Pre-Conference Workshops


Friday, September 8

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Endoscopic Ear Surgery Workshop

Endoscopic Ear Surgery Workshop is an advanced hands-on endoscopic dissection course using fresh frozen cadaveric specimens. The course is suitable for consultants and senior otolaryngology trainees and will be delivered by international and national experts. Live dissection demonstrations will be undertaken by the faculty in all aspects of endoscopic ear surgery. There will be a variety of lectures on specific aspects of the technique, however, the main emphasis of the course will be to provide hands on practical experience.

Saturday, September 9

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cutting Edge Robotics in Laryngology and Otology: TORS and Beyond

Robotic Otolaryngology Course with Hands on Robotic Session is designed to give otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, oral maxillofacial surgeons and other head and neck physicians and interested parties a focused education experience in transoral endoscopic techniques for resecting primary head and neck tumors and the associated state-of-the-art application of advanced adjuvant radiotherapy techniques. Both transoral laser and robotic surgery will be featured as well as flexible laser surgery in inpatient and outpatient environments.

Thyroid & Parathyroid Ultrasound Workshop

Ultrasound Course: Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Skills-Oriented Course is designed to introduce the practicing surgeon to office-based ultrasound examination of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. The distinction of normal from malignant lymphadenopathy is emphasized with a demonstration of the comprehensive examination of lymph node basins in cervical zones I-VI.