National Centre for Audiology

30th Seminars on Audition

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SEMINARS ON AUDITION 2019 - AGENDA

PSAPs, OTCs, and Clinician-Provided Hearing Aids: Performance, Psychology, and your Practice

This one-day workshop will feature a wide range of internationally-recognized experts in hearing aid research and industry. Our speakers will guide you through information and perspectives on today’s wide range of technologies all the way from direct-to-consumer products such as PSAPs and OTCs, legislative and economic contexts for practice, the psychology of the consumer, and emerging evidence on advanced technologies. Our overall goal is to help you know the impacts of a fast-paced marketplace on your practice. Please join us for an interesting and informative day.

Time

8:00

9:00

Welcome reception and registration with continental breakfast

 

9:00

9:10

Welcome to the 30th Seminars on Audition (Marshall Chasin, Au.D. and Susan Scollie, Ph.D.)

 

9:10

9:40

Direct to Consumer Hearing Products: New Developments in Verification (John Pumford, Au.D.)

 

9:40

10:25

Objective evaluation of hearing aid performance (Vijay Parsa, Ph.D.)

 

10:25

10:55

Break

 

10:55

11:55

Competing in today’s Disruptive Audiological Environment (Amyn Amlani, Ph.D.)

 

11:55

1:00

Morning wrap-up; transition to lunch; lunch break (provided)

 

1:00

1:55

Evaluation of benefit with premium versus entry level products (Jeff Crukley, , Ph.D.)

 

1:55

2:50

Validating advanced technologies for listeners with severe hearing loss (Don Hayes, , Ph.D.)

 

2:50

3:10

Break

 

3:10

4:05

The psychology of technology adoption (Gurjit Singh, , Ph.D.)

 

4:05

4:30

OTCs in the Canadian Context and a Panel Discussion (all speakers, moderator Steve Armstrong, SoundsGood Labs and Marlene Bagatto, Au.D., Ph.D., representing Canadian Academy of Audiology)