Message from the Ministry of Health & Prevention, UAE
On behalf of the Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates (UAE), we would like to welcome you to the 6th Dubai Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery Conference and Exhibition which will be held from the November 07 – 09, 2018. The primary interest of the UAE’s leadership is to provide UAE Nationals and expatriates, the highest standard and best quality of health care services that fulfill their wellbeing. Our future vision for health, coincides with the development plans of the UAE in all sectors & position ourselves as of one of the world’s leading and respected health care service providers. At the Ministry of Health hosting, attending and speaking at conferences such as this one is part of our strategic vision. We are proud to have hosted esteemed international conferences and we are well aware of the importance of these conferences, which bring together the very best international and regional talent.
This conference in particular, is one of the biggest in the region in the field of Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery and is a platform where international speakers in this highly specialized field, will get an opportunity to discuss and understand the latest advances.
UAE Ministry of Health is adopting a comprehensive methodology which focuses on various channels of healthcare advancement including medical education, training and innovation so as to benefit every member of the community.
The Ministry of Health wishes all the participants and guests of Dubai Otology 2018 a successful participation and a very pleasant stay in Dubai.
H.E. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais
Ministry of Health & Prevention
United Arab Emirates
Message from the Conference Chairman
It is with great pleasure that I welcome everyone on behalf of the scientific committee of the 6th Dubai Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery Conference & Exhibition; on November 07th – 09th, 2018 at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center (MBR-AMC) at Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), in Dubai, UAE. With tremendous support from HE Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health in the United Arab Emirates; the organising committee will deliver a dynamic and unmatched experience for all participants. We are delighted to introduce a more comprehensive scientific program. The recent developments in otology, neurotology and skull base surgery will be discussed. The Scientific Committee and Faculty have worked hard to enhance the quality of the lectures.
This year we introduce Instructional Courses in the conference and are immensely grateful to the speakers for their contribution and participation. The scientiﬁc program consists of in-depth instructional courses, panel discussions, and free paper sessions. This congress is also a great chance to meet colleagues from every corner of the world to share clinical experiences and developments and to enjoy the unique culture, cuisine and atmosphere of Dubai.
Furthermore, for the first time, Dubai Otology will feature a three day Masterclass on Head Impulse which will run parallel with the main event from 07th – 09th November. This Masterclass will allow hands-on experience mechanism of head impulse testing conducted by skilled instructors.
The organising committee has already done a marvellous job preparing every detail of the biggest specialised otology event in the region. It is a pleasure for me as Conference Chairman to welcome all of you to Dubai and participate in the region’s largest otology, neurotology & skull base surgery event to increase its scientiﬁc and social value.
In addition, a world-class exhibition will take place alongside the scientific meeting; where leading companies will be able to display their new ENT products and services to all delegates.
It is our sincere hope that, as in past Congresses; Dubai Otology 2018 will bring all of us together to share in the common goal of advancing and developing the ﬁeld of otology, neurotology and skull base surgery.
Dubai Otology 2018
Message from the Executive Chairman
Over the past 5 years, Dubai Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conference & Exhibition- Dubai Otology, has seen a remarkable growth in the number of visitors, international speakers, and industry experts from the UAE and across the globe. The conference has proved to be a great learning platform as it features every year new topics, lectures, hands-on workshops and high-quality sessions on new procedures and technologies in Otology that are revolutionizing the industry.
In our continuous efforts to meet the expectations and demands of healthcare professionals and experts in Otology, this year Dubai Otology presents a brand-new agenda, where a number of breakthrough technologies are being explored and scientific lectures are being discussed over the course of 3-days. Running parallel to the conference, the exhibition will provide companies and industry professionals a unique opportunity to showcase their products and equipment while also a chance to network and collaborate with experts and professionals in the field.
I take this opportunity to thank all speakers, leading ENT doctors, surgeons, industry experts and all key stakeholders for their support and contribution and I hope this gathering of great minds will inspire new conversations and instill new ideas among academicians and industry professionals for the benefit of patients suffering from ear disorders.
Wishing you all a successful conference and a brilliant stay in the UAE.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani