Executive Director's Message

Dear Colleagues,

It is my great honor and pleasure to announce that 3rd Asian Maxillofacial Trainees Conference will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. On behalf of executive members of Asian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, I would like to express my sincere thanks to organizing committee members, specifically, Dr. Suresh Shanmganathan for the great efforts to hold the conference in Colombo.


Chairman's Message

The Sri Lanka Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons will be playing host for the very first time in hosting a Trainee International Conference of Asian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. This 3rd Asian Maxillofacial Trainees Conference will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in November, 2017.


3rd Asian Oral & Maxillofacial Trainees Conference
Colombo - Sri Lanka
10th - 12th November, 2017


Abstracts are invited 3rd Asian Oral & Maxillofacial Trainees Conference themed on ‘En Route to Clinical Eminence in CMF surgery’ to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka will consist of plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, and workshops.

Registration to the 3rd Asian Oral & Maxillofacial Trainees Conference is necessary if you intend to submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. Submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation to be done only by online.


Abstract Submission

Closes on 15th September, 2017


Now open

Authors Notified of Abstract Acceptance

5th October, 2017

Oral presentation

Oral presentation will be notified of their length of presentation time in the acceptance letters. Abstracts selected for Oral Presentation may be eligible for Poster presentation.

If an author wishes to submit more than one abstract, he/she can be the primary author of only one oral presentation. If more than one abstract is accepted by one and the same primary author, such submission may be eligible for poster presentation. If said primary author has co-authors, the secondary author may present the accepted submitted abstract. Provided the secondary author is also a registered delegate to the congress.

E-Poster presentation

E-poster presentations are visual display of research projects and special cases.  The poster display is an integral part of the congress and will be available for viewing within the designated area accessible to all delegates.  Full details of the format of the interactive poster will be given to the primary author/presenter after acceptance of the abstract.

3rd Asian Oral & Maxillofacial Trainees Conference is open for submission of abstracts with any of the following themes:

  • Dentoalveolar surgery
  • Dental Implantology & Grafting
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Craniomaxillofacial Trauma
  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cleft & Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Orthognathic & Aesthetic Surgery
  • TMJ Disorders & Surgery
  • Research / New Technologies


Important Reminders for Submission:

  1. Abstracts may only be submitted online.
  2. The deadline for submission will be strictly followed. Past this deadline, no abstracts will be accepted.
  3. Presenters will be notified of the status of their abstracts. Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author/s to present if selected.
  4. All presenters are required to pre-register for the meeting (see Registration Guidelines) and pay all applicable fees PRIOR to inclusion in the Final Program. This can be accomplished prior to submission of abstract.
  5. All authors/presenters are required to register their personal information details. Authors/Presenters are advised to make sure that the same email address and password are used, both for submitting their abstracts and for completing / paying for their registration.  

The delegate whose sends the abstract will be considered as the primary author / presenter.

Instructions for Abstract Submission:

  1. Abstracts must be in English.
  2. Abstracts will be reproduced exactly as submitted. Edit your abstract to avoid errors and misspellings. Your abstract may be rejected if not comprehensible.
  3. Ensure that the abstract form is completely filled out before submission.
  4. Title: CAPITALIZE the entire title. It should be informative, concise and no longer than 135 characters.
  5. Author/s: Give the full name of every author, including degrees; omit titles and institutional appointments.
  6. Institution/s: Indicate the name and address of the institution/s where the research work was created.
  7. Text (must not exceed 250 words): Abstracts should be adequate and pertinent information describing the contents of the scientific paper. The text should not exceed 250 words and should be arranged in the following format:
    1. Objective
    2. Methods
    3. Results
    4. Conclusion
  8. Abbreviations, acronyms and symbols should be defined the first time they are used. Place the abbreviation in parentheses after the full word.
  9. Use generic names of drugs.
  10. Proprietary and/or financial interests in any product (or competing products) described in the abstract must be disclosed.


Notification of authors will be communicated by 5th October, 2017. All correspondence relating to the submission will be directed to the primary author. This person, should in turn, distribute the correspondence to all co-presenters.


For enquiries regarding abstract submission please contact the 3rd Asian Oral & Maxillofacial Trainees Conference Scientific Committee on
slaoms2017@gmail.com / suresh1965@hotmail.com