Call For Papers!
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On behalf of Dr Ruth Epstein and the Speech-Language Therapy Department of the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science I am pleased to announce the 5th Occupational Voice Symposium! The symposium will take place on the 28th and 29th of March 2017 at University College London.
The programme will include keynote addresses by invited speakers, roundtable discussions and 15 minute free paper presentations on the following topics:
The role of vocal hyperfunction in occupational voice disorders
Assessment of risk factors for voice problems
Absenteeism versus presenteeism in the workplace
Evaluation of the efficacy of vocal dosimeter devices
Preventative management for work-related voice disorders
Employer detection of dysphonia
Perceptual assessment tools for evaluating voice disorders
Socioeconomics of occupational voice disorders
Use of technology in managing occupational voice
Epidemiology and aetiology of occupational voice disorders
The submission deadline is 15th JANUARY 2017.
Abstract submissions, updates and further details including how to register are found on our website: www.
For more information, please don't hesitate to contact Brian Saccente-Kennedy at brian.saccentekennedy@uclh.
We look forward to seeing you in London in March!
Brian Saccente-Kennedy MRCSLT
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital
330 Gray's Inn Road