It is a great pleasure for the organizing committee to inform members of SASMFOS, ANZAOMS, BAOMS, and IAOP, and colleagues, of the progress in the arrangements for the combined congress.
The organization has now reached an advanced stage.
There are five precongress events. These will be held from 21 to 23 October 2019 and are:
1. A cadaver course on head and neck surgery and free flaps on 21 and 22 October 2019 at the SunSkills laboratory at Tygerberg Hospital. This is endorsed by the IAOMS as a SIGN course.
2. A facial aesthetics cadaver course on 23 October 2019 at the SunSkills laboratory.
3. Three dental implant workshops on 23 October 2019 at the Westin Hotel, Cape Town.
The AOCMF TMJ cadaver workshop is a separate event hosted by the AOCMF with separate registration.
The main congress will be held from 24 to 26 October 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The programme comprises a wide range of themes with eminent lecturers from all participating societies/associations, there are also several invited lecturers.
The Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery, and Oral Maxillo Facial Pathology and Oral Medicine sessions will run concurrently. All lectures will be open to delegates registered for the congress.
Free papers and posters are welcome, we encourage delegates to submit their abstracts.
Registration and abstract submission are now open on the following links
Online Registration: https://congress.sasmfos.org/registration.php
Oral submissions: https://congress.sasmfos.org/oral-abstracts.php
Poster Submissions: https://congress.sasmfos.org/poster-abstracts.php
The congress venue is conveniently situated in the city bowl, there are several opportunities for tours or exploring the city.
We look forward to welcoming you to this congress.
The SASMFO ExCo and Local Organising Committee