William Fay, DDS, has more than 20 years of experience as an orthodontist in Northern California. William Fay, DDS, is actively involved in a number of professional organizations, including the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO).
The WFO holds the International Orthodontic Congress to unite orthodontists worldwide, to share ideas, and to celebrate the achievements of orthodontists in attendance. In addition to providing education and networking opportunities, the congress meeting allows orthodontists to experience the beauty and culture of some of the world’s most vibrant cities. Recently, the WFO announced that its 9th official congress meeting will be held in Yokohama, Japan. The Japanese Orthodontic Society will host and plan the event, which is set to take place in early October of 2020. Most of the congress activities will occur at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Complex, the largest convention center in Japan.
Seven cities, including Yokohama, vied to host the 2020 congress. The WFO Executive Committee considered various metropolitan areas in Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East before announcing Japan as the winner.