(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) 8th edition of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition begins at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, on Tuesday inaugurated the 18th edition of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC Dubai) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
A number of regional and international officials, heads of delegation, representatives from 130 countries, and more than 1,400 companies are participating in the event that will run till February 6.
Shaikh Hamdan toured the exhibition area, and explored the latest medical devices, technologies and equipment displayed by specialised companies from around the world.
The AEEDC 2014 Exhibition features 19 national pavilions from Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Korea, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal, United States of America, United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
The event is organised by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, in cooperation with the Dubai Health Authority.
AEEDC Dubai 2014 features a number of intensive scientific activities which include the GCC Preventive Dentistry Conference, AEEDC Advanced Specialty Courses, 17 specialised courses and workshops, Poster and Oral Poster Presentations, the 5th AEEDC Student Competition with the participation of six universities, the Global Scientific Dental Alliance Meeting, and the AEEDC Dubai Awards.