Quebec City (2018)

72nd Annual Meeting

Courtesy of Québec Tourism


June 16 – 19, 2018
Centre des Congrès de Québec /
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Québec, QC

PRESIDENT
Dr. Erin Wright, Edmonton, AB
LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS
Dr. Sophie Lachance, Québec, QC
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 
Dr. Brian Rotenberg, London, ON

GUEST OF HONOUR
Dr. Howard Lampe, Palm Beach, FL

Scientific Program

2017 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

“Otolaryngologists-Head and Neck Surgeons – Leaders in Education”

GUEST SPEAKERS
Prof. Richard Harvey, Sydney, Australia (profile)
Prof. Claire Hopkins, London, UK (profile)

CANADIAN OTOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY FUND SPEAKER
Mr. Andre Picard, Montreal, QC (profile)

The general scientific program details will be available shortly.


POLIQUIN RESIDENTS COMPETITION

Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Edmonton, AB

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 13:45
Salon 200C, Quebec Convention Centre, Quebec City, QC


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

This year the time available to view poster presentations has been extended to the Tuesday –

Sunday, June 17 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 18 – 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 19 – 09:00 to 13:15

Exhibits Area, Salon 200AB (Exhibits area), Quebec City Convention Centre, Quebec, QC

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 16, 2018 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 06:00 to 09:00
  • DISMANTLE – Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – After 13:15
  • POSTER COMPETITION FINALISTS – Please make yourself available beside your poster during lunch on Monday, June 18, between 12:00-13:30 for judging.
  • IMPORTANT – You must REMOVE your poster at the appropriate time, otherwise we CANNOT guarantee its return.

Registration

REGISTRATION

Please click here to register.

HOURS OF REGISTRATION
      • Saturday, June 16, 08:00 – 16:00
      • Sunday, June 17 07:30 – 17:00
      • Monday, June 18 07:30 – 17:00
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION

A full refund of the registration fee will be given for cancellations received before June 1, 2018. 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.

Social Program

SOCIAL PROGRAM

WELCOMING RECEPTION

Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 18:30
This family-friendly event will be held at the Musée de la Civilization, just down the hill from the Château Frontenac Hotel. The evening will include food, drinks, entertainment as well as the option to view one of the museum’s current exhibits.  Dress is casual.

PRESIDENT’S BANQUET

Monday, June 18, 2018 – 19:15
Erin Wright and Stacey Leavitt-Wright cordially invite you to join them for cocktails and dinner in the main ballroom of the Château Frontenac Hotel. There will be music and dancing after dinner.  Dress is formal, black tie is optional.  Should there be a need, babysitting will be provided for children ages 3 – 12 years.


COMPANION EVENTS

Monday, June 18, 2017 – 10:00
You will have the opportunity to visit one of Quebec’s greatest attractions:  Île d’Orléans.  This island, located about 20 minutes from downtown, is the home of many local fruit and vegetable producers, wineries and other other local delicacies.  The tour will include a stop at Chutes Montmorency, a spectacular waterfall which is higher than Niagara Falls!  Those who feel energetic can hike up the stairs to a suspension bridge for a truly breathtaking view.  The tour will include visits to three local producers and lunch at one of the island’s excellent restaurants.
Cost:  $75/person

Vous aurez la possibilité de visiter un joyau local : l’Île d’Orléans.  Située à 20 minutes de la ville, l’Île regroupe plusieurs producteurs de fruits et légumes, produits fins et même des vignobles.  Le tour comprendra un arrêt aux Chutes Montmorency, hautes (plus hautes que le chutes du Niagara) et puissantes chutes où vous pourrez admirer l’eau, et même monter les escaliers jusqu’à un point suspendu au sommet où la vue est imprenable.  Une fois sur l’Île, vous visiterez trois producteurs locaux et savourerez un lunch dans un des restaurants de l’Île.
Coût : 75 $/personne

Sunday, June 17 – Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 08:00 to 10:00                                                   Companion Hospitality Breakfast – Place Dufferin Restaurant, Château Frontenac Hotel
A modified continental breakfast will be served for registered companions.

Convention Hotel

CONVENTION HOTEL

Fairmont le Château Frontenac
1 rue des Carrières
Québec, QC G1R 4p5
Tel: (418) 692-3861
Reservation Link

IMPORTANT: The Fairmont Château Frontenac Hotel convention rates/room block will be available until May 16, 2018 only. Reservations/rates cannot be guaranteed after that date.

CONVENTION CENTRE

Québec City Convention Centre (Centre des congrès de Québec)
1000 Boulevard Réne-Lévesque E.
Ville de Québec QC G1A 1B4

All SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS will be held at the Quebec City Convention Centre which is an approximate 6 – 8 minute walk from the Fairmont Château Frontenac. A shuttle bus will be available.

Company Exhibits

COMPANY EXHIBITS

LOCATION

Salon 200AC, 2nd Level
Quebec City Convention Centre
1000 boul René-Lévesque E.
Ville de Québec, QC G1R 5T8
Tel: 1-888-679-4000 / 418-644-4400

VIEWING TIMES

Sunday, June 17 – 09:00 to 17:00
Monday, June 18 – 09:00 to 15:30 (following afternoon coffee break)

SET-UP

Saturday, June 16 – 12:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, June 17 – 06:00 to 09:00

DISMANTLE

Monday, June 18 – after 15:30. 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)