WELCOME SPEECH

President of 19th Asean ORL-HNS Congress, President Elect of Asean ORL-HNS Federation 2019-2021

 

 

dr. Soekirman Soekin, M.Kes, Sp.T.H.T.K.L(K)

Dear all colleagues and friends,

It is an honour to welcome all Asean and other countries ENT-HNS specialist on 19th Asean ORL-HNS Congress and 11th Indonesian ENT-HNS Scientific Meeting. This event will be held during 3 days on October 21-23 , 2021 at JW Marriot Hotel Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia.

As we know Medan is the city where Asean Society Otorhinolaryngogical Federation (AORL) was founded by our 5 Asean ENT-HNS founders DR. Purnaman S Pandi from Indonesia, Dr. Mariano B. Caparas from Phillipine, Dr. N. Kunaratnam from Singapore, Dr. Imran Gurbachan from Malaysia, and Dr. Sucitra Prasansuk from Thailand, at 2nd July 1980. Therefore Medan will always be remembered as a historical and memorable city by all AORL members.

This congress is very special for us because we hope it will be held at the end of COVID-19 pandemic. However, COVID-19 is still occuring until now on most countries in the world. hence, we will hold this congress in a Hybrid format, where you can choose either off or online presentation The committee have been working very hard to ensure that this is not only to be the most impressive Asean ENT-HNS specialist event, but also the most impressive event for Asean United and Spirits.

By the theme “Come with New Spirit of Asean Solidarity” 19th Asean ORL-HNS congress and conjunction with 11th Indonesian ENT HNS Scientific Meeting will bring Asean ORL-HNS cooperation to a new level that will provide platform for all ENT-HNS specialist to share the knowledge, experience, discuss and argument any controversial issues and updated of knowledge and technology for variety ENT HNS problems This event will also bring us to move forward and conduct social event where we can build networking and friendship, to all 19th Asean ORL-HNS Conggress and 11th Indonesian ENT-HNS Scientific Meeting which we have been waiting for all Asean and others countries members I wish can be able to warmest meet and greet all of you personally in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Soekirman Soekin
President of 19th Asean ORL-HNS Congress,
President Elect of Asean Otorhinolaryngological Head and Neck Federation