Personalized Medicine – A New Frontier in CMF Surgery

European CME Accreditation

FACE AHEAD 2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

For more information on how to obtain the ECMEC®s please refer to the printed program or ask the staff on site.

Program FACE AHEAD 2020 legend

All sessions marked with the symbol  Live Streaming Event  will be live-streamed and available as recording during the summit and for 30 days after the summit. Be part of FACE AHEAD 2020 wherever you are in the world!

What's happening when - program details

Thursday, March 26
Friday, March 27
Saturday, March 28

15:00 - 17:00 Participants registration

17:00 19:00 Welcome networking evening

More information in the printed program

07:00 - 08:30 Registration participants

08:30 - 08:40

Welcome to FACE AHEAD 2020  Live Streaming Event

G. Sanchez Aniceto and the organizing committee

08:45 - 13:00 3-D Technology: from innovation to personalization

08:45 - 09:10

Keynote: Your beautiful face  Live Streaming Event

Daniel Borsuk will take you on a journey centered around how microsurgical, aesthetic, and craniomaxillofacial techniques, combined with vascularized composite facial allotransplantation and cutting-edge surgical simulation, have transformed the field restorative surgery.

Who is Daniel Borsuk?

Daniel is the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Université de Montreal Pediatric teaching hospital Sainte-Justine in Montreal, Quebec.

Daniel Borsuk's Bio

09:15-10:00

Bespoke surgical planning to achieve success  Live Streaming Event

Engage in an expert panel discussion - you are taken through a step by step guide to using state of the art 3-D technology in orthognathic, TMJ or reconstructive surgery in multiple clinical cases.

Online panel discussion available, with live Q&A session.

Experts on stage

Moderators: S. Girod

Online moderator: F. Thieringer 

State of the art surgery - D. Buchbinder

TMJ / Orthognathics replacement surgery - F. Monje

Reconstruction - R. Fernandes

Free Papers - Oral Presentations

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

 

10:00 - 11:00 Networking break

It's networking time! Grab a coffee and meet some of the other participants of FACE AHEAD, or stroll through the exhibition area. We also have some interesting interviews going on on the Corner Chat stage, if you want to stop by. E-posters will be available for viewing in the designated area.

Corner chat with Daniel Borsuk (15 minutes)  Live Streaming Event

Grab a coffee - get to know the person behind the keynote presentation. Online participants can ask questions live via the chat function.

Daniel Borsuk with Ian Sharp

Free Papers - Oral Presentations

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

11:00-11:45 Work the case: Bespoke 3D Planning

Choose your topic and work with your group partners to solve the treatment plan on some of the hottest cases in the field.

Orthognathics/sleep apnea

Moderators: P. Stoor, M. Leung, F. Briceño

Reconstruction

Moderators: D. Borsuk, G. Sanchez-Aniceto, B. Beck-Broichsitter

Orbit

Moderators: J. Rodriguez, N-C. Gellrich

TMJ

Moderators: F. Monje, X. Peng

Aesthetic surgery and facial sculpting

Moderators: M. Grant, L. Jones

12:00 - 13:00 Accelerate your career hour

Multiple sessions available for sign-up

*Topics are subject to change

Become an even better surgeon: The other side of the coin: evidence-based decision making for individual treatment of the patient

Vinay Kumar, Jill Helms

Become an inspirational leader: how to talk, act and convince as a leader

D. Buchbinder, S. Girod, R. McGuire and special guest

13:00 - 14:45 Networking break

Grab your lunch and meet fellow participants, or explore the exhibition area. E-posters will be available for viewing in the designated area.

13:30-14:30 Sponsored Symposium

Sponsored Symposium  Live Streaming Event

More information in the printed program.

14:45 - 17:45 Tissue Replacement in CMF: from the lab to the patient

14:45 - 15:10

Keynote: Beauty reconsidered  Live Streaming Event

Jill will be talking about how only in the last few decades have we found new clues as to how tissues and molecules interact to form the face, and how those same molecular pathways may be harnessed to stimulate tissue repair and regeneration. But while this work continues, we also need to recognize how differences in facial anatomy deeply impact an individuals’ self-perception, as well as their acceptance in our beauty-conscious society.

Who is Jill Helms?

Jill leads the research program in the field of regeneration medicine at Stanford University.

Jill Helms Bio

15:15 - 16:00

Tissue replacement Live Streaming Event

Engage in an expert panel discussion - you are taken through a discussion on bone graft, bone substitutes, and future technologies.

Online panel discussion available, with live Q&A session.

Experts on stage

Moderators: S. Parmar, M. Stoddart

Bone graft - M. Rana

Bone substitutes - B. Beck-Broichsitter

Future technologies, cells, and genes - J. Helms

Free Papers - Oral Presentations

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

16:00 - 16:45 Networking break

It's networking time! Grab a coffee and meet some of the other participants of FACE AHEAD, or stroll through the exhibition area. We also have some interesting interviews going on on the Corner Chat stage, if you want to stop by. E-posters will be available for viewing in the designated area.

Corner chat with Jill Helms (15 minutes)  Live Streaming Event

Grab a coffee - get to know the person behind the keynote presentation. Online participants can ask questions live via the chat function.

 

Jill Helms with Ian Sharp

Free Papers - Oral Presentations

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

16:45 - 17:30 Work the case: Reconstruction

Choose your topic and work with your group partners to solve the treatment plan on some of the hottest cases in reconstructive surgery.

