20 July 2020

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to provide you with an update regarding our activities both for this year, and for the future. As you are now aware, we have cancelled the meeting which was due to take place at Lough Eske Resort in October and are running instead a shortened virtual session based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin on Saturday 10 th October. A provisional programme has been uploaded, and abstracts and registration details will follow shortly. Please do participate as fulsomely as you can.

As always please do send us your suggestions and/or comments and we promise to look into these with diligence.

Thanking you and hoping you stay safe in these uncertain times.


Yours sincerely,

Nash Patil
President / IOS

10th July 2020

Dear Colleagues,

As you are probably aware, BACO 2020 has evolved into a virtual meeting which will be held in January 2021. I have been in close contact with Professor Nirmal Kumar (President ENT UK) and Professor Gerry O’Donoghue (Master of Ceremonies, BACO 2020) in this regard, and would request you to fulsomely support the meeting in any way you can.

Please do take the time out to register, and participate in its various sections.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,

Nash Patil
on behalf of the IOS Council

Provisional Programme
IOS Academic Meeting
Saturday 10 October 2020

08.30 - 09.00 IOS Council meeting
09.00 - 09.05 Welcome by chairpersons
09.05 -11.00 Free paper session 1
11.00 - 11.30 Break
11.30 - 12.00 Panel discussion
12.00 - 13.00 Free paper session 2
13.00 - 13.15 Annual General meeting
13.15 - 13.20 Closing comments