** The banquet will be hosted on 18th November 2017, 7pm onwards at the Hotel Le Meridian, Wardha Road, Nagpur. **       ** The abstract submission for e-poster presentation is opened till 15th October 2017. Trainees are encouraged to register and submit the abstract. However, the publication of the abstract is not guaranteed. **       ** Dear Delegates / Trainees, kindly book your accomodation asap as the Hotels are getting full. For details regarding accomodation, call Dr. Pranav Ingole (+91 9822573499) **       ** Registration for Pre-Conference Courses open, book your seats for desired course earliest to avoid disappointment. **

Welcome Letter

Greetings from the Conference Organising Committee of 42nd Annual Congress of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India.

We are delighted to host this Congress in the vibrant city of Nagpur from November 16th-18th, 2017. This congress will commemorate the Scientifically Sponsored Meeting by European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (EACMFS). The Congress promises to feature oral and maxillofacial professionals from around the world, particularly from Europe and India, to provide with unique access to the latest innovations and technological advances in our field. The programme will be focused on- how technology is leading to innovative techniques within our specialty. The planned Theme of the congress “Evidence based Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery” will showcase the latest in this field of medical sciences – evidence based.

We will have a great cast of speakers, and will be introducing new and younger talent from India and Europe. The scientific program shall be designed to not only help in honing the skills of the experienced maxillofacial surgeons but also there will be plenty of opportunity for young surgeons and scientists to present their work alongside their experienced colleagues. The stimulating sessions shall encompass a wide arena of guest lectures, research papers, panel discussion, poster presentations debates plannery session and instructional courses. We will have pre conference courses with hands on, master classes, launch of new products, a bustling trade area, and an entertaining banquet evening.

Nagpur has been identified as the best city in India by topping the livealibility, greenery, public transport, and health care indices. Nagpur is also called the “Tiger Capital of India” as it connects many tiger reserves in India to the world. It is home to the “Largest wild cat in Asia”. It is among the important cities for the information technology sector in Maharashtra located in the centre of the country with the Zero Mile marker indicating the geographical centre of India.

It is a matter of great honour and privilege for COC to invite you all to the City of Nagpur for the 42nd Annual Congress of Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India & Scientifically Sponsored Meeting by EACMFS. Please put the date in your diary now 16th-18th November 2017. We look forward to seeing you in Nagpur. The organizing committee and we are dedicated in our ambition to ensure that your stay in Nagpur is memorable and you enjoy most stimulating congress.

Organising Chairman Dr. Ramakrishna Shenoi
Organising Chairman
Dr. Ramakrishna Shenoi

Organising Secretary Dr. Abhay Datarkar
Organising Secretary
Dr. Abhay Datarkar