Midface

Moderators: I. Shah, B. Beck-Broichsitter, M. Rana

Mandible

Moderators: X. Peng, S. Heredero Jung, G. Louie

TMJ

Moderators: I. Barthélémy, F. Monje, F. Briceño

Soft tissue reconstruction

Moderators: M. Grant, L. Jones, A. Elbarbary

17:45 - 18:45 FACE AHEAD 2020 Young Surgeons Award

Oral presentation of the six finalist papers on the big stage  Live Streaming Event

Moderators: M. Leung, J. Helms, S. Girod, R. Fernandes, G. Aniceto

20:00 Networking Evening

Location: Fabrika Moritz

08:30 - 08:50

Keynote: My AO Journey  Live Streaming Event

Take a seat in the plenary - Robert McGuire, President of the AO Foundation will share his thoughts on mentorship and career development opportunities within the AO World.

Who is Robert McGuire?

Robert McGuire has decades of experience as a clinician and educator leading fellow surgeons in support of the AO mission of promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes in trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. 

Robert's Bio

09:00-18:30 When my back is against the wall: Complications, preventions and personalized solutions

09:00 – 09:25

Keynote: Progress through multidisciplinary cooperation  Live Streaming Event

Take a seat in the plenary - René will outline the journey toward more personalized treatments for head and neck cancer, particularly in the current era of changing epidemiology and treatments.

Who is René Leemans?

René is the Chair of the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Department at VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam. He has made a sustained and internationally recognized contribution to cancer care, research, and education in the field of head and neck oncology.

René's Bio

09:30 - 10:15

Clash of the Titans  Live Streaming Event

Engage in an expert panel discussion where some of the best surgeons challenge each other in the complexities of the treatment plans.

  • What's best in dental alveolar augmentation? Autogenous vs. biomaterials
  • Bimaxillary osteotomy: Which goes first? Maxilla vs. mandible

Online panel discussion available, with live Q&A session.

Experts on stage

Moderators: S. Parmar, S. Heredero Jung

N-C. Gellrich, A. Nastri, P. Stoor, F. Hernandez Alfaro

Free Papers - Oral presentations

Reconstruction

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

10:15-11:15 Networking break

It's networking time! Grab a coffee and meet some of the other participants of FACE AHEAD, or stroll through the exhibition area. We also have some interesting interviews going on on the Corner Chat stage, if you want to stop by. E-posters will be available for viewing in the designated area.

Corner Chat with René Leemans (15 minutes)  Live Streaming Event

Grab a coffee - get to know the person behind the keynote presentation. Online participants can ask questions live via the chat function.

 

René Leemans with Iain McVicar

11:15-12:30 Work the case: Complications

Choose your topic and work with your group partners to solve the treatment plan on some of the hottest cases in the field.

Orthognathics / Sleep

F. Hernandez Alfaro, S. Girod, P. Stoor

Adult Trauma

M. Brix, J. Rodriguez, G. Louie, D. Dhariwal

TMJ

F. Monje, F. Briceño

Pediatrics

M. Galié, I. Barthélémy, A. Elbarbary

Soft tissue management

M. Grant, L. Jones, D. Borsuk

12:30-14:00 Networking break

Grab your lunch and meet fellow participants, or explore the exhibition area.

12:45-13:45 Sponsored symposia

Sponsored Symposia

More details in the printed program

13:00-13:45 Meet the experts

Patient specific solution in craniofacial reconstruction

Moderators: M. Grant, N-C. Gellrich, M. Rana

Free Papers - Oral presentations

Oncology, TMJ

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

14:00-14:30

Keynote: Striving for excellence in patient communication Live Streaming Event

Featuring the exclusive keynote "Through my eyes" with Waleed Khan. 

Who is Whaleed Khan?

14:35-15:25

Cases that made me lose sleep: Complications  Live Streaming Event

Engage in an expert panel discussion - going through some of the most complicated cases in a surgeon's career, covering different topics from orthognathic, malformations, posttraumatic, TMJ or oncology.

Online panel discussion available, with live Q&A session.

Experts on stage

Moderators: A. Elbarbary, M. Leung

Orthognathic/malformations - F. Hernandez Alfaro

Posttraumatic - E. Rodriguez

TMJ - F. Monje

Oncology and reconstruction - S. Parmar

Free Papers - Oral presentations

3D planning, Aesthetics

Deliver your scientific findings directly to the expert surgeon panel.

15:15-16:00 Networking break

It's networking time! Grab a coffee and meet some of the other participants of FACE AHEAD, or stroll through the exhibition area. We also have some interesting interviews going on on the Corner Chat stage, if you want to stop by. E-posters will be available for viewing in the designated area.

Corner Chat with Waleed (15 min)  Live Streaming Event

Grab a coffee - get to know the person behind the keynote presentation. Online participants can ask questions live via the chat function.

Waleed and Iain McVicar

16:10-16:40

Keynote: New Face. New Beginning Live Streaming Event

Eduardo introduces you to the world of facial transplantation and the importance of building a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary team as an avenue for the restoration of human appearance and function for individuals with devastating composite facial disfigurement.

Who is Eduardo Rodriguez?

Master of craniofacial care, world-renowned plastic surgeon famous for completing the most extensive and comprehensive full-face transplant in history.

Eduardo's Bio

16:50-17:35

Tips and tricks in facial reconstruction  Live Streaming Event

Engage in an expert panel discussion - you are taken through a series of tips and tricks in facial reconstruction, straight from the rock stars in the field.

Online panel discussion available, with live Q&A session.

Experts on stage

Moderators: A. Elbarbary, M. Leung

Online moderator: F. Thieringer

S. Parmar, E. Rodriguez, J. Acero Sanz, N-C. Gellrich, M. Brix, P. Stoor

17:45-18:15

FACE AHEAD 2020, Young Surgeon Award Winners Ceremony

Take a seat in the plenary for the award ceremony of the Young Surgeon Award 2020.

18:15 - 18:30 Summit closing. See you 2022!