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About BACO

The British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) is ENT UK's long-standing flagship conference which brings together six core Ear, Nose and Throat specialty subjects: Otology, Head & Neck, Paediatrics, Laryngology, Rhinology, and Facial Plastics, as well as incoroporating many other key topics and themes. The aim of BACO is to improve learning and therefore improve lives, by providing education and networking opportunities of the highest-quality to  Ear, Nose and Throat professionals across all levels of experience and medical grades.

BACO International 2026

Wednesday 1st - Friday 3rd July 
SEC, Glasgow

Further updates coming soon!

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Registration for BACO 2026 will open in due course


Keep up-to-date with confirmed speakers!

About BACO International 2026

BACO 2026 in Glasgow

Highlights and Awards from BACO 2023

BACO International 2023 took place between the 15-17 February, at The ICC, Birmingham, UK. You can view highlights of the  2023 conference below, including information on our keynote speakers, programme, and sponsors and exhibitors.

We are excited to announce that BACO International 2023 won the following awards at the
Association Excellence Awards 2023! 

“An ambitious comeback after Covid with 9 streams and 180 sessions across 3 days which clearly paid off. Well done!”
“Successful and lively return of long-standing conference post-Covid”
"A great event delivered under very difficult circumstances. Well done team BACO!”
The Association Excellence Awards, 2023

BACO 2023 Session Recordings

BACO 2023 Delegate Access to ALL Session Recordings

Did you know, all BACO 2023 delegates can access all of the session recordings online for no additional charge?
Visit our FAQ page HERE for information on how and where to access these via your member's area.

ENT UK Member Access to Plenary Lecture Recordings

All ENT UK members now have access to the following BACO 2023 Plenary Lectures:

1. Prof. Mahmood Bhutta: 'Surgery and health supplies: Harming our planet and harming worker rights'.

2. Dr Rachel Clarke: 'Death, Lies and Videotape - Doctors in the Media'.

Click here to view these lectures.