Schedule & Program

46th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY MEETING
February 28 - March 2, 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019

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: Early Registration 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019

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 - 12:30 PM: Session TBD

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM: Lunch

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

1:30 PM - 1:40 PM: Opening Comments

Robert Burkard, PhD, AAS President
Brent Edwards, PhD, President-Elect and Program Chair

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM: Translational Research I 

Healthy Hearing in the Context of Healthy Aging
Stefan Launer, PhD
Sonova AG, Switzerland

2:45 PM - 5:20 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations

PODIUM SESSION I

PODIUM SESSION II

PODIUM SESSION III

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM: Carhart Memorial Lecture 

The Remarkable Cochlear Implant and its Impact on Childhood Deafness
Laurie S. Eisenberg, PhD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Opening Reception 

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019

7:30 AM - 2:00 PM: Registration

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Young Investigator Research Presentation

Cochlear DNA Repair: An Endogenous Molecular Defense
O'neil W. Guthrie, MS, PhD, CCC-A 
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Translational Research II 

Towards a New Model of Auditory Cortical Processing
Prof. Sophie K. Scott, PhD
University College London, London, UK

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Poster Session I Presentations  

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM: Poster Session I - Take Down Posters

12:10 PM - 1:20 PM: Awards Luncheon

Membership Update: Robert Burkard, PhD, AAS President
Life Achievement Award: Edwin W Rubel, PhD, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, Departments of Otolaryngology-HNS and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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 2, 2019

7:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Registration

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

Charles Della Santina, MD, PhD

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 - 3:50 PM: Special Session: Multisensory Processing

Audiovisual Speech Integration: Time for a Paradigm Shift
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 

Prioritizing Sensory Perception
Daniel W. Wesson, PhD
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Timothy E. Hullar, MD

Adventures in Multisensory Science - from Neurons to Clinical Applications
Mark T. Wallace, PhD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM: Summary and Adjournment