Upcoming Events - San Diego

A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification

Sunday, March 28, 2021

   
6:00-8:00 pm
Welcome Reception
 
   

Monday, March 29, 2021

   
8:30-8:45 am
Welcome & Introductions
Anne Marie Tharpe (USA) & Marlene Bagatto (CAN)
 
8:45-8:50 am Introduction of Keynote Address
Anne Marie Tharpe (USA)
 
8:50-9:35 am Conference Keynote Address - Steve Lomber
Impact of Congenital Hearing Loss on Brain Development
 
   
 

Session I: Minimizing Listening Challenges in Children with Hearing Loss

Session Chair:

 
9:35-10:05 am
Quantifying Listening-Related Fatigue in Children with Hearing Loss : An Update on the Vanderbilt Fatigue Scale
Ben Hornsby (USA)
 
10:05-10:35 am
Coffee Break
 
10:35-11:05 am
Optimizing children’s learning in noise and other places
Andrea Pittman (USA)
 
11:05-11:35 am
Practical Considerations for Optimizing Remote Microphone Benefit for School-age Children
Jace Wolfe (USA)
 
11:35-12:05 am
Use of Roger technology in the homes of children with hearing loss
Carlos Benitez-Bererra (ESP)
 
12:05-13:05 pm
Lunch
 
13:05-13:35 pm
Extended Bandwidth Hearing Aid Fittings for Children
Susan Scollie (CAN)
 
13:35-14:05 pm
Pediatric fittings and big data – what we know now and what we hope to learn
Angela Pelosi (CH)
 
14:05-14:20 pm Session Discussion  
   

Session II: Edges of Technology Candidacy

Session Chair:

 
14:20-14:50 pm
The Benefits of Early Acoustic Hearing for Pediatric Cochlear Implant Recipients
Lisa Davidson (USA)
 
14:50-15:20 pm
Coffee Break  
15:20-15:50 pm
Transitioning from hearing aids to bimodal hearing: evidence-based guidelines for borderline cochlear implant candidates
Rene Gifford (USA)
 
15:50-16:20 pm
Rethinking gray areas in hearing aid candidacy for children
Ryan McCreery (USA)
 
16:20-16:40 pm
Session Discussion and Announcements
 
16:45-18:45 pm
Poster Session with Hors d'Oeuvre  

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

   
8:30-8:35 am
Announcements & Introductions
 
8:35-9:05 am
Listening effort in school-aged children with unilateral hearing loss: Can RM(FM) and/or CROS help?
Ilze Oosthuizen (ZAF)
9:05-9:35 am Bridging the time gap between new-born screening and behavioural assessment
Kevin Munro (UK)
9:35-9:45 am
Session discussion
 
 

Session III: Case Conference

Session Chair: Marlene Bagatto (CAN)

9:45-10:45 am Dawna Lewis (USA), Patricia Roush (USA), Andrea Bohnert (GER)
10:45-11:15 am Coffee Break
   
 

Session IV: cCMV - A Preventable Cause of Hearing Loss

Session Chair: 

11:15-11:45 am Universal and Targeted Approaches to Newborn Hearing Screening for cCMV
Karin Fowler (USA)
11:45-12:15 pm Personal Experiences with cCMV Screening
Karl White (USA)
12:15-13:15 pm Lunch
13:15-13:45 pm Should we screen newborns for congenital CMV?  Ethical and legal considerations
Ellen Wright-Clayton (USA)
13:45-14:00 pm Session Discussion
   
 

Session V: Pediatric eHealth

Session Chair: 

14:00-14:30 pm Capturing real-world aided outcomes using ecological momentary assessment with children
Danielle Glista (CAN)
14:30-15:00 pm Access all Areas: Getting the most out of hearing tech and mobile devices
Michael Harrison (AUS)
15:00-15:30 pm Coffee Break
15:30-16:00 pm HA: Supporting Parent Hearing Aid Management Practices
Karen Munoz (USA)
16:00-16:30 pm mHealth-supported hearing and vision care for preschool children
DeWet Swanepoel (ZAF)
16:30-16:45 pm Session Discussion & Announcements
6.30 pm Departure for the Phonak Dinner

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

   
9:00-9:05 am Announcements & Introductions
 
   
 

Session VI: Focus on Families and Children

Session Chair: 

 
9:05-9:35 am Evidence Based Family-to-Family Support:  From Theory to Practice
Janet DesGeorges (USA)
 
9:35-10:05 am The Power of Peers:  Connecting Teens with Hearing Challenges
Carrie Spangler (USA)
 
10:05-10:20 am Discussion  
10:20-10:50 am Coffee Break  
10:50-11:50 am Phonak Teen Panel
Moderator: Carrie Spangler (USA)
 
11:50-11:55 am Introduction of End Note Address  
11:55-12:40 pm Steps to a Genomic Future in Newborn Hearing Screening
Cynthia Morton (USA)
 
12:40-12:55 pm Closing Remarks
Anne Marie Tharpe (USA), Marlene Bagatto (CAN) and Angela Pelosi (CH)