New Zealand Society for Balance Dizziness and Vertigo (NZSBDV)
and Neuro-Otology Society of Australia (NOTSA) Combined Clinical and Scientific Meeting
Date: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018 Training Day: Sunday 25th November 2018 Venue: InterContinental Hotel, 2 Grey Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Registration is now open to attend the Combined Clinical and Scientific Meeting of NZSBDV and NOTSA which will be held on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November with a Clinical Training Day on Sunday 25th November 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand. Our guest speaker this year will be David Zee, Professor of Neurology, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. He combines medical practice and teaching with both basic and clinical research and is a renowned for training physicians and scientists in ocular motor and vestibular physiology and their clinical implications. Professor Zee is also the director of the Vestibular/Eye Movement Testing Laboratory at Johns Hopkins.
There will be the usual interesting clinical case discussions as well as presentations on topics of interest. The meeting is always friendly, informal and will be of major interest to otologists, neurologists, audiologists, physiotherapists, scientists, as well as ENT and neurology trainees.
The meeting will begin on Friday morning at 8.15am and conclude on Saturday at 5.00pm.
A Welcome Reception will be held on Friday at FoxGlove, Queens Wharf, Wellington from 6.00pm.
The training day will be held on Sunday 25th November from 8.00am to 1.00pm.
Call for Abstracts
Please forward your abstract to Dr Stuart Mossman Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for Abstracts is Friday 5th October 2018.
A special rate has been arranged with the InterContinental Hotel for rooms booked for the period of the meeting.
Please use this link to book your accommodation.
Advanced Course in Vestibular Rehabilitation by Professor Susan Whitney from the University of Pittsburgh -
Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November 2015
Wellington Hearing Association Rooms, 16 Kent Terrace, Wellington.
Update on new interventions/ideas for treating BPPV based on the latest evidence
Update on techniques for treating horizontal canal BPPV
The role of the physiotherapist in managing concussion patients
Vestibular oculo-motor examination and Maddox Rod testing
Management of concussion and migraine cases
Management of cerebellar cases
New high tech advances in vestibular rehabilitation
First Scientific Meeting - 30th May 2015. Wellington Hearing Association Rooms, 6 Kent Terrace, Wellington
Jeremy Hornibrook, Christchurch - BPPV From The Very Beginning
Anne Burston, Christchurch - Demonstration of BPPV Repositioning Techniques
Michael McCallin, Auckland - A Case of BPPV
Anne Burston, Wellington - A Survey Of New Zealand Physiotherapists
Carole Rogers, Wellington - Physiotherapy For Vertigo And Dizziness Following TBI
Craig Lett, Auckland - Video Head Impulse Testing (vHIT)
Gurjoat Vraich, Christchurch - Our Experience With the VOR Camera
Stuart Mossman, Wellington - An Audit of The Management of Vestibular Neuritis at Wellington Hospital
Alice Guidera, Christchurch - The Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome In Christchurch
Peter Thorne, Auckland - Imaging The Inner Ear In Menière's Disease
Philip Bird, Christchurch - Surgery For Intractable Vertigo
Jeremy Hornibrook,Christchurch - "Dizziness" And Dizziness Caused By Medications
Speakers at the Inaugural Meeting to Discuss Formation of the Society - 10th May 2014. Wellington Hospital, Wellington
Professor Michael Halmagyi, Sydney
The history and examination in balance disorders
Head impulse testing
Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs)
Professor Paul Smith, Dunedin
Beyond vestibular reflexes: human evidence that vestibular loss affects cognitive function
Why vestibular information is important for spatial memory
Anxiety disorders in patients with vestibular dysfunction