Korean Academy of Endodontics

Annual report of KAE 2011 (2011.1.1~2011.12.31)

1. KAE executive committee (2010-2012)
President : Tae-Seok Oh (Samsung Medical Center)
Former president : Chan-Ui Hong (Dankook Univ.)
President-elect: Ho-Keel Hwang (Chosun Univ.)
Vice President: Sung-Kyo Kim (Kyungbook Univ), Seung-Ho Baek (Seoul Univ.)
Secretary General: Il-Young Jung (Yonsei Univ.)
Director of Scientific affair: Hyun-Cheol Kim (Pusan Univ.)
Treasurer: Sang-Hyuk Park (Kyunghee Univ.)
Director of Public relations: Dong-Sung Park (Samsung Medical Center)
Director of International affairs: Jin-Woo Kim (Gangneung- Wonju Univ.)
Editorial Director: Kyung-San Min (Wonkwang Univ.)
Director of Planning: Su-Jung Shin (Yonsei Univ.)
Director of Public information: Woo-Cheol Lee (Seoul Univ.)
Director of Continuing educations: Sung-Baek Choi (Pastel Dental Clinic), Sung-Ho La (Seoul Miso Dental Clinic)
Director of Information and communications: Seok-Woo Chang (Samsung Medical Center)
Director of Insurance Affairs: Mi-Ri Kim (Asan Medical Center)
Director of residency program: Ui-Sung, Kim (Yonsei Univ.)
Advisor: Su-Han Yoon, Sung-Sam Lim, Ho-Yong Choi, Wook-hwan Choi, Sung-Geun Choi, Kwang-Shik Bae, Seung-Jong Lee
Auditor: Gi-Woon Choi, Chan-Ui Hong

2. Major events in KAE
Annual Scientific meeting (40th) was held at KOEX, Seoul on 27th. Mar 2011 with more than 250 attendees. The main theme was "A paradigm shift in NiTi instrumentation". Special lectures consisted of two parts: 'Canal preparation with only one instrument used in reciprocation and without a glide path' (Speaker: Dr. Ghassan Yared, Canada) and 'Endodontic practice: solutions for everyday success' (Speaker: Dr. Marco Martignoni, Italy). In addition, three lectures on current issues, 'Basic principles and current trends in NiTi instrumentation'(Speaker: Prof. Sung-Kyo Kim), 'One visit root canal treatment and passive ultrasonic irrigation' (Speaker Dr. Pyeong-Sik Kim) and 'Efficient and Safe NiTi instrumentation' (Speaker Prof. Woocheol Lee) were provided.

3. International relation
We had the 9th Joint Scientific Meeting with JAE in Nagasaki ANA Hotel, Nagasaki, JAPAN on 30th-31st. July, 2011. Also we had attended the APEC, AAE, and ESE meeting and exchange scientific knowledge each other.

4. Number of members

5. Recent Publication
The Journal of KAE, Vol 12, No 1, 2 (2011) : 2 issues