IAAD 2019, Las Vegas Nevada


The International Association of Aerospace Dentistry (IAAD) held its yearly meeting at the 90th Aerospace Medical Association’s (AsMA) Annual Conference. The meeting was held in association with the Aerospace Medical Association at the Rio All Suites in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Keynote Speakers for the Annual Lectures were Johann Dietrich -Jan- Worner, on “Exploration and it’s Consequences”, Prof. dr. Floris Wuyts, Ph.D., “The Impact of Microgravity and Hypergravity on the Human Brain, Studies with Advanced MRI Methods” and Adriaan Heerbaart., “Navigating the European Skies: Money makes the World Fly Safer”.

The IAAD Business meeting was held, Tuesday, May 6th. We had a full quorum with 25 members present, and the minutes from last years meeting were approved. The treasurers report was given and this years “New Members were announced. The Topics discussed were the Increasing the exposure of the Website, and FaceBook Page and methods to continue to continue to increase membership. Dr. Juan Lara Chao spoke about bringing another Dental Panel to the meeting next year. There were five members that stated they could present for next years panel. Prior to the meetings end, Dr. Juan Lara Chao graciously presented the reigns of his two service as President, to Dr. Graciela Vivanco Mendez who will serve or organization 2019- 2021. We look forward to a productive service under her reigns.

The Dental Panel was presented on May 04th, in Ball Room D. Four presentations were given, in the following order, Dr. Daniel Robles, Dr. Victor Llorro, Dr. Juan Lara Chao, and Dr. Jose Luis Mompell Dominguez. Not all authors are listed in the presentations below, but can be obtained along with the abstracts provided, in the AsMA Journal, March 2019.

The IAAD wishes to thank AsMA for their continued support, all our Board Members, and all those who presented and attended our Business Meeting and General Assembly. We look forward to a great meeting next year at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in Atlanta Georgia, May 21st, 2020.

We hope to see you there!

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