AHS 2010 - International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening (AHS 2010)

Venue: Villa Erba Congress Center

Location: Cernobbio, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jun 10, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 12, 2010
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2010
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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
- Intervention strategies
- Development of Hearing Aids, fitting strategies
- Development of hearing devices and instrumentation
- Issues on education and training