FDI Partner Events

AEEDC 2018

Date: 6-8 February 2018
Location: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

AEEDC Dubai exhibition will continue its tradition of delivering the latest technology and education to the dental fraternity in the region. The event attracts more than 48,000 visitors and participants from 130 countries. Being the 2nd largest event in the world and the largest dental event in the MENASA region the exhibition provides a unique platform to manufacturers and service providers to have a share of the ever growing Gulf and the Middle East market.

AEEDC Dubai presents top-notch speakers who share their knowledge and exchange their experience in the field of dentistry. The conference agenda includes more than 170 lectures delivered by 150 speakers covering various topics that include: Endodontics, Infection Control, Laser in Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Implantology, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry.

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Date: 13-15 April 2018
Location: SUNTEC Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Since its debut in 2000, IDEM has consistently strengthened its position as the most authoritative business-to-business marketplace, education and networking platform in the Asia Pacific for the dental professional. From 165 exhibitors in its inaugural showing to 512 exhibitors in the last, the 10th edition of IDEM will return and continue to scale new heights from 13-15 April 2018.

Attendees to the landmark 10th edition of IDEM can look forward to a discerning conference that will help every dental practitioner strive for clinical excellence in their daily practice. Top notch clinicians, educators and opinion leaders will be invited to share their experiences, discuss the latest trends in dentistry and impart hands-on skills at limited attendance workshops.

Running in tandem with the conference, the indisputable trade event for the business of dentistry - the IDEM exhibition - will once again cover 18,000m2 of exhibition space. Bursting at the seams with new products, services and the latest trends in dentistry, visitors to the exhibition will have abundant opportunity to network with the industry’s key decision makers and develop and close new business deals.

WHPRC 2018

Date: 19–20 May 2018
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland
Website: www.whpa.org/whpcr2018/

Health professional regulation faces many challenges in a world characterised by political, social, economic and technological change. Widespread reform of health professional regulation reflects policy initiatives by many governments to ensure sustainable, efficient and effective health service delivery. But what are the implications of these challenges, and how do we ensure the public’s best interests are met? 
Scheduled to run over one-and-a-half days immediately before the World Health Assembly in May 2018, the 6th World Health Professions Regulation Conference (WHPRC) will provide participants with insights, perspectives and discussion on current challenges in health professional regulation.

There are three main themes that will be addressed during the conference:

  1. A call to set the right standards in regulation
    Topics will include: setting the right standards, who is regulating the regulators, ethics and professional autonomy, barriers to implementation, and reimbursement.
  2. Safety, quality and compliance: Benefiting patients, communities and populations 
    Topics will include: best practice guidelines, the role of regulation in sustainable prevention, facilitation of migration, the cost of maintaining licences, use of big data and case studies of outcome-oriented models. 
  3. Supporting the quality of lifelong learning
    Topics will include: continuing professional development (CPD) and a discussion on the need for global standards, fostering innovation, improving patient treatment, the shift in CPD of assessment vs independence, and regulation of specialisation.

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