Please note the abstracts selected will be exhibited in the
form of poster only. Excellent presentation (s) will be awarded a prize.
Please read very carefully all the instruction before submission.
| 1. Presentation ( Discussion
| 2. Types
of Poster Exhibits
|a) Academic Exhibits (Basic and clinical research)
b) Case Exhibits (Case reports with academic significance)
||See the category list below and choose up to three items
by number which match with your presentation.
|01. Craniofacial morphology
02. Growth and development
03. Oral physiology
04. Etiology and epidemiology
07. Biochemistry and molecular biology
|11. Dental education
12. Hospital management
14. Orthodontic appliances and treatment mechanics
15. Surgical-orthodontic treatment
17. Comprehensive dental treatment
18. Development of occlusion
20. Oral hygiene
|21. Cleft lip and palate
22. Congenital anomaly
23. Maxillary protrusion
24. Mandibular protrusion
25. Deep bite
26. Open bite
27. Bimaxillary protrusion
30. Impacted teeth
- Presenters are required to register for the Meeting in advance.
| 5. How to Submit Abstracts
A) On-line abstract submission (suggested)
B) Abstract submission by e-mail
( Please ask the Registration Secretariat for an Abstract Submission Form and
| 6. Deadlines for Abstract Submissions
A) By e-mail: Submissions must be received by May
2 (Fri.) , 2008
B) On-line: Submissions must be received by May 7 (Wed.) , 2008. 12:00 p.m. On-line
abstract submission is strongly suggested. Deletion or revision of abstracts is
not allowed for abstracts submitted by e-mail, while on-line submitted abstracts
can be altered as many times as needed if done by the deadline.
| 7. Notification
A) Acceptance decisions
All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Committee for Scientific Program
of JOS. Selected abstracts may be subjected to a change in the types of poster
exhibit or in the categories of topic.
B) Methods of notification
For on-line submitted abstracts: acceptance will be posted on the web page (http://square.umin.ac.jp/jos-am/) in late June. (No individual notification to the applicant will be made) . For abstracts
submitted by e-mail: notification will be sent by e-mail in late June.
| 8. Flowchart
of Abstract Submission
The text of the abstract should be written in
English and within 250 words and include the following points and words in the
a) Academic exhibits :
1<Objective> 2) <Materials and Methods> 3) <Results and Discussion>
b) Case exhibits :
1) <Objective> 2) <Case Presentation> 3) <Discussion and Summary>
| 10. Presentation approval guidelines
Please fulfill the conditions below:
a) Academic exhibits (basic research, clinical research, devices) .
b) Case exhibits (Case reports with academic significance) .
- Format: Follow the "14. Guidelines for abstract presentation."
- Contents: Must be an original research.
- Title of the presentation: The outline of the research must be stated succinctly.
- Objective: Should express the purpose of the research clearly.
- Materials and methods: Must use the proper materials and methods for the given
purpose. For human trials, the Helsinki Declaration (adopted 1964, amended 1989) must be followed. For animal trials, it must be ethically conducted according
to the "Guidelines for Affiliated Research Institutions on Animal Testing."
- Results and Discussion: The results must be clearly stated. For quantitative
data, the proper statistical analyses must be done. Discussion must be done logically.
- Conclusion: Conclusion must be stated clearly and should not be incomplete
or predictive in nature. Must conform to the title and purpose of the presentation.
- Format: Follow the "14. Guidelines for abstract presentation. "
- Contents: Must be a case report of academic significance.
- Title of the presentation: The purpose of the presentation and the specifics
of the case must be stated succinctly.
- Objective: Should express the purpose clearly.
- Case presentation: Explanations must be made clear under the stated purpose.
- Discussion and summary: Discussion must be logical and explicit.
- The display of poster exhibits will not change through the 2 days (on Sep.
17, and 18) . Discussions will be held from 15:00-16:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 18.
Presenters should attach an ID photo (color, 2L size) at the left side of the
title and be in front of your own exhibit at the designated time.
We will prepare a panel, 120 cm width x 210 cm height, for the poster presentation.
For those who require a desk (90 cm x 45 cm, height 70 cm) or an electrical outlet
(indicate wattage) , please indicate in the proper column in the Abstract Submission
Form. Please note that when using the desk, the size of the panel will be reduced
to 140 cm height. Moreover, presenters use only one panel for an abstract on regular
| 12. Instructions for abstract submissions
Abstracts submitted by e-mail will be input on-line
by the Registration Secretariat. Please be careful in preparing your abstracts,
as those who are against the rules for submission may not be accepted for presentation.
Those who have www access are requested to register their abstracts on-line if
- a) Method of submission by e-mail:
- Download an Abstract Submission Form and submit the filled Abstract submission Form to the Secretarait.
