Thank you to all our Speakers, Moderators, and Attendees of Frontiers 2021: the Art, Science and Future of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
The conference ran online 4-6 November 2021, with Keynote Speakers Dr Linda Friedland and Professor Timothy Hullar (Oregon Health & Science University) presenting on various topics, and a total of seven sessions covering issues specific to Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery:
With the latest discoveries and difficulties facing our expert panel, from:
Foundation Alumni Dr Rebecca Lim then moderated a frank and open discussion with panellists.
A ‘bench-to-bedside’ session, with talks from:
ENT Surgeon Bernie Lyons moderated the lively, fast-paced panel discussion, one which we’re sure our audience will want to watch again on-demand.
Professor Raewyn Campbell gave a special presentation on surgical ergonomics, a surprisingly under-developed area in healthcare. ENT surgeons in particular have a very high risk of physical injury from their work. An enlightening presentation and Q&A session with Professor William Coman.
A regular session at Frontiers, which brings together the scientific endeavours of early career researchers within the specialty, who have received Foundation Awards. This year’s researchers all happened to focus on Otology.
Dr Michael Jay then fielded questions from the audience, where we gained insight into how to bring research into your work-life balance.
With speakers from ENT, research, and industry, Frontiers dived into the world of machine learning, data analytics and more:
A big concern discussed by the panel was regulatory, data and privacy concerns of AI, particularly the informed consent of patients.
An all-encompassing look at the current state of research, and the challenges that lay ahead, with talks from:
Professor John Funder kept the panel discussion to time, with a burst of questions from the audience for our expert panel.
Finally, Professor William Coman announced our Poster Winners:
Thank you to all our live attendees and speakers for making Frontiers a truly unique event. For those unable to join us live, the conference is now available on-demand via your Pheedloop login. Registrations will remain open until November 2022, via the Frontiers website.
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