International CDE & Workshop on Forensic Odontology & Child Abuse was held by the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology at Col. Tejender Shankar Mathur auditorium in Saraswati Dental College on the 31st of July 2019. Mrs. Smita Mathur, Secretary, Saraswati Group of Educational Institutions was the Chief Guest for the function.
Dr. John Berketa, Dr. Selina Leow, Dr. Darren Calleia all from Australia and Dr. B.S. Manjunatha from Saudi Arabia were the speakers and the experts invited for the scientific meet. The CDE was very well attended and the audience was taken through the on crime or disaster scene application of forensic by Dr. Berketa. Dr. Selina spoke about the technical and documentation part of reporting a forensic case. Dr. Manjunatha spoke about the dangers of child abuse and how to locate it with forensic evidence.
A hand on workshop on Interpol’s PLASS DATA was conducted by Dr. Selina Leow and Dr. Darren Callelia for a selected group of 40 delegates. The delegates were given mock tests to evaluate their knowledge of forensics and the one scoring the maximum points were awarded by the workshop conductors.