Asian Pacific Craniofacial Association 2016

Call for Abstract

Please see the results of acceptance (+ Abstract No.) of your papers in Scientific Programs.

Presentation time of General session (Oral): 5min (+Q&A)
Regarding your poster presentation, there are no moderator-led sessions or discussions.


Abstract Submission has been closed. Thank you for your submission.

Abstract Submission Period

Deadline: July 31st, 2016  PostPoned untill August 17th at noon. (JST: GMT+9)   Abstract Submission has been closed.

General Guidelines

  1. The Scientific Program Committee welcomes abstract submission for all Oral or Poster presentations.
  2. Applicants are required to create your own Log-in ID and Password
    before you enter your personal information.
  3. After applying your personal information,please proceed abstract submission.
    Please verify that your e-mail address is correct as it will be used for correspondence purposes.
  4. After the deadline for abstract submission, further changes to abstracts will not be accepted. Please make sure all information is registered before the deadline for abstract submission.
  5. All presentations should be performed with respect to national and international legislation, and ethical guidelines both with regard to humans and animal protection.
  6. The Internet line is prospected to be busy just before the deadline, so we recommend that you submit your abstracts early.

How to Submit Abstracts

All submission procedures will be in English (single-byte characters). You are advised to compile your abstract in accordance with the following guidelines.

  1. Abstracts must be submitted only in English.
  2. The abstract title should be written within 30 words.
  3. Abstracts should not exceed 300 words (about 2000 characters). Abstract title (within 30 words), names of authors and affiliated institutions are not included in the word count.
  4. No charts or graphics should be included in the abstract.
  5. The number of authors (Presenting author and co-authors) should be no more than 10 persons.
  6. The number of affiliated institutions should be no more than 5. Please ensure that the title of the affiliated institution is no longer than 70 characters per institution.
  7. If the name of your affiliated institution or your own title is particularly long, this may result in the main text of the abstract being subject to word/character restrictions due to space limitations. To avoid such restrictions, you are requested to keep names and titles as short aspossible.

Abstract Categories

Please select the categories in which you wish to present from the following topics.

  1. Craniosynostosis
  2. Craniofacial Cleft
  3. Craniofacial Research
  4. Craniofacial Trauma and Tumor
  5. Cleft Lip and Palate
  6. Hemifacial Microsomia and Microtia
  7. Skull Base Reconstruction
  8. Head & Neck Reconstruction
  9. Craniofacial Orthodontics
  10. Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Surgery)
  11. Facial Palsy Reconstruction
  12. Others

Notification of Acceptance

  1. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee using a blind review system, and the congress organizing committee will make a final decision on acceptance.
  2. Authors will be notified by e-mail of abstract review results for their presentation in Mid-September, 2016.
  3. Please verify that your e-mail address (submitter or presenting author) is correct as it will be used for correspondence purposes after the review process. In addition, in order to prevent errors, please keep the ID and password issued at time of submission until you receive notice of acceptance.
  4. If you wish to withdraw an abstract, please contact the Congress Secretariat ( by e-mail before the October 10th, 2016 and await confirmation of your withdrawal.
  5. The Congress Organizer reserves the right to exclude any abstract from the scientific program that is not accompanied by a participant (a presenting author at least) registration before October 10th, 2016.