Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7 52nd Convocation and Awards he Section VI Annual Convocation and Award Function was held on December 18, 2016, at Hyatt Regency, in Chennai. Dr. M.L. Soni Oration was delivered by Dr. V. Rangarajan, Secretary of the Indian Prosthodontic Society. ICD Honorary Fellowship was conferred upon Prof. Dr. N. M. Veeraiyan, Chancellor of Saveetha University, Chennai. Fity new Fellows took the oath and were inducted into the prestigious ICD Section VI. Awards of Appreciation were presented to Fellows actively participating in ICD activities during the year. he convocation was preceded by an ICD conference, inaugurated by the President of Dental Council of India, Dr. Dibyendu Mazumder. ICD International President Chandna, Dr. Balaji, Dr. Chugh, and Dr. Stuart Orton-Jones, international speaker expert in dental implantology in the United Kingdom, Dr. Carlos Manuel Brito Augusto, leading expert in Invisalign in Macau, ICD Councilor for Asia Sector Dr. How Kim Chuan, and 42 national speakers were the highlights of the conference. he CDE conference was attended by 900 participants. A special symposium on the “Changes in Indian Dental Education” was held. North Zone Train the Trainer, an infection control seminar, was presented by Section VI with the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences. he two-day program was designed for dental school educators and health agency oicers. Drs. Raghu Puttaiah, Prashanth Konatham Haribabu and Mahesh Verma were the faculty. An International Symposium commemorated on May 31, 2016, where the ill efects of tobacco usage were emphasized and motivated the youth to quit tobacco usage. To commemorate the Oral Health Month 2016, the Department along with other partners, conducted oral cancer screening, check-up and treatment camps. Read more. Central Zone Section VI with IDA Moradabad organized a workshop on “Materials and Methods in Esthetic Dentistry” by Fellow Dr.Y.K.Virmani. he CDE was followed by a cultural programme, fashion show and recreational games. Read more. East Zone A CDE on Esthetic Dentistry was organised in collaboration with AEDS at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Dr. Sushant Umre lectured on various modalities of tooth whitening techniques. Fellow Dr. Anshu Sahu introduced and spoke about the activities of ICD. Read more about the East Zone. With a total of about 40 activities and a scintillating ICD conference and annual convocation, 2016 was indeed a very remarkable year for Section VI. on “Orthodontic – Periodontal Interactions & Dental Sleep Medicine”, was provided and organized by CDER, AIIMS in collaboration with Section VI and Indian Society for Dental Research. Read more. West Zone Numerous CDE Programmes and workshops were held by Zonal Regent West Dr. Ravindran on varied topics and were well attended in diferent cities of the West Zone. “Future Roadmap of Dentistry for Youngsters” by Prof.(Dr.) A. Kumarswamy was organized with more than 300 delegates attending. “Bring Back the Smile” organized a free denture camp for he Dumb, Deaf and Visually impaired, to provide dentures to the edentulous patients from villages with limited access to basic dental treatment. Read more about the West Zone. South Zone Section VI Past President Balaji organised a CDE on “Updates in Dental Implants” by Dr. Robert A. Horowitz at Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital at Chennai. World No Tobacco Day was APPRECIATION AWARD SectionVI Immediate Past President Balaji receives the Appreciation Award for his presidential services. (L/R) Dr.Vineeta Chugh,Assistant Registrar; Dr. K. K. Chopra,Treasurer; Dr. Rajesh Chandna, President; Dr. Rajiv Chugh, Registrar; Dr. S. M. Balaji, Imm. Past President; Dr. MaheshVerma, Chief Editor; Dr.Y. K. Virmani, Deputy Registrar. Section Reports INDIA, SRI LANKA, NE PAL Journal of the International College of Dentists 4 1 T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7