The Tamil Isai Sangam, Chennai, conducted the 70th Pan Research conference from December 22 to 25. The pans that were taken up for discussion were Yamai, Mallari, Pungali, Serundi, Azhungu and Sayai. Dignitaries who took part in the conference were Justice P.R. Gokulakrishnan, president, Tamil Isai Sangam, Chennai; Isaipperarignar A.K.C. Natarajan; Pannisai Kavalar Kalaimamani Lepa.Karu. Ramanathan Chettiyar; Dr. M.A.Bhageerathi, HOD, Dept. of Music, Queen Mary’s College; Dr. Premeela Gurumurthi, HOD, Dept. of Music, University of Madras; and maestro T.K.S. Kalaivanan.