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Joint BSOMP-SFOPOM Annual Scientifc Meeting

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St Davids Hotel

Havannah Street


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The British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Societas Scandinavica Patologiae et Medicinae Oralis invite you to attend its Joint Annual Scientific Meeting at St David’s Hotel, Cardiff Bay.

The theme of the meeting includes:

An Update on WHO Head and Neck Pathology

  • Eddy Odell, Jesper Reibel, Paul Speight and Phil Sloan (Chair)

Undergraduate and Postgraduate training

  • Paula Farthing (Chair), Keith Hunter, Camilla Kragelund, Kim Piper, Paul Speight, Stina Syrjänen and Gunnar Warfvinge

Lymphoreticular pathology in the Head and Neck

  • Stefan Dojcinov and Anurag Joshi (All Wales Lymphoma Panel)
  • Rachel Hall (Chair)

Head and Neck EQA

  • Gillian Hall

Clinical and Research Presentations

  • Liv Kroona, Kathrine Skarstein, Miranda Pring and Sharon White (Judges)
  • Camilla Kragelund (Chair)

To register for the conference please click on the "get ticket" tab above and follow the instructions to complete the order form and process your payment. Once you have registered you will be sent an email confirmation of your purchase, which can be used as your receipt.

The event programme will be attached to the invitation email.

NB. The programme may be subject to changes up until the time of the event

Abstract submissions and prizes

Abstracts are invited for the oral and poster presentations. There are prizes for the best verbal presentation from a BSOMP member (please see BSOMP website for further details). Additionally there will be a prize for the best poster from a BSOMP member and a DCT (dental core trainee) prize. The Chair of the Presentation Committee is Dr Camilla Kragelund and the judging panel will comprise: Liv Kroona (Malmo), Miranda Pring (Bristol), Katherine Skarstein (Bergen) and Sharon White (Dundee).

Guidelines for submission of abstracts

Abstracts are limited to a total of 200 words including title, authors’ names and affiliations. Please indicate the author presenting the paper by underlining that name. The abstracts will either be:

• Accepted for oral presentation

• Accepted for poster presentation

The deadline for submissions is: Friday 24th March. Please indicate on your abstract submission whether you would like to give a poster or a verbal presentation. Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate individual preferences, the final decision on the type of presentation will be at the discretion of the conference organiser. Please note that if you are giving a poster you will be required to give a very short verbal summary (1-2 minutes depending on the number of posters) to the conference on Thursday morning as well as standing by your poster.

Oral presentations will be 10 minutes with 5 minutes for questions.

All abstracts should be submitted to Dr Camilla Kragelund at

Welcome Dinner - Wednesday 26th April

An informal dinner will be held at The Chapel 1877 for those individuals arriving Wednesday 26th April. This will comprise a 2 course meal including wines. The meal will be at an additional cost to the ticket price.

For those members who wish to attend please contact Adam Jones (

Conference Dinner - Thursday 27th April

A Welsh Banquet will be held at Cardiff Castle We look forward to you joining us for an evening of dining and conviviality. Dinner is included in the ticket price.

For those staying at St David’s Hotel transport to Cardiff Castle will be provided.

Trainee Session - Wednesday 26th April

Details for this event will be circulated separately prior to the event.

For any further questions or queries regarding this forum, please contact the organiser, Dr Daniel Brierley (

Questions and queries

Please contact Adam Jones (


A limited number of rooms at a preferential rate are available at St David's hotel for meeting registrants for the nights of Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April. The code to quote for the conference rate (£109 per room B&B) is BSOMP and requires telephone booking (+44 2920 454045). Once these have gone, rooms at St David’s can be booked in the usual way.

The St Davids Hotel link is :

The St Davids Hotel has onsite parking which can be arranged through the hotel. Other Cardiff parking information can be found here:

There are many hotels available in Cardiff Bay and city centre to suit a range of budgets. The official visitor website is here: and there are plenty of hotel search engines available on the internet to help you find suitable accommodation.

Additionally, there are many things to see and do in and around Cardiff, and more information can be seen on the VisitCardiff website


Cardiff has excellent transport links.

Train: St David's hotel is a short taxi ride from Cardiff Central station.

Coach: Cardiff is a busy hub for coach companies dropping passengers to a central city location

Car: Easy access into Cardiff via the M4 and M48 following the postcode CF10 5SD to find the hotel. Parking at the hotel is charged at £15.00 for 24 hours. There is also a pay-and-display car park near the hotel, also charged at £15.00 for 24 hours.

Air: Cardiff International Airport is situated to the west of the city. It is served by a regular bus shuttle (T9) to and from the city centre. Details here: Numerous taxis are also available at the airport and city centre. The Cardiff Airport website also shows the direct flights into Cardiff from the UK, Ireland and Europe:

Cardiff Bay

St David’s Hotel is situated in Cardiff Bay and has a number of cultural sites, such as the Wales Millennium Centre for arts, music and drama. There are boat trips around the bay and a number of restaurants and bars.

Cardiff Bay is also home to Dr Who and Torchwood. More information can be obtained from:

Cardiff City Centre

Cardiff City is a short taxi ride or train ride from Cardiff Bay and contains a number of cultural sites such as Cardiff Castle (, the Principality Stadium ( the home of Welsh Rugby as well as a range of excellent shopping centres (

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