It is our pleasure and privilege in extending you a cordial invitation to participate in the 8th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Conference and the 47th Indian Orthodontic Conference to be held in the convention Capital of India- New Delhi, from 29th November to 2nd December 2012.
According to Indian folklore, Delhi was the site of the magnificent and opulent Indraprastha the capital of the Pandavas in the Indian epic Mahabharata, founded around 2500 BC. According to Hindu texts, the city of Delhi used to be referred to as Hastinapur, which means "elephant-city". A village called Indraprast existed in Delhi until the beginning of the 19th century. The British re-engineered Delhi and its further growth let to the formation of New Delhi in the late 19th century. Since then Delhi has carved a unique niche for itself on the conference map of the world, providing on one hand, full complement of contemporary facilities of international standard and on the other, the lure of a city both ancient and modern.
The conference theme "Embracing Diversity, Enriching Orthodontics" aims to encourage Orthodontists from across the world to come together and learn from the experience of each other. Internationally renowned faculty shall be available for scientific deliberations and various platforms of interaction -to provide a truly enriching experience.
Apart from the outstanding scientific program an elaborate trade fair and the accompanying social events, shall provide an excellent opportunity to forge new relationships with professional colleagues from across the country and the Asia Pacific region.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee and the Indian Orthodontic Society, we look forward to welcoming you to Delhi and to the conference.