Welcome note

Dr. Musaed Alzahrani

Head of ENT department ,KFSH

Dammam & Conference president

Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to welcome you all to the first Vertigo and hearing disorders Forum in the eastern province of saudi arabia. Vertigo has great impact on the quality of our patients life and its important to understand the underlying causes and best available management to improve their quality of life.
This meeting will cover different aspect of vertigo and dizziness from Peripheral to central causes. Very distinguished speakers; international, regional and local of recognized expertise in the field from different specialties well be present to share their knowledge and exchange ideas of new advances in diagnosis and management of vertigo and hearing disorders.
in parallel to the conference, there will be various workshops with hands on training on the diagnostic and therapeutic tools of vestibular and audiological tool.

Call for abstract

Poster Presentations

Middle east Vertigo and hearing disorders forum invites individuals to submit abstracts for poster presentations related to the subject.

Research Reports

Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All reports must be based on work that has already been completed. No studies “in progress” will be accepted. .Any established research design or method may be used.

Submission of Poster Presentations

Language: All abstracts are to be written in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to cancel abstracts where the English structure makes comprehension difficult
Submission: All abstracts must be submitted via email abstract@vertigoforum.com . This should be limited to a maximum of 500 words and should include the following:

Title of abstract
Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, city /country, email, phone numbers, fax numbers and mailing address}. Please indicate the name of the presenter/s clearly and ..provide a 3-line biography of the author/s with your abstract The abstract must be structured under the following headings clearly ( Purpose, Relevance, Participants, Methods, , Analysis, Results, and Conclusions.. )Please provide evidence of ethical approval and funding acknowledgements if any

You will be notified of receipt of your abstract by email. If you do not receive an email within three weeks of submission for additional queries please contact us by email.

Important dates ; 20st of January 2018 – Last date for submission of abstracts

Selection Criteria
-Abstracts will be evaluated through a blind review process and scored based upon the following criteria
-Relevance to the conference topics.
-Scientific merit of research (including methodological rigor and contemporary contribution to knowledge
-Quality, clarity and completeness of abstracts

Presentation Specifications

Poster Presentation Specifications

-Information should be summarized using brief written statements and, graphic materials, (such as photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams) mounted on standard size ready use roll up stand small size

-Authors must prepare all posters beforehand in a form enabling easy mounting

-Title must be displayed clearly at the top of the poster and should include the names of the author(s) and the institution(s) of origin

Display and presentation

-Poster presenters are responsible for mounting and taking down their poster during the conference -Designated times for poster presentations will be incorporated into the conference

-Poster presenters should be available to discuss their posters with the conference participants during these periods and during the coffee breaks

-Depending upon the number of poster presentations accepted, posters may be on display throughout the conference

Terms & Conditions

-The Scientific Committee reserves the right to make the final decision about the abstract acceptance and its scheduling into the program based on topics and time constraints

-All abstracts must be prepared using the poster presentation submission guidelines -Each presenter may submit a maximum of two (2) abstracts

-Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any prior conferences or if it received any awards

-All presenters must register to attend the conference within a maximum of 1 week of acceptance of the abstract and be present at the time of the conference -A certificate of appreciation will be given to all the presenters to honor their presentation

-Presenters must not use the session as a marketing opportunity for products\ equipmentt -Fee or payment of travel /living expenses or registration charges will not be provided

-Accepted Abstract Authors will have their abstract published in The Vertigo conference printed materials if any



                                                          1- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

                                                          2- Ménière’s disease.

                                                          3- Vestibular migraine and other central vertigo.

                                                          4- Cochlear implant and vestibular system.

                                                          5- Diagnosis of vertigo and vestibular lab settings.

                                                          6- Vestibular rehabilitation and physical therapy.

                                                          7- Acute vertigo management.

                                                          8- Primary health care rule in vertigo.

Target Audience

– Otolaryngologists

– Neurologists

– Physical Therapists

– Audiologists

– Family Physicians

– ER Physicians

– Nurses

– Technicians

– Medical Students

– All Healthcare professionals


Dr. Talal M. Al-Harbi

    Dr. Rami Alhazmi , MD

      DR. Mohamed Al. Farghali

        Dr. Eman Nassim Ali

          Prof. Rasha EL Kabarity

            DR. Fatima Al Turki

              Prof. Mohamed Shabana

                Dr. Abdulmajid AL Suwig

                  DR. BASSANT SOLIMAN

                    DR. SAMAR KHADDAM

                      DR. MAHMOUD MOHAMED MAHROUS


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