AAA 2019: Get a Quick Overview

AAA 2019: Get a Quick Overview

The American Academy of Audiology’s Annual Conference took place in Columbus, Ohio, on March 27–30, 2019. Columbus was an exceptional venue for the conference with a wide variety of educational events, social events, and networking opportunities, all designed to advance the profession of audiology. Educational and networking opportunities included:

  • 174 Exhibitor Booths
  • 203 Clinical, Research and Teaching Posters
  • 84 Learning Modules
  • 43 Industry Updates
  • 27 Research Podiums
  • 22 Student Workshops and Events
  • 15 Exhibitor Courses
  • 9 Featured Sessions
  • 8 Industry Novel Technologies
  • 5 Learning Labs
  • 5 Student Research  Forums
  • 4 Mini Modules (that’s 17 presentations!)

Conference highlights included James Kane’s General Assembly presentation on the role of loyalty and how we can foster it with our patients. The Marion Downs Lecture on autism spectrum disorders filled every seat in the conference hall and was a favorite of pediatric audiologists. The new mini modules format allowed presenters to give a quick overview of innovative topics. Exhibitors taught audiologists through industry updates and by personalized education in exhibitor booths. There were so many interesting things to learn that it was often hard to choose where to focus.

Here are some helpful links for after the conference or if want to catch something you may have missed.

Next year’s conference in New Orleans has a hard act to follow to match the learning and fun experienced by attendees at this event. Mark your calendars for April 1–4, 2020, and we will see you there!


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