Future Hub: The Heart of the Hall
Conference Officially Cancelled
March 11, 2020: In an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our attendees and the patients they serve (who may be part of at-risk populations), the Academy has made the difficult decision to cancel the AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo (and all related activities and ancillary meetings) due to concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This unanimous decision was made by the Academy’s Board of Directors this evening, Wednesday, March 11. Read the full statement.
The Future Hub will be an interactive lounge and learning space in the heart of the new HearTECH Expo.
The Hub will be decked out with comfortable seating and a presentation stage in its core and surrounded by technology kiosks, learning counters, and lounge areas for conversations.
Featuring learning like no other with a mix of presentations from industry leaders as well as innovative education from experts outside of audiology, the Hub is your place to gain understanding and discuss the future of hearing health.
Some of the topics you can expect to see…
- Mastering Communication
- Understanding Our Legislative Environment
- Elevating the Patient Experience
- Promoting Affordable Accessible Health Care
- Growing Your Practice in an Online World
- Capturing the Boomer Patient in a Millennial World
- Finding Strategies for Balance and Resilience in a Time of Change
Industry Leaders Gather Together
The Academy and Hearing Industries Association (HIA) are proud to partner together and offer a place where leading industry experts will gather and converse about the future of hearing health. Watch this video playlist to learn more!
Featured Presentation: Navigating the Future Together: Gaining a Clear Vision of Goals
Thursday, April 2, 4:00-5:00 pm
Moderated by Karl Strom, chief editor, The Hearing Review, this session will feature insights into the future of the field from top manufacturer CEOs.
Presenters: Brandon Sawalich, President, Starkey Hearing Technologies; Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon; Eric Timm, President and CEO, WS Audiology US Wholesale; Tom Woods, President, ReSound; and Sandy Brandmeier, President, Sonova USA
Future Hub Education and Activities
The heart of the hall will showcase education, presentations, and learning opportunities throughout the day on Thursday and Friday.
It will also be a place for having one-on-one conversations with industry representatives and product displays from Oticon, Phonak, WS Audiology, ReSound, and Starkey.