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EXPODENTAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS Makes Strong Progress In Organisation and Content

First edition of EXPODENTAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS, April 8-10, 2021

Also taking part in the Committee will be the Health Minister of the Madrid Regional Government, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, the President of the General Council of Dentists, and the presidents of the leading scientific societies, to ensure the Congress has top-quality scientific content.

13 Oct 2020

The Minister of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, Salvador Illa, has accepted to be part of the Honorary Committee of the Congress

Co-organised by IFEMA and Brand Comunicación and promoted by FENIN, the Congress will be held on 9th and 10th April 2021 (Friday and Saturday) at Feria de Madrid’s North Convention Centre

The trade exhibition area and workshops will start on Thursday, April 8th, in Hall 9 of IFEMA, with free admission for trade visitors.

The Minister of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, Salvador Illa, has accepted to be part of the Honorary Committee of the EXPODENTAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS, the new scientific and training event aimed at the dental sector. The Congress will be held on 9th and 10th April 2021 (Friday and Saturday) at Feria de Madrid’s North Convention Centre, co-organised by IFEMA and Brand Comunicación and promoted by the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies, FENIN.

Institutional and industry support is strongly represented in this Honorary Committee. The members also include the Minister of Health of the Madrid Regional Government, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, the President of the General Council of Dentists, Oscar Castro, and the presidents of the leading scientific societies in the sector, including SEPA, Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration, SEPES, Spanish Society for Stomatological and Aesthetic Prosthesis, SEDO, Spanish Society of Orthodontics, AEDE, Spanish Association for Endodontics, SEOP, Sociedad Española de Paediatric Dentistry, and SECOM, Spanish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial, Head & Neck Surgery.

In line with this, the Congress will be organised in different tracks, each led by the relevant society. As a preview: SEPA will present the new guide for the treatment of Periodontitis adapted from the European Federation of Periodontology and will chair a session jointly with SEPES which will coordinate a track on Prosthetics, Aesthetics and Digital Technology. Also, SEDO will deal with the subject of Orthodontics and Aligners, and AEDE, the Endodontics track.

General coordination of the programme will be carried out by Prof. Dr Jaime A. Gil Lozano and Dr Nacho Rodríguez Ruiz, chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the Scientific Congress. Their renowned expertise will ensure first-rate sessions and speakers, in line with the aims of EXPODENTAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS, in its role as a promoter of knowledge and updates on the latest technologies, services and avenues of progress in this innovative industry.

The Congress will be completed with an extensive programme of workshops by leading companies in the fields of periodontics, aesthetics, orthodontics, implant therapy, imaging, 3D printing. There will also be an extensive trade area with free admission, from Thursday, April 8th, in Hall 9 of IFEMA, where sector professionals will be able to find out about the latest industry innovations.

IFEMA, a Safe Space

IFEMA has been certified by AENOR (Spanish Association for Standardisation and Certification) for its sanitary and hygiene measures, as well as for the protocols it has implemented against COVID‑19, to ensure the safety of fairs, congresses, and events at its premises. This makes IFEMA Spain’s first trade fair operator awarded this label.

The AENOR certification is a recognition by an external body of the effectiveness of the measures applied by IFEMA and also attests to the fact that these initiatives comply with the guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health and the regional and local authorities in terms of COVID‑19 prevention and hygiene.

The Madrid Regional Government has awarded IFEMA Madrid Guarantee label, which recognises IFEMA’s work in adopting mandatory standards in the new normal situation caused by COVID‑19 and implementing extraordinary protocols.  IFEMA has also been awarded the ‘Safe Travels’ label by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) for the Convention, Meeting and Event Centre industry, for the protocols and actions carried out for restarting business activity with a safe, healthy and responsible reopening.

These labels recognise the importance of adopting measures and protocols to ensure the safety and mobility of event attendees, as well as providing information to all about access and capacity control measures, physical distancing, hygiene measures and cleanliness. They also cover event redesign, combining in-person and hybrid formats, as essential provisions for safe fairs and congresses.