Program Schedule

The IAOMS/ALACIBU NextGen Online Conference will take place every night from 7:00PM - 9:30PM CST February 8 - February 12, 2021.  This five-day program will include live presentations along with question and answer opportunities. Each session includes presentations from master surgeons followed by the next generation of young surgeons from all across the specialty.

All sessions and speakers are subject to change.

Click on the links below to go directly to the agenda for each day.

Monday |  Tuesday | Wednesday  | Thursday | Friday 


Monday, February 8, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

Surgical Innovation

The Surgical Innovation session will highlight new technologies in OMFS surgery, artificial intelligence in maxillofaical trauma and much more.

This session will be moderated by Dr. Alejandro Martinez and Dr. Henry Garcia Guevara. 

Session 1

Opening Remarks

Introductions from IAOMS & ALACIBU leadership including Dr. Gabriele Millesi (IAOMS), Dr. Raul Parra (ALACIBU), Dr. Alejandro Martinez (IAOMS) and Dr. Alfred Lau (IAOMS NextGen).

Session 2

New Technologies in Orthognathic Surgery: Pros and Cons presented by Dr. Gabriele Millesi

Session Overview 

Learning Objectives:

• From traditional treatment planning with dental model surgery and face bow transfer to three-dimensional virtual treatment planning.

• Advantages and disadvantages in 3D virtual planning.

• 3 D virtual planning as the source for patient specific implants and cutting guides.

• Indications for cutting guides and individualized plates in dependance of the movement of the maxilla.

• Substitute for cutting guides, navigation, laser robotic surgery.

• Description of the practical use of a cold ablation laser osteotome (CARLO) in a first in man study, performing Le Fort I osteotomies in 12 patients.

Session 3

Platelet Concentrates in Oral Surgery: State of the Art presented by Dr. Raul Parra

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 4

Artificial Intelligence in Maxillofacial Trauma presented by Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 5

Facial Contouring for Orthognathic and Aesthetic Surgery presented by Dr. Sergio Olate

Session Overview 

The aim is to show the diagnosis of the facial contouring and the process to choose the best technique and approach as adjunct in orthognathic surgery or cosmetic facial surgery using 3D technology.

Learning Objectives:

•To know the technique for facial contouring.

•To obtain criteria for the use of stock or customized solid implants.

•To know the process for the 3D planning used in facial osteotomies and facial implants.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

New Techniques in Dental Impants

The New Techniques in Dental Impants session will highlight guided vs. navigated surgery in implant dentistry, analog and digital planning in all four implants and a variety of additional topics.

This session will be moderated by Dr. Veronica Briselli​ and Dr. Alfred Lau.

Session 1

Guided vs. Navigated Surgery in Implant Dentistry presented by Dr. James Chow

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 2

Management of the Failing Implant presented by Dr. Laureano Filho 

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 3

Analog and Digital Planning in all Four Implants presented by Dr. Manuel Loaiza

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 4

Zygomatic Impants: A Real Option for the Young Surgeon presented by Dr. Daniel Venturelli

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 5

Reverse Protocol in Digital Implantology presented by Ronar Gudino

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 6

Octacalcium Phosphate Collagen Composite (OCP/Col) for Maxillary Sinus Floor Augmentation Toward Breakthrough for Bone Regeneration presented by Dr. Kei-ichiro Miura

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 7

Tips and Tricks for Immediate Implantation for Young Surgeons presented by Dr. Georg Malaith-Pokorny

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

Dynamic Cases in Orthognathic Surgery

The Dynamic Cases in Orthognathic Surgery will teach attendees about orthognathic surgery and rhinoplasty, the role of orthognathic surgery in obstructive sleep, how to plan the face and why, and much more.

This session will be moderated by Dr. Manlio Galie Ferrara and Dr. Jaime Jiminez. 

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Session 1

To Be Announced presented by Dr. Gwen Swennen

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 2

Orthognathic Surgery in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: State of the Art presented by Julio Cifuentes

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 3

Orthognathic and Rhinoplasty presented by Dr. Salvador Soto

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 4

Orthognathic Surgery and its Role in Obstructive Sleep Apnea presented by Dr. Daniel Zerbinatti

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 5

How Do I Plan the Face and Why? presented by Dr. José Antonio García Piña

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 6

Management of Dentofacial Deformity with Self-designed Patient Specific Implants presented by Dr. Joan Wan

Session Overview 

Virtual planning, with the subsequent utilization of patient-specific 3D printed guides and plates will be shown in this presentation. Main focus on patients with asymmetric facial deformity.

