Dental Asia Nov/Dec 2018

Show Preview DENTAL ASIA NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018 68 The 26 th ed i t i on o f the Scientific Convention and Trade Exhibition (SCATE) is back and set to be bigger and better. T he largest and much-awaited annual dental congress by the Malaysian Dental Association after MIDEC, the Scientific Co n v e n t i o n a n d Tr a d e Exhibition (SCATE), will be held from 18 th - 20 th January 2019, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia. With the theme “A Lifetime of Oral Health for All”, the 26 th edition of SCATE 2019 will act as a converging point for dental healthcare professionals, dental auxiliaries, manufacturers and traders to interact with each other, exchange experiences and share the latest trends and innovations in dentistry. The organising committee, led by Dr.MasSuryalishasbeenworkingdiligently to bring in distinguished speakers both internationally and regionally; including Dr. Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, Dr. Ronnie Yap, Dr. Stephen Lampl, Dr. Alvin Tjiptarahardja, Dr. Bernice Ko, Dr. Gaetano Paolone, Dr. Stefano Cossar, Dr. Ang Chee Wan, Dr. Rashid Tahir, Dr. Sharifah Tahirah, A/P Dr. Firdaus Hariri, just to name a few. In addition, there is a line-up of limited attendance pre- and post-congress workshops for participants. Another highlight of SCATE 2019 is the Young Dentist Programme, which includes: • Young Dentists Forum – Four inspiring dentists will share their experience and ignite the passion in you. • The Young Voices – A clinical case presentation competition for young dentists; providing a platform to showcase your clinical skills. • Malaysian Dental InterVarsity Debate Competition – An inaugural debate competition open for dental students of all dental schools. “SCATE 2019 also seeks to introduce new activities targeting dental students and young dentists, such as the Intervarsity Debate Competition and the Young Voices. We hope that the variety of programmes, lectures and workshops conducted during the conference next year would attract and benefit the vast majority of individuals within the dental fraternity, not only locally but also worldwide,” shared Dr. Mas Suryalis binti Ahmad, Organising Chairman of SCATE 2019. In addition, a Community Service Responsibility (CSR) forum which aims to address fake dentistry and its quackery in the society is in the pipeline. While the scientific conference is ongoing, the trade exhibition will see dental manufacturers, distributors and traders showcasing a myriad of products and cutting-edge technological advancements in dentistry, where visitors and delegates can source for the latest dental products and services. Online registration is now open. All registered delegates are entitled to the monthly lucky draw and stand a chance to win a Lamp.U unit. DA Fo r mo re i n f o rma t i on , v i s i t t he Malaysian Dental Association website at h t t p s : / / w w w . m d a . o r g . m y / mdascate/2019/index.html. SCATE 2019

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