ADPD 2018, Manila - General Information

General Information


Kenes Group will obtain special accommodation rates for the 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress participants. Please visit the accommodation page periodically.


The Philippines has four types of climates: tropical rainforest, tropical savanna, tropical monsoon, and humid subtropical (in higher-altitude areas) characterized by relatively high temperature, oppressive humidity and plenty of rainfall.  Manila's weather can be downright hot and humid, but the temperatures tend to differ by a few degrees according to the time of year. 



The dress code for APDC 2018 is business formal for all occasions unless stated otherwise.

Congress Organizer

Kenes Group
Office : Kenes M+
Phone : +90 212 299 99 84
Fax : +90 212 299 99 77


The official currency of the Philippines is the peso (Filipino: piso) which is divided up into 100 centavos (Filipino: sentimo). Before 1967 the language on the currency was English so peso was used, since the language has changed to Filipino piso is now written on banknotes.

Coins available are in denominations of 1, 5, 10 and 25 centavos and 1 and 5 pesos. Notes come in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 pesos. Though the 5 and 10 peso notes are no longer printed they are still considered legal tender. 


A comprehensive trade exhibition showcasing newest materials and technology in dentistry will be held during the congress. All delegates are cordially invited to visit the Exhibition. 


The official language of the congress is English.

Letter of Invitation

The Congress Organizer will send you a letter of invitation upon request.The Organizing Committee would like to clearly state that the letter is only to help the participant to raise travel funds and has no further financial obligations from the Conference towards the participant. The Congress Secretariat is only able to send you the letter of invitation after receipt of your registration and payment.


Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Congress Secretariat assume any liability. Participants should, therefore, organize their own health and travel insurance.


In the Philippines the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in the Philippines, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa).


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Ideal for international exhibitions, large-scale trade events, industry conventions, and corporate and social functions, SMX Manila offers 4 exhibition halls, 5 function rooms, and 14 meeting rooms, totaling 21,000 square meters of leasable space that can accommodate anything from an audience of 18,000 to an exclusive conference for 10 halls.

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