Under the  project of “Human Resource Development towards International Initiative”, the Faculty of Dentistry Niigata University Japan and Faculty of Dentistry Prince of Songkla University Thailand, are organizing the International Symposium on Development of Human Resources in Practical Oral Health and Treatment on February 11 – 12, 2017 at The Manathai Koh Samui Hotel, Samui, Thailand. The Symposium consists of several topics in gerodontology studies, national oral health plan towards caries free nation, tissue engineering and development of human resources in practical oral health and treatment. The presentations will be in the form of lectures, as well as oral and poster presentations. Besides educators and researchers from the organizer’s institutes, the Niigata University’s international collaborating institutes in South-east Asian countries are also invited .