The Sixth edition of IConS was held at Hotel Hyatt Regency August 21 and 23, 2014. The theme of this year’s conference was “Research Informing Clinical Practice”. It was inaugurated by Dr. Radhakrishnan, Secretary to the Government of Tamil Nadu, We had a record number of 449 delegates from 20 countries. The Plenary speakers were well-known researchers who had abundant expertise in their specific areas and had widely published over several decades. These lectures were well received. All the sessions were well attended. The faculty spoke about their most recent research this facilitated an active discussion from the floor. Off the floor, discussions were also noted
We introduced for the first time, a Mentorship Programme in which 9 young professionals were paired with a senior person, drawn from all over the world. They had breakfast discussions on many subjects including their own work.