About 7 thousand dentists from 113 countries will gather in Istanbul.
Congress and Turkish Dental Association president Prof. Taner Yucel stated that FDI 2013 AWDC will be the most important and largest event organized in Turkey in 2013 and continued “The congress will be a beacon for the perception of dental health, the institutionalisation of the industry and increasing the reputation of dentistry profession in Turkey”.
Dr. Orlando Monteiro da Silva, President, FDI World Dental Federation said, “The message ‘Bridging Continents for Global Oral Health’ reflects our determination that FDI 2013 Istanbul will be the major event of 2013 in bringing dentists and other oral health professionals from all over the world to a single place to pursue their goals in professional development and share information with colleagues from other countries regions and continents. It is this inclusiveness that makes FDI’s Annual World Dental Congress unique”.
Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau (ICVB) General Manager Elif Balcı Fisunoğlu said, “ICVB was supporting the event since its candidency to host the event in Istanbul. I am very happy that Istanbul is going to host the FDI Annual World Dental Congress”.
FDI 2013 offers an excellent scientific program including conferences, panels (7), interactive case discussions (6), hands-on courses (29) and many meetings in various formats such as; early breakfast meetings (8), meet the expert sessions (8) and year in review meetings in 4 different subjects. 37 international and 21 national lecturers will take place in the conferences.