Terms of Reference


To provide advice to the Council of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA) on possible future FCDSA involvement in the International Dental Student Conference (IDSC) as well as to explore other conference models.


  1. Contact previous IDSC organizers to obtain input and determine need for/reaction to possible FCDSA involvement in future IDSC.
  2. Consider the feasibility, implications and logistics related to FCDSA involvement in the IDSC beginning in 2017 or later.
  3. Explore other conference models for a national dental student conference.
  4. Submit its final report and recommendations for consideration by the Council at the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM).


The Dental Student Conference Working Group will consist of a Chairperson plus three (3) members of the Council. 


The Working Group will hold electronic meetings and/or conference calls as needed in consultation with the Chair and staff.


The Working Group will submit its final report to the FCDSA Council at the 2016 AGM.

Staff Support

Staff support is available through the FCDSA Secretariat.


Objectives and composition revised as per FCDSA Council June 20, 2015