africa dental summit - our recent agenda

  

DAY 2

march 7TH

DAY 1

March 6TH

 08.30 Registration and Refreshments

 09.30 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Amberge Jack Mwakatobe, CEO, Tanzania Dental Association

 09.40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Dentistry and Public Health

  • 4 clear objectives to drive the industry forward
  • Oral health planning and policy the future of legislation
  • Strategy for non-communicable diseases in dentistry

Dr. Ambege Jack Mwakatobe, CEO, Tanzania Dental Association

 10.00 CASE STUDY: Tunisian Market - Update from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Tourism

  • Leading areas for expansion
  • Putting Tunisia on the map
  • Key areas for future investment
  • Tunisia’s 2020 plan

Dr. Amir Chater, Expert in Dental Affairs, Ministry of Health Tunisia

 10.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: The Future of Dentistry

  • Technology adoption life-cycle
  • New technology: the future of better, more effective clinics
  • The use of communication technology
  • The demand for one beam digital radiography
  • Intra-oral imagining and lasers

Moderator: Dr. Amy Traore-Shumbusho,  CEO, Smile 360

Panellists: Dr. Tom Mutyabule, CEO, Pan Dental  Surgery

Dr. Sunil Vinayak, CEO, Platinum Dental Surgery

Dr. Youhanna Ramsis, Dentist and Oral Surgeon, Ministry of Health Egypt

 11.00 Morning Networking Session in the Exhibition Hall

 11.30 Hear from Casablanca: Dental Resources and Expansion Plans

  • Investing in the developing market
  • What are the opportunities?
  • Distributors and partnerships
  • The latest developments in dental infrastructure

Dr. Mohamed El Had, CEO and Master of Orthodontics, Clinique Dentaire Casablanca

 11.50 PANEL DISCUSSION: East Africa’s Dentistry Developments

  • Clinic expansion and development
  • Investing in cutting edge laboratory technology
  • Partnerships to provide oral health and education
  • Investment in further development and training for dentists

Moderator: Dr. Phil Loughnane, Training Programme Advisor, Bridge2 Aid

Panellists: Mrs. Lorna Carneiro, President Elect, East and Southern African Division, International Association of Dental Research (IADR)

Dr. Amberge Jack Mwakatobe, CEO, Tanzania  Dental Association

 12.30 Awakening the Sleeping Giant

  • A guide to investment in quality, care and resources
  • How organisations can achieve clinical effectiveness
  • Examining equipment, staffing and access to resources

Dr Chipo Muyovwe, CEO, Dazzling Dental Clinic

 13.30 Lunch and in the Exhibition Hall

 14.00 Giving Dentistry the Spotlight

  • Ensuring adequate funding is given to dentistry
  • Where are the investment opportunities be
  • Allocation of resources
  • Moving forward in Uganda

Dr. James Magara, CEO, Jubilee Dental Clinic

 14.20 Public Health and Dental Policy in Tanzania

  •  Safe dental practice and policy
  • Understanding dental teaching in Tanzania
  • Driving change
  • What is next for dentistry in Tanzania?

Dr. Sarah Isidore Temba, Principal, School of Assistant Dental Officers Muhimbili

 15.00 An Overview from the Ministry of Health Malawi

  • Magnitude of dental and oral health problems
  • Dental investment in rural Malawi
  • Challenging issues and opportunities
  • Navigating around improving quality with limited resources

Mr. Enock Phale, Assistant Director of Clinical Services, Ministry of Health Malawi

 15.20 Why Do We Still Use Amalgams in Africa?

  • Opportunities to invest in new material
  • Advancement in composite: What is the future for Africa?
  • Financial implications

Dr. Orlando Rojas, CEO/ Owner, Biological  Dentistry ZA

 15.40 Dental Disease Prevention in the     Community, Through Education   and Safe Practice.

Dr Simon Crewe, International Clinical Director, Dentaid

 16.00 Afternoon Networking in the Exhibition Hall

 16.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: An Overview from the Deans and Professors

  • Investment in education
  • What is next for Africa’s medical universities?
  • University fit-out
  • What is needed from the international market?

