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Annual meeting of ENTs, head and neck surgeons

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

What: Thousands of ear, nose, and throat physicians and head and neck surgeons will gather to share the latest research and clinical advances from across all areas of the specialty at the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, September 10-13, in Chicago, IL.

This year's meeting focuses on "Premiering Tomorrow, Today" with a glimpse of the future of otolaryngology woven throughout the conference program. For access to the complete schedule and program, go to

Press registration and onsite workspace is available for those reporting from the meeting in Chicago. For those covering the Annual Meeting remotely, interview facilitation is provided by request to

Where: McCormick Place Convention Center (MPCC), 2301 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

When: The Newsroom, located in the MPCC, Lakeside Level 2, E265, is open during the following times:

Sunday, September 10: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, September 11: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, September 12: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 13: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

To Register: Credentialed media can register online in advance of the meeting at

Media policies for the 2017 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience are online at Contact with questions.


About the AAO-HNS/F

The American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, one of the oldest medical associations in the nation, represents about 12,000 physicians and allied health professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy serves its members by facilitating the advancement of the science and art of medicine related to otolaryngology and by representing the specialty in governmental and socioeconomic issues. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning. The organization's vision: "Empowering otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons to deliver the best patient care."

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