1stedition of AEEDC Education Cairo Opens in Egypt

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 13December, 2019:Under the patronage of His Excellency Professor Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Egypt, the first edition of AEEDC Education Cairo Conference and Exhibition officiallyopened yesterday at Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski in Cairo. Running until the 14th of December, 2019, the 3-day dental gathering in Cairo,dedicated to dentists, surgeons and experts, aims to create a highly educational and scientific platform in order to exchange the most updated dental knowledge, improve our understanding and highlight the key trends and technology advances taking place in the field of dentistry.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the presence of Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of AEEDC Education Cairo, Dr. Meshari Alotaibi, President of Makkah Dental Conference&Exhibition, Dr. Tariq Khoory, Conference Chairman, AEEDC Education Cairo, Dr. Raafat Hassan Anwar Reyad, Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Oral and Dental Healthcare Services and the Scientific Advisor of AEEDC Education Cairo, Dr. NahawandThabet, Head of Scientific Committee, AEEDC Education Cairo, Prof. Dr. Khaled Abo Elfadl, President of the Higher Council of the Egyptian Universities and Professor of Oral Periodontology, Retired Major General Harb Mohsen El Shazly, Former Chief of Armed Forces, Operations Staff, Egypt, Dr. MajdNaji, Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Chairman of Liberty Medical Group and Eng. Anas Al Madani, Vice Chairman and Group CEO, INDEX Holding, along with a number of key figures in the field of dentistry, presidents of union, associations, and universities and deans of dental colleges. Following the opening ceremony, the delegation toured the exhibition area where they were briefed about the latest trends, tools and technology advances in the dental field.

Commenting on the launch of AEEDC Education Cairo in Egypt, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of AEEDC Education Cairo, said, “As organizers of the upcoming UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2020, which has become the largest dental conference and exhibition in the world, we are indeed proud to witness the launch of AEEDC Education Cairo in Egypt for the first time. The first edition of this specialized event will bring together the best minds and the most renowned dental brands and companies from Egypt and across the globe to discuss the latest breakthroughs and new advancements in dentistry. Moreover, AEEDC Dubai’s foray into Egypt comes on the backdrop of robust comprehensive fraternal relations between the UAE and Egypt, particularly in the field of healthcare. This is why we have chosen Egypt to launch the first AEEDC outside the UAE and we truly believe that AEEDC Education Cairo will further help in disseminating dental knowledge of the participants and shed light on the latest in dentistry practice”

On his part, Dr. Tariq Khoory, Conference Chairman, AEEDC Education Cairo, said, “Today, we are very pleased to witness the launch of the very first edition of AEEDC Education Cairo Conference and Exhibition in Egypt, which is the beginning of a new chapter for the largest dental conference in the world, the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition- AEEDC Dubai. The inaugural edition of AEEDC Education Cairo features the presence of top dental specialists, dental surgeons, doctors and expert speakers from Egypt and across the world, who will offer their insights on the most important issues facing dental practitioners. AEEDC Education Cairo aims to impart top-notch dental knowledge and raise the standards of excellence in dentistry which is at par with international standards for the sole benefit of dental patients.”

He added, “The first edition of AEEDC Education Cairo presents a rich scientific agenda which includes high-quality scientific sessions, lectures and research case studies, aimed at improving the dental knowledge and understanding of everyone attending the conference from the region and abroad. Running parallel to the conference, the exhibition provides the biggest dental brands and companies an ideal opportunity to showcase their services and advanced dental technologies that are benefiting doctors and providing efficient outcomes for patients. On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to thank our distinguished colleagues, key partners, doctors and industry experts, for their outstanding support and guidance, which has enabled us to organize a highly scientific and educational dental platform for visitors and participants.”

