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Competence in Esthetics 2017 - Ivoclar Vivadent goes digital!

The 9th Competence in Esthetics Symposium in Vienna – organized by Ivoclar Vivadent.
From 10 to 11 November 2017, carefully handpicked experts will again share their approaches, recent experiences and the latest news about products for the dental practice and dental laboratory with you. The theme of the Symposium will be “Digital Smile Design, CAD/CAM-Dentistry & Implant Solutions". The benefits are obvious: it will allow you to obtain first-hand information and insight into successful treatment procedures that can be integrated smoothly into any dental practice and dental laboratory routine. Additional workshops and live demonstrations about Ivoclar Vivadent products will round off the program. Is there anything more valuable than practical hints and tips obtained from distinguished speakers during a personal conversation? Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the Symposium and benefit from the extensive experience of renowned experts. The 9th Competence in Esthetics Symposium in Vienna – reserve the date now. We look forward to meeting you there.

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We would like to present our new app "IV Events", which provides you with information about the "Competence in Esthetics" event at your fingertips.

This mobile app allows you to:
- View the program and topics.
- Create your own personal schedule for easy symposium attendance.
- Access the location and speaker.
- Ask questions which will be discussed afterwards.
- Post photos and messages.
- Get in contact with other participants.

The free app can be downloaded here:
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We are looking forward to your personal contribution via the app!

Lectures Schedule

The program offers practical solutions regarding "Digital Smile Design, CAD/CAM-Dentistry and Implant Solutions" in modern dentistry and dental technology.
All speakers will focus on different approaches and latest trends in digital dentistry, all-ceramics and implantology – gladly sharing their experiences with you.
Presentations will be held in English (if no other information is stated) and will be translated simultaneously into several different languages, such as German, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian, Romanian, etc. (depending on the need and number of participants).

We kindly ask you to refrain from taking photos and recording videos or sounds during the presentations.

We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

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Education Points

The Austrian Dental Chamber (ÖZÄK) recognizes this workshop (event, lecture) within the framework of its Continuing Education Programme and awards 14 CE credits.

Friday10th November
Saturday11th November

Workshop Packages

Entrance fee and Esthetic Party included 

Saturday11th November

Live Demostrations Schedule

at the Ivoclar Vivadent booth

Friday10th November
  • 13:30 - 14:15

    How to boost your layering technique with IPS e.max

    Alen Alic (HR)

  • 14:45 - 15:15

    STay actIVe - IPS Style & IPS Ivocolor

    Florin Stoboran (RO)

  • 16:00 - 16:30

    Lost in details

    Hilal Kuday (TR)

  • 17:00 - 17:30

    "Next generation implant crown - the perfect link between aesthetics, efficiency and longevity“ Step by step to a safe cementation of restorative materials to the Ti-Base.

    Vincent Fehmer (CH)

  • 17:45 - 18:15

    “eLABor_aid®” - capture, calibrate & create!

    Sascha Hein (DE)

Saturday11th November
  • 09:30 - 10:00

    "Next generation implant crown - the perfect link between aesthetics, efficiency and longevity“ Step by step to a safe cementation of restorative materials to the Ti-Base.

    Vincent Fehmer (CH)

  • 10:15 - 10:45

    STay actIVe - IPS Style & IPS Ivocolor

    Florin Stoboran (RO)

  • 11:15 - 11:45

    How to boost your layering technique with IPS e.max

    Alen Alic (HR)

  • 12:00 - 12:30

    Lost in details

    Hilal Kuday (TR)

  • 14:00 - 14:30

    “eLABor_aid®” - capture, calibrate & create!

    Sascha Hein (DE)

  • 14:45 - 15:15

    FEE (fast, easy, efficient): Surface Concept applied on micro lagering & monolithic techniques

    Dominique Vinci (CH)

Competence in Esthetics 2017
Back in Vienna, the city of culture and lifestyle!

The symposium offers you lectures, workshops and demonstrations on the latest topics in the dental industry. Meet colleagues, exchange experiences, enjoy the dental exhibition with special promotions and celebrate at the Esthetic Party, which you shouldn't miss. Be part of it!

