73rd Annual Meeting
“Music, Mentorship & Motivation in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery”
June 1 – 4, 2019
Shaw Conference Centre / Fairmont Macdonald Hotel, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC
Scientific Program Chair
Dr. Vincent Lin, Toronto, ON
Local Arrangements Chair
Dr. Eddie Eksteen, Edmonton, AB
Guest of Honour
Dr. Juan Camilo Ospina, Bogata, Colombia (profile)
2019 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM
“Music, Mentorship and Motivation in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery”
– Dr. Charles Limb, University of California San Francisco
– Canadian Forces Major Jameel Janjua, Calgary, AB
– Dr. Nadine Caron, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Detailed information about the scientific program will be available shortly.
Delegates will have the unique opportunity to learn from experts (academic and community) and share their own professional experience in the various areas of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Participants are encouraged to critically evaluate conventional patient care and to challenge state-of-the-art management.
This activity will be an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the CSOHNS. Both Section 2 and 3 credits will also be available.
POLIQUIN RESIDENTS RESEARCH COMPETITION
Chair: Dr. Danielle MacNeil, London, ON
Monday, June 3, 2019
Hall C, Edmonton Conference Centre
SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Sunday, June 2, 2019 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 3, 2019 – 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 – 09:00 to 13:15
Exhibits Area, Hall B, Edmonton Conference Centre
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 CHANGE– Vertical poster dimensions can be a maximum size of 45 inches (wide) x 91 inches (high).
- SET-UP – Saturday, June 1, 2019 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 2, 2019 – 06:00 to 09:00
- DISMANTLE – Tuesday, June 4, 2019 – After 13:15
- POSTER COMPETITION FINALISTS – Please make yourself available beside your poster during lunch on Monday, June 3, between 12:00-13:30 for judging.
- IMPORTANT – You must REMOVE your poster at the appropriate time, otherwise we CANNOT guarantee its return.
The 2019 schedule for special interest meetings will be posted shortly.
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING – Tuesday, June 4 @ 0745 in Hall C, Edmonton Conference Centre
“Reducing the Risk of Surgical Error: Lessons Learned from the CMPA Files”
Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 14:00-17:00
Salon 9/10, Edmonton Convention Centre
This popular interactive workshop is for any surgeon interested in improving the care that they provide for patients and in preventing surgical error in their practice. Facilitated by experts from the CMPA and informed by data from CMPA files, the workshop will examine risks in both office-based and operative (pre-operative, intra-operative, and post- operative) care. Participants in this workshop can earn credits in both MOC Section 2 and 3 (pending approval).
- Identify at-risk behaviours in surgical practice that expose surgeons to medico-legal liability.
- Analyze the impact of at-risk behaviour on patient care.
- Develop strategies to address at-risk behaviours in surgical practice and improve patient care.
Please send an email to [email protected] and indicate you wish to attend this workshop. The cost is included in your registration fee but participants must pre-register for the workshop by sending an email.
Workshop maximum: 40 participants
You can register online via PayPal (all credit cards), or by fax / phone /mail (cheque / VISA only).
To download a Registration Form CLICK HERE.
To register using PayPal see below. Note: To add a companion or additional registrant(s) please click on “add to chart” after each extra registration category.
HOURS OF REGISTRATION
- Saturday, June 1, 08:00 – 17:00
- Sunday, June 2, 07:30 – 17:00
- Monday, June 3, 07:30 – 17:00
A full refund of the registration fee will be given for cancellations received before May 27, 2019. A fee of $50 will apply thereafter.
A receipt acknowledging registration will be EMAILED within 14 days of payment.
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.
Visit https://exploreedmonton.com/ for a complete listing of things to do in Edmonton. Highlights include:
EDMONTON ART GALLERY – www.youraga.ca
Exhibits at this architecturally outstanding gallery includee Marigold Santos’ “Surface Tether”, “Another Landscape Show”, a collection of permanent landscape work and many more. Enjoy lunch at Zinc restaurant. 10 minute walk from the Hotel MacDonald
ROYAL ALBERT MUSEUM – https://royalalbertamuseum.ca/
The largest museum in Western Canada opened its doors in its new location on October 3, 2018. The travelling exhibits in June include “Vikings Beyond the Legend” and “Remebering the First World War” as well as displays of human history, natural history and the children’s gallery. 10-15 minute walk from Hotel Macdonald
WEST EDMONTON MALL – http://www.wem.ca/
North Americas largest indoor shopping center and amusement center has over 800 shops, entertainment, and services. Within its 48 city blocks is the World waterpark, Galaxyland, the Ice Palace, Bourban Street, the Underground Aquariam, plus multiple upscale boutiques. Transportation required. 25 minute ride
MUTTART CONSERVATORY – www.muttartconservatory.ca
Muttart is a horticultural attraction featuring 4 pyramids filled with thousand of species of plants from different biomes of the world. Transportation required. 10 minute ride from Hotel MacDonald
FORT EDMONTON PARK – https://www.fortedmontonpark.ca
Located on 158 acres nestled in Edmonton’s river valley this attraction depicts the city’s early years. Step back in history and visit the 1846 Hudsons Bay Fort, streets in 1885, 1905, and 1920 complete with costumed interpreters depicting life in those times. Transportation required. 15-20 minutes from Hotel MacDonald
PRE AND POST MEETING ADVENTURES
UKRAINIAN CULTURAL CENTER – https://ukrainianvillage.ca/
This village is an open air museum that uses costumed historical interpreters to recreate pioneer settlers lives from 1899-1930. Transportation required. 50 km east of Edmonton
ROYAL TYRELL MUSEUM – http://www.tyrrellmuseum.com/
This museum is a center for palaeontological research with more than 130,000 fossils and the world’s largest collection of dinosaur bones. Don’t miss Dinosaur Hall with 40 mounted dinosaur skeletons, or the Science Hall with interactive stations. You can watch technicians prepare fossils for research and exhibit. Transportation required. 285 km from Edmonton
DINOSAUR PROVINIAL PARK – https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/south/dinosaur-pp/
This UNESCO World Heritage Site was a subtropical paradise 75 million years ago and it gives us the most complete record of the late Cretaceous Period. Walk in the land that the dinosaurs roamed long ago. Transportation required. 170 km southeast of Royal Tyrell Museum
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
10065 – 100 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 0N6
Tel: (780) 424-5181 Reservations Link
IMPORTANT: The Fairmont Macdonald Hotel convention rates and room block will be available until April 30, 2019 only. Reservations/rates cannot be guaranteed after that date.
1 Thornton Court NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 2E7
Tel: (780) 423-9999 Reservations Link
IMPORTANT: The Courtyard Marriott convention rates and room block will be available until May 1, 2019 only. Reservations/rates cannot be guaranteed after that date.
Edmonton Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9
It is a short 3 minute walk from the Hotel Macdonald / Courtyard Marriott to the Shaw Conference Centre.
Hall C, Level 3
Edmonton Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9
Sunday, June 2 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 3 – 09:00 to 16:00 (following afternoon coffee break)
Saturday, June 1 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 2 – 06:00 to 09:00
Monday, June 3 – 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.
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