APEC is an international association devoted to the specialty of endodontics. Members are mostly from countries in the Asian Pacific region. The Confederation aims to:
I am humbled, honored and privileged to assume the role of President of the Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation. (2017-2019). I am deeply grateful to my predecessor, Dr Gin Chen, for his leadership and outstanding contributions to APEC during his presidency, Dr Muna Al-Ali, Secretary and the members of the Executive Committee of 2015-2017. I am inspired by their commitment to APEC and all of their achievements. Indeed, the growth of APEC has been propelled collectively by the individuals and all the past presidents and past members of the APEC Board and Executive Committee. I look forward to continuing this important work towards fulfilling the mission of APEC. In this endeavor, I am joined by my colleagues on the Executive Committee – Dr. Mehmet Baybora Kayahan (President-Elect), Dr. Hyeon Cheol Henry Kim (Secretary-General), Dr. James Brichko(Treasurer) and Dr Ibrahim Abu Tahun (Education Committee) — as well as the Councilors from member countries.Promoting endodontic education among the Asian Pacific countries has been the prime objective of our Confederation. We look forward to have participation from all countries from Asian pacific region.
My sincere thanks to all for the successful culmination of 19th Scientific Congress of Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation, from 5th to 8th April, 2017, NCR Delhi, India. The congress had more than 1900 participants from 40 countries. On behalf of APEC, I sincerely thank the organizing team of APEC 2017 for making it a memorable event. I look forward to see you all in Istanbul, Turkey for APEC 2019.