Invited Keynotes

  Alain Algazi
Program Leader
UCSF Head and Neck Medical Oncology
San Francisco, California USA
  Eduardo Arias
Clinical Anaplastologist and Ocularist
The Craniofacial Center, University of Illinois
Hospital & Health Sciences System
Chicago, Illinois USA
  Edmond Bedrossian, DDS, FACD, FACOMS, FAO
Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
University of the Pacific
Director, Surgical Implant Training University of the Pacific & Alameda Medical Center
Board Examiner, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
San Francisco, California USA
  Steven Csorba
Throat and Neck Cancer Survivor
Edmonton, Alberta CA
D. Gregory Farwell, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California USA
  Adam Jakus, PhD
Chief Technology Officer
Dimension Inx LLC
Chicago, Illinois USA
  Stephen Y. Lai, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor, Department of Head & Neck Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas USA
  Jeremy Mao
Professor of Dentistry
Edwin Robinson Endowed Chair
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
New York, New York USA
  Adrian Mendez, MD
PGY-5 Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery,
PhD Candidate (Experimental Surgery),
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta CA
  Pravin Patel, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Chief of Craniofacial Surgery,
University of Illinois Hospital
Chief of Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery,
Shriners Hospital for Children
Chicago, Illinois USA
  Rosemary Seelaus, MAMS, CCA
Senior Anaplastologist, Department of Surgery
The Craniofacial Center, University of Illinois
Hospital & Health Sciences System
Chicago, Illinois USA
  Hadi Seikaly
Professor, Depts. of Surgery & Oncology
University of Alberta in Edmonton
Director, Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Edmonton Zone Clinical Section Head for Alberta Health Services
Co-Editor of the Journal of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Edmonton, Alberta CA
Ramille Shah, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering & Surgery (Transplant Division)
Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois USA
Martha Somerman, DDS, PhD
Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research/NIH
Chief, Laboratory for Oral Connective Tissue Biology,
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases/NIH
Bethesda, Maryland USA
Stephen T. Sonis, DMD, DMSc
Senior Academic
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Heather M. Starmer, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation
Stanford Cancer Center
Stanford, California USA
Johan Wolfaardt, BDS, MDent (Prosthodontics), PhD
Professor, Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery,
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry,
University of Alberta
Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM)
Edmonton, Alberta CA