CALL FOR 2009 IFEA RESEARCH AWARD

The IFEA Endowment Research Fund provides this year a grant of $4,000 for the IFEA- Jean-Marie Laurichesse Research Award.

The award is intended to:
Stimulate and promote research in the field of endodontics among investigators worldwide;
Establish and/or strengthen the professional and research collaboration among IFEA investigators; and
Disseminate internationally excelling research activity of IFEA members.

All applications must be submitted in 5 copies by December 31, 2009, to Dr. Ilan Rotstein, Chair, IFEA Research Committee, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, 925 West 34th Street, Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641, U.S.A, E-mail: ilan@usc.edu.

Applications should include the following:

1.    Personal details of principal investigators:

a. Names and addresses
b. Institutional affiliation
c. Curriculum vitae
d. Two recent photographs

2.    Title of research project.
3.    Short introduction including updated information related to the subject.
4.    Research objectives.
5.    Research design (detailed description).
6.    Previous experience and/or publications of the investigators in the field.
7.    Bibliography.
8.    Budget required (in details).
8.    Letter of endorsement from head of institute where research will take place.
9.    An abstract or synopsis of maximum 150 words of the project (on a separate page).

Sponsorship Opportunites – 8th World Congress

Sponsorship can be obtained by purchasing combinations of the various sponsorship opportunities listed on the below Sponsorship opportunities. When your purchase reaches the minimum levels shown below, you will receive the additional benefits shown:

A. PLATINUM SPONSOR (€ 70.000 and above)

The Platinum Sponsor (1 sponsor) can participate with the following Sponsorship package:

  • Acknowledgement on all printed congress material as Platinum Sponsor of the Congres
  • First right to select Hands-On Workshop
  • Complimentary Exhibition space 18 m2 (1st priority in the space selection)
  • Six (6) complimentary congress registrations, including:
    → Six (6) congress materials
    → Six (6) Coffee breaks
    → Six (6) complimentary Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception Invitations
  • 1 Promotional Leaflet in the Congress bag
  • Back cover Advertisement in the Preliminary & in the Final Programme of the Congress
  • Link from the Congress website to your Company’s Website

B. GOLD SPONSORS (€ 40.000 and above)

The Gold Sponsors (maximum 2 sponsors) can participate with the following Sponsorship package:

  • Acknowledgement on all printed congress material as Platinum Sponsor of the Congres
  • Right to arrange Hands-On Workshop
  • Complimentary Exhibition space 12 m2 (2nd & 3rd priority respectively in the space selection)
  • Four (4) complimentary congress registrations, including:
    → Four (4) congress materials
    → Four (4) Coffee breaks
    → Four (4) complimentary Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception Invitations
  • 1 Promotional Leaflet in the Congress bag
  • Advertisement in the inside page of the Preliminary & in the Final Programme of the Congress
  • The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress and on the Congress Website with a link to your Company’s Website

C. SILVER SPONSORS (€ 30.000 and above)

The Silver Sponsors (maximum 3 sponsors) can participate with the following Sponsorship package:

  • Complimentary exhibition space 12 m²
  • Two (2) complimentary congress registrations, including:
    → Two (2) Coffee breaks
    → Two (2)Congress material
    → Two (2) complimentary Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception Invitation
  • 1 Promotional Leaflet in the Congress bag
  • Advertisement in the inside page of the Final Programme of the Congress
  • The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress and on the Congress
  • Website with a link to your Company’s Website

SPONSORING ITEMS

1. HANDS-On PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP

The Organizing Committee may include in the Scientific Programme the possibility of organizing half-day hands-on Workshops.

Sponsorship cost per Workshop: € 35.000

The above cost includes:

  • Hall rental expenses, audiovisual equipment, technician, insertion of the Workshop invitation in the Congress bag.

2. TRAVEL/ ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES OF FOREIGN INVITED SPEAKERS

Sponsorship of foreign invited speakers includes travel and accommodation expenses for the days of the Congress as well as their participation to the social events of the Congress.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost:
€ 2.000 per person, in economy class trip for speakers from Europe
€ 3.000 per person, in business class trip for speakers from Europe
€ 6.000 per person, in business class trip for speakers from the U.S.A.

