Congress

1st Inaugural Meeting of Asia-Pacific Laryngology Association on 1st to 3rd November 2019


Dear Friends & Colleagues

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the Inaugural Meeting of the Asia Pacific Laryngology Association (APLA), to be held from 1-3 November 2019, in Singapore.

APLA was established in 2018 by a group of specialists in Laryngology from a number of countries in the Asia Pacific region. The Association serves as an inclusive platform to share knowledge, developments, and challenges that may have unique Asian-Pacific cultural, social, and economic perspectives. While anatomy and physiology of the larynx may be similar the world over, approaches to diagnosis and treatment frequently are not. The Association is not-for-profit, and open to all physicians, researchers, allied health professionals, and trainees interested in managing problems related to the larynx, voice, swallowing, and upper airway.

The Inaugural Meeting of APLA will be held conjointly with the 8th International Conference of the Laryngology and Voice Association (LVA). LVA was established in 2001 in India, to bring together experts in different medical specialties including Otolaryngology, Speech Language Pathology, and counselors for voice professionals. LVA also publishes a peer reviewed biannual journal, the “Journal of Laryngology & Voice” in hardcopy and online format.

The Meeting aims to deliver an exciting, cutting-edge and yet broad-based program, with the theme “Frontiers in Laryngology”. In addition to lectures, debates, and demonstrations, there will be a number of mini hands-on workshops throughout the three-day program. We welcome not just to your participation, but also your contribution to the academic program. Speakers, teachers, and collaborators are already committing from the Asia-Pacific region and all over the world. Your presence and involvement will add greatly to the high quality of the program.

We look forward to meeting you and sharing a wonderful experience during the conference, and hope that you will come and enjoy the hospitality and culture of Singapore.

​With sincere thanks,

David-Lau

Dr David Lau
Organising Chairman
Inaugural Congress of Asia-Pacific Laryngology Association 2019

Dr Gandhi

Dr Sachin Gandhi
Founder President
Asia-Pacific Laryngology Association