The BAPO

Annual Meeting 2024

Thursday 14th – Friday 15th September
BMA House, London

Join us to hear from world-class speakers, the inauguration of official BAPOJ Trainee Section, and for news on our Research and Travelling Fellowship Competitions

Our annual meeting offers a packed two days of events, including an engaging social programme (keep your Thursday evening free!) And, if you book early you can take advantage of our early bird rates. Full details on fees are towards the bottom of this page.

Our keynote speakers

Baroness
Helena Kennedy QC

Alessandro de Alarcon

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA

Dana Thompson

Children’s Hospital of Chicago, USA

Francois Simon

Necker-Hôpital Enfants Malades, France

The Agenda

Thursday 14th September

0830-0910

Registration

Session 1

Guidelines / Rhinology / BAPOJ

Chair: Ravi Thevasagayam

0910-0915

President’s Welcome

Michelle Wyatt

0915-0930

Day Case Surgery Guidelines

Ravi Thevasagayam

0930-0945

Button Battery Ingestion Guidelines

Marianne Elloy

0945-1000

Leadership in Paediatric ENT surgery

Su De

1000-1030

Rhinology for the Paediatric ENT Surgeon

Ann Louise McDermott

1030-1035

Launch of BAPO Juniors

Kate Blackmore

Emma Gosnell

1035-1100

Pitch Perfect – BAPOJ Research Prize

Haytham Kubba

Mira de Kruijf

Hasnaa Ismail-Koch

1100-1130

Coffee

Session 2

Keynote Addresses

Chair: Michelle Wyatt

1130-1200

Equality & Diversity in Surgery

Baroness Kennedy

1200-1245

John Evans Lecture: Re-Thinking Laryngomalacia

Dana Thompson

1245-1345

Lunch: Defend your Poster (at 1pm)

Session 3

Otology

Chair: Rania Mehanna

1345-1415

Otology for the paediatric ENT surgeon

Francois Simon

1415-1430

Implant options for Microtia

Simon Carr

1430-1500

Otology Panel: Interesting cases

Joe Manjaly

Jaya Nichani

Francois Simon

Simon Carr

Rob Nash

1500-1530

Coffee

Session 4

Short Papers / BAPOJ

Chair: Victoria Possamai

1530-1630

Short Paper Session

1630-1700

BAPOJ Fellowship Presentations

Kate Blackmore

Liam Sutton

Sunil Sharma

Emma Gosnell

END OF DAY 1

1830-late

Social Event

Marquis of Cornwallis, WC1N 1AP

The Agenda

Friday 15th September

0830-9000

Registration

Session 1

General / Short Papers

Chair: Keith Trimble

0900-0945

Panel: Controversies in Paediatric ENT

Neil Bateman

Julian Gaskin

Kate Stephenson

Dan Tweedie

Haytham Kubba

0945-1000

Immunology for ENT (PANDAS)

Prof Gareth Morgan

1000-1100

Short paper session

1100-1130

Coffee

Session 2

Keynote Addresses

Chair: Mike Saunders

1130-1145

Presidential Address

Michelle Wyatt

1145-1200

Getting it Right First Time in Paediatric ENT

Sarah O’Donnell

1200-1245

Airway reconstructions, what about the voice?

Alessandro de Alarcon

1245-1345

Lunch

Session 3

Aerodigestive / General

Chair: Andrea Burgess

1345-1400

How to set up a FEES service

Jess Bewick

1400-1415

Time to roll the DISE?

Nico Jonas

1415-1430

Paediatric Laryngeal Reinnervation: Who and When to refer?

Kate Heathcote

1430-1445

Artificial Intelligence in Paediatric ENT

Eishaan Bhargava

1445-1500

Where are we with Tonsillectomy in 2023?

Steven Powell

1500-1530

Coffee

Session 4

Airway

Chair: Tash Kunanandam

1530-1550

New Approaches to Old Problems

Richard Hewitt

1550-1610

How to Manage Short Laryngeal Clefts

Alessandro de Alarcon

1610-1645

Panel: Challenging Cases

Tash Kunanandam

Dana Thompson

Alessandro de Alarcon

Richard Hewitt

1645-1700

Closing remarks / Invite to BAPO 2024

END OF CONFERENCE

Speaker supporting documents

A single case study: to describe the swallowing outcomes of patient X diagnosed with a deep interarytenoid groove (DIG) who underwent management with injection laryngoplasty and had longer-term follow-up.

Hearing from the Future: A Multi-Centre Survey Exploring Patient and Parent Perceptions of AI in Paediatric Otolaryngology

Endoscopic injection of Botulinum toxin A and balloon dilatation as treatment for cricopharyngeal dysfunction after cranio cervical decompression in children.

Novel use of sequential plasma ablation of Metachronous Aggressive Fibromatosis Tumours in the airway of a child; a case report.

7q11.23 duplication syndrome: Challenges of ear surgery for cholesteatoma management

Abstract Submissions

Please note, submissions can be received from the 1st June up until the 12th July

5th May - 3rd August

Our Early Bird Rates

After 3rd August (last-minute rate after 3rd September)

Standard Rates

Register for The Annual Meeting

As you can see, our annual meeting offers a packed two days of events, including an engaging social programme (keep your Thursday evening free!) We’d love for you to join us