Ravi Dhingra, executive director of the 2007 International Conference on Federalism, met with the hosts of two previous conferences in a working tour organized by the Forum. Mr. Dhingra, a member of the Indian Inter-State Council Secretariat, visited Brussels, Belgium and St. Gallen, Switzerland, accompanied by Forum Vice-President Raoul Blindenbacher, executive director of the 2002 conference. In Brussels, they met with Johan Verkammen, chair of the 2005 Third International Conference on Federalism. In St. Gallen, they held discussions with Peter SchÃ¶nenberger, president of the Canton of St. Gallen, which hosted the Second International Conference on Federalism in 2002. The meetings took place from June 15 21, 2006.