The International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening
Cernobbio (Como Lake), Italy
June 10-12, 2010 www.AHS2010.polimi.it
This conference will be the first International meeting entirely focused on a comprehensive spectrum of issues and disciplines related to early identification and treatment of auditory dysfunctions in adults and elderly.
The conference will include keynote addresses by top-notch scientists and clinicians as well as platform and poster presentations by colleagues from throughout the world. This event will also establish a truly international forum networking scientists, clinical researchers, technicians and health care professionals in the area of early intervention of adult hearing loss.
Epidemiology of hearing loss in adults
Prevalence of hearing loss and auditory dysfunction
Basic research: Auditory neuroscience, Anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, Acoustics and psychoacoustics, Speech perception: psychophysical and physiological issues, Cognition, language, neural plasticity, Modeling of the ear and hearing, Signal processing
Aging factors and degenerative neurologic disorders
Behavioral, Physiologic & Aetiological assessment
Screening methods and techniques
Risk factors & Susceptibility
Changes in speech, language and cognition
Assessment and treatment of speech and communication disorders
Hearing & balance problems
Development of Hearing Aids, fitting strategies
Development of hearing devices and instrumentation
Issues on education and training
Abstract submission: February 15, 2010;
Notification of acceptance: March 30, 2010;
Early registration and hotel reservation: April 15, 2010
For more information, please visit: www.AHS2010.polimi.it
Within the framework of the initiative AHEAD III Assessment of Hearing in the Elderly: Aging and Degeneration - Integration through Immediate Intervention, a project funded by the European Commission Research Programme, Area Health.