Saskatoon (2017)

71st ANNUAL MEETING

“Transformational Care in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery”

June 10 – 13, 2017
TCU Place / Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, SASKATOON, SK

President – Dr. S. Mark Taylor, Halifax, NS
Local Arrangements – Dr. Peter Spafford, Saskatoon, SK
Scientific Program – Dr. Brian Rotenberg, London, ON

Guest of Honour – Dr. Simon Kirby, St. John’s, NL (profile)

Scientific Program

2017 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

“Transformational Care in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery”

GUEST SPEAKERS
Dr. Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, New York, NY (profile)
Dr. D. Gregory Farwell, Sacramento, CA (profile)
Dr. Holger G. Gassner, Regensburg, Germany (profile)

Scientific Program will be available shortly.


POLIQUIN RESIDENTS COMPETITION

Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Edmonton, AB

Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 13:30
Salon C/D, TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Sunday, June 11 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 12 – 09:00 to 16:00

Exhibits Area, 2nd Floor, TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK

The Society will award a $500 prize for the best scientific poster at the meeting. For more details on the competition’s rules click here.

        • IMPORTANT – Vertical poster dimensions can be a maximum size of 4 feet(wide) x 8 feet”(high).
        • SET-UP – Saturday, June 10, 2017 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 10, 2017 – 06:00 to 09:00
        • DISMANTLE – Monday, June 12, 2017 – After 16:00
        • POSTER COMPETITION FINALISTS – Please make yourself available beside your poster during lunch on Monday, June 12, between 12:00-13:30 for judging.
        • IMPORTANT – You must remove your poster at the appropriate time, otherwise we CANNOT guarantee its return.

Social Program

SOCIAL PROGRAM

WELCOMING RECEPTION

Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 18:30
This family-friendly event will be held at the Gardens of the Bessborough Hotel, located across the road from the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel. The evening with include food, drinks and musical entertainment. Dress is casual.

PRESIDENT’S BANQUET

Monday, June 12, 2017 – 19:15
Mark and Tammy Taylor cordially invite you to join them for cocktails and dinner in the main ballroom of the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel. Dress is formal, black tie is optional.

A supervised children’s room will be available for those who require childcare for the evening. This will be suitable for children ages 3 to 12 years.  Please let the staff know at the registration desk if you wish to have your children participate.


COMPANION EVENT

Monday, June 12, 2017 – 11:30                                                                                                           Lucky Bastard Distillery Tour, Tasting and Lunch
Lucky Bastard Distillers is Saskatchewan’s premier micro distillery started by a family physician, Dr. Michael Goldney.  Join us for a tour of the facilities including sampling some of their signature products.   Lunch will follow at Canada’s Top Chef winner, Dale Mackay’s Ayden’s Kitchen and Bar.

Cost per person $50 (transportation and lunch)

Convention Hotel

CONVENTION HOTELS

Sheraton Cavalier Hotel
612 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G9
Tel: (306)652-6770
Reservations Link

IMPORTANT: The Sheraton Cavalier Hotel convention rate is $189 /night and the room block will be available until May 10, 2017 only. Reservations/rates cannot be guaranteed after that date.

The James Hotel (profile)
520 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3T5
Tel: (306) 244-6446

IMPORTANT: The James Hotel convention rate starts at $224 /night and the room block will be available until May 9, 2017 only. Reservations/rates cannot be guaranteed after that date.

Registration

Registration is now opened.  Please click here.

HOURS OF REGISTRATION
      • Saturday, June 10, 08:00 – 16:00
      • Sunday, June 11 07:30 – 17:00
      • Monday, June 12 07:30 – 17:00
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION

A full refund of the registration fee will be given for cancellations received before MAY 31, 2017. A fee of $50 will apply thereafter. A receipt acknowledging registration will be EMAILED within 14 days of payment.

IMPORTANT

Your NAME BADGE will allow you access to the meeting rooms, exhibits and poster area as well as the other evening social activities. You will not be allowed admission without it.

Company Exhibits

COMPANY EXHIBITS

LOCATION

1st Floor, TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK

VIEWING TIMES

Sunday, June 11 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 12 – 09:00 to 16:00

SET-UP

Saturday, June 10 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 11 – 06:00 to 09:00

DISMANTLE

Monday, June 12 – after 16:00. Everything must be moved out by 18:00.

Buffet lunches and coffee breaks will be served in the exhibits area each day.

Click on one of these links for …

Exhibits Floor Plan (.pdf)
Exhibitor Information and Contract (.pdf)