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Nahawand Thabet, Head of Scientific Committee, AEEDC Education Cairo said, “On behalf of the Education Committee of AEEDC Education Cairo, it is my privilege to welcome our colleagues for the first edition of this highly specialized dental conference catering to industry professionals in Egypt and the wider MENA region. The 3-day dental gathering offers a unique platform where leading dentists, surgeons, specialists and experts in various fields of dentistry from across the globe will direct their attention towards the most important issues and challenges facing dentists in the region. The scientific program is specifically designed to cater to the needs of the clinical interests of dentists and we hope that all attendees will find the agenda useful in their respective departments in dentistry. Running parallel to the conference, the exhibition provides top dental brands an opportunity to showcase their best products, services and latest equipment for the benefit of all visitors and participants.”

While speaking on her lecture ‘A step by step guide to recognizing malignancies and other abnormalities in CBCT and 2D images’,Associate Professor Dr. SitarehLavasani, UCLA, USA said, “After more than 20 years of successful dental continuing education and international recognition of AEEDC Dubai, it is great to see this comprehensive dental meeting and exhibition branch into the motivated and technically advanced dental community in Egypt. Browsing through the meeting agenda, it is clear that for the inaugural of AEEDC Education Cairo, the scientific committee has meticulously selected an array of essential and advanced dental topics that are being discussed in different dental circles around the globe at the moment and has brought in some of the most sought-after speakers and experts in each specialty under one roof. Keeping this in mind, we can say that AEEDC Education Cairo can be considered a one stop shop for all topics from classic to modern and digital dentistry.”

In the latest edition, AEEDC Education Cairo is expected to attract over 2000 visitors and participants over the next 3 days and presents a rich comprehensive agenda featuring 36scientific sessions on the most critical topics in dentistry. In addition,34 top expert speakers coming from many countries such as USA, Canada, UK, Australia, UAE, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Sweden, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt, offer their insights on the many advanced scientific topics in dentistry. Some of the key topics addressed by experts include ‘Management of Failed Implant Cases: A Proactive approach’, ‘Optimizing Communication Between Dentist and Laboratory: Successful Treatment/Restoration’, ‘Color in Dentistry: Techniques in Shade Control & Shade Matching’, ‘Clinical approaches for regenerative endodontics: Re-vascularization procedures and beyond’ and ‘When Laser and digital dentistry meet in esthetic crown lengthening’ to name a few.

Additionally, for the benefit of dentists and industry professionals who aim to improve their clinical practice, AEEDC Education Cairo presents 9 hands-on workshops on many topics such as ‘Impacted Teeth: Challenge in Orthodontics’, ‘Current Trends in Endodontology, The Adaptive Technique’ and ‘Use of Neuromodulators in Dentistry’ among others.

Moreover, conference delegates also get an opportunity to earn valuable CME points where American Dermatological Association (ADA) provides 20.5 CME points, Arab Academy for Continuing Dental Education offers 21 CME points and Saudi Commission for Health Specialties presents 20 CME points.

For the first time, AEEDC Education Cairo Conference and Exhibition hosted the popular ‘Meet the Master’event featuring a raffle draw daily and other competitive activities for attending dentists, dental experts, and industry professionals in Egypt and abroad. The winners get a chance to visit the UAE on a fully paid trip for 5 days and train at the coveted Liberty Medical Clinic with the famous Dr. MajdNaji, Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Chairman of Liberty Medical Group as well as an admission to attend AEEDC Dubai 2020 in Dubai. Moreover, the winning doctor will receive an extensive training and a Certified Doctor Accreditation from NNN Veneers as well as a full year membership.

Running parallel to the conference, the AEEDC Education Cairo exhibition features the presence of 44 leading dental brands from over 13 countries offering them a chance to showcase their latest products and advanced breakthrough technologies that are appealing to dentists and industry professionals. Additionally, the exhibition provides them with an opportunity to engage and improve their understanding about the latest trends and practices in dentistry.

AEEDC Education Cairo Conference and Exhibition is organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding in Dubai and supported by Saudi Dental Society, Ain Shams University – Faculty of Dentistry, Tanta University – Faculty of Dentistry, Nahda University in Beni Suef- Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Ahram Canadian University and October University for Modern Sciences & Arts. AEEDC Education Cairo is also supported by Media Partners, Dental Medium Journal and Quintessence Publishing.

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