“I am pleased to welcome you, researchers from various scientific disciplines, lecturers, dentists, doctors, students to take part in the virtual conference The 2nd International Conference Brawijaya Dentistry 2020 (ICBD 2020) as an annual international academic conference organized by Faculty of Dentistry Universitas Brawijaya, on November 28th – 29th, 2020 and December 5th – 6th, 2020.
With the background of current technological developments and the need to adapt to new norms, the theme this time is “Global trends in higher education, research, and community outreach: the future is now!”
Four issues are the main discussion: (1) The current situation is a challenge in itself for the world of education to develop appropriate learning methods. (2) The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all levels of society, both society, and medical personnel, so it needs a real role from various parties to overcome this impact. (3) The role of technology in the medical field is also required to be a solution to overcome various diseases and currently address the spread and transmission of COVID-19. (4) Herbs as a natural resource have shown significant research developments as an option in medicine.
This broad theme ultimately converges on our respective responsibilities in accordance with the expertise and role we have to jointly provide benefits to society and contribute to fighting the spread of covid-19 while providing solutions to the impacts it causes.
Thank you for your attention and participation, see you at the virtual conference.”
Dr. Yuanita Lely Rachmawati, DDS, MPH
Chairman of 2nd International Conference Brawijaya Dentistry 2020