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Call for Abstracts – Deadline Extended



Due to popularity we have extended the submission deadline, full detail below. If you have any queries please get in touch with the BASCD Administrator asap!

Spring Scientific Meeting – 23rd – 24th May 2019

The Lowry Hotel, Manchester


Submission deadline is Friday 12th April 2019, 9.00am

This year BASCD would like to increase the emphasis on poster presentation at conference. Posters will be set up at the start of the conference and available for viewing throughout. Due to the growing quality and number of BASCD posters we have decided to set aside some time in the programme with poster session Chairs Friday 24th May pm, where a presenter will host a discussion around their poster, to maximise its impact.


We are holding two poster competitions AND have a general category of presentation:

  • The Roger Anderson Poster Prize – £200.00 cheque and certificate. This covers any relevant area of community dentistry/public health involving an evidence-based approach to address population health, service development or oral health inequalities.
  • An Oral Health Promotion Research Prize – £200.00 cheque and certificate. The prize aims to facilitate collaboration between academics and oral health promoters, and encourage the dissemination of good oral health promotion practise and evaluation among the BASCD membership.
  • Dissemination Poster – these are posters which are not entered for a prize – particularly those which have been previously presented at another scientific conference, but which are of interest to BASCD members.


Please indicate on the abstract submission form which type of poster you would like to submit.  You can enter for both prize categories if you wish. If you do not indicate a preference we will assume you would like it allocated to the dissemination category.

Please complete the abstract submission form via the link below if you would like to submit an abstract to the conference

We will endeavour to reproduce the conference abstracts.  In order to help us do that, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Write the whole thing in Times New Roman font size 12
  • For author’s names please use the format: Smith AB, Jones CD
  • Write your title in bold font
  • Please limit your abstract to 200 words and ensure it is structured following the named sections:
    • Introduction
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion

Abstracts will be reviewed by the committee and their decision will be final.

At least one of the poster authors must be a member of BASCD or its partner organisations (NOHPG).

At the conference posters will need to be presented no larger than A0 Portrait format (84.1cm x 118.9cm).  Additional guidance on producing posters is available from the BASCD Administrator.

Submission deadline is Friday 12th April 2019, 9.00am


If you have any queries regarding BASCD poster submissions please contact BASCD Administrator via e-mail