Dubai's showcase audiology event will take place online from November 18 to 20


© Dubai Otology - Such physical gathering - from Dubai Otology in 2019 - will be replaced by interaction on device screens this year.

The online format now chosen by most events to circumvent pandemic restrictions is also the route taken this year by the MENASA region's star audiology event, Dubai Otology, which will run from November 18 to 20.

The Virtual Edition of the 8th Dubai Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conference is expected to draw over 700 visitors and participants from at least 20 countries including the UAE and various other parts of the world. It will maintain its specalist focus on surgery as part of a programme addressing advanced topics including audio vestibular, cochlear implants, stapes surgery, cholesteatoma surgery, and eustachian tube surgery. And it will boast special focuses on The Dizzy Patient, Implantable Hearing Devices and Advances in Tinnitus Management.

The hearing device industry is heavily involved in sponsoring Dubai Otology: Advanced Bionics – Premium Partner; Hansaton – Elite Partner; MED-EL – Strategic Partner; Otex Oticon - Silver Partner. The involvement of regional and international bodies is led by the Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of Singapore, the Pakistan Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, the Saudi Otolaryngology Society, and the Society of Otolaryngologists of Nepal.

This year's Dubai Otology agenda features more than 20 scientific sessions on key otology topics, as well as the presence of 18 "Best of the Best" experts and lecturers offering in-depth knowledge and sharing their clinical experiences on various case studies.

Commenting on the Virtual Edition of the 8th Dubai Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conference, Dr. Ahmad Alamadi, Scientific Committee Chairman, said: "Due to the extraordinary events of Covid-19 pandemic, we are pleased to introduce a comprehensive three-day online conference where experts from all over the globe will meet to discuss the latest advances in Otology and neurotology. In fact, it is a great opportunity to meet and interact with the experts from the comfort of your home. This year's event will present special sessions on implantable hearing devices, skull base surgery, tinnitus, facial nerve and much more."

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Source: Dubai Otology