Winnipeg RBC Convention Centre

69th Annual Meeting

“Taking Care of Your Patients and Yourself – Work / Life Balance”

June 6 – 9, 2015
RBC Convention Centre / Delta Hotel, Winnipeg, MB

Meeting Photos

To view photos from the Winnipeg AGM please go to (this link).  Please note that you must be logged into the members’ only section of this website.

President – Dr. Martin Corsten, Milwaukee, WI
Local Arrangements – Dr. Gigi Osler & Dr. Paul Kerr, Winnipeg, MB
Scientific Program – Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Vancouver, BC

Guest Speakers –
Dr. Jonathan Sykes, Sacramento, CA  Profile
Dr. Paul Farnan, Vancouver, BC  Profile
Dr. Amin Kassam, Milwaukee, WI  Profile
Dr. Jason Frank, Ottawa, ON   Profile

Guest of Honour – Dr. Paul Odell, Ottawa, ON

Scientific Program


Scientific Program-at-a-Glance (Final Draft June 1, 2015)
Complete Scientific Program (Final Draft June 1, 2015)

PLEASE NOTE: Workshop Numbers have been changed. Please check the scientific program often for modifications.


For the third consecutive year, the annual meeting of the CSO-HNS has gone nearly paperless. In place of a traditional printed schedule, the myCSO conference app is once again available for iOS and Android.

myCSO 3 for iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch)
**Requires iOS 8.0 or above

myCSO 3 for Android (Phones and Tablets)
**Requires Android 4.0 or above (if you are still running versions 2 or 3, please contact Scott Kohlert – the app may work for these versions but has not been tested).

myCSO 3 for Blackberry 10
An app for Blackberry 10 has been developed but not tested on a live device. Please contact Scott Kohlert if you are interested in trying the Blackberry app.

Scott Kohlert – Contact Info
email: [email protected]
cell: 613-265-1345
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns about the myCSO app.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada designates the 69th Annual Meeting for a maximum of 24.5 credit hours as 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.


In order to receive your Certificate of Attendance and MAINCERT credit hours, you are required to complete the AGM Evaluation Form. It can be completed:
— Manually print and mail (33 pages)

The OPENING SESSION will start on SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2015 @ 08:00.


Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 12:00 – 13:00, Millennium Room, RBC Convention Centre
Guest Speaker: Dr. Gayle E. Woodson, Springfield, IL

Satellite Symposia

Medtronic Canada
Sunday, June 7, 2015 @ 17:15 – 18:15
“Advanced Techniques in Nerve Monitoring for Thyroid and Head and Neck Surgery”

Takeda Canada
Sunday, June 7, 2015 @ 12:30 – 13:30
“Burp, Hack – Is that Cough from Acid Reflux: Pathophysiology and Management of Extra-Esophageal Manifestations of GERD”
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Hoffman-La Roche
Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 07:00 – 08:00
“Beyond the Scalpel: Management Options for Advanced BCC”
Read More

Merck Canada
Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 17:15 – 18:15
“Frontiers and Nuances in the Management of HPV Related Diseases”
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Karl Storz Endoscopy
Sunday, June 7 and Monday, June 8, 2015 @ 12:00 – 16:00
“Practice Rigid Bronchoscopy!”
Read More

Registration Details


Pre-registration is now CLOSED. All additional registration must be done ONSITE.
Hours of Registration: Saturday, June 6, 2015 @ 07:30 – 17:00; Sunday, June 7 and Monday, June 8 @ 07:00 – 17:00; Tuesday, June 9 @ 08:00 – 13:00.
Location of Registration Desk – 2nd Floor South Concourse, RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, MB


Committee & Special Interest Meetings

The schedule for all committee and special interest meetings to be held at the 69th Annual Meeting is available here.

Social Program


The complete social program for the 69th Annual Meeting is now available. Read More

Convention Hotel


The Delta Hotel, 350 Saint Mary Avenue, WINNIPEG, MB

The Society’s room block at the Delta Hotel and the overflow hotels below are now closed (May 15). Room availability can not be guaranteed.

Best Western Plus
Charter House Hotel Downtown Winnipeg

330 York Avenue, Winnipeg R3C 0N9 204-942-0101
(1 block away from the RBC Convention Centre)

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg R3C 0B8 800-339-5238 Monday to Friday 08:30 – 16:30

The ALT Hotel Winnipeg
310 Donald Street, Winnipeg R3B 2H3 431-800-4279

Canadinns Health Sciences Centre
720 William Avenue, Winnipeg R3E 3J7 204-594-9488



RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, WINNIPEG, MB
Tel: (204) 956-1720
Please note that the convention centre is attached to the Delta Hotel by a skywalk.



The CSOHNS would like to invite you to reserve your exhibit space at the 69th Annual Meeting
Exhibitor Information and Contract
Floor Plan (as of 06/03/15)
Exhibitors and Sponsors (as of 05/27/15)

Sponsor Acknowledgements Details


The Society would like to sincerely thank all our corporate partners for their generous and ongoing support.

Platinum Partners
Karl Storz Endoscopy
Medtronic Canada
Hoffmann-La Roche
Merck Canada
Takeda Canada

Gold Partner
Ethicon Surgical Care

Silver Partner
Allergy MD
Cochlear Corp.
Meda Pharmaceutical
Olympus Canada
Oticon Medical
Shire Canada
T.B. Clift

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