D.Y Patil University and its School of Dentistry in association with Indian Association of Dental Students (IADS) is proud to present Connexon 2015 – the 2nd International Dental Students’ Conclave (IDSC). IADS is an association of the young and enthusiastic dental students from across the country. It is an NGO registered under the Society Act of 1860. The association by itself is affiliated to the FDI and International Association of Dental Students. The event is planned over three days from 13th to 15th October 2015 and will be held in the sprawling campus of D.Y Patil University, School of Dentistry. A host of exciting events are planned as a part of IDSC. The conclave schedule is replete with both, scientific and cultural events. A plethora of renowned National & International speakers will be addressing the gathering and delivering lectures on varied topics. Hands-on courses have been crafted to ensure maximum advantage to the participating student delegates. These include sessions on rotary endodontics, implants, lasers, myorelaxation techniques in TMJ disorders and Basic life support. Students registering for IDSC can also avail 50% discount on the course by Dr.SagarAbhichandanion Dental GPS, a 3D Smile designing programme.  The Dental Olympics is a unique set of sporting events where students will be pitted against one another in the arena of dentistry. The students stand a chance to participate in competitions like, radiographic interpretation, suturing, wax carving and orthodontic wire bending. The scientific paper and e-poster presentations would provide an opportunity for students to showcase their knowledge and oratory skills. The best of these would be further selected for the Lecture contest that shall be moderated by the national & international speakers at the conclave. Apart from the multitude of scientific events, amagnificent gala dinner and award night has been organized as a part of the IDSC. Stalwarts in dentistry and the budding talents shall be acknowledged and felicitated. This shall be followed by a lively DJ night, an opportunity for all to let their hair loose and enjoy the fraternization.

A trade fair has been arranged during the course of the conclave. This will not only allow entrepreneurs to showcase their products but will also ensure that the participating delegates are given an opportunity to take advantage of the competitive pricing at these stalls.  The conclave will also be a Launchpad for the magazine of IADS – Dental Deluge. The magazine will feature articles and scientific papers apart from experiences of the dental students across borders.

Connexon 2015 promises to be an exciting event for the students across the country, giving them an opportunity to bond with one another and share their knowledge. It also paves the path for international cultural exchange enabling the participating delegates to interact with their counterparts across the globe.