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Executive Members elected during the 1961 Congress

President Anton Damen, The Netherlands
Secretary General Peter Westberg, Sweden
Treasurer Wolfgang Luckenbach, Germany
Ch. of Student Exchange Anne Savage, Great Britain
Ch. of Information & Education
Helga Schmatt, Austria
Ch. of Publication Tim Cashman, Ireland


7th IPSF Congress, München-Grünwald, Germany

1-10 August 1961
The Munich Congress was based in the Sportschule in Grünwald.
Two day long sightseeing excursions were organised during Congress. The first took in Chiemsee, Berchtesgaden abd Köningsee whilst the second visited Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Linderhoff and Kloster Etal.
Industry trips to Heumann in Nürnberg and a brewery were also made.
The highlight of the social programme is said to have been the traditional Bavarian evening in Schliersee.

Executive Members elected during the 1959 Congress

President Glen Moir, Canada
Vice-President Peter Westberg, Sweden
Secretary General Anton Damen, The Netherlands
Treasurer Reinhard Scholda, Austria
Ch. of Education
Andre Isdell, Ireland
Ch. of Information
Glen Moir, University of Vancouver
Ch. of Student Exchange Anne Savage, Great Britain
Ch. of Reception Committee (1961) Uli Peto, Germany

Peter Westberg was elected as Vice President following the resignation of Rudiger Below

5th IPSF Study Tour, Stockholm, Sweden

10-20 August 1960
This was the final IPSF Study Tour with Congresses taking place annually from 1961.
The opening ceremony was followed by dinner at the Veterinarians' High School. All the bottles of red wine had been accidentally refrigerated, much to the dismay of the French and Italian delegates!
Stockholm is built on many islands and so sightseeing by boat was welcomed, as indeed was a brewery tour!

Executive Members elected during the 1959 Congress

President Glen Moir, Canada
Vice-President Rüdiger Below, Germany
Secretary General Anton Damen, The Netherlands
Treasurer Reinhard Scholda, Austria
Ch. of Education
Tim Cashman, Ireland
(later Andre Isdell)
Ch. of Information
Glen Moir, University of British Colombia, Canada
Ch. of Student Exchange Anne Savage, Great Britain


6th IPSF Congress, Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands

5-15 August 1959
The small bathing resort in The Netherlands hosted the 6th IPSF Congress and celebrated the first ten years of the Federation.
Delegates visited Organon, a Dutch pharmaceutical company and sightseeing excursions visited Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Haarlem and Leiden.
The all inclusive Congress fee was only Fl 145 (Dutch guilders)

Executive Members elected during the 1957 Congress

President Otto Föcking, Germany
Vice-President Reinhard Scholda, Austria
Secretary General Anne Marie Klein, France
(elected 1958)
Treasurer Bernard Tedders, Ireland
Ch. of Student Exchange Anton Damen, The Netherlands
(elected 1958)
Education committee
Yugoslavia
Information committee
University of Vancouver, Canada


4th IPSF Study Tour, Strasbourg, France

16-25 August 1958
Industry trips included visits to Ciba Geigy, Hoffman-La Roche and Sandoz in Basel.
Sightseeing tours took in the famous Vosges Mountains and a visit to a wine cellar.

Executive Members elected during the 1957 Congress

President Otto Föcking, Germany
Vice-President Reinhard Scholda, Austria
Secretary General Sidney Relph, Great Britain
(Retired December 1957)
Treasurer Bernard Tedders, Ireland
Education committee
Yugoslavia
Information committee
University of Vancouver, Canada
Student Exchange committee
The Netherlands


5th IPSF Congress, Ireland

3-13 August 1957
Held in the Butlins holiday camp at Mosney, County Meath, 25 miles north of Dublin.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin welcomed Congress delegates to Ireland.
Social evenings included a slide show, theatre evening and more energetic sports contests and dances.
Sightseeing trips took in Glendalough, the Wicklow Mountains and the Botanical Gardens in Dublin.

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