THE YOKOHAMA Convention & Visitors Bureau has successfully bagged the hosting rights for the 9th International Orthodontic Congress, which will be held from October 4-7, 2020.
Organised by the World Federation of Orthodontists, the congress is expected to draw 6,000 participants, with 2,000 from overseas. It will take place at Pacifico Yokohama, a convention complex that overlooks Yokohama Bay.
The International Orthodontic Congress is held once every five years. The last edition was held in Sydney in 2010, and the next will head to London in 2015.