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Call for Abstracts: Academy of Osseointegration 2016 Annual Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

CHICAGO, June 2, 2015– Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) occurring February 18-20 in San Diego. The theme of the meeting will be “Globalization of Implant Dentistry: A World of Collaboration.” Researchers who are interested in dental implants and tissue engineering are invited to submit an abstract online by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Friday, August 28.

E-Posters were introduced at AO’s 2015 Annual Meeting for the first time. To digitally view some 300 E-Posters, visit and click on the “View E-Posters” button.Search for each poster by its number, title, author or keyword. 

AO is currently accepting abstract submissions for E-Posters in the following categories:

·      Scientific research

·      Clinical research

·      Clinical innovations and case presentations

·      Systematic reviews including meta-analysis

·      Case studies

AO is also accepting submissions for oral presentations in the following categories:

·      Scientific research

·      Clinical research

·      Clinical innovations

To submit an abstract, visit and click on the “2016 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission” button. Screen prompts will guide submitters through the process. There will be a $50 fee for all abstract submissions. Additional information regarding the E-Poster submission process will be sent in October once the presenter’s abstract has been accepted. 

AO’s Research Submissions Committee and the Clinical Innovations Committee will blindly review submitted abstracts for quality and appropriateness of content and presentation. Eight oral-clinical, eight oral-scientific and 20 clinical-innovation abstracts will be selected for presentation at the Annual Meeting.

During the event’s Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, February 20 awards and plaques will be presented for the best oral presentations and E-Posters. The best oral-scientific research and best oral-clinical research presentations will be awarded $1,000 and the best clinical-innovations presenter will receive $500. The first-place E-Poster will receive $500, second place $250, and the best case study will receive $500.

If members have questions about the oral presentations or E-Posters, they should contact Kim Scroggs, AO Manager of Education, at or at 847-439-1919.

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