Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO,September 29-October 2, 2013,Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

December 19, 2012
Contact: Catherine R. Lincoln, CAE, MA Senior Manager, International Affairs Email:international@entnet.org Tel: 1-703-535-3738 Fax 1-703-299-1124

 The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) is pleased to announce that its next Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Please join us at the world’s largest gathering of the specialty, September 29-October 2, 2013.
 Please post the following on your website or share with your colleagues: The 2013
 Call for Papers will be available at http://www.entnet.org/annual_meeting where abstracts may be submitted: · Scientific Program: Submission opens January 21, 2013; deadline February 18, 2013; notification end of April 2013. · Miniseminars and Instruction Courses: Call for papers now closed.
 Academy members enjoy special rates for meeting registration. To join, visit www.entnet.org/join or emailmemberservices@entnet.org for an application form. Starting mid-May 2013, visit www.entnet.org/annual_meeting for the latest Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO updates, or look in a spring issue of the Bulletin, which carries the preliminary program information. In May, registration and hotel reservations will be available online.
 Among the special events for international registrants, are an orientation and convention center tour for first-time attendees, Saturday, September 28, and an International Reception open to all international attendees and their spouses on Tuesday, October 1. We encourage our international visitors to wear their national dress or a flag lapel pin at the President’s Reception September 29 and at all evening receptions.
 Attendees who need a Canadian visa can request an invitation letter at no extra charge when registering online. The Canadian government recommends applying for a visa at least five months before arrival in Canada.
 To learn more, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/apply-how.asp. If you have questions, contact international@entnet.org. We look forward to welcoming you to the 2013 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, the world’s largest gathering of otolaryngologists—head and neck surgeons.