Learning Objectives:

• Steps in virtual orthognathic planning

• Differences in virtual planning from traditional model surgeries

• Recent findings in accuracy on patient specific plates

Session 7

Customized Skeletal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea presented by Dr. Grace Chen

Session Overview 

Learning objective:

• Treatment options of sleep surgery

• Efficiency of skeletal surgery for OSA

• Considerations of the treatment plans of MMA / Modified MMA for OSA patients


Thursday, February 11, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

Insights and Best Practices in Pathology

The Insights and Best Practices in Pathology session will introduce participants to complications in management of salivary glands, the removal of soft tissue pathologies with surgical laser, the clinical role of novel biomakers and much more. 

This session will be moderated by Dr. David Moreno Villalobos and Dr. Julio Acero.

Session 1

To Be Announced  presented by Dr. Rui Fernandes

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 2

Complications in the Management of Salivary Glands Pathology presented by Dr. Maximilaiano Diamante

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 3

Surgical Management of Benign and Malignant Neoplasms in Parotid Glands presented by Dr. Ludwing Mendez

Session Overview 

Learning Objectives

• You will learn historical background regarding parotid surgery

• You will understand the epidemiology and Salvadorean reality

• You will see surgical technique performed to remove parotid glands tumors and its outcomes

Session 4

From Analog to Digital in Mandible Reconstruction: A Amelonlastic Fybroma Clinical Case Report presented by Dr. Nicolas Solano

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 5

Removal and Repair of Soft Tissue Pathologies with Diode Laser presented by Dr. Daniel Nastri

Session Overview 

To Show maxillofacial surgeons the laser technology that is within our reach, enabling safer procedures with better results. In addition, making the surgical procedure safer, with the operative field cleaner and decontaminated. Optimizing the results for our patients, with a smoother postoperative period, with less pain, edema and improved healing.

Learning Objectives:

• Diode Laser, Soft Tissue and Tissue Repair

Session 6

Etiology, Management and Prognosis of Noma: A disease of Poverty presented by Dr. Payam Afzali

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 7

Clinical Role of Novel Biomarkers For Oral Cancer: New Evidence from Liquid Biopsy presented by Dr. Salvatore Crimi

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.


Friday, February 12, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)

From Diagnosis to Outcomes in Cleft Lip & Palate and Reconstructive Surgery

The From Diagnosis to Outcomes in Cleft Lip & Palate and Reconstructive Surgery​ session will cover contributions to clef lip and palate in Latin America, the Asensio protocol, and more topics to be announced. 

This session will be moderated by Dr. Rodolfo Asensio Guerrero.

Session 1

To Be Announced presented by Dr. Piet Haers

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 2

Contributions to Cleft Lip Palate in Latin America presented by Rafael Ruiz

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 3

The Asensio Protocol in Complex Cleft Cases presented by Dr. Carlos Alvarado

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 4

Rehabilitation with Zygomatic Implants in Cleft Patients presented by Dr. Maria Daniela Viamonte

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 5

Selection Criteria for Unilateral Cheiloplasty Technique presented by Dr. Cesia Gonzalez

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.

Session 6

Versatile Biocomposite Scaffolds with Osteogenic Ions for Bone Regeneration in OMS presented by Dr. Lilis Iskandar

Session Overview 

This session will discuss alternatives to address the challenges in bone tissue engineering in the oral and maxillofacial region by the development of versatile 3D porous dual network hydrogel composite scaffolds made of calcium metaphosphate – poly(vinyl alcohol) / alginate with osteogenic ions: calcium, zinc and strontium. These scaffolds have been successfully fabricated with simple, low-cost, non-toxic and sustainable materials and methods, and demonstrated excellent physical and in vitro biological properties, potentially clinically viable as synthetic bone substitutes.

Learning Objectives:

• To understand the challenges in bone tissue engineering in the oral and maxillofacial region.

• To discuss alternatives to address those challenges by the development of versatile 3D porous dual network hydrogel composite scaffolds made of calcium metaphosphate – poly(vinyl alcohol) / alginate with osteogenic ions: calcium, zinc and strontium as potentially clinically viable synthetic bone substitutes.

• To discuss the shift of strategy using simple, low-cost, non-toxic and sustainable materials and methods in establishing synthetic bone substitutes for the oral and maxillofacial region with superior physical and biological properties, yet lower barrier to clinical translation.

Session 7

Surgical Management of Facial Cleft: Our Experience in Indonesia presented by Nadya Khamila  

Session Overview 

More details regarding this session will be available soon.


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