17th ENT MEETING

Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeons WORLDWIDE

Alba di Canazei, Italy from 18th to 25th January 2020

A FEW WORDS OF THANKS

Dear colleagues

The past Upover Downunder meetings were a wonderful success. The academic program was as always excellent with a good balance across all areas of ENT and interesting presentations added to the sessions.

I would like to thank all those delegates who contributed to the academic sessions; the content and quality of your presentations was impressive and of exceptional value to the success of this meeting.

As well, I would like to thank all the delegates who attended this year – you make this meeting very special and I hope that you will enjoy your experience in this amazing part of the world.

Yours sincerely,
Bill Coman

Emeritus Prof
William B. Coman

Brisbane, Australia

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OTOLARYNGOLOGY, HEAD AND NECK SURGEONS WORLDWIDE

are invited to attend the 17th Upover Downunder International ENT Meeting
to be held in Alba di Canazei, Italy on the 18th to 25th January 2020

Participating countries: Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Liechtenstein,
Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, Unites States​

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Names in alphabetic order

Prof Christian Betz
Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Dr Dave Brooker
Belfast, United Kingdom
Emeritus Prof
William B. Coman

Brisbane, Australia
Dr Theo Gregor
Hamilton, New Zealand
Prof Andreas Leunig
Munich, Germany
Dr David Marty
Melbourne, Australia
A/ Prof Payal Mukherjee
Sydney, Australia
Dr Greg Osetinsky
Kentucky, United States
A/Prof Chris Perry
Brisbane, Australia
A/Prof Pår Stjärne
Stockholm, Sweden
Dr Andrew Swift
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Timetable

19th January to 26th January 2019

Day 1 - Sunday: Rhinology Session

Chair

  • Professor Andreas Leunig, Munich, Germany

Speakers

  • Prof. Andreas Leunig, Munich, Germany
    Heinz Stammberger / Interesting Cases
  • Dr David Marty, Melbourne, Australia
    Management of Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma. Have we got it right?
  • Ass Prof. Fabian Sommer, Ulm, Germany
    Outpatient Surgery in German-ENT in Teaching Hosp.-Economic Nonsense?
  • A/Prof Par Stjärne, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sinunasal malignancy (part1): epidemiology
  • Ass Prof. HR Briner, Zurich, Switzerland
    Endoscopic surgery of the anterior skull base: my view
  • Dr Andrew Swift, Liverpool, UK
    Substances and nasal subsidence?
  • Dr Chris Thomson, New Zealand
    TBA – confirmed without title
  • Alexandra French, Australia
    Nasal Dispersion “New Approach”
  • Welcome, Reception and Drinks

Day 2 - Monday: Surgical Outcomes
“The good the bad and the ugly”

Chair

  • Emeritus Prof William B. Coman, Brisbane, Australia

Speakers

  • Prof. William Coman, Brisbane, Australia
    Evolution of Surgery and the Changing Concept of Justice  
  • Dr Victor Jais, Munich Germany 
    Rhinology Database
  • Prof. Andreas Leunig, Munich, Germany
    Case Reports
  • Dr David McGahey, Northern Ireland
    Hole in the Head
  • David Brooker, United Kingdom
    TBA – confirmed without title
  • Marlene Soma, Sydney, Australia
    Paediatric Case Presentation

Day 3 - Tuesday: Laryngology Session

Chair 

  • Prof. Theo Gregor, Hamilton, New Zealand

Speakers

  • Prof. William Coman, Brisbane, Australia
    Laryngeal Incompetence 
  • Prof. Theo Gregor, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Management of Laryngeal Disorders
  • Dr Matt Campbell, Victoria, Australia
    Stimulating snores by the twelfth
  • Hannah Sieron, Ulm, Germany
    Prophylactic percutaneous Gastrostomy – a retrospective analysis
  • Prof Par Stjärne, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sinunasal malignancy (part2): surgical technique
  • Prof Christian Betz, Hamburg, Germany
    Long-term outcome for open vs. endoscopically resected sinonasal tumors
  • Boat race

Day 4 - Wednesday: General Oto-Laryngology Session

Chair

  • Dr Gregor Osetinsky, Kentucky, USA

Speakers

  • Dr Chris Smit, South Africa
    Aids in Africa
  • Dr Colin Van Bergen, South Africa
    HIV in ENT
  • Dr Michael Dobson, Melbourne, Australia
    Historical Characters
  • Dr Richard Vowles, Guernsey 
    An Island Practice
  • Dr Suzie Dorey, Guernsey 
    TBA – confirmed without title
  • Dr Gregor Osetinsky, USA
    Cochlear Migraine
  • Dr Marlene Soma, Sydney, Australia
    Paediatric Case  
  • Dr Michael Karlberg, Sweden
    Swedish tonsil Audit
  • Wine tasting

Day 5 - Thursday: Otology Session

Chair

  • A/ Prof Payal Mukherjee, Sydney, Australia

Speakers

  • Dr Sebastian Rösch, Salzburg, Austria
    Utilisation of ENT statistics for Otological workflow
  • Dr Michael Karlberg, Sweden
    Vestibular disorders
  • Prof Payal Mukherjee, Sydney, Australia
    Superior Canal Dehiscence
  • Dr Peter Friedland, Perth, Australia 
    Cochlear Implantation
  • Dr Chris Thomson, New Zealand 
    Evolution of experience and Techniques 
  • Prof Romain Kania, France
    Biofirms in Otology
  • Elodie Chiarovano
    Vestibular Testing
  • Gala dinner

Day 6 - Friday: Head-Neck Session

Chair

  • Dr Peter friedland, Perth, Australia 

Speakers

  • Dr Jim Hallam, Gold Coast, Australia
    TBA – confirmed without title
  • Dr Peter Friedland, Perth, Australia 
    Head and Neck Cases
  • Dr Linda Friedland, Switzerland 
    Cutting Edge – Recent Advances in Cancer Therapies
  • Leif Anderberg 
    Pain in the Head and Neck Region

Read our reviews of the past years: Review 2016 · Review 2017 · Review 2018 · Review 2019 · All testimonials

VENUE AND ACCOMODATION

The conference is held in the Hotel La Cacciatora, in the town of Alba di Canazei in the Dolomites, Italy. The Dolomites is a World Heritage listed site and rivals any other place in the world for its beauty, diversity in landscape as well as its geological and geomorphological significance.

This conference, with its spectacular setting is the coming together of like-minded surgeons for the exchanging of ideas and expressions in their specialised fields.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Activities during the conference

We have a number of activities to suit all individuals including organized and fully escorted ski groups, beginner ski lessons, walks around the local area, snowshoe walking if requested, a day trip to Bolzano (the home of Ötzi the Ice Man as well as fantastic shopping, cafés and restaurants) and wine tasting (subject to availability of the Sommelier).

Guided ski tours will be run by Mario (Dolomites Ski Tours).

CONTACT

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