In continuation of our commitment to honor the legacy of the late Professor Norbert Gutknecht, a pioneer in Laser Dentistry, the International Society for Laser Dentistry (ISLD) is proud to present the Professor Norbert Gutknecht Research Award at the upcoming 19ht ISLD Laser Dentistry World Congress in Porto, Portugal.


Established by the ISLD in 2022, this prestigious award recognizes excellence in research and innovation in the field of laser dentistry. Two categories will be honored:

Best Oral Presentation: Prize of 1,000.00€
Best Poster: Prize of 500.00€

The award recipients will be selected by a dedicated committee appointed by the ISLD Board, ensuring impartiality and fairness in the evaluation process. It’s important to note that Keynote Speakers are not eligible for consideration.

In light of this special tribute, the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended by one week. You now have the opportunity to submit your abstract between April 1st and April 7th, 2024.

Don’t miss out on this chance to showcase your research and contribute to the advancement of laser dentistry!

👉 Submit your abstract now at

Let’s continue to honor Professor Norbert Gutknecht’s legacy and celebrate excellence in laser dentistry together!