3. LEAFLET INSERTION

The Company has the right to deliver to the Congress Secretariat, 20 days before the Congress, the advertising leaflet (1.500 copies) which will be inserted inside the participant’s Congress bag.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost per leaflet: € 2.000

4. INTERNET CORNER

The INTERNET CORNER will include 5 PC monitors located in a prominent point, in the exhibition area, at the disposal of all participants.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress and on the PC’s deskop.

Sponsorship cost : €  6.000

5. COFFEE BREAKS

Coffee, tea, refreshments and cookies will be offered during the Congress, free of charge to the Congress participants, in the exhibition area. The name of the Company (in capital letters) will be placed on the coffee stations.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost: € 10.000 per coffee break

6. LANYARDS & BADGE HOLDERS

The Sponsor’s logotype will be printed on the lanyards.  The Organizing Committee’s opinion should be taken into account before the final order. The estimated number of lanyards and badge holders is 1.500 pieces.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost: € 4.000

7. PENS & PADS

The Sponsor’s logotype will be printed on the pens & pads.  The estimated number of pens and pads is 1.500 pieces.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost: € 4.000

8. CONGRESS BAGS

The Sponsor’s logotype will be printed on the bag. The bag should be elegant, strong and big enough to contain the Congress material. The Congress name will also be printed on the bag. The Organizing Committee’s opinion should be taken into account before the final order. The estimated number of bags is 1.500 pieces.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost: € 20.000

9. ABSTRACT CD

The Sponsor’s logotype will be printed on the CD cover. The sponsor can add a single digital file (a short video, PowerPoint of text file) on CD for promotional purposes. The estimated number of CD’s is 1.500 pieces.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Sponsorship cost: € 15.000

10. ADVERTISEMENT IN THE PRELIMINARY & FINAL PROGRAMME

The Preliminary Programme (dimensions: 17 cm width X 24 cm high), will be printed and mailed to 10.000 recipients.

Limited pages of the Final Programme (dimensions: 17 X 24), will be at the disposal of sponsors to advertise and promote their products. The Final Programme will be printed in 1.500 copies and will be distributed to all Congress participants.

The Sponsor’s name will appear on the printed material of the Congress (graphics to be provided by Company).

Sponsorship cost:
€ 3.500 back cover page
€ 3.000 inside back cover page
€ 3.000 inside cover page
€ 2.000 inside page

11. PROMOTIONAL POSTERS

The Sponsor’s Company (maximum 2 sponsors) will appear on 2 Promotional Posters at the Congress. The Sponsor must send electronically the full name and Company logotype, to the Congress Secretariat till June 02, 2008.
The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress.

Sponsorship cost : € 4.000

12. PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

Program at A Glance, single page, printed in both sides, four colored, will be printed in 2.000 copies and distributed to all registered participants on site.
Sponsor’s name will be announced on the Program at A Glance and Final Program as well.

Sponsorship cost : € 3.000

13. EXHIBITION

The Exhibition will take place in Hall Terpsichore D, & Erato A+B+C of the Athens Hilton Hotel.
Booth installation will take place on October 6, 2008 after 17.00 a.m.

Cost per square metre (m²) : € 500

For PUBLISHERS: Cost per square metre (m²) : € 300

The above cost includes:

  • Exhibition space, 1 table, 2 chairs, night security, electrical current supply up to 500 Watt
  • Coffee breaks and lunches for two persons per company, Opening Ceremony invitation & Congress Material

The Sponsor’s name will appear on the Final Programme of the Congress

Notes:

  • Booth construction is not included.
  • In case you will require more electrical current supply, please contact the Congress Secretariat.
  • The Cost of extra supply is: € 40 per 500 extra Watt

IMPORTANT GENERAL NOTES:

  • Above rates do not include 19% VAT (except from sponsorship of coffee breaks/ dinners)
  • 50% of the Total Sponsorship fee should reach the Congress Secretariat in order to confirm your sponsorship and full settlement before the Congress

Contact: www.ifea2010-athens.com

Winner of the 2008 Research Award

Dr. Gaelle Villette
Department of Endodontics
University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry
124 Edward Street
Toronto, ON M56G 1G6

Dear. Dr. Villette,

Congratulations on your selection as the winner of the Jean-Marie Laurichesse Reseqrch Award. Enclosed is a check for $4000.00 USD from the International Federation of Endodontic Associations(IFEA). The members of IFEA look forward to seeing the results of this research project in the future. If you desire, you can send a summary for publication on the web site.

Sincerely,

Joseph D. Maggio
President-elect IFEA