Abstract: After 28 years, the SIOI National Congress is back to Pisa and will be held at the Congress Palace on December 1st and 2nd, 2017.
The theme of the Congress “Condividere” (Share) wishes to emphasise the importance of sharing knowledge and skills in order to improve the present and future oral health of our young patients.
The National Congress, which is held every two years, is the main event of any scientific society and marks the end of a presidential mandate. Certainly the plethora of scientific and practical conferences makes it difficult to fulfill that aspect of originality that every President and Organising and Scientific Committee would like to propose to foster participation.
This programme – which ends my term as President – was drawn keeping two main considerations in mind: topical interests and usefulness. This stimulates the desire and the need of exchange with other scientific realities in an effective and empathetic communication so as to stimulate the research, knowledge and application of new therapeutic modalities and technological procedures. The Friday morning workshops and the topics of interest of our discipline were chosen with this vision in mind, and will be discussed by eminent national and international speakers in the various sessions in which the Congress is organised.
Each session aims at being strongly proactive with respect to specific diseases and therapeutic proposals. The objective is the sharing of multidisciplinary competences involving the whole team that revolves around the young patient and his/her family: paediatric dentist, dental hygienist, and dental assistant.
You are all invited, see you at the Leaning Tower!