|LETTER TO EDITOR
|Year : 2018 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 95
Organising Secretary,32ndIACDE and 25thIES National Conference, Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
|Date of Web Publication||4-Jun-2018|
Dr. Shikha Kanodia
Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Kanodia S. Event report. Endodontology 2018;30:95
The 32nd IACDE and 25th IES National Conference was held from 23rd to 26th November 2017 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Conference took place at the world class venue Mahatma Mandir Convention Centre which is also the routine venue for international summits.
The Pre-conference events were held on 23rd November 2017 at Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad. A total of 9 Pre-conference courses were conducted by renowned International and National faculties on varied topics of interest ranging from occlusion to instrument retrieval under the microscope.
To ensure maximum benefit to the participants, especially the postgraduate trainees, all scientific presentations were held on 23rd November, itself. 500 scientific papers, 398 posters and 34 table clinics were presented by PG trainees from different parts of the country. Interestingly, the Conference also witnessed over 75 delegate presentations and for the first time in a National Conference, the best presentations by delegates also were suitably rewarded along with the best student presentations.
The Conference was inaugurated on 24th November in the august presence of our Chief Guest, The Hon'ble Governor of Karnataka, Shri Vajubhai Vala, Guests of Honour, DCI President, Dr. Dibyendu Mazumdar and Chairperson, Sarvodaya Seva Trust, Shri Somabhai Modi who is also the elder brother of Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. The 2000 strong audience were welcomed by the Organizing Chairman, Dr. Girish Parmar.
Over the 3 days, there were numerous scientific sessions conducted by renowned guest speakers from India and abroad. The Star Speaker of the Conference was Dr. Nicola M. Grande, a renowned Endodontist and celebrated academician, the man behind the Mtwo and Reciproc file systems.
A first of its kind panel discussion was held on 24th November to discuss the burning issue of Mercury Free Dentistry.
A free workshop for PG trainees on use of microscope in Conservative and Endodontics, was organized by the IES under the “Master of Magnification” initiative.
This was accompanied by a grand trade exhibition featuring best brands from across the globe. A total of 51 different traders from across the globe presented the latest material and technology.
The banquet was organized on the evening of 25th Nov. celebrating the different hues of the culture of Gujarat through song and dance, food and festivity.
The valedictory function was held on 26th Nov. to appreciate the efforts of the Organizers and the winners of the scientific presentations by the hands of DCI President, Dr. Dibyendu Mazumdar, IACDE President, Dr. Kidiyoor, IES president Dr. Jaidev Dhillon On the occasion the efforts of the entire Organizing committee and especially the Organizing Chairman, Dr. Girish Parmar, the Captain of the Ship, who seamlessly sailed the ship through tumultuous storms, was applauded.
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