® With almost 1900 participants from around the world the 10 th EADV Spring Symposiumwas celebrated as one of the best attended to date. The Symposium President, Prof Jacek Szepietowski, welcomed the participants at the opening ceremony and the EADV President, Prof Jana Hercogová, officially opened the event. Entertainment by Art Ballet Color was the beautiful backdrop to the networking reception. Jacek Szepietowski and Symposium Secretary, Prof Adam Reich, wor- ked carefully to prepare a most successful meeting. However, the 10 th Symposium was not only rich in educational content; after the busy scientific day, most participants took their leisure in the cafés sur- rounding the stunning market square and delighted in the charming and magical atmosphere of Cracow, whose famous monuments and historic buildings make it one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
EADV President Jana Hercogová officially opening the 10 th Symposium