Organization of seminars, courses and workshops

  • ISCA Workshop – Invitational Round Table: Evidence-based Voice and Speech Rehabilitation in Head & Neck Oncology. Amsterdam, May 15-16, 2008. Organization: Institute of Phonetic Sciences/Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication and the Department of Head and neck Oncology and Surgery of The Netherlands Cancer Institute. Organizers: Prof. Dr. FJM Hilgers, Prof. Dr. Ir. LCW Pols and Dr. M van Rossum. International Faculty: Prof. PC Doyle, PhD, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada; Prof. TL Eadie, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Eysholdt, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; Prof. JP Searle, PhD, University of Kansas, Kansas City, USA. Local Faculty: Dr. AH Ackerstaff, Dr. CJ van As-Brooks, Dr. MWM van den Brekel,P Jongmans, L van der Molen, Dr. IM Verdonck-de Leeuw
  • Problem solving in prosthetic voice rehabilitation. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, 106 Annual Meeting, Orlando, September 23, 2003. Bulletin 2003; 22: no 4, 139 ( abstract 3844-1).
  • Master class in surgical treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma; the maxillary swing technique. Prof. William Wei, Queen Mary University Hospital, Hing Kong, November 27, 2002.
  • Problem solving in prosthetic voice rehabilitation. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, 105 Annual Meeting, San Diego, September 25, 2002. Bulletin 2002; 21: 141 ( abstract 4512-1).
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation after total laryngectomy is more than voice alone. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, 103 Annual Meeting, Washington, September 26, 2000. Bulletin 2000; 19 (4): 144 (abstract 3603-1).
  • Prosthetic vocal and pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Hilgers FJM. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, 101 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, USA, September 15, 1998 (abstract book p 148, nr 3608).
  • Prosthetic vocal and pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Hilgers FJM. Pacific Voice Conference, San Francisco, USA, September 4, 1997.
  • Prosthetic vocal and pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Hilgers FJM. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, 101 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, September 7, 1997.
  • Prosthetic vocal and pulmonary rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Hilgers FJM, Gregor RT. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, Centennial Meeting Washington DC USA, October 2, 1996.
  • Problems and complications of prosthetic voice rehabilitation. Second course on ablative and reconstructive surgery in the head and neck; management of complications. Balm AJM, Kroon FJ, Bos KE, Hilgers FJM. AMC, Amsterdam, November 10‑11, 1995.
  • Prosthetic voice rehabilitation after total laryngectomy. Hilgers FJM, Gregor RT. American Academy Otolaryngology‑Head&Neck Surgery, Meeting New Orleans USA, September 20, 1995.
  • Workshop NWHHT National study on oropharyngeal carcinoma (study coordination and organisation). Hilgers FJM, Levendag P, Manni JJ, Mak‑Kregar S. The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, November 19, 1993.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma. Organisation: Balm AJM, van Bokhoven RFM (IKA), Hilgers FJM, Kroon BBR, Mooi WJ, Neering H. The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, October 8, 1993.
  • Functional and aesthetic aspects of free flap reconstruction after head and neck surgery. New frontiers. Head and Neck Cooperative Group AvL/NKI‑AMC. Organisation: Balm AJM, Gregor RTh, Hilgers FJM, de Boer JB, Bos KE, Kroon FHM, Gonggrijp S, Timmers AP, Griffioen FMM; PAOG AMC. Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, September 18, 1993.
  • Second International Teaching Course on Indwelling Voice Prostheses for Voice Restoration after Total Laryngectomy. FJM Hilgers, PF Schouwenburg, and AJM Balm, organizers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, May 22, 1992. Programbook: FJM Hilgers, ed. Publisher: Elseviers Science Publishers, Amsterdam.
  • Teaching Course on Indwelling Voice Prostheses for Voice Restoration after Total Laryngectomy. FJM Hilgers and PF Schouwenburg, organizers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, April 12, 1991. Programbook: FJM Hilgers, ed.
  • Physical and psychosocial consequences of total laryngectomy. Duisburg, 7 October 1988.
  • ESSO workshop on paranasal sinus carcinoma. Amsterdam, 1983.