44th Indian Prosthodontic Society Conference
The 44th National conference of the Indian Prosthodontics Society was held in Navi-Mumbai from the 1st to the 4th of December, 2016. The Organizing secretary, joint organizing secretary, as well as several key people in the organizing committee were from DY Patil University, School of Dentistry.
The first day consisted of 28 preconference courses taking place simultaneously in the DY Patil University, School of Dentistry labs and classrooms. New procedures were introduced and discussed, so that they could be adopted by various practitioners and students nationwide. Demonstrations were also held giving the participants, a feel of how far prosthodontics had progressed through the years.
The inauguration for the preconference course was done by our President Dr Vijay Patil, who was the Chief Guest , Mrs.Shivani Patil, the guest of honour, Dr.Himanshu Aeran, the president and Dr. Rangarajan V , the secretary of the Indian Prosthodontics Society.
The rest of the conference was held in the CIDCO exhibition building. There were eminent Prosthodontists present from every corner of our country presenting their studies and ideas on a national platform. A large number of our postgraduate students also presented papers, posters and table clinics. Some of the staff from our college were selected to chair the sessions from the conference.
Another highlight of the conference was the banquet night. This was held at the DY Patil Stadium. It consisted of a cricket match under floodlights, a live band and scrumptious dinner.
The conference was attended by over 2500 delegates from India and abroad. All of them were full of praise of the facilities and hospitality offered by the DY Patil, School of Dentistry.