Schedule & Program

47th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY MEETING
March 5 - 7, 2020
Scottsdale, Arizona

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2020

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Ear & Hearing Editorial Board Meeting

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM: AAS Executive Board Meeting

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Registration 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM: Registration 

8:00 AM - 9:55 AM: TECHNOLOGY UPDATES (Industry Sponsored Sessions)

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM  Technology Updates, Session 1

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM  First Round

8:30 AM - 8:55 AM  Repeat of Sessions

9:00 AM – 9:55 AM  Technology Updates, Session 2

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM  First Round

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM  Repeat of Sessions

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Industry Research Consortium Special Session

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM: Lunch

12:50 PM - 1:00 PM: Poster Session I Setup - Put Up Posters

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM: Opening Comments

Brent Edwards, PhD, AAS President
Sumit Dhar, PhD, President-Elect and Program Chair

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM: Translational Research I 

Sharon L. Cushing, MD, MSc. FRCSC
Pediatric Otolaryngologist
Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Associate Professor, University of Toronto

2:25 PM - 4:40 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations

PODIUM SESSION I

PODIUM SESSION II

PODIUM SESSION III

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM: Carhart Memorial Lecture 

Aging, Speech Understanding, and Hearing Aids
Larry E. Humes, PhD
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Opening Reception 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020

7:30 AM - 2:00 PM: Registration

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM: Memories, Mustaches, and Marvel

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Robert Dobie

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM: Inaugural Killion Lecture (Translational Research II)

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM: Young Investigator Research Presentation

The Opportunities and Challenges of OTC Hearing Aids
Andrew Sabin, PhD
Bose Corporation, Chicago, IL, USA

9:45 AM - 12:10 PM: Poster Session I Presentations  

12:10 PM - 12:20 PM: Poster Session I - Take Down Posters

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM: Awards Luncheon

Membership Update: Brent Edwards, PhD, AAS President
Life Achievement Award: Michael Dorman, PhD, Arizona State University
Ear and Hearing Editor's Award: TBA

1:20 PM - 1:30 PM: Poster Session II Setup - Put Up Posters

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Poster Session II Presentations

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: NIDCD Research Presentation 

NIDCD Funding Opportunities for Students and Young Investigators
Dr. Alberto Rivera-Rentas
NIDCD, NIH

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Student Social Hour

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM: AAS Social Event

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020

7:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Translational Research III  

Understanding and Managing Listening-Related Fatigue
Benjamin W.Y. Hornsby, PhD
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA

9:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations

PODIUM SESSION IV

PODIUM SESSION V

PODIUM SESSION VI

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM: Poster Session II - Take Down Posters

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Special Session - Cells to Signals: Electrophysiological Interrogation of the Auditory System

Cochlear Frequency Tuning and Otoacoustic Emissions
Christopher Shera, PhD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Identifying the Spatial and Cellular Origins of Objective Measures of the Ear
Jeffery T. Lichtenhan, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Screening with Auditory Steady-State Responses: Translational Research and Technology Development
Maria Perez-Abalo, MD, PhD
Albizu University, Miami Campus, FL, USA

Effects of Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Cortical Synchronization to Competing Speech During Selective Attention
Torsten Dau, PhD
Co-authors: Søren A. Fuglsang, Jonatan Märcher-Rørsted and Jens Hjortkjær
Hearing Systems Section, Dept. of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM: Summary and Adjournment