Jasper (2008)

62nd ANNUAL MEETING

June 1 – 4, 2008
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
JASPER, Alberta

“Expanding the Boundaries of Health Care”
PRESIDENT – Dr. Robert Rae, SAINT JOHN, NB
LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIR – Dr. Hadi Seikaly, EDMONTON, AB
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM CHAIR – Dr. Andre Tan, KINGSTON, ON

GUEST SPEAKERS
Dr. John Chaplin, Auckland, New Zealand (Cutaneous Malignancies),  

Dr. Wolfgang Steiner, Gottingen, Germany (Transoral Laser Microsurgery)   Dr. Warren Bell, Salmon Arm, BC (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment)  

GUESTS OF HONOUR
Dr. Derald Oldring, EDMONTON, AB 


Dr. Joseph Wong, TORONTO, ON 
 

INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER
Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, (Retired) OTTAWA, ON  –  Biography

Scientific Program In Brief

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

WORKSHOPS AND PANELS

MONDAY

  • Management of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: The Art and Craft
  • Evaluation & Management of Thyroid Nodules & Thyroid Cancer: Updates for the General Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck Surgeon
  • From Intention to Impact – How to Become More Involved with Global Health Initiatives
  • Complications in Rhinoplasty
  • Organ Preservation by Transoral Laser Microsurgery in Cancer of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract

TUESDAY

  • My Worst Pediatric Airway Nightmare
  • ENT and Pregnancy
  • Managing the Paralysed Vocal Cord: What Works and What Doesn’t
  • Electronystagmography in 2008
  • Development of Access to Care and Access to Quality Care Standards in Head and Neck Oncology in Ontario
  • Parotidectomy in General Practice: Indications and Techniques

WEDNESDAY

  • Upper Lid Blepharoplasty for the Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Maximizing Quality in Your OR: Can It Be Done?
  • A Brief History of Epistaxis: From Salt Pork to surgicel
  • Current Trends in Cochlear Implantation: A Panel Discussion

SPECIAL SEMINARS

  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Life as if the Planet Mattered: How to Work and Live in a Sustainable Way (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment)
  • A mini-course with Professor W. Steiner – Transoral Laser Microsurgery in the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: Early to Advanced Tumors

In addition, there will be paper and poster presentations covering the various sub-specialty areas of otolaryngology.

FOR THE RESIDENTS

The POLIQUIN MEDTRONIC RESIDENT COMPETITION will be held on Sunday, June 1 and include a lunch hosted by Medtronic of Canada.

On Tuesday morning there will be SPECIAL SESSIONS FOR RESIDENTS on “Demystifying the Royal College Examination Process” and “Establishing an ENT Practice”.

GLAXOSMITHKLINE POSTER COMPETITION

The Society will award a $500 prize for the best scientific poster presentation at the meeting.

ROYAL COLLEGE MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The 62nd Annual Meeting is an accredited group learning activity under Section1, as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for the maintenance of certification program. The total number of hours for this meeting is 35 hours.

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

The following satellite symposia DO NOT require additional registration –

MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2008 – 07:00 TO 08:00
“PRINCIPLES OF TYMPANOPLASTY SURGICAL TECHNIQUES”

Moderator & Chair:  DR. BRIAN WESTERBERG, Vancouver, BC
This presentation is supported by Alcon Canada through a non-restricted educational grant.

MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2008 – 17:00 TO 18:00
“SEPTOPLASTY AND TURBINATES: A SYMPOSIUM ON TREATMENT AND PHILOSOPHY”

Moderator & Chair: DR. SAUL FRENKIEL, Montreal, QC
This presentation is supported by GlaxoSmithKline through a non-restricted educational grant.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2008 – 07:00 to 08:00
“INTERESTING AND CHALLENGING CASES IN PEDIATRIC OTOLARYNGOLOGY”

Moderator & Chair:  DR. SAM DANIEL, Montreal, QC
This presentation is supported by Schering-Plough through a non-restricted educational grant.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2008 – 17:00 to 18:00
“EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS IN CHILDREN: A PRIMER FOR THE OTOLARYNGOLOGIST”

Moderator & Chair: DR. HAMDY EL-HAKIM, Edmonton, AB
This presentation is supported by Abbott Laboratories through a non-restricted educational grant.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2008 – 07:00 – 08:00
“SALIVARY GLAND OBSTRUCTIONS: ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT INCLUDING ENDOSCOPIC TECHNIQUES”

Moderator & Chair: DR. ROBERT IRVINE, Vancouver, BC
This presentation is supported by Nycomed through a non-restricted educational grant.

