IDEALS - International Dental Ethics and Law Society
As the name suggests, it is an association whose members approach dental ethics and law from many professional and discipline perspectives. • oral health professionals who deliver care to patients; • lawyers, regulators, administrators who provide framework and management; • educators, writers, and researchers; • in the fields of dentistry, philosophy, the humanities and social sciences. The purpose IDEALS is to provide an opportunity for such a diverse group to exchange ideas, to share research and debate experiences in ethics and law as they relate to dentistry.
Leuven is an ancient city dating from the 9th century with it is known for its cultural history and its university. KU Leuven is nearly 600 years old and is the oldest Catholic University in the world still functioning. Leuven, population just over 100,000, is located 25 kilometres east of Brussels. Sebastien Artois started brewing in Leuven in 1708 and the beer Stella Artois is still brewed in Leuven. During early September the climate is mild and pleasant for walking in the ancient lanes and relaxing in the outdoor cafes absorbing the atmosphere of the city. For more information go to www.discoverleuven.com and www.leuven.be.
The Faculty Club is situated on the edge of the city (1.5 km from the centre). It is located in a restored 13th-16th century building in the Great Beguinage (Groot Begijnhopf) of Leuven - a UNESCO world heritage site. http://www.facultyclub.be/en/ The lectures and meetings will be held in various rooms at this venue. Accommodation must be booked directly with the hotel. There are many hotels located within 15 minutes' walk of the venue. To find a list of Hotels and other accommodation check www.visitLeuven.be (click on "Overnight") Congress Dinner will also be held at the Faculty Club on Friday evening. Dress code is business informal and guests are welcome. The cost for the dinner is €100.
Abstracts from past Congresses and past editions of the IDEALS Bulletin
Meetings, Minutes, Reports, Statements, etc
Papers and presentation from members and recommendations for further reading