AudiologyNOW! 2014: Experience the Magic
Student Academy of Audiology Members,
Join us at the American Academy of Audiology’s annual conference, AudiologyNOW! 2014, March 26 – 29 in sunny, Orlando, Florida! This is the largest gathering of, by, and for audiologists in the world. As such, this is a wonderful opportunity to network with fellow students, audiologists, researchers, industry leaders, and more.
Based on your feedback, student rates have been reduced to only $45 for SAA members! This new, affordable price allows students to peruse the Exhibit Hall, get hands-on experience with the industry and technology, go to Educational Sessions, meet new colleagues, and more.
After receiving your suggestions regarding educational session topics, we have incorporated them into this year’s program. Featured presenters include Dr. Devin McCaslin (Vestibular), Dr. Eileen Rall (Pediatrics), Dr. Regina Presley (Cochlear Implants), Dr. Doug Beck (Intraoperative Monitoring), and many more! Don’t miss out on these great Student Educational Sessions,scheduled throughout the convention.
Don’t forget to kick-start your experience at the 2nd annual SAA C.S.I. Conference on Wednesday, March 26th. The conference will feature guest presenters Dr. Debra Abel, Dr. Catherine Palmer, Dr. Alison Grimes, and Dr. Richard Roberts. National SAA members can register for only $40 - be sure to sign up when you register for AudiologyNOW! 2014.
In addition, this year is the 25th anniversary of the Trivia Bowl, with Dr. Gus Mueller and Dr. Jerry Northern returning to emcee the event. Be sure to join or make a team and represent our profession! The Trivia Bowl has been moved to earlier start time at 12:30pm on Saturday afternoon. The event will also include lunch as well as the traditional hosted bar. The earlier start time will allow students to get a jump start on their trip home or to head off to explore the magical Orlando attractions.
A few additional schedule changes for students include:
- Making the Most of Your Conference Experience – Student Edition, moved to Wednesday afternoon from 4:15-5:00 pm
- SAA Chapter Representative Meeting, moved to Thursday morning from 8:15-9:15am
- Exhibit Hall Student Scavenger Hunt, moved to Thursday afternoon from 2:00-3:00pm.
Regardless of what year you are in school, AudiologyNOW! 2014 has plenty to offer everyone. Visit the AudiologyNOW! event Website to discover all the planned student specific events and activities. Remember, our goal is for you to Experience the Magic at AudiologyNOW! 2014. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando for an irreplaceable experience that’s sure to jumpstart your career!
SAA Board of Directors Member at Large
2014 SAA Programs Subcommittee Chair