Venue: dOS Institute (WCOI/WCOI Japan Headquarters Secretariat), Tokyo, Japan
Date: 2nd July, 2023
Conference Chairs: Dr. Kazuhiko Hiroyasu (Prof. The Nippon Dental University at Niigata, Japan) and Dr. Jyoti Tembhrune (Prof. Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, India
Organizing Committee Chairs: Dr. Kazuhiko Inoue (WCOI Japan Director, Japan) and Dr. Anilkmare Khandare, EC member and Ex secretary IDA Navi Mumbai)
Executive Members: Dr. Yasunari Noshiro (WCOI Japan Councilor), Dr. Takefumi Ogasawara (Chief, Machida Municipal Hospital, Japan) and Dr. Narendra Kale (President, Maharashtra State Dental Council)
Treasurer: Dr. Shigeru Oda (Part-time instructor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Chief Coordinator: Dr. Vaibhav Bhadane (President of Aayushman Bhava Foundation, and Director of Dr. Bhadane's Smile Care Dental Clinic, Kharghar, Mumbai)
As the conference chairpersons, Dr. Kazuhiko Hiroyasu and Dr. Jyoti Tembhurne jointly held the 27th WCOI Japan Scientific Conference and the 2nd Japan-India Collaboration Conference using Zoom online, respectively. At the 27th conference, keynote, and educational and special lectures were presented to delegates. At the 2nd conference, a keynote lecture, topic lectures (four presentations: two short implants, a mini-implant, and one implant occlusion), and an encouragement lecture were given. In addition, five e-posters were presented and awarded gold and silver medals. Of the integrated discussions, moderated by Dr. Kazuhiko Inoue, a lively question-and-answer session was conducted with a Japanese interpreter.