Preliminary Program

28 May, Tuesday – World Hearing Center, Kajetany

09:00 – 10:30 CONFERENCE OPENING SESSION
10:30 – 11:00 coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 demonstration surgeries session workshop workshop
12:30 – 13:30 lunch
13:30 – 15:00 demonstration surgeries session workshop: Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPs)
(E. Papathanasiou)
workshop
15:00 – 15:30 coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 demonstration surgeries Panel: Otologic Issues of the Geriatric Patient (moderator: Y. Agrawal) workshop workshop
17:00 – 19:00 NETWORKING MIXER & POSTER RECEPTION, World Hearing Center Kajetany

29 May, Wednesday – World Hearing Center, Kajetany

09:00 – 10:30 demonstration surgeries Round Table & Consensus on Microtia, Aural Atresia, and Functional Ear Reconstruction (moderator: Z. Tianyu) – live broadcast workshop workshop
10:30 – 11:00 coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 demonstration surgeries Panel: Japan Otological Society (moderator: T. Ikezono) workshop workshop
12:30 – 14:00 lunch
14:00 – 15:30 demonstration surgeries Panel: Robotic Surgery on Middle Ear and Cochlear Implantation: More and More Reality! (moderator: M. Caversaccio) workshop workshop
15:30 – 16:00 coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 demonstration surgeries Session: Immunology of the Inner Ear workshop Meeting of the Politzer Board of Directors
(until 18:00)
18:00 – 21:00 WELCOME RECEPTION, Park Kajetany Hotel & Restaurant

30 May, Thursday – Hilton Warsaw Convention Centre

08:30 – 10:00 Panel: New Concepts and Diagnostics in Hearing Loss, Synaptopathy, Dead Regions and Beyond (moderator: M. Bance) Panel: Cholesteatoma – an International Perspective from France, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic and Slovenia (moderator: R. Kania) session session posters
10:00 – 10:30 coffee break
10:30 – 12:00 Panel: Transcanal Corridors to the Lateral Skull Base (Hong Kong Otolaryngology Update) (moderator: M. Tong) Panel: American Otological Society – Challenges Encountered in  the Treatment of the Chronic Ear Patient session session posters
12:00 – 13:30 lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Panel: Issues During the Lifetime of the Cochlear Implanted: Pain, Extrusion, Failures, MRI (moderator: D.M. Kaplan) Panel: American Neurotology Society – Challenges in Cochlear Implantation session session posters
15:00 – 15:30 coffee break
15:30 – 17:30 Politzer Society General Assembly

31 May, Friday – Hilton Warsaw Convention Centre

08:30 – 10:00 Panel IFOS: Complications Related to Cochlear Implants (moderator: A. Ramos) Panel : Contemporary Management of Temporal Bone Malignancy (moderator C.F. Dai) session session posters
10:00 – 10:30 coffee break
10:30 – 12:00 Panel: Managing Complications of Otitis Media – Case Discussions (moderator: D.M. Kaplan) Panel: Objective Criteria for Diagnosing Ménière’s Disease (moderator: M.Barbara) session session posters
12:00 – 13:30 lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Panel: Cochlear Implants and Cognitive Functions in Elderly People (moderator: H. Olze) Panel: The Next Step in Treating Vestibular Disorders (moderator: N. Ozgirgin) session session posters
15:00 – 15:30 coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Politzer Prize Session Panel: Current Challenges in Cochlear Implantation for Surgeons, Audiologists, and Patients (moderator: R. Perez) session session posters
19:00 – 23:00 NETWORKING PARTY Atrium Park Kajetany (50 euro)

1 June, Saturday – Hilton Warsaw Convention Centre

08:30 – 10:00 Panel: Intracochlear ECochG – Its Role in Predicting Intracochlear Trauma (moderator: S. O’Leary) Panel: Neuro-otological and Equilibriometric Society of India (NES India) (moderators: A. Goyal, P. Singhal) session session posters
10:00 – 10:30 coffee break
10:30 – 12:00 Panel: Transformation within Pediatric Otology: Endoscopes, Implants and the Vestibular System (moderator: B. Papsin) Panel: Otology in Taiwan (moderator: L. Li)
(until 12:30)
session session posters
12:00 – 13:30 lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Panel: Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implantation – Mechanisms and Strategies to Improve Results and Reasons for Hearing Loss (moderator: T.Lenarz) session session session posters
15:00 – 15:30 CONFERENCE CLOSING CEREMONY

Invited lectures:

Patient-based outcomes assessment in Otology/Neurotology, Stewart M.
Innovations in Tinnitus, Welling B

Keynote lectures:

The Esteem invisible middle ear implant: 12 years’ experience, Barbara M
Middle ear Implantable Hearing Aid Maxum, Bento R
The subgroups of paraganglioma in jugular foramen and bleeding control strategies of inferior petrous sinus, Dai CF
Surgical Approaches for Jugular Paraganglioma, de Brito Neto R
Surgical management of Complicated Cholesteatoma, Goyal A
Status of Otological training in India, Goyal A
Necrotizing otitis externa – experience from a single center with 85 patients, Kaplan DM
Management of infections developing in children with cochlear implants, Kaplan DM
Advanced therapies for inner ear hearing loss: biohybrid electrodes and beyond, Lenarz T
Vestibular Neurotomy: 40 years’ experience, Magnan J
Electric stimulation effect on tinnitus. Physiological new aspects in patients with sensorineural hearing loss, Ramos A
A double-blind randomized controlled study on the comparison of conventional versus Total annulus excision technique for tympanoplasty: A novel approach, Singhal P