1950 to present
The International Confederation of Dietetic Associations has a history that began in 1952 with the first International Congress of Dietetics in Amsterdam. From that point forward an international committee and a national dietetic association hosted the International Congress of Dietetics every four years
1996 Vision 20/20 presented at the XII International Congress of Dietetics set a new course for an international organization
2000, at the XIII International Congress of Dietetics, official delegates of national dietetic associations adopted a new name and the first Mission statement for the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations.
2004, at the XIV International Congress of Dietetics official Representatives approved the first international standard
2006 the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations was incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in Canada.
In 2010 we have over 40 national dietetic associations Members, who together represent over 160,000 Dietitians.
Early proposals and decisions about an international forum for dietitians are described in A History of the British Dietetic Association. Newman Books; London; 1961; pp 65 - 69