17 - 21 January 2023

The World’s Leading Event for ENT, ORL Care and Communication Disorders

IFOS has established a long-standing tradition of education and continues to stimulate the level of training required for Otolaryngologists and allied health workers from around the world. Join us in person from 17 – 21 January 2023 to share knowledge and understanding of global OHNS diseases and their treatment.

Welcome Messages

Milan Profant
IFOS General Secretary

When saying Goodbye at the closing ceremony in Paris 2017 one would not believe what the future would bring. The perspective of the IFOS congresses and training and educational activities looked so promising and perfect, and our Canadian friends celebrated their victory. The Covid period has changed everything. ...... The international and internal Canadian situation did not allow the IFOS Congress to be organised in June 2022. After intensive discussion the IFOS Board has decided to move the congress to Dubai for the period January 17-21, 2023. So, the baton of the IFOS Congress organization has been passed to Hussain Al Rand, President of the United Arab Emirates ORL HN Society. The Congress Scientific Committee supported by the best experts from the Gulf region together in cooperation with IFOS subspeciality chairpersons, YO IFOS group, French and Canadian colleagues have a great responsibility to prepare successful IFOS Congress 2023.

It will be a different IFOS congress from the Paris one. Not better, not worse - simply different. In principle the IFOS Congress will always be the gathering of experts from all over the world with round tables, panels, instructional courses, oral presentations, posters, movies etc. But each organizer and all participants inoculate a different atmosphere, personal contribution which makes the IFOS Congress so unique, diverse, and different from the previous meetings.

The time for the high-level scientific program preparation is significantly shorter than for other IFOS Congresses. We have regular meetings with the Congress Organization and Scientific committee, and I can see how much effort is being invested to reach the goal: the unique IFOS world ORL congress in Dubai 2023. Each single detail has been discussed regarding the personal communication, scientific program, social program, modern technologies, education, and training. I have no doubt that in the period 17-21 of January 2023 all of you who plan to come to Dubai for the IFOS 2023 will appreciate this effort and activities of the UAE, GCC and international colleagues to prepare attractive program and the friendly milieu for gathering otorhinolaryngologists from all over the world.
It is my great pleasure to invite you all from each continent Africa, America (Central, North and South), Asia, and Europe to meet in Dubai, in the Capital of the ORL World 2023.

Milan Profant
IFOS General Secretary

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Dr. Hussain Alrand
President - IFOS Dubai 2023

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Minister of Defence, The Ruler of Dubai and on behalf of the Organizing Committee, I welcome all the Otorhinolayngologist Head and Neck professionals to this signature event “IFOS Dubai2023” from 17-21 January 2023. ......

Building on the success of previous meetings, the theme for 2023 is “Connecting Minds, Creating a Future for a better tomorrow” and I look forward to learning the update from the International faculties on these topics and everything else that is presented. We are indeed in a time of great innovation in Medical Field, so come and enjoy the breakthrough technology in the field of ORL HNS!

We are looking forward to an excellent meeting with pioneers in different subspecialties and from different countries around the world and sharing new and exciting updates in the field of ORL Head and Neck.

The program has already shaped up to be excellent, and the networking opportunities will be indeed outstanding. The backdrop of the beautiful and historic city of Dubai which has a pleasant weather in the month of January will add to the pleasure of the meeting and provide lasting memories beyond the science.

We share with pride our YO IFOS team who are the future of IFOS actively participating in this congress. We welcome new ideas suggestions and innovation. Come join us and let’s create a new world together!

Dr. Hussain Alrand
President - IFOS Dubai 2023

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Prof. Bernard Fraysse
President of IFOS

The IFOS Executive Committee has enthusiastically decided to entrust the organization of the next ENT World Congress to Dr. Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand and Prof. Abdulrahman Hagr.
The decision was unanimous due to the huge success, quality and high participation of the previous ENT congresses in Dubai for many years. Those congresses were a source of motivation, great experience and promoted scientific discovery and success.......

The objectives of the ENT Dubai Congress 2023 are:
  • Mobilizing the younger generations of ENT specialists
  • Expressing the diversity of practices around the world
  • Presenting technical innovations in ENT
The key success factors will be :
  • The attractiveness of the scientific program due to the participation of the main opinion leaders in ENT
  • The renowned hospitality of the new world capital of Dubai
  • The sharing of knowledge between researchers, physicians and industrialists.
We will be very happy and honored to welcome you to Dubai on this occasion.

Professor Bernard Fraysse
President of IFOS

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Prof. Abdulrahman Hagr
Chairman Scientific Committee – IFOS Dubai 2023

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Minister of Defense, The Ruler of Dubai and on behalf of the Organizing Committee, I am honored to welcome the community of Otorhinolaryngologists, Head and Neck professionals to the first IFOS event hosted in GCC region – “IFOS Dubai 2023” from 17-21 January 2023. ......
We are hopeful to deliver a higher level of content with a great turnout of abstract submissions and reputed speakers within a short period of planning time. We are delighted to have international faculties finally meet in Dubai and network with the communities and bring the ENT World closer together with GCC regions !
The GCC ENT Community is very eager to host all of you in Dubai with the perfect weather to enjoy the country along with meeting in person after a long waiting period.
Finally I would look forward to meeting you and spending an enlightening 4 days of workshops, keynote lectures, panel discussions, symposiums, roundtable discussions and many more informative sessions in January 2023 !

Professor Abdulrahman Hagr
Chair Scientific Committee

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Discover IFOS Dubai 2023 World Congress

YO – IFOS: A World of Opportunities for Young Otolaryngologists

Exceptional opportunity for young otolaryngologists to join the leading platform for international exchange of ideas and information about education, research, and clinical practice. During the IFOS meeting held in Paris last June 2017, the “Young Otolaryngologists Group” was created to facilitate young ENT physicians with the ambition to fulfil four key missions: education, research, networking, and congress-related activities. For congress related activities, a dedicated track is scheduled in the scientific program of IFOS 2023 to address the needs and interests of young fellows, residents, and students.

The IFOS Scientific Committee will honour the participating young otolaryngologists for their E-poster, video, and challenge submissions. There are three prize categories allocated for IFOS 2023:

3 Awards For Best
E - Posters
1 Award For Best
Video Submission
5 Awards For YO-IFOS
Challenge Winner Team
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