Audiology Events Archive - 2006

This section of the Audiology Resources website contains archive listings of audiology related events / conferences, meetings and short courses for 2006. This page is for historic reference only. For current / future audiology events please see here. For longer UK courses / degrees please go to the Courses section of this website. Please note: with passage of time some of the links given here may no longer be available to view on their original websites of publication.


Audiology Events Diary Listings - Archive for 2006

January 2006

11 - 14 January 2006 (Rotorua, New Zealand New Zealand ), 23rd Australia New Zealand Conference for Educators of the Deaf - Early Intervention, Effective Practices, Coordinated Delivery, a conference for education and health professionals, students, and members of the deaf community.

16 January 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Auditory Processing Disorder - What are the issues? , by the Ear Foundation in conjunction with the Institute of Hearing Research.

24 - 26 January 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Advanced Bionics Training Course, for further information or to book a place contact:, venue: The Ear Foundation (UK). Course free of charge.

25 January 2006 (London, UK UK ), Auralisation: Hearing is Believing, Institute of Acoustics, for further information email: Linda Canty. Auralisation is the auditory equivalent of visualisation and, within the field of building acoustics, allows designers to listen to buildings long before they are constructed. This meeting will explore the theory, techniques and practicalities. The meeting will also include opportunities to hear live demonstrations for yourself.


February 2006

5 - 9 February 2006 (Baltimore, USA USA ), 29th Midwinter Meeting for the Association of Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) - note: this meeting has changed from its original planned location of New Orleans, USA

16 - 19 February 2006 (Tampa, Florida, USA USA ), 31st Annual Hearing Conservation Conference, National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA). Includes seminars on workplace hearing loss prevention, occupational audiology and hearing protection for musicians. Conference Brochure (pdf)


March 2006

21 March 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Cochlear Implantation and Children with Complex Needs, the Ear Foundation. Including speaker Liz Hodges from the University of Birmingham.

22 March 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Sound Field Systems: Practical Course, the Ear Foundation in collaboration with Stuart Bowen and Robert Taylor of PC Werth.

19 - 22 March 2006 (Mexico City, Mexico Mexico ), XIII International Symposium on Audiological Medicine, International Association of Physicians in Audiology (IAPA), pdf brochure (version 2)

25 - 28 March 2006, (Venice, Italy Italy ), 8th European Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implantation, email:

27 March 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), ACE: The Assessment of Comprehension and Expression - its use with deaf children, the Ear Foundation


April 2006

5 - 8 April 2006 (Minneapolis, Minnesota USA USA ), 18th Annual American Academy of Audiology Convention & Expo, American Academy of Audiology

6 - 8 April 2006 (Pretoria, South Africa South Africa ), Paediatric Audiology Conference, SASLHA (South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association)

25 - 27 April 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Advanced Bionics Training Course, for further information or to book a place contact:, venue: The Ear Foundation (UK). Course free of charge.


May 2006

3 - 6 May 2006 (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Canada ), 2006 CASLPA Conference, annual conference for the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA)

9 May 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Cochlear Implantation and Ethnic Minority Families, the Ear Foundation. Following implantation, developing, assessing and monitoring progress in the development of spoken language may be complex and this course will explore these issues.

12 - 13 May 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Tinnitus Counselling Training Seminar, The British Tinnitus Association (BTA). CPD credited by the British Academy of Audiology.

16 - 18 May 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Advanced Bionics Training Course, for further information or to book a place contact:, venue: The Ear Foundation (UK). Course free of charge.

16 - 19 May 2006 (Perth, Australia Australia ), XV11 National Conference of The Audiological Society of Australia Inc (ASA 2006), "Audiology 2006 - A Sound Future". The trade exhibits, master classes, workshops, paper and poster sessions will focus on future hearing and healthcare and the changing directions of the audiology profession. CPD credited by points by ASA.

16 - 18 May 2006 (Sheffield, UK UK ), 6th PAIG Annual Conference - 'Children’s Hearing Services: Balancing Protocols with Reality', programme - word file, enquiries to: Jan Deevey. Includes poster competition (£200 prize, topic: 'Innovative examples of good practice in children’s hearing services', abstracts to by 30th April 2006). Paediatric Audiology Interest Group - The British Audiology Society (BSA).

19 May 2006 (Sheffield, UK UK ), Tinnitus Study Day for Professionals, The British Tinnitus Association (BTA). A study day to demonstrate the working of a multidisciplinary approach to tinnitus treatment. CPD credited by the British Academy of Audiology.

19 - 21 May 2006 (Ottawa, Canada Canada ), 4th Widex Congress of Paediatric Audiology

22 - 26 May 2006 (Harrogate, UK UK ), Annual Electric Response Audiometry and Oto-Acoustic Emissions (ERA & OAE) Course. Further details from Dr Guy Lightfoot (, CPD: 25 units - BAA & RCP London

31 May - 3 June 2006, (Cernobbio, Italy Italy ), 2006 International Conference on Newborn Hearing Screening (NHS2006), "Beyond Newborn Hearing Screening: Infant and Childhood Hearing in Science and Clinical Practice"

1st June 2006 (Italy Italy ), Early Identification: Make it Count, a special satellite event to take place during the NHS 2006 conference, chaired by Professor Richard Seewald, Phonak (additional registration required for this, as well as for NHS2006)

2nd June 2006 (Italy Italy ), 2nd Siemens Pediatric Satellite Event, with Dr. Harvey Dillon (NAL, Australia) - a generic concept for fitting hearing systems to infants and development of workflow-oriented fitting software, Siemens (additional registration required for this, as well as for NHS2006)


June 2006

14 - 17 June 2006 (Vienna, Austria Austria ), 9th International Conference on Cochlear Implants, email:

16 June 2006 (Birmingham, UK UK ), NDCS Annual Conference and Exhibition 2006 "Informed choice: conflicts and resolutions". The impact of the opinions and values of professionals on the lives of deaf children and families will be examined. A varied programme addressing: communication, education, amplification, family support and social care. The National Deaf Childrens Society (NDCS).

