31st Indian Society for Dental Research International Conference
Date & Venue: 27th October- 30th October at D.Y Patil University, School of Dentistry.
31st Indian Society for Dental Research International Conference, held in Mumbai was envisioned to be one of the largest international education and research conference for dental faculty, researchers, technologists and professionals from the education sector.
It was an event where experts from all of over India came together to share their vast knowledge on dental education and enlighten the audience on various innovations in clinical practices. Special attention was given to topics based on local priorities such as.
Pain, functional disorders, infectious diseases, oro-pharyngeal cancer, oral manifestations of HIV-infection, noma, trauma, cranio-facial anomalies, dental caries, developmental anomalies of teeth, periodontal diseases, oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland disorders, tooth loss, health care services, health care information systems.
Day 1: 27th September 2018 – Pre Conference
Pre Conference Inauguration was at Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai from 10.00 am to 11.00 am
1. D.Y. Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai
2. Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai
3. Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre
Pre Conference courses were being conducted at all three centres from 9.00am to 5.00pm.
The following staff and students from the DY Patil School of Dentistry won prizes at the conference.
1. Prof. B. Sivapathasundaram Medal for best research paper by a faculty: POOJA WADKAR
2. Undergraduate Paper Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Riddhima Surve
SECOND PRIZE: Ishani Ratnaparkhi
THIRD PRIZE: Aayushi Sett More
3. Undergraduate Poster Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Mahenoor Punjani
SECOND PRIZE:Ketan Ghoslakar
THIRD PRIZE: Simran Khavnekar
4. Postgraduate Paper Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Priyanka Sehgal
SECOND PRIZE: Urvi Shah
5. Postgraduate Poster Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Naina Swarup
SECOND PRIZE: Shweta Hinduja
6. Staff Paper Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Dr. Chanchal Berani
Dr. Pooja Wadkar
SECOND PRIZE: Dr. Ashveeta Shetty
Dr. Akansha Sonawane
THIRD PRIZE: Dr. Mayura Chande
Dr. Sandhya Tamgadge
7. Staff Poster Presentation:
FIRST PRIZE: Dr. Pooja Wadkar
SECOND PRIZE: Dr. Suyoj Dharmadhikari
8. Movie Making:
FIRST PRIZE: Kanan Purohit
SECOND PRIZE: Laxmi Morthy, Reetika Rastogi, Roopanshi Parekh , Konika Nanda, Mitali Shinde, Aditya Parampill
THIRD PRIZE: Sonail Desai, Priyanka Unnikrishnan, Mansi Todkar, Sanjana Shah, Ananta Karnani
THIRD PRIZE: Harshita Sharma, Aishwariya Pawar
FIRST PRIZE: Dr. Sumita Bhagwat (staff)
SECOND PRIZE: Shweta Hinduja(PG)
Day 2: 28th September 2018 – Pre Conference/ Cultural and Sports activity
Venue: D.Y. Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai
The conference involved a myriad of events organized for the sports enthusiasts. This included the indoor sports like table tennis, box cricket, carrom, ludo and chess.
A bunch of fine arts events which were soap carving, t-shirt painting, rangoli making, clay moulding for all the creative minds who were also a part of this conference.
And, the day ended with various cultural events which involved group dances and fashion shows. Here, students from various colleges had taken part and performed exceptionally well, which thoroughly entertained the assembly.
Day 3: 29th September 2018 – Conference: Venue: D.Y. Patil University, School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai
The inauguration of the conference took place on this day at the main auditorium of the college. The lectures for this day were conducted over 5 halls where various national and international speakers shared their knowledge on topics like craniofacial surgeries, stem cells, lasers, implants and medical emergencies, also involving workshops on research methodology. The lectures were followed by scrumptious meals and refreshments along with that.
After the lectures, a banquet party was organized at the D.Y stadium where all the delegates were present by invite. The banquet had arrangements for a DJ, and a gala dinner for all the delegates. Furthermore, this day of the conference came to an end.