Pursuing the aim of promoting high quality in bio-medical research, the Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, SIMATS, hosted its first international conference HORIZON-2019 an epitome of Biomedical research in its decennial hall, on 28th February to 1st march 2019.

The conference explored the latest research findings in the field. The programme included 7 well selected key note presentations by eminent researchers which prompted vibrant audience interaction and sparked fascinating discussions. A total of 230 delegates from varying disciplines across the country registered for the conference and presented their works as oral and e-posters in six different sessions.  The continuing commitment of the research community to generate high quality studies was clear with the works presented. The delegates enjoyed a fast-paced programme of the highest caliber research, in an inspiring location. Saveetha Dental College, SIMATS, as an institution dedicated in promoting and fostering high quality research, played the role of a perfect host for the conference. 

Life time achievement award, Out-standing researcher awards for accomplished researchers and emerging scientist awards for young scientists were given in different specialties. Best oral and e-posters of each session were also awarded.