British Laryngological Association (BLA) Programme

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Specialty Keynote

Chair: Professor Martin Birchall, Professor of Laryngology and a Consultant in ENT Surgery at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Keynote Speaker: Dr Clark Rosen, Director, University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, USA 

Dr Gregory Postma, Professor and Vice-Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia of Augusta University, Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders, USA 

Professor Jean-Paul Marie, Prof Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Rouen University Hospital , France

Professor Jeffrey Laitman, Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Anatomy & Functional Morphology, Professor of Otolaryngology, Professor of Medical Education, ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Panel Discussion


Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Cadaver Dissection: Laryngeal Framework Surgery

Chair: Professor Martin Birchall, Professor of Laryngology and a Consultant in ENT Surgery at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Type I thyroplasty + arytenoid adduction/repositioning
Dr Clark Rosen, Director, University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, USA 

Type 2 thyroplasty + types 3/4
Mr Yakubu Karagama


Wednesday 4 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Update

Chair: Declan Costello

Vocal fold paralysis
Mr Nick Gibbins

Voice Clinic Assessment
Mr Julian McGlashan & Anna White

Tubeless Laryngoscopy
Dr Fauzia Mir


Thursday 5 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: Ten top tips for laryngology

Chair: Mr John Rubin

Speakers:

10 Tips in Phonosurgery
Clark Rosen, Director, University of Pittsburgh Voice Center, Pittsburgh, USA 

10 Top Tips for Speech Therapy 
Miss Christella Antoni

10 Tips Teaching
Professor Martin Birchall, Professor of Laryngology and a Consultant in ENT Surgery at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK


Thursday 5 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Symposium: Laryngeal Airway Dysfunction

Chair: Mr Guri Sandhu

Speakers:

Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Mr James Hull

Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction
Professor Thomas Halvorsen, Haukeland University, Bergen, Norway

Living with EILO and life after treatment
Patient


Friday 6 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Dysphagia

Chair: Dr Paula Leslie

Speakers:

Professor Gregory Postma, Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, USA
Dr Justin Roe, Head of the Speech and Language Therapy Department, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Paula Leslie, Program Director: Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD), Professor, Communication Science and Disorders, Specialist Advisor (Swallowing Disorders) RCSLT, University of Pittsburgh