Keynote Speakers

    Maxim Belograd


    Maxim Belograd is one of the most well-known international lecturers and trainers in a field of advanced microscope and aesthetic dentistry. He is a founder of BELOGRAD Dental Academy that was visited by participants from 68 countries for high-level practical courses.

    Miguel Martins

    • Doctorate (PhD) Lasers in Endodontics FMDUP Universidade do Porto - Portugal
    • Master of Science (MSc) Lasers in Dentistry RWTH Aachen University - Germany
    • University Specialization in Oral Implantology

    Jan Paulics


    Dr. Jan Paulics received his DDS from Karolinska Institute, Stockholm in 1993. He has practiced in both municipal and private dental clinics specializing in implant surgery and dentoalveolar surgery - with a focus on prosthetic driven surgery using digital planning tools and surgical guides for the past 15 years.

    James A. Wealleans


    Dr. James A. Wealleans is originally from Christchurch New Zealand, he is married and has 2 children.  In 2006 James graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A year later he completed an Advanced General Dentistry Residency in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    Mark Sham

    United Kingdon

    Local Speakers

    Peet van der Vyver

    South Africa

    Prof Peet van der Vyver qualified as a dentist BChD (Cum Laude) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1992. In 2007 he completed two Diplomas in Endodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry (Cum Laude) as well as a Masters Degree in Endodontics (Cum Laude). In 2017 he received his PHD degree.

    Andre van Zyl

    South Africa

    Andre van Zyl qualified (Cum Laude) as periodontist in 1989 from the University of


    • 1989-1996: Private practice Cape Town.

    Howard Gluckman

    South Africa

    Dr Gluckman is an internationally renowned dental practitioner, implantologist, author and lecturer who has been in the industry for nearly three decades.


    South Africa

    Education and qualifications

    August 2018 – Present

    Private practise, Bryanston Johannesburg

    Appointed Study Club Director for Southern Africa


    South Africa

    Jaco is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years senior leadership experience in the insurance industry.

    During the years as audit partner at KPMG he was responsible for the delivery of audit and advisory services to the insurance industry in Gauteng.


    South Africa

    After qualifying as a professional nurse, Dr Elizabeth Meyer completed a MBChB, MPharmMed (Cum Laude), MMed (Family Medicine) and MPhil(Medical Law and Ethics)(Cum Laude) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, receiving the class prize for the best dissertation. She is also a Foundation Fellow of the Faculty Forensic Legal Medicine, London.