10 A workshop and live demonstration on the new possibilities of argon plasma coagulation (APC) in ear, nose, and throat (ENT) practice will take place at the University Clinic, Mannheim, Germany. Learn about the uses and possibilities of APC in ENT: it produces good coagulation results, has limited tissue penetration depth, and offers flexible endoscopic applications. The chairman of the workshop is PD Dr W. Bergler, MD. The workshop will be conducted in English. For more information, contact K. Hörmann, MD, Theodor-Kutzner-Ufer, 68167 Mannheim (phone: 49 [6 21] 3 83-3421; fax: 49 [6 21] 3 83-3827).
12-14 Call for papers and/or attendance at an international conference on newborn hearing screening diagnosis and intervention in Milan designed to provide state-of-the art scientific and clinical information on systems of newborn hearing care. The conference is intended for all health care professionals whose work concerns children's hearing. Parents will also provide their perspective on the process of early identification and intervention. For information on attendance or submission of papers, contact Dr Deborah Hayes, The Children's Hospital, 1056 E 19th Ave, B030, Denver, CO 80218 (phone: 303-861-6424; fax: 303-764-8220; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
22 Aesthetic Facial Surgery: The Evolution of Oculoplastics, hosted by Norman Shorr, MD, and Jonathan Hoenig, MD, of the Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA School of Medicine will take place at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel, Orlando, Fla. Earn 6.75 category 1 continuing medical education credits. For more information, contact Amy Wood, The Professional Image Inc (phone: 949-760-1522).
17-19 The Sixth Newcastle Conference on Head and Neck Oncology at Newcastle-upon-Tyne will cover craniofacial surgery, oral cancer, medical litigation in head and neck surgery, malignant melanoma, and head and neck imaging. For more information contact Susan Hodgkinson, PO Box 74, Morpeth, Northumberland, England NE65 8YT (phone/fax: 44  0 78 8475).
September 1999-May 2000. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999;125(9):1043. doi:10.1001/archotol.125.9.1043