2018 Meetings


IAL 2018 Annual Meeting / Voice Institute


2018 IAL Voice Institute and Annual Meeting this coming June 6-9, in Orlando, Florida promises to be one of the best ever: superb club support, exceptional teamwork with clubs/medical community, so many attractions within a few miles of hotel, etc.  More info below. Hope to see you all there!

The hotel where the conference will be held is at the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista through June 6-9.
13351 Florida 535
Orlando, Florida 32821
United States
(407) 239-4500

Call our reservation system at 800-972-2590 and ask for the IAL Annual Conference group block. Reservations must be made by May 7th, 2018 to guarantee group rate of $99.00 or select the link for online reservations. In order to receive the group rate, group code is: AFL. Book your group rate for IAL Annual Conference
The airport closest to the conference would be Orlando International Airport, located approximately 12 miles from the hotel. Click here for driving directions.
A tentative agenda for the conference is available here.
A few attractions close to the conference:
Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, the Disney Springs area, and the Orlando Premium Outlets and Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores all located just 1 mile from the resort!
Note: the hotel provides a free shuttle service to all Disney theme parks!

For registration or more information go to http://www.theial.com and select the meeting tab at the top right.


Lary's Speakeasy

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves laryngectomees and their caregivers by providing them with online resources, free educational events, and laryngectomy supplies.

We recommend all pre-operative patients and new laryngectomees visit their local throat cancer club/meetings. We have listings of support groups that are worldwide. We also offer free, yearly educational events for laryngectomees, which you will find on our Upcoming Events page.

If you want to chat with other throat cancer patients, go to our Facebook Group: Lary's Speakeasy Throat Cancer Support Group. We also have a new forum on this website. We look forward to getting to know you and being part of your support network.

If you are interested in one of their events, go to: http://www.larysspeakeasy.org/

ATOS Medical

Locall training events and conferences events hosted by ATOS.



4TH Annual All-Chicago Laryngectomee Symposium:

Sponsored by the Xavier University/Ludden Speech Clinic and Lary’s Speakeasy, this one event day will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The cost is $60 for professionals, $30 for non-SXU students and SXU Alumni, and free for patients and caregivers. It includes parking and lunch!

RSVP to larysspeakeasyfb1@gmail.com, to Miriam Alfano at alfano@sxu.edu or by phone at: 773-298-3568


Association for Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation Clinical Laryngectomy Conference (AHNCR)

The Association for Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation (AHNCR) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Clinical Head and Neck Rehabilitation Conference on April 6-7, 2018. Our conference will take place on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. This year’s conference is uniquely tailored for students in Speech-Language Pathology, head and neck cancer survivors, and their caregivers. Multiple vendors will also be represented at the conference. We have an excellent educational program that includes both didactic instruction as well as skill building sessions over this day and a half conference.

For more information on registration and housing please contact us via email at - AHNCR2018@gmail.com – we look forward to seeing you in April.

Thank you! Phil Doyle, Jodi Knott, and Jeff Searl.