Meetings & Events

The 136th Annual Meeting of the

American Laryngological Association (ALA)

May 18-19, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

The One Hundred Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological Association will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Chicago in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 18th  and Thursday, May 19th, 2016 as part of the Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings (COSM).  The meeting planning team of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Secretaries Liaison Committee worked diligently to select this extraordinary venue for our meeting and associated events. The ALA program, planned by Peak Woo, M.D., our President, and his committee (Kenneth Altman, MD, PhD, Program Chairperson) will feature a variety of scientific papers from our national and international colleagues, panel discussions, along with the State of the Art Lecture and the Daniel C. Baker, MD Lecture.  Dr. Woo, along with his program committee, plans for the meeting to introduce lectures and discussions to enhance our specialty for all attendees. We hope you will plan to attend as we are looking forward to your participation.

Updates regarding registration, opening in January, 2016,  may be found at

Important Deadlines

July 2015 ALA Abstract Submissions Open
January 2016 Online Registration Opens
April 25, 2016 Hyatt Regency Chicago COSM Rate Deadline
May 18-22, 2016 Spring Meetings

2016 Schedule


Future COSM Meetings

April 26–30, 2017
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, California 

April 18–22, 2018
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, Maryland

May 1-5, 2019
JW Marriott Austin
Austin, Texas






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