Report by Professor Hesham Negm, Cairo University, Egypt and Assistant Professor Mario Milkov, Varva University, Bulgaria.
As in every year in the beautiful and continuously developing city of Dubai the 10th Emirates Rhinology, Otoloy, Audiology And Communication Disorders congress was organised by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, Emirates ORL Head and Neck Society, and Emirates Medical Association with collaboration with Italian ENT society, Japan ORL Head and Neck Society, Russian ENT Federal centre, Arab Society of Otology & Audiology, ARABFOS, Saudi Otorhinolaryngology Society and GCC ORL society.
(L-R) Profs Negm, Vicini and Alrand.
Under the auspices of H H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance & President of the Dubai Health Authority, Congress President, Dr Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand, organised a wonderful meeting aiming to cover all aspects of otorhinolaryngology, audiology and communication disorders. The congress shared experiences and discussed breakthroughs in various specialist fields and a necessary criterion to successfully assess and expand the practices of attendees. There were keynote lectures, round table discussions, instructional courses, video sessions, and abstract sessions covering a wide array of topics. There were 383 presentations were delivered in five halls.
Russian delegation at EROC.
In addition to many courses and workshops including:
- Temporal Bone Dissection Course with Hands-On Hearing Implant
- Pan Arab Rhinology Basic & Advanced Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) with Hands-On Cadaver Dissection
- Recent Advances in Diagnosis & Management of Vertigo with Hands-On Demonstration
- Aesthetic and Functional Septorhinoplasty & Hands-On Cadaver Dissection: Step by Step Rhinoplasty & Septoplasty
- Intensive Snoring and Sleep Apnea with Hands on Cadaver Dissection
Attendees came from all around the World, for example: USA, Canada, Russia, Japan, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Bosnia, Austria, Ireland, UK, France, Algeria, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Morocco, Egypt, Sudan, Lithuania, Palestine, GCC countries, India, Srilanka, Australia, Brazil, Brazil, Poland and Romania, to listen and learn from the eminent professors internationally recognised. A fantastic traditional Baldwin dinner was organised after an adventure of desert safari in the evening of the second day.
The 10th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress, is a combined meeting with Russian ORL, Italian Society of ORL & Head and Neck Surgery and Japan ORL. This year, it will be a joint meeting with 2nd International Sialendoscopy Conference. The congress has been comprehensively organised to capture the excellent innovations which would cover all aspects of otorhinolaryngology, audiology and communication disorders. The congress will be held in Dubai, UAE, from 15 -17 January 2020 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City.
This congress will provide you with a platform to share experiences and discuss breakthroughs in various specialist fields and a necessary criterion to successfully assess and expand your own practices. We have included keynote lectures, round table discussions, instructional courses, video sessions and abstract sessions covering a wide array of topics for you to be introduced to the latest technologies and techniques in the field of ENT.
The 2020 congress will also have several live surgical pre-congress workshops on state-of-the-art anatomical specimens. From the wide array of presentations submitted to us by the research committee, the scientific committee will choose the best ones to be presented during the congress and the best presentations will be recognised and awarded.
Abstract Submission are now open, click here to visit the website for more information: www.eroc.ae