With 150 global speakers, eight CME-accredited conferences covering all major otolaryngology disciplines and more than 30 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge solutions, The 17th annual meeting of Middle East Otolaryngology Exhibition and Congress (ME-OTO) will be held next year from 26-28 March at Conrad Dubai Hotel in Dubai, UAE, under the theme, ‘Tomorrow’s Otolaryngology Today’.
Organised by Informa Markets in collaboration with the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, ME-OTO is the perfect opportunity for all otolaryngology healthcare professionals to stay abreast of the specialty’s latest trends and advancements. This theme is, therefore, particularly timely as the discipline continues to evolve with emergence of new technologies, treatment options and advanced scientific knowledge.
As the largest and longest running educational meeting for otolaryngologists and allied healthcare providers in the Middle East, the 2020 edition of the event will see the participation of more than 700 otolaryngologists, physicians, allied healthcare professionals, professional societies and solution providers. It will also feature more international speakers from USA, Europe, Asia and the GCC region.
According to conference and scientific committee Chair, Dr Talal Al-Khatib, Associate Professor at King Abdulaziz University and Chairman of Saudi Board of Otolaryngology; “The conferences at ME-OTO will encompass all the sub-specialties of otolaryngology, including the addition of three new tracks, laryngology, paediatric otolaryngology and head & neck surgery.” The 17th edition of the conference, he added, “also has tracks for otology & neurotology, cochlear implants, facial plastic surgery, and audiology & speech pathology. In addition, the conference will also offer an opportunity to the young otolaryngologists to present their research within a dedicated track.”
The audiology and speech track in the upcoming ME-OTO conference will be a very rich programme “focusing on the challenges faced in clinical practice and how to overcome them through high-quality research and clinical expertise,” stated Alfarghal Mohamad, MD, AuD, Consultant Audiovestibular Medicine, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Jeddah and Chair of the audio and speech pathology conference at ME-OTO. “The audiology programme includes vestibular sessions, paediatric audiology sessions, and tinnitus sessions, while the speech programme includes a CI rehabilitation session, language disorders session and swallowing & voice sessions,” he said.
Lectures, panel discussions and hands-on workshops with distinguished speakers will be a key highlight of the audiology and speech pathology track, he added.
Grow your business
Since ME-OTO is widely recognised as the leading assembly of ORL-HNS professionals in the Middle East, it also serves as the ideal platform for companies to showcase their latest products and services to an engaged audience.
With more than 700 targeted attendees at the show, including specialists or key players from healthcare facilities, exhibitors can not only meet new customers or discuss products and services with end-users, but also strengthen relationships with existing clients and partners to further business opportunities.
With a variety of audience engagement and partnership opportunities available at the show, exhibitors can also benefit from product and market testing to gain general and healthcare industry opinion about their offerings.