Explore the Leading Edge of Orthodontics at the 2024 IAO Annual Meeting

April 24, 2024 April 28, 2024
Eurostars Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

The International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) is gearing up for its Annual Meeting scheduled from April 24th to 28th, 2024, at the picturesque Eurostars Sitges in Sitges, Spain. This prestigious event promises an exciting platform for orthodontic professionals worldwide to connect, learn, and explore the myriad advancements in orthodontic practices.

The 2024 IAO Annual Meeting is structured over several sessions, with each day having a distinct focus. The sessions are designed to cover a broad spectrum of topics within orthodontics, from clear aligners and self-ligating brackets to the application of Artificial Intelligence in orthodontics. Here’s a glimpse of what attendees can look forward to:

Day 2 Highlights:

  • Morning: Discussion on Clear Aligners and Self-Ligating Brackets.
  • Afternoon: Delving into the treatment of early orthodontic patients with various class malocclusions.

Day 3 Highlights:

  • Morning: A deep dive into adult orthodontics, exploring a problem-oriented, treatment-focused clinical approach.
  • Afternoon: A hands-on presentation showcasing simplified orthodontic treatment modalities.

The event will also touch on innovative subjects like pushing the boundaries of expansion with mini screws, solving the airway puzzle from nose to toes, and beyond braces – exploring the future of orthodontics with clear aligners. Each session is meticulously designed to provide attendees with substantial takeaways that they can incorporate into their practices.

Eminent Speakers:

The speakers’ roster boasts seasoned orthodontic professionals like Dr. Maridin C. Munda-Lacson, a Past President of the IAO, Dr. Kenneth Lau, renowned for his extensive work in orthodontics and TMD, and Dr. Moritz Kanemeier, blending orthodontics with artificial intelligence, among others. These experts will share their knowledge, experiences, and innovative approaches in orthodontics.

Networking and Beyond:

Apart from the enriching sessions, attendees will have ample opportunities to network with peers and experts. The event also includes intriguing activities like the Malvasia Worldwide Wine Tour and the Sitges Historical and Cultural Walking Tour, making it a blend of learning and leisure.


The meeting aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to evaluate, diagnose, and improve treatment modalities in orthodontics. It’s an opportunity to integrate simplified approaches for different malocclusions, understand the application of new technologies, and much more.

Registration and Accommodation:

Special room rates have been secured at the Eurostars Sitges, and attendees are encouraged to make their reservations before the special rate deadline on April 1st, 2024.

The 2024 IAO Annual Meeting is not just an event; it’s an experience that propels the orthodontic community towards a future filled with promise and advancement. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a budding orthodontist, this meeting is a golden opportunity to broaden your horizons in the orthodontic field. Visit www.iaortho.org for more details and to register for the event.

Don’t miss out on this chance to immerse yourself in a confluence of knowledge, expertise, and innovation in the serene and beautiful backdrop of Sitges, Spain.

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