• 15th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

    “Transfers, Bridges and Frontiers in Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology”
    NOW VIRTUAL – 6-9th November 2021

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    ESPO aims to promote high quality care for children with
    otorhinolaryngologic disorders within Europe and beyond

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Much more than just a European Society

COVID-19 Pandemic Information

ESPO Webinar on Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology & COVID 19 (1st May 2020) 


Webinar Recording on Complex Pediatric Head and Neck Pathologies, 24th October 2020

Biennial ESPO Congress

The largest Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology meeting in the world, held in Europe every two years but with speakers and delegates drawn from around the globe

ESPO 2018: 1500 delegates
ESPO 2016: 1600 delegates
ESPO 2014: 1100 delegates

How To Become a Member

To join ESPO or renew your membership simply choose an option below

Advantages of being an ESPO Member:

  • Savings to the registration fees for the biennial meetings
  • Access to interactive webinar courses led by experts in Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
  • Opportunity to serve on ESPO committees to influence the international efforts in research and scientific communication
  • Access to the online membership portal for members-only content
  • Access to general Guidelines and to Fellowship/Scholarship Opportunities

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Upcoming Events


ESPO Marseille 2021
Virtual, 6-9 November 2021

BAPO 2021
Hybrid, 23rd & 24th September 2021


6th Congress of the European ORL-HNS
Milan, Italy, 29 October – 2 November 2022


ESPO 2023
ESPO Liverpool, UK, 20-23 May 2023

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ESPO Council Member statements

I have watched ESPO grow over the years from early beginnings to being the leading paediatric otolaryngology meeting worldwide. There are delegates from many countries beyond Europe and it is now a truly global congress.

It is hugely educational to listen to leading International Speakers as well as local talks and free papers I would whole heartedly recommend the Biennial ESPO congress.

The field of pediatric ENT is constantly developing and ever growing. With the fast changes in technologies, leading to new procedures, I can stay up to date and be at the cutting edge of my profession by attending ESPO.  ESPO provides my colleagues and me with the latest in clinical knowledge, scientific research and development allowing us to excel in our professional growth.

Since I was a resident I started attending ESPO and have been so impressed that I have participated every time. I have heard and learned techniques that have enhanced my skills, rubbed elbows with top researchers and engaged in conversations that stimulated me to think progressively, which has put me at the pinnacle of my career.

I strongly recommend that every doctor who’s passionate about pediatric otolaryngology attend ESPO. Without a doubt you will receive valuable information that will provide you with unique opportunities to expand your clinical applications. Having the honor of conferring with top leaders in the profession and creating life long connections is something you will only find at ESPO. Come to ESPO to gain knowledge, skills and connections, leave with new technologies, strategies, friendships and motivation to be the best in serving your patients.

What is good needs to be nurtured, and that is exactly what I am doing by participating in ESPO as a lecturer since 1998. Each congress gives me an opportunity to meet my colleagues and find out something new about their work, as well as to convey my latest knowledge and experience I have gained in years of working in pediatric otorhinolaryngology.  Through the years I have watched ESPO growing and improving in every aspect, and I am more than pleased to be a part of this society.

“I was a chief resident when I first attended ESPO in Helsinki; since than I am always there. My ESPO journey started as a poster presenter resident now I am an ESPO council member. I have presented several times, have been panelist in several panels, I have moderated panels and I have been around the same panel table with colleagues from all over the World. ESPO actually made me a pediatric otolaryngologist and introduced me to the World of Pediatric Otolaryngology. ESPO could do the same thing for you, come and join us”

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