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24th European Dental Materials Conference


24th European Dental Materials Conference, London
Problems, Solutions and Innovations in Dental Materials

30th August 2017 –1st September 2017
Barts and the London, School of Dentistry


Abstract Deadline May 15th, 2017 

Dear Colleagues,
It is with great pleasure we extend an invitation for you to participate in the 24th European Dental Materials Conference to be held at Barts and the London, School of Dentistry, London, UK from 31st August -1st September 2017 (CPD verifiable). The conference theme is: Problems, Solutions and Innovations in Dental Materials.

Conference Information

The current problems with dental materials will be discussed and speakers will present innovative research showing solutions/discoveries in topics such as bioactive glasses, glass-ceramics and polymer/composites. This conference presents real clinical outcomes in Implantology, Restorative and Regenerative Dentistry and use of new analytical techniques (synchrotron x-ray scattering diffraction tomography, NMR, TEM and FIB-SEM).
The conference brings together delegates from more than 25 nations, comprising leading clinicians, material scientists, engineers and technicians (academia and industry). There are good opportunities for friendly interaction and discussion with expert researchers in academia and industry.

Postgraduate student training day

There is a Postgraduate student training day including: “How to write a scientific paper for publication”. This will take place on the afternoon of 30th August under the guidance of prestigious Journal Editors to enhance student personal development.

Key Note Speakers


Prof. Robert Hill
Barts and the London School of Dentistry, GB
Prof. Owen Addison
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry,
University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Delia Brauer
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, D
Dr David Tilbrook
Technical Fellow, R&D Leader, Aerospace Composites/ Adhesives, Hexcel Corp, UK
Prof. David Watts
School of Dentistry,
University of Manchester, GB
Dr Samera Siddiqui
Aarhus University, Denmark
Dr Marcel Schweiger
Director R&D Inorganic Chemistry,
Schaan, Liechtenstein
Prof. Nicoleta Ilie
Dental School of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, D)
Dr Shakeel Shahdad
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry,
Barts Health NHS Trust, GB
Mr Luke Randolph
Institute of Condensed Matter/ Nanosciences, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Dr Gary Fleming
School of Dental Sciences,
Trinity College, Eire
Prof. Anne Young
UCL Eastman Dental Institute, GB
Dr Natalia. Karpukhina
Barts and the London School of Dentistry, GB
Prof. Arzu Tezvergil-Mutluay
Institute of Dentistry,
University of Turku, Finland
Dr, Prof. Martin Rosentritt
Department of Prosthodontics,
University Hospital Regensburg, D
Dr Urszula Stachewicz
AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Dr Robert Law
Imperial College, UK
Dr Saroash Shahid
Barts and the London School of Dentistry, GB
Dr Helen Chen
School of Dentistry,
University of Manchester, GB
Prof. David Wood
School Of Dentistry,
University of Leeds, GB
Dr Christian Patzig
Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS, D


Further website Information:

Accommodation (Single ensuite bedroom £57 inclusive) can be booked via the website.


Conference Dinner:

We have booked the Polish Hearth club, Ognisko Restaurant for the dinner but numbers are limited so please book ASAP (above link), to ensure you don't miss the fun! Check reviews on trip advisor/Cert. of excellence.

For further details please contact Dr Mike Cattell (


The EDM committee thanks the very generous support received from conference sponsors.

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