23 - 27 June 2006 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA USA ), Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Convention with Exhibition, a large convention with over 2000 attendees

25 - 28 June 2006 (Cambridge, UK UK ), 25th European Course on The Management of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis, pdf brochure, for further details please email: Anne Allen. The British Society of Audiology (BSA)

26 - 28 June 2006 (Southampton, UK UK ), Advanced Balance Course, ISVR Hearing and Balance Centre, for further details email: Lyndsay Oliver. Intended for those who have a sound knowledge and experience of vestibular assessment and management and wish to advance their knowledge.


July 2006

3 - 5 July 2006 (Southampton, UK UK ), Signal Processing for Cochlear Implants, a short course aimed at all those engaged in research, development and the application of cochlear implants. Run by David Simpson and Carl Verschuur at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR).

5 - 8 July 2006 (Christchurch, New Zealand New Zealand ), 'New Sounds - Rehabilitation Technology and Techniques' - 30th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Audiological Society (NZAS), abstracts for presentations to be submitted by 10th November 2005


August 2006

2 - 4 August 2006 (Nuremberg, Germany Germany ), "Siemens 2nd Pediatric Workshop", this workshop will include: screening, early diagnosis, RECD, in-situ verification, FM etc


September 2006

3-7 September 2006 (Innsbruck, Austria Austria ), XXVIII th International Conference on Audiology, 28th meeting of the International Society of Audiology (ISA)

6 - 21 September 2006 (Virtual Internet Conference, USA USA ), Audiology 2006: 'The Aging Patient: New Perspectives in Audiology Service Delivery', the 8hr conference will be available to view at your convenience from 6 - 20 September. The conference culminates in a live chat forum on 21st September 2006 where you can interact with the presenters and other conference participants, ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)

11 - 12 September 2006 (Bristol, UK UK ), 12th Tinnitus Update Lecture Course, queries to: Viki Webster (email), further information - MS Word Document

14 September 2006 (London, UK UK ), British Tinnitus Association (BTA) Annual Conference 2006

14 - 15 September 2006 (Cambridge, UK UK ), BSA Short Papers Meeting on Experimental Studies of Hearing and Deafness, for further information please email: Dave Furness

17 - 20 September 2006 (Montpellier, France France ), 43rd Inner Ear Biology (IEB) Workshop, email:

17 - 21 September 2006 (Grantham, UK UK ), International Conference on the Auditory Cortex - The Listening Brain, MRC Institute of Hearing Research, programme

21 - 23 September 2006 (Iowa City, IA, USA USA ), 14th Annual Conference on Management of the Tinnitus Patient, organised by Department of Otolaryngology University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, brochure - pdf document, further details from: Richard Tyler (email)

29 - 30 September 2006 (Nottingham, UK UK ), Tinnitus Counselling Training Seminar, The British Tinnitus Association (BTA). CPD credited by the British Academy of Audiology.


October 2006

3 - 4 October 2006 (Harrogate, UK UK ), Electrophysiological Assessment Following Newborn Hearing Screening. Technical aspects of OAE & AABR, includes practical sessions on ABR & ASSR. Brochure - MS Word Document. Further details from Dr Guy Lightfoot (email), CPD: 13 units - BAA (Course Now Full. Please see Dr Lightfoot's related courses listed for 14.5.07 and 1.10.07)

18 - 20 October 2006 (Frankfurt, Germany Germany ), 51st International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA congress)

19 - 20 October 2006 (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA USA ), Noise Induced Hearing Loss - in Children at Work and Play, a conference on NIHL in children

26 - 28 October 2006 (Calgary, Alberta, Canada Canada ), CAA 9th Annual Conference, CAA (Canadian Academy of Audiology)


November 2006

12 - 14 November 2006 (Melbourne, Australia Australia ), Bionics and Regeneration of the Ear, the 7th International Academic Conference of Immunobiology in Otorhinolaryngology, hosted by the University of Melbourne and the Bionic Ear Institute. The conference themes are: Cochlear Implantation, Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Otology and Molecular & Immunobiology. (Call for papers by July 2006, abstracts can be submitted online.)

13 -15 November 2006 (Chicago, IL, USA USA ), Hearing Care for Adults: An International Conference , includes an international team of more than 30 world-renowned speakers. (Call for Poster Presentations by researchers and clinicians: 200 word abstract to Prof. Catherine Palmer ( by 1st July 2006.)

16 - 18 November 2006 (Miami, Florida, USA USA ), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention

23 November 2006 (London, UK UK ), British Society of Audiology (BSA) Short Papers Clinical Meeting, download further details - MS Word document, registration form - MS Word document

30 November - 2 December 2006 (Manila, Philippines Philippines ), 7th Annual Hearing International Meeting


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