The are sad to announce the resignation of Matthew Oxford as Course Organiser, and thank him for his past service and dedication in this role within the Association. The Committee have appointed Tom Williams MRCVS, from Okehampton, to fill this position. The post has been renamed ‘Education Officer’ to better reflect the current role. Originally the BVDA was the only organisation in the UK running dental courses, but now there are many providers. We see the way forward to not only still run courses, but also hold meetings, and use social media to promote dentistry.