Scientific Program In Full

2008 Scientific Program-in-Full

WITHOUT ABSTRACTS

  • Complete Scientific Program
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or by day…

  • Sunday, June 1 (Resident Competition)
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  • Monday, June 2
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  • Tuesday, June 3
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  • Wednesday, June 4
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  • Posters
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WITH ABSTRACTS

  • Complete Scientific Program
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or by day…

  • Sunday, June 1 (Resident Competition)
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  • Monday, June 2
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  • Tuesday, June 3
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  • Wednesday, June 4
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  • Posters
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Social Program

SOCIAL PROGRAM


FUN WALK/RUN
Sunday, June 1, 2008 – 07:00 to 08:00
Start this year’s conference off with a guided walk/run around stunning Lac Beauvert at the Jasper Park Lodge. This one hour tour will include highlights and stories about the area. Net proceeds will be donated to the COHNS Fund.
COST: $10 per person

WELCOMING RECEPTION
Sunday, June 1, 2008 – 18:00
“Welcome to the Rockies” – Tonquin and Spike Rooms, Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER

Please join us in the Tonquin and Spike rooms that overlook the world-renowed Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course. The course opened in 1925 and is rated by SCORE Golf Magazine as the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada. Come ready to challenge the JPL’s golf pro in putting and driving competitions. Food and entertainment are provided. Dress is casual.

8TH ANNUAL COHNS FUND, FUND-RAISER EVENT

Monday, June 2, 2008 – 19:30
“Viva Las Vegas”
On Monday evening, the Mary Schaffer Ballroom will be transformed into a Las Vegas casino. Use your $10,000 in “funny money” to gamble at the games of chance, including Craps, Texas Hold ‘Em, Black Jack and Wheel of Fortune. Cash in your winnings at the end of the night for ballots and a chance to win some incredible prizes. Enjoy outstanding food, including a bison carving station and chocolate fountain. Visit the Ice Bar for a martini that will fill your glass after traveling through a luge made of ice. ALL NET PROCEEDS will go to the COHNS Fund. Participation is LIMITED so register early.
COST: $200 per person


PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION AND BANQUET

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 19:15
Beauvert Ballroom, Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER

Robert Rae and his wife Daphne cordially invite you for cocktails and dinner on Tuesday evening in the Beauvert Dining Room of the Jasper Park Lodge. You will feel like your dining under the stars and the Northern Lights will be dancing all evening. Entertainment will be provided. Black tie optional.

Companion Events

COMPANION EVENTS


TOUR OF THE COLUMBIA ICEFIELDS

Monday, June 2, 2008 – 11:30 to 17:00
Experience the Icefield Parkway, the world’s most scenic highway, with stops for wildlife, waterfalls, mountain ranges and river viewpoints. At the Icefields, join Brewster Ice Explorer* for a tour on the Athabasca Glacier and visit the Parks Canada exhibit. *Snowcoach fare included.
COST:  $98 per person / $47 per child (2 – 11 years) + GST


MALIGNE VALLEY TOUR

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 12:30 to 16:00
Enjoy the beauty of spectacular Maligne Valley. A short walk at Medicine Canyon is followed by a scenic drive up the valley to the “disappearing” Medicine Lake, then on to Maligne Lake, all the time enjoying the enlightened commentary of the guide on the mysteries, facts and folklore of the area.
COST:  $54 per person / $27 per child (14 years & under) + GST

PLEASE NOTE: A variety of additional tours can be arranged through the concierge at the Jasper Park Lodge. Also, daily departures to the Jasper Tramway leave from the hotel.

COMPANIONS HOSPITALITY SUITE

Monday, June 2 to Wednesday, June 4, 2008 – 08:30 to 10:00
Edith Cavell Annex, Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER
A continental breakfast will be served each morning.

GOLF

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 – 12:30 Start
Wednesday, June 4, 2008. Golf has been organized at the Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course for Wednesday afternoon starting at 12:30. The cost includes the greens fee plus cart. If there is sufficient interest, a dinner will be organized for that evening.
COST: $105 per person + GST

Children's Program

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM


Children’s Drop-In Program – Monday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 09:00 to 15:00. (Parental Supervision Required). For kids 3 years and older. Each day there will be unique crafts, books, movies and fun things to do! Sign up for a scavenger hunt and win a prize.

