Events

AudiologyNOW! 2014 in 10 pictures

Four days in the sunshine state of Florida for AudiologyNOW! 2014? Why not! Thousands agreed with this sentiment as they arrived in Orlando, Florida, for the start of the world’s largest audiology convention from 26th to 29th March. Click on the next pages for a guided tour through the event.

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Lecture at AudiologyNOW! 2014: Hearing aids and the brain

Recently the insight has grown that rehabilitation of audibility in children does not lead to the same level of comprehension of speech as it does in adults. This goes especially for noisy situations. The adult’s brain processes are better capable of filling in gaps in audibility. This is an important fact for auditory training of children with hearing aids, ARC program lecturer Jessica Sullivan Ph.D. underlines. “Comprehension of speech in hearing impaired children is my motivation.”

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AudiologyNOW! 2014: ‘Experience the Magic’

AudiologyNOW! 2014, the largest gathering of, by, and for audiologists in the world today, will witness a lot of expansion and schedule changes this year. The program is packed, with emphasis on convenience for exhibitors and attendees alike. This year’s event will feature innovative sessions designed to merge didactic and technological information, with focus on facilitating ‘hands on’ learning and new and enhanced access to session, exhibit, and program information.

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Colombia: 9th National Congress and Expo on Audiology

February saw Colombian audiologists meet with those of neighbouring countries in Bogotá to review the subjects currently swaying the direction of the profession. They reflected on the immediate future of specialists and analysed new opportunities for hearing loss patients.

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Starkey Hearing Innovations Expo 2014: Ideas, innovation and inspiration

Starkey Hearing Technologies returned to Las Vegas for the 2nd Hearing Innovations Expo from 15th to 19th January. The American manufacturer was joined by 3,400 audiologists from across the world for three days of talks based on the theme “Tomorrow starts today.”

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Report on the 5th Iberoamerican Conference on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences

Recent estimates suggest that between one and two newborn babies out of every thousand will suffer from deafness, while between three and four present other types of disabling auditory pathologies with serious repercussions in human, linguistic, educational, and social spheres.

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BAA conference: Building skills for the future

For its 10th anniversary event, in November 2013, the British Academy of Audiology returned to its inaugural venue – Manchester – for the largest annual gathering of UK audiologists. Hundreds of audiologists, scientists, hearing aid dispensers, students and assistant audiologists arrived for the welcoming address from BAA President Adam Beckman.

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EUHA 2013: Complete report and video-tour of the stands


It is autumn, time for the International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians EUHA to take place in Germany. The 58th edition was organized from 16 to 18 October at the Nürnberg Congress Center (NCC).

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