Oral and Poster Presentations



General information

  1. Abstract submission deadline is 15th November 2016.
  2. Late submission will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  3. Notification of acceptance will be given to the participants by 10th December 2016.
  4. Abstracts should report on ORIGINAL work that has NOT been previously presented/published.
  5. Any work with human/animal subject must comply with the guiding principles for the experimental procedures as mentioned in the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association.
  6. One presenter can present ONLY one paper, but participation as a co-author in other papers is permissible.
  7. 2 categories of Oral and Poster Presentation – case report and research paper.

Abstract Guidelines

  1. Please register online from the main conference first. You will be given an official receipt with IS & password for you to view their CPE reports of the main conference, post event.
  2. All abstracts must be written in English following the standard format as per Appendix II.
  3. The abstract must be in Microsoft Word format, text (left aligned, single line spacing).
  4. Use Arial size 12 font.
  5. Presenters must indicate their preference on the mode of presentation, and with Window/Apple computer.
  6. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed according to the Oral & Poster Presentation Scientific Committee’s rulings and will be evaluated in terms of their appropriateness & overall quality.
  7. Accepted abstracts will be share on our online Malaysia Dental Journal archive after the conference.

Abstract Guidelines
Abstract submission starts 29/08/2016
Abstract submission ends 15/11/2016
Abstracts acceptance Announcement 10/12/2016


The committee has the right to propose a change in the type of presentation as deemed necessary. The participants will be notified of the changes proposed for approval. Participants allow withdrawing from the Oral & Poster Presentation if it is a change in the type of presentation. Full registration will be forfeited upon no show for the competition.

Prizes for Oral & Poster Presentation Each category

1st place: RM1000
2nd place: RM750
3rd place: RM500

Guidelines for Oral Presentation

  1. Indicate yourself either for Case Report or Research Paper.
  2. Indicate yourself you computer system – Microsoft or Apple
  3. Confirm your presentation number, time and venue.
  4. You have 10min for your presentation and 3min for the Q&A.
  5. Presenters should mention the sponsor of their research, if applicable.
  6. All presentation will be uploaded in the morning of the presentation day from 8:00am to 8:30am.

Guidelines for Poster Presentation

  1. Indicate yourself either for Case Report or Research Paper.
  2. Confirm your presentation number, time and venue.
  3. You have 5min for your presentation and 3min for the Q&A.
  4. Presenters should mention the sponsor of their research, if applicable.
  5. Authors are responsible for mounting their posters at the designated panel at the exhibition area on the first day of the conference, 13/01/2017.
  6. Materials for mounting shall be provided at the secretariat.
  7. Poster must be dismounted by the authors on the last day of the conference, 15/01/2017.
  8. The Organizing Committee will not be responsible for posters which have not been dismounted after the conference.

Poster Design

  1. Poster must be in vertical format & fit within a display area of 90cm width x 120cm height.
  2. Please use font Arial throughout the poster.
  3. Your display should include the TITLE and AUTHOR (s).
  4. The presenter’s name should be BOLD identified with an asterisk (*).
  5. The photo of the presenter must be placed on the upper right corner of the poster.
  6. Name(s) of the author(s), the institution, department/laboratory, funding agencies, city (state) and country should be written below the title in font size smaller than the font size of the title.
  7. The title of the poster must match the title of the submitted abstract.
  8. The first letter of each word in the title has to be in CAPITAL letter.
  9. The poster should be self-explanatory.
  10. Abstract need not to be included in the poster & list of references no more than 15.


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