Moderator: Mrs. Rachel Mwansa, President, Association of Zambian Nurses UK (AZNUK)

Panellists: Dr. Clemence Chikavhanga Marimo,  Dean, School of Medicine, Cavendish University  Zambia

Prof. James Jowi, Chairman and Associate Professior, Maseno University of Nairobi

 17.20 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks 

 17.30 Close of Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 08.30 Registration and Refreshments

  09.30   Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Tom Mutyabule, CEO, Pan Dental Surgery, Uganda

 09.40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Africa’s Dental Market Outlook

  • Regional challenges, developments and opportunities
  • Market characteristics – size and growth potential
  • Areas for growth and opportunities for international exporters and investors

Dr. Yemisi Fadahunsi, CEO, Skky Dental

 10.00 CASE STUDY: Investing in Cosmetic Dentistry and Surgery Expansion

  • Exciting opportunities for dentists
  • Key areas for expansion of cosmetic clinics
  • Growth of the cosmetic industry in more detail
  • Effective sales and distribution

Dr. Norvishie Arkutu, CEO, Platinum Orthodontics  and Advanced Dentistry

 10.20 PANEL DISCUSSION: What’s Next for West Africa?

  • The expanding cosmetic dentistry market
  • Merging into new markets
  • Dental tourism
  • International partnerships for investment in the West African dental market

Moderator: Dr. Tom Mutyabule, CEO, Pan Dental Surgery, Uganda

Panellists: Dr. Fadi Nader, CEO, Nader Dental Hospital

Dr. Adeola Osude, CEO, Trinity Dental Distributors

Mr. Georges Tokofai, Director, SOS Dental

 11.00 Morning Networking Session and Interactive Product Demonstration Tour in the Exhibition Hall

 12.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: North Africa - The Hub for Dental Tourism

  • The dental consumables market
  • Periodontology investments
  • The emerging maxillofacial and plastic surgery market
  • Key investment areas

Moderator: Dr. Tom Mutyabule, CEO, Pan Dental Surgery, Uganda

Panellists: Dr. Aouatif Benabdelkhalek, Committee Member, National Council of the Order of Doctors Dentists of Morocco

Dr. Amir Chater, Expert in Dental Affairs, Ministry of Health Tunisia

 12.40 Understanding the Moroccan Market

  • Key challenges and investment opportunities
  • Infrastructure plans
  • Growth potential
  • Opportunities for the distributors and importers

Dr. Aouatif Benabdelkhalek, Committee Member, National Council of the Order of Doctors Dentists  of Morocco

 13.00 Lunch and Networking in the Exhibition Hall

 14.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: The Southern Africa Dental Market

  • The dental implants market
  • Bio-lase technology
  • Investing in orthodontics: leading the trend

Moderator: Dr. Tom Mutyabule, CEO, Pan Dental Surgery, Uganda

Panellists: Dr. Zak Schabort, Director, Cosmetic and Dental Emporium

Dr. Orlando Rojas, CEO/Owner, Biological  Dentistry

Dr. Thembeka Buleni, Founder/Owner/ Manager, Smilez Dental Surgery

 14.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Opportunities for the Dental Fitting and Appliance Market

  • Major developments
  • Dental implants and prosthetics key areas for investment
  • Opportunities for product and service providers

Moderator: Dr. Wim De Beer, Cosmetic and Implant Dentist, Impofu Industries, Director,  V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Panellists: Dr. Rakesh Chandran, Registrar: Specialist Periodontist and Oral Medicine, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Dr. Thembeka Buleni, Founder/Owner/ Manager, Smilez Dental Surgery

 15.20 Afternoon Networking in the Exhibition Hall

 16.00 Dentistry from a CEO’s Perspective

  • Costing and equipment
  • Resources and procurement
  • What is needed from distributors?
  • What is needed from the manufacturers?
  • Maxillofacial surgery

Dr. James Kirimi Mung’atia, CEO and Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital

 16.20 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

 16.30 Close of Conference

Network with Exhibitors or join the Africa Healthcare Stream for the final sessions before the Africa Healthcare Awards commence.

 17.30 Africa Healthcare Awards

Africa Healthcare Awards Ceremony - We invite you all to attend the complimentary Jazz Evening in Conference Room 2 with refreshments, live music and entertainment!