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We want to ensure that all providers in the cleft and craniofacial community have an opportunity to get what they need from ACPA’s Annual Meeting. If you are not able to travel to Fort Worth or simply prefer to learn from home, our hybrid/on-demand offering is for you! Our mission is to ensure there is something for everyone.

Livestream offerings, Wednesday, March 30 – Friday, April 1

View the schedule at a glance for all livestream sessions, including the Keynote with Jake French on Building a Terrific Team.

On-Demand offerings go live on Wednesday, April 6th

ACPA will offer a selection of virtual platform papers and virtual posters for all attendees following the conclusion of the in-person meeting. These On-Demand offerings will be available starting April 6th through June 2nd, 2022. View the complete list of virtual presentations offered, below.

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Virtual Presentations

In addition to the livestreamed and recorded sessions from the in-person meeting, the ACPA Annual Meeting offers the following selection of virtual presentations. These presentations will be available to both in-person and virtual attendees of the Annual Meeting, and can be viewed On-Demand from April 6th – June 2nd, 2022. All virtual sessions can be accessed by logging in to and selecting “ACPA’s 79th Annual Meeting” from your online Classroom.

Session title: Virtual Poster Presentations
Available from 4/6/2022 to 6/2/2022
Location: ACPA Virtual Meeting Platform,

  1. The Incidence of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency in Patients with Stickler Syndrome
  2. The Network of Health and Social Care Services in the Area of Lip and Palate Malformations: A Study of Brazilian Reality and the Contribution of an International Organization
  3. Voice Related Quality of Life in Patients with Oral Clefts
  4. A New Subpopulation: Cleft Lip and/or Palate in Infants Prenatally Exposed to Opioids
  5. Cleft lip and palate in infants with Trisomies 13, 18, and 21
  6. Closing the Gap: A Systematic Review of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols in Cleft Palate Repair
  7. Impacts of the Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil
  8. Skull Vertex Position as A Novel Craniometric Measurement to Assess Severity and Surgical Outcomes in Sagittal Craniosynostosis
  9. Association of Oral Frenula Abnormalities and Clinical Signs of Congenital Zika Syndrome: A Prospective Study
  10. Dental findings in patients with Parry-Romberg Syndrome
  11. Gender Authorship & Manuscript Trends in Craniofacial Publications: An Analysis of the Past 20 Years
  12. Social experiences and perspectives of children with orofacial clefts: a qualitative systematic review
  13. Speech therapy for cleft lip and palate in francophone Africa: Framework, challenges, and perspectives
  14. Three dimensional changes of the true cleft under pure passive presurgical orthopaedics in unilateral cleft lip and palate.
  15. A consecutive series of pharyngeal flaps with outcomes recorded using the Core Outcome Set for Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (COS-VPD)
  16. Airway Volume and Maximum Constriction Area Location in Cleft Population
  17. Collagen fibrils in lip tissue mechanics, and their effect on the over-lying epithelium in unilateral cleft lip
  18. Comparing the Morphometric Outcomes of Open and Endoscopic Sagittal Synostosis Repair
  19. Consistency of Velopharyngeal Closure of Stop Consonants from 2 to 3 Years of Age in Children With and Without Repaired Cleft Palate
  20. From one crisis to another: working strategies for younger cleft surgeons learning revision surgeries for bilateral cleft lip, and suggestions to bide one’s time before reversing the outcomes of a previous trump card.
  21. Mid-Palatal Suture Fusion in Patients with Craniosynostosis
  22. Optimising inclusivity and diversity in a global orofacial cleft research priority setting, through the modification of CHNRI methodology
  23. Pediatric cranial dog bite injuries: More than meets the eye
  24. Preferences in Diagnosis Delivery and Health Education for Parents of Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Survey Study
  25. Psychological health in caregivers of children affected by craniosynostosis: results from a national survey study and the development of a support booklet.
  26. Psychosocial Repercussions Experienced by Parents Caring for Syndromic Children with Orofacial Cleft
  27. Reliability of ENT Surgeon Ratings of Global Measures of Speech Performance
  28. Satisfaction of Speech Services in Adolescents with Cleft Lip and Palate
  29. Spheno-occipital Synchondrosis Fusion in patients with Craniosynostosis
  30. Third-party Compliance with State Mandated Orthodontic Coverage for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Care: An Insurance Claim Thematic Analysis
  31. Zygoma asymmetry in patients with unilateral cleft lip/palate: a case series

Session title: Virtual Breakout Sessions
Available from 4/6/2022 to 6/2/2022
Location: ACPA Virtual Meeting Platform,

  1. A Hip Way to Reconstruct Noses: Outcomes with Iliac Crest Cap Cartilage Grafts in Intermediate Cleft Rhinoplasty
  2. Characterising growth problems in infants with Pierre Robin Sequence: A retrospective cohort study.
  3. Cleft Rhinoplasty Operative Trends from 959 Cases in a Single Institution
  4. Comparison of class III occlusion correction between late maxillary protraction and LeFort I surgery for patients with cleft lip and palate
  5. Craniofacial Deep Phenotyping of Congenital Facial Weakness Disorders
  6. Crouzon Syndrome: Evolution of treatment over three generations Not eligible for accredited continuing education.
  7. Do You Hear What I Hear? Spatial Hearing of the External Ear
  8. Effect of Veau Class on Levator Veli Palatini Muscle Composition
  9. Facilitating person-centered care in cleft lip and/or palate: the validation, deployment, and clinical experience of the CLEFT-Q Computerized Adaptive Test
  10. Outcomes of Endoscopic Repair for Syndromic Craniosynostosis
  11. Pattern of Orofacial Clefts at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Ethiopia
  12. Soft Tissue changes Following LeFort I Advancement in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate
  13. Taping Alone is an Oppressed Type of Presurgical Infants Orthopedic Approaches: New Evidence from Two Published Randomized Controlled Trials
  14. The vomerine flap in hard palate cleft closure: The marginal gains concept in 117 cases

Session title: Ideas and Innovations
Available from 4/6/2022 to 6/2/2022
Location: ACPA Virtual Meeting Platform,

  1. A Novel Method of Facial Scanning and 3D Assessment of Nose and Lip Esthetics of Infants with Cleft Lip and Palate: A further step toward a full digital workflow
  2. Back cut or not? Review of 75 cases of Modified Rotation-Advancement Cheiloplasty
  3. Battle of the Bands: Grayson-NAM vs. DynaCleft Taping
  4. Lost in Translation: A caution against machine translational tools for medical communication
  5. Reviving burned bridges: vascular delay of random pattern repeat buccal myomucosal flaps for palatal fistula repair: A Case Report
  6. Technical refinements in endoscopic craniofacial dermoid cyst excision: Single Centre experience of 56 cases
  7. Surgery first for cleft lip and palate: virtual treatment planning by reverse engineering