21 representatives from 17 CSA sub-committees were at the last stop of the 2016 model conventions observation tour as they attended the 2016 International Craniomaxillofacial New Development Seminar and National Oral Biology and Medicine Convention which were held in Dalian November 5-6.
Mr. Wang Songling, director of oral biology and medicine sub-committee, introduced the four-part convention module, which resolves around the idea of top-down design and academic focus, to the touring observers: Keynote speeches from overseas specialists; keynote lectures from national specialists; reports from upcoming young specialists; excellent young researchers award.
In this year’s convention, 18 specialists, including 2 academicians, from overseas and outside oral medicine community were invited to give lectures on translational research; more than 10 national specialists reported on new developments on cytobiology, genetic engineering and growth and development. According to Mr. Ma Guowu, dean of Dalian Medical University School of Stomatology, 800 people attended this convention on site and another 2900 viewers joined on line.
In the final address, Mr. Yu Guangyan, president of CSA,applauded the excellent work in implementing this convention and called on all sub-committees to draw on past experiences and take credits from one another, and focus on public outreach, media publicity, and extend more assistance to western areas and newly established institutions.