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After a much anticipated wait, due to the global pandemic crisis, the website of the AIO Italian Dental Association’s 11th International Congress “FOCUS ON THE GENDER SHIFT IN DENTISTRY: A NEW PERSPECTIVE OR A FUTURE CHALLENGE?” is officially open!
Everyone is invited to participate from June 10-12, 2021, in the charming seaside town of Chia on the island paradise of Sardegna, in Italy, where the stage will be set to explore one of the most important changes within the profession today: the gender shift in dentistry.
Since the times of Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor, the first woman in history to graduate from a recognized dental school 154 years ago, the number of women in dentistry has greatly increased. In Europe, one in every two professors in dental schools are women and in many countries around the world, women now make up the majority of the total number of dental students. Women have also increased their presence in leadership roles earning recognition in the top ranks of dental organizations and associations and for first time in the 717 year history of the Italian university La Sapienza in Rome, a woman dentist, Antonella Polimeni, has taken on the role of chancellor. Women are making enormous strides both inside and outside of dentistry, impacting the profession as never before.
An exceptional congress with an incredibly rich program involving leading women in dentistry awaits you. The following is a summary of the preliminary program:
Thursday, June 10th – two theoretical/hands-on workshops and three hands-on practical workshops will be held.
Hands-on Practical Workshops
Friday, June 11th – Lectures/Keynote Lectures
Saturday, June 12th – Lectures/Keynote Lectures
Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Courses for Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants will be held in collaboration with Italian and European professional associations and organized in two easy to follow color coded paths.
Official Language and Certificates of Participation
The official language of the meeting will be English. For those lectures not held in English simultaneous translation will be provided. Certificates of Participation will be awarded to all those attending.
The AIO is honored to have earned recognition as an international American Dental Association CERP Recognized Provider that provides both ADA members and the international dental community with a mechanism to select quality continuing dental education (CE). The AIO is proud to offer participants of the congress ADA CERP CE credit hours to those making request.
Register for the congress at www.congressaio.it , choosing the bank transfer mode to have the possibility to pay when the situation will be better. Hotel reservations at the Chia Laguna Resort, the official location of the congress, may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org with no need for a deposit.
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