Edmonton (2019)

73rd Annual Meeting

Courtesy of Tourism Alberta

“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, Bogota, Colombia (profile)


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 

Detailed information about the scientific program will be available early in 2019.

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.


Chair: Dr. Danielle MacNeil, London, ON

Monday, June 3, 2019
Hall C, Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton


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, Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton

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 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.

Committee & Special Interest Meetings

The 2019 schedule for special interest meetings will be posted early in the new year.

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING – Tuesday, June 4 @ 0745 in Hall C, Shaw Conference Centre

Convention Hotel


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.

Courtyard Marriott
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.


Shaw 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.

Company Exhibits



Hall C, Level 3
Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9
Tel: 780-421-9797


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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