Dubai: The 20th edition of the UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2016 themed, “Education & Innovation Transfer”, concluded after three days of business, scientific, and educational activities held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with a consensus from all its visitors, participants, and speakers that AEEDC in its 20th edition has surpassed all expectations and witnessed a great success.
This year, AEEDC has attracted over 40,000 participants and visitors, coming from various countries around the world.
The successful conclusion of AEEDC Dubai 2016 confirms that Dubai has become the focal point attracting international dental manufacturers and leading companies that are coming to market their products in the region. The business deals sealed during the three days of AEEDC Dubai recorded more than 3 billion dollars this year, which of course reflects the vibrancy of the market especially in the GCC.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of AEEDC Dubai Conference and Exhibition and the Global Scientific Dental Alliance stated: “The success of AEEDC Dubai in its 20th edition was extraordinary on all levels, and this with no doubt reflects the international prestigious level this event has reached too.
The last day of AEEDC Dubai conference has witnessed also the GCC Preventive Dentistry Press Conference that was presided by more than 11 heads of dental societies and representatives from the GCC Health Ministries who gathered to discuss the prevention programs and updates of dental diseases in all GCC countries.
AEEDC Dubai conference has hosted also this year a new Dental Education Session under the theme “Dental School Obligation vs. Motivation”.
A ceremony was held in conclusion of AEEDC Dubai for the distribution of the following awards: AEEDC Young Researcher Award went to Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali, AEEDC Best Speaker Award to Dr. Angelo Putignano, AEEDC Best Clinical Photo Award went to Dr.Ahmed Al Taweel, AEEDC Excellence in Clinical Product Award went to Dentsply Limited, Best AEEDC Dubai Booth Design Award forCEFLA, and Best AEEDC Dubai Booth Activities Award for Dentsply Limited.
Pakistan was represented by Prof Dr Saqib Rashid; President of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), along with Dr Arshad Hasan; Treasurer. Dental News Pakistan was the media partner of the conference.