A message from the SASMFOS President

We are delighted to invite delegates to our annual SASMFOS Congress in 2020. The congress week will take place from 16 to 21 August in Cape Town, South Africa.

16 – 18 August, SASMFOS Congress 2020 Workshops:

Cadaver Aesthetics Workshop, Sunskills Laboratory, Department of Anatomy Tygerberg Medical Campus, Cape Town

  • Course 1: Aesthetics for dentists and general practitioners,
    16 August
  • Course 2: Surgical aesthetics for specialist surgeons,
    17 – 18 August

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and Transorbital and Endoscopic Surgery Workshops, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town

  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Workshop, 16 – 17 August
  • Transorbital and Endoscopic Surgery Workshops presented by Prof Darlene Lubbe, 18 August

19 – 21 August, SASFMOS Congress 2020, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa

Professor Darlene Lubbe

We are excited to announce Associate Professor Darlene Lubbe as a keynote speaker at the congress in 2020. Prof Lubbe is the Associate Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology at the Groote Schuur Hospital at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her main interests are in endoscopic sinus, skull base, and now more recently, transorbital surgery. She has presented her work on transorbital surgery at many international conferences across the world and will be teaching the different techniques at international courses over the next few years. We are excited to have her share her knowledge at a special Congress Workshop session on 18 August as well as present at the Congress from 19 to 21 August.

Regular updates will be shared as they are available. We encourage delegates interested in being part of the programme to submit their abstracts for consideration. Please contact us directly for more information.

Registration will open early 2020, to receive updates directly to your inbox, please subscribe to the SASMFOS Congress mailing list.

The annual SASMFOS Congress 2020 will feature a plethora of diverse international presenters and speakers. The programme includes internationally accredited workshops, valuable networking opportunities and a trade exhibition.

Topics will cover:

  • head and neck malignancy
  • reconstruction
  • alternative reconstruction
  • complex dental implant reconstruction
  • orthognathics
  • cranio-facial and clefts
  • pathology and ethics
  • TMJ
  • as well as a variety lectures on diverse topics

More information on the congress programme will be shared as soon as available. Follow us on social media, or sign up to our congress mailing list to receive regular updates and announcements.

Why attend?

Our annual congress provides members and affiliates with local and international networking opportunities and the opportunity to promote the industry on a local and international level. It provides guidance on best practice management for surgeons and medical aid funders, as well as insight into innovation trends in the industry.

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The 2020 congress week will be held at Century City in Cape Town, South Africa from 16 to 21 August.

  • SASMFOS Congress Workshops: 16 - 18 August 2020
  • SASMFOS Congress: 19 to 21 August 2020

About the Venue

Century City is a mixed-use secure development located within Cape Town, South Africa. An exclusive mixed-use development, located within easy access from the Cape Town International Airport, it offers visitors access to entertainment, shopping, accommodation and conference facilities.

Find out more

For general logistical assistance, please contact OnScreenAV:

Bridget de Beer

+27 21 486 9111

Annie Klaas

+27 21 486 9222

Travel and tours

Various tour packages are available to delegates wishing to extend their stay for a memorable experience of South Africa and surrounds. To find out more about the various exclusive travel offers available to delegates, please contact Lisa Forsythe at Sure Viva Travels on +27 12 348 8560 or lisa@surevivatravels.co.za

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Registration information

Kindly note that registration fees are dependent on various categories of registration.

Registration will officially open in February 2020.

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