Schedule in the Hall

Schedule in the Hall

Join us April 1-3, 2020 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for a new expo experience! Follow us on Facebook (@AAAHearTechExpo) and Twitter (@AAA_Conference) for the latest updates. 

Attendees can earn up to 0.8 CEUs in the hall through exclusive education in the Future Hub and at Industry Updates and Quick Solutions.

Hall Hours
April 1: 4:00–7:30 pm 
April 2: 10:00 am–6:00 pm
April 3: 9:00 am–3:00 pm

Wednesday, April 1

4:00–7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
5:00–7:00 pm Celebrate Audiology—Opening Reception
Sponsored by Hamilton CapTel.

Thursday, April 2

10:00–11:00 am HEAR Talks with Industry Thought Leaders 
HEAR Talk: Mastering Your Communication (10:45–11:00 am)
Presented by Audigy.
11:00 am–12:30 pm Creating the Patient Experience
Presented by Ryan Nestick and Robert Moss, ERDMAN
12:30–1:30 pm Advancing Innovation in Audiology Research
  • Addressing Hearing Loss as a Public Health Issue
    Presented by Kelly King, AuD, PhD, Program Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
  • PhD Program Engagement
12:30–2:30 pm Industry Updates
1:30–2:30 pm Academy Advocacy in Action
2:30–3:00 pm

Hearing in Motion by Signia #audiologyfirst
Presented by Leanne Powers, AuD, Signia

The Future of Sound
Presented by James Martin, AuD, Widex

3:00–3:30 pm The Oticon Viewpoint on the Future Connected Hearing Health Care
Presented by Annette Mazevski, AuD, PhD, Manager, Technology Assessment, Oticon, Inc.
3:30–4:00 pm The Speed of Innovation
Presented by Achin Bhowmilk, PhD, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering, Starkey; and Dave Fabry, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Starkey 
4:00–5:00 pm Navigating the Future Together: Gaining a Clear Vision of Goals
Moderator: Karl Strom, Chief Editor, The Hearing Review
Presenters: Brandon Sawalich, President, Starkey; Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon, Inc.; Eric Timm, President and CEO, WS Audiology US Wholesale; Scott Davis, President, ReSound; and Sandy Brandmeier, President, Sonova USA
5:00–6:00 pm Happy Hour with Exhibitors

Friday, April 3

9:00–9:10 am Academy Sound Bites
9:10–9:55 am HEAR Talks with Industry Thought Leaders
10:00–10:30 am Connection Between Hearing and Overall Health
Presented by ReSound 
10:30–11:00 am More Love with Marvel 2.0
Presented by Nicole Klutz, AuD, Audiology Manager, Phonak
11:00–11:30 am Policy Makers Need to Hear from Us: An Update on Congressional Advocacy
Presented by Harry Sporidis, Senior Policy Advisor, Poslinelli, and Kate Carr, President, HIA
11:30 am–1:00 pm Bring It On...Strategies for Balance and Resilience in a Time of Change
Presented by Meg Soper
12:30–2:30 pm Industry Updates
1:00–1:30 pm State Showcase
1:30–2:30 pm Academy Education
2:30–3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Last Call/Raffle Drawings