Ivoclar Vivadent’s international Competence in Esthetic (CiE) events allows dentists and dental technicians to gather information about the latest developments and working methods within the practice or lab. The variety of international experts and the support of a continuously growing number of partners make CiE events essentially for your knowledge of esthetic dentistry.
Dr. Caroline Trefil

Dentist and Opinion Leader
Holly & Klimscha practice for dentistry

Join the next level of esthetic dentistry
Competence in Esthetics offers lectures and workshops on the latest topics in the dental industry. Renowned international dental experts will be giving lectures on topics such as Digital Smile Design, CAD/CAM-dentistry and implant solutions. Relaxation and fun will be offered at the Esthetic Party. Leading through knowledge – leading into your future
Gernot Schuller

Senior Director
Ivoclar Vivadent

All international and national conventions I have visited … This is an event you should not miss! At Ivoclar Vivadent CiE 2017 you will get to know the most recent trends in dental medicine and technology. Both theoretical aspects and practical and concrete examples from everyday dental life will be presented. The lectures will be complemented by workshops and live demonstrations.
Prim. DDr. Christian Hammerer

Dentist and Opinion Leader
Dental Clinic Josefstadt


The exhibition as a perfect visualization of the Congress content is an excellent platform for exchanging experiences between dental industry and dentists as well as dental technicians. Our partners illustrate the topics of the CIE in 2017 in this way. In addition, we inform you about news from the dental world around our Competence in Esthetics 2017.


Important Information

A wide range of hotels is available. We made up a list of some of the addresses we recommend close to the Austria Center Vienna. There, an allotment of rooms is held for conference participants. They can be booked online together with your registration. Please keep in mind that booking is your responsibility, so make sure to arrange the accommodation of your choice in time. The local arrangements team is certainly available for any further questions.

For a location plan please click here.

Wagramer Straße 8, 1220 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 224 24-0

The ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser Vienna is located opposite the United Nations Head Office and the Austria Centre Vienna. The direct access to the underground offers a comfortable ride to the centre of Vienna that only takes a few minutes. With its magnificent view of the Danube River and the skyline of Vienna, the spa & fitness room on the 5th floor ensures recreation and relaxation. Culinary delights are offered by the Restaurant UNO with a terrace and a view of Kaiserwasser. The U-ONE Bar with adjoining winter garden invites you to take drinks in a pleasant setting. All 282 rooms are equipped with Internet, Flat screen TV, DVD/CD-Player, Mini bar and safe, telephone, Tea cooker and hair dryer.
€ 119,00 per single room per night incl. breakfast
€ 139,00 per double room per night incl. breakfast

Wagramer Strasse 16-18, 1220 Vienna
Tel. +43 1 260 40- 0

The Park Inn Uno City, Vienna is enviably located on the banks of the Danube River near the largest recreational area in Vienna. This city central hotel sits across from the Austria Center Vienna and the United Nations Head Office, making it an ideal hub for both business and leisure travellers. The subway is just a short walk away and takes you in 7 minutes to the city center. Furnished with 136 rooms and suites, in-house Lounge Bar, two conference rooms and fitness room, the Park Inn Uno City, Vienna guarantees the perfect stay for all guests. Rates:
€ 109,00 per single room per night incl. breakfast
€ 125,00 per double room per night incl. breakfast

Lassallestrasse 7a, 1020 Vienna
Tel. +43 1 217 70-0

The Ibis Wien Messe hotel is located in the center of Vienna, near the Prater. The Reed Messe Wien and the Austria Center Vienna Congress Centers are just a few minutes by subway. From the Praterstern stop, subway lines 1 and 2 take you to the old town, and the high-speed line goes directly to Vienna Airport. All 160 rooms are equipped with air condition, Radio, desk, Satellite TV and telephone.
€ 72,00 per single room per night incl. breakfast
€ 89,00 per double room per night incl. breakfast

Payment, terms of participation
Services can be paid for via bank transfer or by credit card.
The organiser accepts cancellations until 09 October 2017 only. In this case the sum will be refunded after a fee of 25 % for technical costs has been deducted. In case of cancellations after 09 October, no refunds will be made.
Registered participants prevented from attending the event are entitled to send another person in their place at no additional charge. Name changes can be made by e-mail until two weeks prior the event.

Hotel Reservation
Your booking will be reconfirmed upon receipt of your reservation form and payment.
Your credit card will be charged with the accommodation costs according to your reservation. Any additional nights and extras have to be paid directly at the hotels.
In case of no-show or late cancellation the hotels do not grant any refund.
Cancellation deadline for the reservation is 25 Sep 2017.
Check-in time: from 15 pm, check-out: until 10 am.

Food & drink
Austria 's especially Vienna 's quality of water is deemed to be among the best in the whole European region so you can drink water directly from the tap without risk. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables are generally safe to eat.