- b) Deadline for submission by e-mail:
- Must be received by May 2 (Fri.) , 2008. Please note that the e-mail deadline
is before the deadline for on-line abstract submissions. Also please beware that
abstracts received after the deadline cannot be accepted.
| 13. Instructions for on on-line abstract
Please read carefully the instructions below and
submit your abstract before the deadline.
- a) Computer environment
- The Registration Secretariat bears no responsibility for any problems with
submission of abstracts due to the user's computer environment.
- b) Deadline for on-line submissions
- The on-line submission page will be closed on May 7 (Wed.) , 2008 12:00 p.m.
Access to the home page is expected to become congested right before the deadline.
It is recommended that you submit your abstract beforehand and avoid sending it
immediately before the deadline, as unexpected problems may arise.
- c) Difference between the registration and confirmation pages
- Use the registration page when submitting your abstract for the first time.
To make any revisions, use the confirmation page of your registered abstract.
At this time, you will need the automatically issued registration number and the
password you have input. Please write down the registration number and password
and put them in safekeeping. You will be using the registration page only once
for each abstract you register, and the confirmation page will be used thereafter.
Please note that if you use the registration page for revisions, the same abstract
will be duplicated.
| 14. Guidelines
for abstract preparation
Irrespective of on-line submissions
or submissions by e-mail, please carefully read the following guidelines before
submitting your abstract. Again, as abstracts submitted by e-mail will be input
on-line by the Registration Secretariat, the following information applies to
both on-line submissions and submissions by e-mail excluding a) Data Input and j) Completion of Submission.
- a) Data Input (for on-line submissions only)
- 1) Indentation
Fill in blank spaces by aligning left. This also applies to the text of the abstract.
2) Mandatory items
Items indicated as "required" are necessary items. Registration cannot
be completed unless they are all filled out.
3) Categories of topics
There is a list box of categories of topics. Select one from the list box.
- b) Measures
- As a general rule, use CGS ( centimeter-gram-second ) units for measures.
- c) Title of the abstract
- The title of the abstract should be in English and within 15 words. Capital
letter should be used as the head of the first word of the title only.
- d) Affiliation
- The number of affiliations must be 10 or less. Please also limit the number
of author and co-authors to 15 or less.
- e) Text of the abstract
- The text of the abstract should be written in English and within 250 words
and include the following points and words in the abstract:
< Objective >
< Materials and Methods>
< Results and Discussion>
< Conclusion >
*Please refer to "10. Presentation approval guidelines" and "9. Abstract
It is recommended that the text of the abstract be prepared using your word processing
software and be pasted onto the form using the copy and paste functions. However,
returns will be automatically deleted upon registration. Therefore, although you
are welcome to use returns in preparing your abstract, the position of the return
may differ between your submission and what appears on the registration page.
Within the text of the abstract, superscripts, subscripts, italics, bold type
and underlines may be used. Please read the instructions given immediately before
the column for abstract text on the registration page.
- f) Graphs and Tables
- Abstracts cannot contain either graphs or tables.
- g) Trademarks
- As a general rule, use of trademark names is not permitted. When inevitable,
please write it in parentheses after the generic name. Trademarked names cannot
be used in the title of the presentation.
- h) References
- When reference sources are required, please write it in the form of "First
author (Journal abbreviation, issued year) " in the end of the abstract.
- i) Application for the use of desk and electrical outlets
- Please fill in the check boxes if required. Also, please indicate wattage
in using any electrical items except PC.
Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 50 Hz
in eastern Japan including Tokyo and 60 Hz in western Japan including Kyoto and
The sockets of poster exhibits room accept a two-leg plug only. Most U.S. products
not requiring 3-way sockets can be used. However, please check the manual of your
computer or electric equipment beforehand.
- j) Completion of submission (for on-line submissions only)
- 1) After entering the data on the registration page, click "next"
at the bottom of the page and the confirmation page will appear. After confirming
the input data, click the registration button. At this time, abstract registration
will be completed.
2) The password is essential in referring to and revising your registered abstract.
The password entered here will be required for any revisions thereafter. If you
misplace your password, we cannot answer your inquiries for security reasons.
3) The page indicating that your registration is completed will appear. Once you
register, a registration number will be automatically issued. Using this registration
number and the password you have input, your abstract can be revised as many times
as you desire period before the deadline.
Note: Please write down and save your registration number and password. If you
misplace them, you will not be able to refer to or revise your abstract. Any inquires
about the abstract should be made to the Registration Secretariat.
| Registration Secretariat:
Secretariat of the Annual Meeting of the Japanese
Orthodontic Society ( Registration Secretariat )
c/o Inter Group Corp.
Toranomon Takagi Bldg., 1-7-2, Nishi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003 JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-3597-1127 Fax: +81-3-3597-1097