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Programme
June 24-28, 2024

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2h 30min – Secondary rhinoplasty in cleft lip palate

2h 30min – Class III treatment

2h 30min – Speech seminar

2h 30min – Workshop on Virtual surgery 3D planning

2h 30min – Workshop Pre-surgical or complex 3D orthodontic Planning and Treatment with aligners

2h 30min – Hands on bilateral cleft lip palate surgery

(Multiple times from Tuesday to Friday, during the conference breaks)

20 min – Pre-surgical digital impressions in cleft lip palate neonates

20 min – Virtual surgery 3D planning frontal lecture

20 min – Pre-surgical or complex 3D orthodontic Planning and Treatment with aligners

8:30-9:00 – Opening

9:00-10:30 – Multidisciplinary plenary in unilateral cleft lip and palate

10:30-11:00 – Coffee break

11:00-13:00 – Multidisciplinary plenary in unilateral cleft lip and palate: long term outcomes

13:00-13:30 – General morning Discussion

Buffet lunch

Primary surgery panel:
Is there a perfect technique for primary lip and nose repair unilateral cleft lip and palate?

Orthodontic cleft panel: 
Pre and post bone grafting orthodontic management:
1) Expansion, when and how?
2) Surgical peculiarities
3) Need for post bone grafting retention/splinting?

Charities:
Multidisciplinary treatment and training.

Panel/consensus:
Psychology and Psychosocial development in cleft lip and palate: how can we help build coping strategies.

16:00-16:30 – Coffee break

Case reports:
Difficult primary surgical cases in cleft lip and palate.
Discussion with a panel of experts

Case reports:
Difficult orthodontic cases in cleft lip and palate.
Discussion with a panel of experts

Global Health:
Different continents, different approaches

Free papers:
Psychology

8:30-9:40 – Multidisciplinary plenary on Nasoalveolar molding

9:40-10:00 – Discussion

10:00-10:30 – Coffee break

10:30-11:30 – Multidisciplinary plenary session

11:30-12:00 – Discussion

12:30-13:30 – Epidemiology, genetics, epigenetics, and laterality in clefts

Buffet lunch

Fashion, culture and food time!

Consensus on outcome measures to evaluate alveolar surgery.

Consensus on outcome measures to evaluate on velopharyngeal insufficiency preop and postop: new and future perspectives.

Consensus on common orthodontic problems with different solutions: missing lateral incisors and impacted canines in cleft lip and palate.

Consensus on genetics, epidemiology: Cleft lip and palate subphenotypes genetic, environmental influences on outcomes. Need for specific registration and classification? are all clefts the same?

8:00-10:30 – 1st and 2nd Branchial arch syndromes and craniofacial microsomia 

10:30-11:00 – Coffee break

11:00-13:30 – Craniofacial Synostoses (Crouzon Apert Pfeiffer) 

Buffet lunch

Velopharyngeal insufficiency
panel in cleft lip and palate.:
velopharyngeal insufficiency
Surgery: which technique is more predictable?

What to do and not to do in orthodontic treatment of clefts

Treatment of CFS: Crouzon, Apert, Pfeiffer

Pediatric dental care, esthetic dentistry, periodontology and implantology in cleft lip and palate patients

Velopharyngeal insufficiency
treatment

Case reports in craniosynostoses or in Crouzon, Apert, Pfeiffer Syndromes.
Discussion with a panel of experts 

1st and second branchial arch syndromes and HFM Part 2:
Discussion with a panel of experts

Pedodontics, esthetic dental care and implantology in cleft lip and palate.
Discussion with a panel of experts

8:00-10:00 – Pierre Robin Sequence
(Mandibular hypoplasia and upper airways obstruction)

10:00-10:30 – Discussion

10:30-11:00 – Coffee break

11:00-13:00 – Multidisciplinary plenary session on maxillary hypoplasia in cleft lip and palate

13:00-13:30 – Discussion

Buffet lunch

Controversies primary
surgery in Bilateral cleft lip and palate

Cleidocranial dysplasia and severe anodontia

Pierre Robin Sequence

New horizons in the treatment of rare craniofacial alterations

Case reports and free papers on craniosynostoses and  Apert Crouzon or Pfeiffer syndromes

Case reports and free papers on rare congenital craniofacial anomalies 

Facial Clefts

BWS and macroglossia

ECPCA 2024
The European Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association Congress 

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