Health care
The following emergency numbers are used: Police: 133; Ambulance: 144; Fire: 122. Refunds are available from Regional Health Insurance Offices (Gebietskrankenkassen) which also provide addresses of medical and dental practitioners. Referral to a public hospital will require an admission voucher issued by a doctor. In an emergency, visitors should show their passport to the hospital administration which will ascertain from the insurance office whether the costs of treatment will be met. Further Information:

Austria enjoys a moderate continental climate featuring four distinct seasons: summers are warm and pleasant with cool nights, and winters are sunny, with snow levels high enough for widespread winter sport. In November average temperatures of 9°C (day) and 3°C (night) can be expected.

The EURO (€) Austrian's currency is the currency of many European Union countries. Euro banknotes and coins have been in circulation since 1 January 2002. Banknotes: € 5; € 10; € 20; € 50; € 100; € 200; € 500 (In shops and restaurants you may have problems with € 200 and € 500 notes). Coins: There are eight different denominations in the current euro coin series, ranging from the 1 cent to the € 2 coin.

Automated cash machines are available all over Vienna . These will provide cash to a variety of overseas bank and credit cards, including VISA and MasterCard. A credit card can be used for purchases in most shops, pubs, and restaurants.

Tipping taxi drivers or waiters for food in restaurants is optional but common. If the service you received was acceptable or better, tips normally account 10%.

Vienna ranks among the safest European capitals, personal security is normally unproblematic. Shops open between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.; closing times vary from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. On Sundays they are mostly closed.
There is no official closing time at pubs and restaurants.

Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria . It is the country's biggest city and seat of many international organisations (official UN seat, OECD headquarters). Its 1.65 million inhabitants live in a space of 414 square kilometers. Vienna is a truly multicultural city, formed by immigration like other Western European capitals, with a strong reference to the south-eastern parts of Europe.

Vienna takes a special position in Austria as it is both a city and a federal province. The mayor of Vienna is at the same time governor of the province, while the City Council also acts as provincial government. The City Council consists of 100 members and constitutes the City's highest official body.

Vienna 's cultural life is multi-faceted. You have the choice of fifty theatres, four opera houses, two stages for musicals, one hundred museums and numerous theatre, music and dance festivals. The Museumsquartier (museum quarter) with its baroque facade is home to one of the biggest cultural districts in Europe .

Vienna has been often called "the city of music", and this will be seen and heard also during the conference.

Further information on Vienna you will find on




Event Location

  • Austria Center Vienna
    Bruno Kreisky Platz 1
    1220 Vienna, Austria

Opened in 1987, the Austria Center Vienna is Austria’s largest conference centre.
With 24 lecture rooms, 180 meeting rooms, 22,000 square metres of exhibition space and a capacity of up to 20,000 the centre is among the top destinations on the international conference circuit.


The City Airport Train (CAT) takes passengers from the airport to Wien-Mitte station in 16 minutes non-stop. The City Airport Train runs daily between 5:36 am and 11:36 pm every 30 minutes. Price for a oneway ticket EUR 11,00.
Afterwards you change to the underground:
The underground station closest to the congress centre is called „Kaisermühlen/VIC“ (take exit „Schüttaustrasse“). You can reach it by taking line U1. From there Austria Center Vienna is a 5 minutes walk away.
The Vienna airport lines busses offer direct service to the Austria Center Vienna in 30 minutes (stop: Wien Kaisermühlen-Kagran). The buses run daily every 60 minutes between 7:10 am and 8:10 pm.
Price for a oneway ticket EUR 8,00 and for a roundtrip ticket EUR 13,00.


Take the A22 motorway (Donauuferautobahn) and turn off at the Austria Center/VIC exit. Alternatively take the Reichsbrücke bridge or approach from Wagramer Strasse.

Take underground line U1 (red line), get off at „Kaisermühlen/VIC“, exit Schüttaustrasse. Price for a single one way ticket EUR 2,20

Take the Reichsbrücke bridge or approach from Wagramer Strasse.


For registration, accommodation and payment information, please contact:
Ms Adele Stanek ppa
Congress Project Management
amicos.Congress Incentive GmbH
Skodagasse 14-16
1080 Vienna
T: +43 1 512 8091-33
F: +43 1 512 8091-80

For more information about the program, please contact:
Ms Karina Kronberger
Assistant MD & Marketing
Ivoclar Vivadent GmbH
Tech Gate Vienna
Donau-City-Strasse 1
1220 Vienna
T: +43 1 263 191 123