For this function Prof Emeritus Subhash Ranade (Chairman, IAA and Member of the IMAVF Board of Directors) and Dr Sunanda Ranade (Vice-Chairman, IAA) were invited as chief guests. Both of them were felicitated by Dr Harish Patankar, CEO of Keshayurveda organisation.
Later on Prof Subhash Ranade, gave a brief speech about opportunities for Ayurveda graduates in Dubai and declared the conference open. On the dias were Dr Harish Patankar, Dr Gopakumar, Dr V.L.Shyam (Dubai), Dr Sunanda Ranade and Vaidya Ashutosh Nanal.
During the day, Dr Gopakumar from Trivandrum and Dr V.L.Shyam both gave extensive lectures on Skin and Hair- Physiology, Pathology and various disease treatments.
Among other dignitaries, Dr Mandar Bedekar (Director, IAA), and Dr Samarth Kotasthane were present for the function.