The 54th South African Ear, Nose and Throat Congress will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre between 28 October and 1 November 2018.
Concurrently, there will be a World Congress on Cochlear Implantation in Emerging Countries at the same venue, from 31 October to 2 November. The event organisers have assembled a very exciting smorgasbord of a programme covering topics of interest and importance to all.
Sunday the 28th will feature visionary talks looking into the future of hearing and otology. There will be a combined opening ceremony of the ENT Congress and the World Congress of Audiology, topped by an ethics discussion and a special musical event.
On Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th, there will be a plenary (single venue) main course of otology relevant to every ENT surgeon, utilising the expertise of world authorities in otology, including inter alia Professor Stephen O’Leary, who will discuss his pioneering work on medical treatment of inner ear conditions and Professor John Dornhoffer, who is renowned for his presentations on ossiculoplasty and cartilage use in ear surgery.
On Wednesday 31st and Thursday 1st you can choose as your taste dictates, between Rhinology, led by Professor Ben Bleier of Harvard; Head and Neck surgery featuring Professor Petra Ambrosch, known for her work in laser head and neck surgery with Professor Wolfgang Steiner; or Cochlear Implantation.
ORDER OF EVENTS
Sunday 28 October 2018
ISA Exco Meeting
Monday 29 October 2018
ENT President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
ENT Registrar’s Dinner
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Congress and Closure
ENT/Cochlear Implants Congress Dinner
Thursday 1 November 2018