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  • HEAL 2016 Conference in Italy Addresses Hearing Across Lifespan
    20 Nov , 2015



    A special hearing care industry conference, HEAL 2016: Hearing Across the Lifespan, will be held June 2-4, 2016, in Cernobbio, Italy on Lake Como. The theme of HEAL 2016 is:

    “Early intervention: the key to better hearing care.”

    HEAL 2016 will provide all delegates the opportunity to meet and share their latest research and clinical information on a range of topics, enhancing cooperation and exchange among all who are part of the multifaceted hearing care community, in an international and multidisciplinary forum exploring all domains of infant, child, and adult hearing.

    Online registration for HEAL 2016 is available, with an early registration deadline of April 18, 2016. A call for papers has been issued, with an abstract submission deadline of February 10, 2016. Additional dates and deadlines are available on the meeting website.

    To develop the spirit of the meeting, the program schedule for HEAL 2016 will be arranged to maximize opportunities for interaction among participants. The program will consist of several concurrent sessions, with time for interactive discussions to let delegates follow their own preferences for topics and discussions. Poster presentations will be an integral part of the scientific program and shall be organized in topics and sub-topics in a display area designed to facilitate exchange among attendees. The HEAL 2016 program will be complemented by a comprehensive exhibit.

    The Scientific Advisory Board for HEAL 2016 includes Deborah Hayes, PhD, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, Colo; and Sophia E. Kramer, PhD, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    The HEAL 2016 conference program will include special sessions as follows: 

    Listening Effort and Cognition

    Epidemiology of Hearing Loss

    E-Health in Audiology

    For additional details and highlights from previous HEAL conferences at Lake Como, refer to the series of Research Forums published in the American Journal of Audiology in 2013, 2014, and 2015.