IFDH eNews: April 2024


International Symposium on Dental Hygiene 2024: Make Your Plans Now!

International Symposium on Dental Hygiene 2024ISDH 2024 will take place at COEX, Seoul, South Korea for a span of three days from July 11-13, 2024, the second of its kind to be held in Asia. This year’s symposium theme is “Dental Hygienist, the Center of Oral Health.” It will encompass four sub-themes represented by the acronym CORE: Collaboration, Optimization, Reimagination, and Equality.

262 Abstracts Submitted from 25 Countries!!

Invited speakers include 18 individuals from 7 different countries. Plenary presentations are from:

  • JoAnn Gurenlian (USA)
    • Revolutionizing Dental Hygiene: A Central Focus for Oral and General Health
  • Nam-hee Kim (S. Korea)
    • A Behavioral Economic Approach to Dental Hygiene: Redesigning Oral Health Interventions

2024 Global Oral Health Summit (at ISDH):

Global Perspectives on the Changing Demands of Oral Healthcare

Awareness – Policy – Technology – Opportunities & More!

Learn perspectives from a panel of experts from 4 countries:

  • Revolutionizing Dental Hygiene (United States)
  • The Future Oral Health Practitioner (Australia)
  • Reimagining Dental Hygiene through Core Values (United Kingdom)
  • Rebranding Oral Health & the Workforce (South Korea)

Fun Activities, Global Networking & Seoul!

The social events of ISDH 2024 provide a platform for dental hygienists from around the world to come together and interact. On the first evening of the symposium, a Welcome Reception will take place at the COEX Auditorium lobby, with a panoramic view of Bongeunsa Temple. On the second evening, a Gala Dinner will be held at the newly opened COEX The Platz. The social program ticket is available as an optional add-on during registration online.

Never Been to ISDH Before?

Read our articles on past ISDH events with photos and a great overview of the fun, learning experience and much more!

2022: Dublin, Ireland      2019: Brisbane, Australia

See you at ISDH 2024

We encourage the active involvement and participation of scholars, researchers, and professionals. See our website for updates and more informationwww.ISDH2024.com & sign up for our ISDH eNewsletter on our home page (bottom left corner).

HoD 2024 Business Meeting:

July 8-10, 2024

What an exciting few days we have lined up for our House of Delegates Business Meeting in Incheon, South Korea, across the river from Seoul, including:

– Welcome Reception
– Business meeting
– Leadership Seminar
– Dinner and Korean entertainment at Gyeongwonjae with its spectacular aesthetics of traditional Korea amidst a grand forest of ultra-modern skyscrapers!

See the full schedule.

Leadership Seminar:

Associations may succeed or fail on the strength of their leaders. Do you have the leadership skills to help your association succeed?  Leadership issues for associations are many and varied, and they affect every aspect of your organization. This workshop addresses some of the challenges you may face in your organization and will help improve not only how your association functions but will benefit your own professional skills as well.