Schedule in the Hall

Schedule in the Hall

The HearTECH Expo 2021 Schedule will be updated soon.


Schedule at a Glance

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

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  Session or event is located in HearTECH Expo.    |      Session or event is located in the Future Hub, sponsored by HIA.


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

10:00–10:30 am


10:30–10:45 am

 

10:45–11:00 am

Hear Well. Stay Vital.  
Presented by HIA.   


HEAR Talk: New Ways to Grow Your Practice in This Online World  
Presented by SHOEBOX Ltd.


HEAR Talk: Mastering Your Communication  
Presented by Audigy.

10:00 am–6:00 pm SAA's Paint for the Profession: Help create an audiology-themed mural to be donated to a local community center.   
Sponsored in part by Starkey.
10:00 am–1:00 pm Palm Reader: Get a complimentary reading and experience the allure and mystery of New Orleans.  
10:00 am–2:00 pm Hands-On Pavilion: Verification
Sponsored by Interacoustics, MedRx, and ReSound.
10:00 am–6:00 pm Hands-On Pavilion: Aided-Speech Recognition Testing
Sponsored by Advanced Bionics and MED-EL Corporation.
10:00 am–6:00 pm AAAF Plinko Game
11:00 am–12:30 pm Elevating the Patient Experience   
Presented by Ryan Nestick and Robert Moss, ERDMAN
12:00–3:00 pm Headshot Studio: Leave a great first impression, get your free headshot while visiting the hall.  
Sponsored by Signia.
12:30–1:30 pm Advancing Innovation in Audiology Research    
  • Hearing Loss Is a Public Health Issue: Promoting Accessible, Affordable Hearing Health Care and Clinician Scientists   
    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  
1:00–5:00 pm Mixology Demos: Learn how to make a classic New Orleans Hurricane and walk away with a free sample. 
Sponsored by Amplifon.
1:30–2:30 pm Academy Advocacy in Action  
Presented by Jodi Baxter, AuD; Susan Pilch, JD; and Vivianne Wersel, AuD
2:30–3:00 pm

Offering an Interactive Approach to Personalize the Wearer's Xperience   
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 of 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; Tom Woods, President, ReSound; and Sandy Brandmeier, President, Sonova USA
5:00–6:00 pm Happy Hour with Exhibitors 

Friday, April 3

9:00–10:00 am Call to Action: Addressing Medicare Reimbursement Reductions Targeted for 2021
9:00 am–2:00 pm

Hands-On Pavilion: Verification
Sponsored by Interacoustics, MedRx, and ReSound. 

9:00 am–3:00 pm Hands-On Pavilion: Aided-Speech Recognition Testing
Sponsored by Advanced Bionics and MED-EL Corporation.
9:00 am–12:00 pm Live Poet: Give the poet a topic and receive a free customized poem just for you.  
9:00 am–12:00 pm Headshot Studio: Leave a great first impression, get your free headshot while visiting the hall.  
Sponsored by Signia.
9:00 am–3:00 pm SAA's Paint for the Profession: Help create an audiology-themed mural to be donated to a local community center.  
Sponsored by Starkey.
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
12:00–3:00 pm Caricature Drawings: Remember your time in New Orleans with a fun keepsake. 
12:30–2:30 pm Industry Updates 
1:00–1:30 pm State Showcase   
Facilitated by the State Relations Committee
1:30–2:30 pm "Okay Boomer:" Capturing the Mindset of the Boomer Patient in an Increasingly Millennial World    
Moderated by Dave Fabry, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Starkey
2:30–3:00 pm Innovative Tech Tour Raffle Drawings    
3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes