Presentation Guideline

How to prepare your oral presentation?

As the congress language is English, the presentations must be prepared and the speech must be delivered in English.
Presentation time is 10 minutes in total; 8 minutes shall be allotted for speech and 2 minutes for discussion.
Power point file shall also be composed of 8 slides to fit in allotted time slot.
While preparing your power point presentation, you are kindly required to use 4:3 (standard) size.
Please make sure that you deliver your power point presentation to the hall at least 2 hour prior to your session.

You can also access the details of oral presentations through the Oral Presentations list available here.

How to prepare your poster presentation?

As the congress language is English, the posters must be prepared in English.
Posters must be printed with the size of 70 cm in width and 90 cm in height and is advised to be legible from at least 1 meter distance.
You can start the display of your poster after 08:30 on October 12 and take off starting after 15:00 on October 14.
The presenters are required to be ready in the poster hall between the timeslot mentioned on the acceptance letters.

You can also access the details of poster presentations through the Poster Presentations list available here.

 Click to submit your abstract 

Abstract Submission Deadline: 23.07.2018 23:59
 Main Topics 
• Dental materials
• Dental trauma
• Cariology and Preventive Dentistry
• Endodontics
• Epidemiology
• Behaviour management
• Dental anomalies
• Growth and development
• Oral medicine and pathology
• Orthodontics
• Special Needs Patients
• Syndromes and genetics
• Other
 Presentation Types and Important Note to Submitters 
• The language of the congress is English
• Abstacts for poster presentations will only be submitted for IAPD Regional Meeting.
Oral presentations will be presented by only local participants.
• Authors should indicate their preference for an oral or poster presentation during the submission process.
• A participant can be ''presenting author'' for only one abstract as either oral or poster.
 Abstract Submission Guideline 
• Abstracts must be original and have not been previously published in a peer review journal or presented at a previous congress.
• Presentations are limited to one presentation per person. You can be listed as a co-author on a number of submissions but must be the presenter on only one submission.
• The presenting author will be notified about the successful submission of their abstract by email once the submission is complete.
• All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and an acceptance notification will be sent to the presenting author by email which will confirm the mode of presentation.

 Abstract Format 
• There are two types of abstracts that can be submitted for review: research articles and case reports.
• Title: this should be as brief as possible and typed in sentence case (all letters in lowercase except the first letter of the first word of the title)
• Abstract text word limit: the main body of the abstract text should not be more than 250 words (title, authors and affiliation details are excluded).

 For Research Articles 
• AIM: Usually one short simple sentence stating the objective of doing the study.
• METHODS: This section must be clearly written and in sufficient detail for the work to be repeated by other workers. The statistical methods used should be stated.
• RESULTS: These should be clearly and succinctly presented and only related to the methods described. Statistical analysis should be included in this section. Images, tables and visual data should not be submitted.
• CONCLUSIONS: This should briefly outline the most important findings.

For Case Reports
• INTRODUCTION: about the disease or the condition of the case report.
• CASE REPORT(S): Background to the reported case should be briefly explained and the findings of the case and methods of treatment should be described in detail. A description of the FOLLOW-UP clinical care carried out must be included.
• CONCLUSIONS: Final comments regarding the importance of the case.