmander

The 10th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Durban, South Africa. 2005.
President : E.B. Jones
Prof Anil Madaree – Plastic Surgeon, Durban – Scientific Program
Prof Brenda Louw – Speech Pathologist, Pretoria
Dr Haydn Belhardie – Orthodontist, Cape Town
Prof Kurt Butow – Maxillofacial Surgeon, Pretoria
Dr Arvin Lalbahadur – Plastic Surgeon, Durban

The 11th International Congress on Cleft Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Fortaleza, Brazil. 2009.
President : Vera Raposo do Amaral
Secretary-General: ValdenizeTiziani
Treasurer : Nelson Bardella
Assistant Secretary-General: Lucy Dalva Lopes
Assistant Treasurer: Celso Luiz Buzzo
Congress Coordinator: Ana Beatriz Almeida

The 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Lake Buena Vista, Florida. 2013.
President : Ross E. Long, Jr. – Orthodontist, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Scientific Program Co-Chair : Ronald Reed Hathaway – Orthodontist, Indianapolis, Indiana
Scientific Program Co-Chair : Jerald B. Moon – Speech-Language Pathologist, Iowa City, Iowa
Task Forces Chair : Jeffrey Marsh – Plastic Surgeon, St. Louis, Missouri
Marilyn Cohen – Coordinator, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mark P. Mooney – Researcher, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The 13th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay, Mahabalipuram, India.
President : Prof. Jyotsna Murthy , Plastic Surgery, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai
Co- Chair : Prof. Ashok Utreja,Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery,ChandigarhK
Organising Secretary : Prof. Roopa Nagarajan, M.Sc, MS (SP&A) Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, Chennai
Scientific Program Chair : Dr. Krishnamurthy Bonanthaya – Maxillofacial Surgery , Bangalore