Report on Shanghai iACD – Jiaotong University meeting. July 2017

The officers of iACD met with the Deans and Luminaries of 4 major dental schools in Shanghai, China the week of July 10-15, 2017. (photo attached). The purpose of these meetings was to solidify professional and personal relationships between and among all academic organizations with iACD and to focus efforts for October 2018 World Congress in Shanghai.

Representation from major dental schools from US, China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea are expected. Regional Professors will join Internationally renowned Professors from the UK (Professor E. Scher), Japan (Profs S. Kasugai, Kido), USA (Profs. Charles Goodacre, George Romanos and Jon B. Suzuki) and deliver presentations consistent with the theme, “Innovated Team Approaches to Contemporary Dentistry. Highlighting the joint Shanghai meeting were presentations by Jiaotong University Dean, Prof. GF Shen (iACD President elect), and Professor Jon B. Suzuki (President and Chairman- elect of iACD).

A partial list of participants of this meeting are included on the iACD website.

Executive Director Kate Matsumoto, and President Jon B. Suzuki continue to recruit and develop Asian relationships with iACD to promote sharing and dissemination of up to date diagnosis and treatment approaches in Dental and Medical Education.

Both organizations look forward to a long and rewarding relationship; in preparation for the 2018 Shanghai World Congress, as well as beyond.