Dear colleagues and friends,
It is a great pleasure to welcome my fellow ENT specialists to the 17th ASEAN ORL-HNS Federation Congress, which will be held during the 3rd week of November 2017 at the fabulous five-star Meliá Yangon Hotel in Yangon Myanmar.
This is a particularly noteworthy event as it will be the first-ever congress hosted by the ENT Society Myanmar, and all of us are working hard to assure that it will be not only the most impressive gathering of ENT specialists in the ASEAN Community, but an equally impressive display of ASEAN unity.
With its theme “United and Concerted to Move Forward,” the 17th ASEAN ORL-HNS Federation Congress will push ASEAN cooperation to a new level, providing the region’s otolaryngologists and head & neck surgeons with a platform to share knowledge and experience, discuss and debate the vital issues, and stay current on technological innovations and surgical techniques for the treatment of a wide range of ENT diseases.
With special lectures, symposia, country-specific forums, free academic papers that will encourage all of us to keep moving forward, and social events that will foster networking and camaraderie, the 17th ASEAN ORL-HNS Federation Congress is the highly anticipated event of the year for ASEAN’s ENT specialists, and I look forward to welcoming each of you here personally in exotic Myanmar.
Dr. Phakdee Sannikorn
President, The ASEAN ORL-HNS Federation