Ottawa (2014)

68th ANNUAL MEETING

“Prevention and Innovation: A Challenge for the Future”

May 11 – 13, 2014
The Westin Hotel, OTTAWA, ON

President – Dr. Patrick Gullane, Toronto, ON
Local Arrangements – Dr. Martin Corsten, Ottawa, ON
Scientific Program – Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC

GUEST SPEAKERS
Dr. Daniel Alam, Cleveland, OH
Dr. Martin Birchall, London, UK
Dr. Joseph E. Kerschner, Milwaukee, WI

GUESTS OF HONOUR
Dr. Ellis Scott, Stratford, ON
Dr. Ralph Ruby, London, ON

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM View all program details

The 68th Annual Meeting has been designated an educational activity for a maximum of 20.25 credit hours under the Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

MEETING EVALUATIONS FORMS
This year there are 3 ways to complete the program evaluations.
— Online via MyCSO App (visit iTunes to download)
— Online via  this link
— Manually print and mail (27 pages)  

The online options require the use of a personalized key code printed on the back of your name badge. If you have lost your name badge kindly contact the office.

WRITTEN REPORTS  (Please log onto the members’ only section for this information)

PRE-CONVENTION COURSE:   ENDOSCOPIC EAR SURGERY
Saturday, May 10, 2014 08:00 – 17:30
University of Ottawa, Div. of Clinical & Functional Anatomy, OTTAWA
Course Director: Dr. David Pothier, Toronto, ON
View program and registration form

SPECIAL INTEREST MEETINGS
View the schedule

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA
Governor General III Ballroom, Westin Hotel, OTTAWA
Medtronic Canada: Sunday, May 11, 2014 17:15 – 18:15   View Program
Takeda Canada: Monday, May 12, 2014 07:00 – 08:00   View Program
Shire Canada: Monday, May 12, 2014 17:15 – 18:15   View Program
Merck Canada: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 07:00 – 08:00   View Program

WOMEN-IN-OTOLARYNGOLOGY LUNCHEON
Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 12:00 – 13:00 The Quebec Room, Westin Hotel, OTTAWA
Guest Speaker: Dr. Marion Couch, Chair-Elect of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine – “The Importance of Gender Diversity in OHNS”

REGISTRATION
Pre-registration is now CLOSED. All additional registration must be done ONSITE.
Hours of Registration: Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 16:00 – 19:00; Sunday May 11 and Monday May 12 @ 07:00 – 17:00; Tuesday May 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00.

CONVENTION HOTEL
The Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, OTTAWA, ON
Tel: (800) 937-8461
Reservations through the 68th Annual Meeting’s room block is now CLOSED.

68th ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @ 16:15
Governor General Ballroom, The Westin Hotel, Ottawa

Please Note: The following Special Business will be conducted at the meeting: 1) Approval of the Continuance, and 2) Approval of the new form of General By-laws, which will repeal all previous By-laws.  If you wish to review the new By-laws please get in touch with the office at 800-655-9533 or Email: [email protected].

SCIENTIFIC POSTERS
Move-In: Saturday May 10 @ 13:00 – 18:00; Sunday May 12 @ 06:00 – 09:00;
Viewing Times: Sunday May 11 @ 09:00 – 17:00; Monday May 12 @ 09:00 – New 15:30;
Poster boards are vertical (3 ft 3 inches x 8 ft 2 inches). They will be numbered according to the program. Please attach your work to the appropriate board.
For those selected as a Poster Competition finalist: Judges will be viewing your posters on Monday, May 12 between 12:00 – 13:00. Kindly remain by your work to answer questions.

EXHIBITING COMPANIES
Exhibitor Move-In: Saturday May 10 @ noon – 18:00; Sunday May 12 @ 06:00 – 08:30;
Show Dates: Sunday May 11 @ 09:00 – 17:00; Monday May 12 @ 09:00 – New 15:30;
View list of exhibiting companies

SOCIAL PROGRAM
Review the social and companion programs for the Ottawa meeting.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The Society would like to thank all our corporate donors who have committed their support to the specialty –

Platinum Partners

KARL STORZ ENDOSCOPY
MEDTRONIC CANADA
MERCK CANADA
SHIRE RARE DISEASES
TAKEDA CANADA

Gold Partner

MEDEL

Silver Partners

BAXTER
GENZYME

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