2024 ADAVB Convention & Exhibition



2 - 3 August 2024

Held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Dentistry is undergoing a remarkable transformation, driven by technological advancements and changing patient expectations. Today, dental professionals are embracing innovative approaches to enhance patient care, comfort, and treatment outcomes.

ADAVB Convention explores the forefront of technological innovations and trends in modern dentistry.

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Keynote speakers

Dr Norman Swan

Dr Norman Swan co-hosts RN’s Health Report and the popular What’s The Rash podcast. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he co-hosted Coronacast, which had monthly downloads in the millions. Norman is also a reporter and commentator on the ABC’s 7.30, Midday and News Breakfast and has made several Four Corners. He is a past winner of the Gold Walkley - Australia’s top award for journalism and has won other Walkleys, including one with his Coronacast colleagues in 2020. He created Invisible Enemies, on pandemics and civilisation for Channel 4 UK and SBS which was subsequently broadcast in 27 countries. Norman has been awarded the medal of the Australian Academy of Science, an honorary MD from the University of Sydney and in October 2022 a Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. On Australia Day 2023, Norman was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (AM). He has two best selling books, So You Think You Know What’s Good For You and So You Want To Live Younger Longer. His next book, So you Want To Know What’s Best For Your Kids, a one stop handbook for parents of children from birth to 10 years old, will be out in August. Norman trained in medicine and paediatrics in Aberdeen, London and Sydney before joining the ABC.


Dr Clarence Tam

Dr Clarence Tam is originally from Toronto, Canada, where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery and General Practice Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Toronto, respectively. Clarence’s practice has a focus on restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and she strives to provide consistently exceptional care with each patient. She is well-published in both the local and international dental press, writing articles, reviewing submissions, and developing prototype products and techniques in clinical dentistry. She frequently and continually lectures internationally. 


Associate Professor Khaled Ahmed

Khaled Ahmed is an Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry & General Practice at the University of Melbourne. He held various academic and leadership positions in Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK. He is also appointed by the Dental Council of New Zealand to provide bespoke educational programmes to its practitioners. With over 20 years of experience, he has published numerous peer-reviewed papers in leading journals with a clinical and research focus on digital dentistry and tooth wear.