Children’s Evening Programs, – (Monday and Tuesday 19:00 – 23:00). Children will enjoy a fun get together during the Fundraiser Evening and the President’s banquet. Food, games, crafts and a movie will be provided. All this complete with adult supervision. Suitable for children 3 years & older.

Important Notes

IMPORTANT NOTES


GROUND TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM JASPER PARK LODGE
Car Rental

Conference rates are available for most vehicles through HERTZ AND AVIS. Refer to the following when booking – HERTZ: Conference code – CV#047G0001. Reservations can be made at www.hertz.com or by calling Hertz at 800-654-2240.    AVIS: Avis Worldwide Discount Number – D757490. Reservations can be made by calling Avis at 800-331-1600.

Airport Shuttle & Limousine Services

SUNDOG TOUR COMPANY offers transportation between the Edmonton Airport and Jasper Park Lodge. They offer private transfers as well as a daily shuttle bus service. Reservations can be made online at www.sundogtours.com or by phone at 888-786-3641.

Train (VIA)

VIA offers train service to / from Edmonton and Jasper 3 times a week. To make reservations please call: 888-842-7245 or visit their website at www.viarail.ca.

Convention Hotel

CONVENTION HOTEL


SOLD OUT

CONVENTION HOTEL – THE FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE (JPL)
Box 40, JASPER, AB

Due to an unexpected and overwhelming response by our members and their families, the Society’s room block at the Jasper Park Lodge is sold out. If you wish, you can place your name on a waiting list by calling the JPL at 780-852-3301. We will try and do our best to accommodate you. Additional rooms are available at a number of other hotels in Jasper. See the information below. Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience.

HOTEL ALTERNATIVES IN JASPER…

In addition to the conventon hotel, we have reserved bedrooms for our delegates at the following, more economical priced properties – click here for information.   Website addresses have been provided so that you can check them out before you book. Reservation at these locations cannot be guaranteed after APRIL 30, 2008.

SCIENTIFIC POSTERS

The Great Hall, Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER
Monday, June 2, 2008 – 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 09:00 to 16:00

A prize will be awarded for best poster presentation. Judging will take place on Monday and Tuesday during the lunch break. Your presence beside your poster at that time is completely OPTIONAL as judging will be based on the poster only.

ALL POSTER BOARDS are 4′ x 8′ and your poster boards should be 45″ wide x 90″ tall.

SET UP – Sunday, June 1, 2008 – 10 to 17:00
DISMANTLE – Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 16:00 You must remove your poster at the appropriate time, otherwise we cannot guarantee its return.

AT THIS YEAR’S MEETING…

All paper presentations, workshops and panel discussions will be recorded for publication on the Society’s website and for possible publication in the Journal of Otolaryngology.

Registration

REGISTRATION


To REGISTER please download the registration form by clicking here – 2008 Registration Form.    Complete and return it to the Society’s office either by MAIL: 221 Millford Cres., ELORA, ON N0B 1S0 OR by FAX: 519-846-9529.

For SECURITY reasons, DO NOT EMAIL the registration form.

REGISTRATION DESK

The registration desk will be located in the main lobby of the Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER, AB. The desk will be opened on…

  • Sunday, June 1                                   08:00 – 17:00
  • Monday & Tuesday, June 2 & 3            08:00 – 13:00

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION CANCELLATION

Payment can be made by CHEQUE or VISA CREDIT CARD ONLY. NO OTHER CREDIT CARD WILL BE ACCEPTED. A full refund of the registration fee will be given for cancellations received before APRIL 30, 2008. A fee of $50 will apply thereafter. Register early and avoid the substantial increase in the late and on-site fees. Written acknowledgement of registration WILL NOT be provided prior to the meeting. Receipts will be distributed on-site.

Exhibits

EXHIBITS


LOCATION & TIME

Beauvert Room A & B, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER, AB

Monday, June 2, 2008 – 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 – 09:00 to 16:00

Buffet lunch and all coffee breaks on Monday and Tuesday will be served in the exhibits area.

Exhibitors’ List / Sponsors’ List
Exhibits Floor Plan Exhibitors’ Information and Contract

Sponsor Acknowledgements

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


The Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery would like to gratefully acknowledge and thank all our corporate supporters…

PLATINUM PARTNERS

               
               

GOLD PARTNER

Pendo Pharma

SILVER PARTNER

TSI / Pentax