The 4th World Congress on Adult Guardianship will be held under the auspices of the German Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, Heiko Maas, in Erkner near Berlin between September 14 and September 17, 2016. It is hosted by the German Adult Guardianship Law Association (Betreuungsgerichtstag e.V.) in collaboration with the International Guardianship Network (‘IGN’). The organizing committee consists of Prof. Dr. Volker Lipp (President of the German Adult Guardianship Law Association, Member of the IGN), Prof. Dr. Dagmar Brosey (Vice President, Member of the IGN) and Karl-Heinz Zander (Secretary, Member of the IGN). The organizing committee is supported by an International Advisory Board and by the IGN. The congress registration will open on January 15 2016 (for more information click here (note that the programme is at present only available in German, but should shortly also be available in English).