O'Mechelen2018 - 22 - 24 February

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to welcome you all on this joint meeting together with the orthodontist society, BUOS, here in Mechelen. I also speak for Philippe Delo, our co-organising president of BUOS, when I hope that you will enjoy this meeting with the main topic 'Stability' of our treatment modalities.

I am proud to say, that as far as I know, this is an exclusive event in joining the scientific committee of both the orthodontists and the maxillofacial surgeons.

In Orthognathic surgery a good cooperation between the orthodontist and the surgeon is essential to give our patients the best possible treatment. Therefor it is important that we are not only aware of recent literature, but that we also take the long term impact of the treatment in mind. A lot of practitioners were excited to share their thoughts and experience regarding this most important topic with you during the following three days of this joint meeting.

We hope that all of you will be inspired by the numerous lectures that will be given.

Please take advantage of the opportunity to meet with colleagues of another discipline and learn from their perspective. In that way, both we and of course our patients will gain in the longer term.

Enjoy the conference,

Johan Abeloos

I would like to invite you to the 5th bi-annual Scientific Congress of BUOS.
It is a great honour and pleasure for me and our Organizing Committee to host this event in Mechelen.

Together with the Belgian Maxillo-Facial Surgeons, we are proud to present a 3-day Joint Meeting.

The scientific programme is focused on “Stability” after combined orthodontic & orthognatic surgery treatments and the role of both disciplines on the long term stability of treatment.

Excellent keynote speakers, specialized in the congress topic, will critically analyse these subjects followed by short presentations of new research data.

The topic will be discussed from an orthodontic point of view on Thursday. On Friday there will be a focus on the collaboration between orthodontists and surgeons. The surgical approach is highlighted on Saturday.

We also welcome our orthodontic practice assistants on Thursday for a very interesting program about 'Hygiene in the orthodontic practice' & 'Life-saving acts (First aid in case of emergency)'.

I invite you to the President's Reception in the City Hall of Mechelen on Thursday evening and to the 'Get Together Party' on Friday evening. This will give us the opportunity to meet and socialize with each other.

Organisation Comité Philippe DELO, Johan ABELOOS, Geert VAN HEMELEN, Edmond LAHY

Philippe Delo


Registration for the congress O’Mechelen2018 can only be done by using the registration form on this page.
You will receive a confirmation by email. Your registration is valid from the moment the invoice is send and payment is confirmed.

Cancellation is only possible by mail: info@omfs.be

Registration Rates

from 19/01/2018
until 18/02/2018
- Thursday, Friday & Saturday morning € 350 € 500 € 900
- Friday & Saturday morning € 250 € 400 € 700
- Saturday € 100 € 250 € 650
No Member      
- Thursday, Friday & Saturday morning € 700 € 850 € 1000
- Friday & Saturday morning € 500 € 650 € 800
- Saturday € 200 € 350 € 750
Postgraduate Student      
- Thursday, Friday & Saturday morning € 175 € 400 € 450
- Friday & Saturday morning € 125 € 300 € 350
- Saturday € 50 € 275 € 325
Congress Translation      
Thursday 22/02/2018 € 100 € 100 € 150
President's Reception      
Thursday 22/02/2018 (Registration required) free of charge free of charge free of charge
Get Toghether Party Friday 23/02/2018      
- Participant € 150 € 200 not possible
- Postgraduate Student € 75 € 100 not possible
- Partner € 150 € 200 not possible

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