15th International Conference of
the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry



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No, this year the AAPD conference will only take place in the in-person format.

You need to per-register for workshop. For more details about workshops, please click conference schedule.

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) welcomes and appreciates authors / participants to submit their abstracts for presentation at the 15th International Conference of the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry. Abstracts of the below topics are appreciated. Outstanding abstracts will be selected by the Scientific Committee for a poster presentation. Please indicate your selection of if you want to participate in the competition during abstract submission.

Important dates for your follow-up:

1 Mar 2023

Abstract submission open
*Abstract should be submitted for review by e-mail: aapd2023@gmail.com.

1 Apr 2023

Early bird online registration open

27 Aug 2023

Deadline for early bird online registration

22 Aug 2023

Deadline for abstract submission

30 Sep 2023

Deadline for online registration

8 Nov 2023

On-the-site registration oepn

Topics for abstract:
  • Caries prevention and management
  • Clinical intervention/trial
  • Community services
  • Digital technology for preventive dentistry
  • Geriatric oral care and prevention
  • Innovative dental material for prevention
  • Oral cancer prevention
  • Oral health promotion
  • Pediatric oral care and prevention
  • Periodontal disease prevention

Completely not. AAPD welcomes attendance from the dentistry field of the world, regardless of their participation in the conference session.

The LOC welcomes participants who are not presenting work, but registration is required. You can register on-site, or you can register in advance to enjoy our early bird registration rate. Please click the registration link here.

Scientific Committee will review the abstract and will reply to the author within 14 working days. Once an abstract is accepted, Scientific Committee will send a notification e-mail to the author to prepare the submission of the accepted abstract via the Website.

No chair will be provided. The presenter should stand next to the poster and be ready to answer any question rise. A 3-min presentation is required.

You are welcome to participate in the competition. Please choose a category for your abstract. There are several awards in various categories and they are listed below. For more details, please click awards.

AAPD Lion Award for Preventive Dentistry Supported by Lion Corporation, Japan

The AAPD Lion Award for preventive dentistry is fully supported by the Lion Corporation from Japan.

    For senior:
  1. First Prize (US$ 1,000 + Plaque)
  2. Second Prize (US$ 700 + Certificate)
  3. Third Prize (US$ 500 + Certificate)
    For junior:
  1. First Prize (US$ 1,000 + Plaque)
  2. Second Prize (US$ 700 + Certificate)
  3. Third Prize (US$ 500 + Certificate)
    AAPD outstanding research/project awards:
  1. Award for outstanding research/project in caries prevention and management
  2. Award for outstanding research/project in clinical intervention/trial
  3. Award for outstanding research/project in community services
  4. Award for outstanding research/project in digital technology for preventive dentistry
  5. Award for outstanding research/project in geriatric oral care and prevention
  6. Award for outstanding research/project in innovative dental material for prevention
  7. Award for outstanding research/project in oral cancer prevention
  8. Award for outstanding research/project in oral health promotion
  9. Award for outstanding research/project in pediatric oral care and prevention
  10. Award for outstanding research/project in periodontal disease prevention

Poster sessions will be taken place in the Function Room & the Foyer outside the Function Room on the 3rd Floor of the Hotel from:

  1. 14:00 to 17:00 on 9 Nov 2023
  2. 10:30 to 11:30 on 9 Nov 2023
  3. 16:00 to 17:00 on 9 Nov 2023

Presenters MUST submit their posters by 30 Sep 2023. Or they cannot attend the competition for award.

The presenter MUST stand by his/her poster stand during the hour specified. They are expected to answer questions raised by the participants.

Venue: Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, Function Room (Third Floor)

Presenters MUST register and pay by 15 Aug 2023. Otherwise, it will be considered that presenters are not registered & pay by this date have withdrawn from the programme, and their abstracts will not appear at the Conference.

No. We will provide a standardized printed poster.

Hong Kong offers wonderful shopping, sightseeing and dining experiences. We sincerely hope that you will have a good time in Hong Kong. For more details, you can click travel information.

Payment is non-refundable and registration is not transferable to other parties.

Yes, the 15th AAPD does accept support, donation and advertising in its conference program. Please refer to the “Support & Exhibition” page.

Sports coats or business casual for the Welcome Reception and business casual for the educational sessions.

Evening wear or formal wear or national wear have traditionally been worn at the Gala Dinner.

If you have any further questions, please send us an e-mail via aapd2023@gmail.com.