Thanks for your 283 submissions!

FACE AHEAD would like to thank all the contributors who chose to submit their original research to FACE AHEAD 2024. We received an impressive 283 abstracts. See below to see which abstract topics are the most popular—and how each region of the world contributed to the total abstract submissions for FACE AHEAD 2024.

Abstract results

Abstract submission for FACE AHEAD 2024 is now closed.

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for FACE AHEAD 2024 - notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors by November 14, 2023 at the latest.

Important dates:

Abstract submission opened: June 01, 2023
Abstract submission closed: October 2, 2023

Submission categories:

1 Trauma
2 Oncology
3 Reconstruction
4 Facial deformity surgery
5 Cleft lip and palate
6 Aesthetics surgery
7 Skin Surgery
8 TMJ disorders
9 Oral surgery/implants
10 Orthognathic surgery
11 3D planning
12 Basic research
13 Other

Notes to abstract submitters

Notification of acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author (the presenter) of the abstract by November 14, 2023 at the latest.  

The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from abstractfaceahead@oic.it are not marked as spam by your email provider. 

All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification. If you don’t reconfirm your abstract presentation, register and pay the registration fee before December 1, 2023 your abstract will be withdrawn.

Abstract submissions will be only accepted in English.

There are two ways to present your abstract

  • Oral
  • E-Poster (electronic poster)

Presentations of abstracts

The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract (if accepted) orally or as e-poster in the session and the time assigned by the FACE AHEAD Organizing Committee. 

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published.

Abstract awards

The six best papers will compete during the FACE AHEAD 2024 Young Surgeon Awards Competition, which will include a ten-minute presentation of each paper on the main stage including a brief Q&A session. The authors of the three highest-scoring papers will receive the FACE AHEAD Young Surgeon Awards.

All oral abstract presenters are automatically entered in the competition of the FACE AHEAD 2024 Young Surgeon Awards. There are three awards: the gold, silver and bronze prizes will include honorary certificates as well as monetary prizes. The winners will be announced on-site. The awards will be sent electronically to each winner after the congress.

 Abstract Submission Guidelines

An author from each abstract is expected to attend the summit and present the e-poster or oral presentation. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees by December 1, 2023 will be scheduled for presentation.

Please follow the typing instructions below, otherwise your abstract cannot be selected for review.

Typing Requirements

Please take note of the following details:

  • Abstract texts can only be uploaded as files with .doc extensions. (Max 1500Kb file size).
  • You will not be able to write the text directly online. 
  • The submitter is not automatically the first author. If the submitter is also an author, please add the name and affiliation in the correct position.
  • Abstracts will be published as submitted by the corresponding author. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author. Be careful that you enter your name and surname in the appropriate fields. Authors’ list will be published exactly as submitted. Be sure that names and order are correct.
     
  • Submission of the abstract constitutes the authors’ consent to publication (e.g. CMTR Journal, abstract book on CD or USB, website, programs, other promotion, etc.). 
     
  • The Abstract Submitter warrants and represents that he/she is the sole owner or has the rights of all the information and content provided to the FACE AHEAD. The publication of the abstract does not infringe any third party rights including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights.
     
  • The Abstract Submitter grants the Organizers a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, translate, distribute, and display the content. 
     
  • Abstracts can only be submitted in English.
     
  • Please follow the on-line instructions to upload the file correctly.
     
  • The abstract should not exceed 300 words. This does not include the title, author’s details, acknowledgement, references, and captions. The abstract body should be uploaded as a text-only file; title, authors and affiliation should be entered only in the proper fields.
     
  • Since the abstracts will be judged anonymously, the text should not reveal the institutional affiliation or any of the researchers.
     
  • Do not write all the text in CAPITAL LETTERS.
     
  • The text and the title should be free from abbreviations, except those commonly used. It should concisely address the problem and the purpose of the study
  • The following subdivisions of your abstract are MANDATORY:
    • Title: Minimum 3 words / no maximum
    • Keywords: minimum 3 / maximum 7 keywords – choose keywords so that people can identify your abstract on an electronic search using these words as search terms.
    • Abstract: maximum 300 words in total. All sections are mandatory.
      • Objectives: What is the research question your study aims to answer?
      • Materials and Methods: Outline how the study was conducted.
      • Results: The main findings with numerical data and statistical significance.
      • Conclusion: Discuss your results, briefly describe the principal conclusions drawn from the study.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of abstracts you may submit.
     
  • One person may present a maximum of two (2) oral presentations.
     
  • There is no limit on the number of E-Posters presented. 
     
  • It is permitted to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
     
  • Figures and tables are not permitted.  

We look forward to seeing you all in Prague!