Thursday October 31st the Benelux District has held a gathering for Fellows and Guests in a historical private club ‘Industrieele Grootte Club’ in Amsterdam. On the agenda were the upcoming congresses in Porto (Portugal), Nagoya (Japan) and Amsterdam (Netherlands). Also the Inductees for Porto were presented and potential new members were introduced. Dr. Hans Beekmans, Fellow since 2001 gave a presentation about the use and needs of minerals and vitamins, specifically in relation to dental health. The evening ended with a nice dinner. In total 21 Fellows and 2 Guests have attended the meeting.