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Saturday, October 26, 2019

TIME Ventana Ballroom B Ventana Ballroom C
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration, Coffee, and Exhibits
[Ventana Ballroom A]
Plenary Session
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome: James Saunders & Jackie Clark
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Invited Speaker: Robert Margolis
'Access to Audiology Services'

Robert Margolis
[Ventana Ballroom B]
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Moderator: Jackie Clark
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Auditory Intervention after Auditory Deprivation: A Single Case Research Study with Nicaraguan Children who are Hard of Hearing
M. Adelaida Restrepo
Beatriz de Diego-Lázaro

Supporting Families via TeleHealth in South Africa
Dirk Koekemoer

A Non-Linguistic Test of Speech Discrimination
Robert Margolis
Aparna Rao
Richard Wilson

Hearing Loop Technology: The Only Globally Universal Open Standard for Hearing Accessibility
Thomas Kaufmann


Moderator: Jim Saunders
[Ventana Ballroom C]
Together We Hear: A Unique program for Spanish speaking families.
Myriam De La Asuncion

Update on Primary Prevention
James Saunders

Essential Knowledge in Hearing, Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids for Non-Hearing Professionals
Edward Garcia
Terrance Yuen

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Moderator: Saomi de Snyder
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Best Practice in Humanitarian Hearing Healthcare? One Shoe doesn't fit every foot
James Dean

Let's Get Ready for TelePractice
Jackie Clark

Auditory and balance risk profile of Puerto Rican diabetics
Soami Santiago De Snyder, Ph.D
Maribiliz Irizarry
Evangeline Algarin

Teleaudiology: Improving Access to Hearing Healthcare
Laura Prigge

Dual Impressions: Faculty and Student Perspectives in Global Audiology Training and Education
Cheryl DeConde Johnson
Giri Sundar


Moderator: Sara Doutré
[Ventana Ballroom C]
Best Practice in Humanitarian Hearing Healthcare? One Shoe doesn't fit every foot
James Dean

Increasing access to assistive technology by addressing market barriers: A market shaping approach for hearing aids
Emily Kobayashi

Partnering for Hearing: Considerations for Cochlear Implant Donations in Low to Middle Income Countries
Apryl Sweat
Sunil Kapoor

Remote Audiology System
Audra Renyi

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (On Your Own)
Empowering Families/Communities
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Moderator: Patrick D'Haese
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Age Related Hearing Loss at Gwagwalada Area Council of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
David Folorunso

Digital campaigns as a tool to raise awareness on hearing loss in a multitude of countries
Patrick D'Haese

Empowering families for success in a non-profit cochlear implant program
Gonzalo Corvera

Fostering Parent Engagement Through Strengths Based Practice
Joanne Travers


Moderator: Karin Joubert
[Ventana Ballroom C]
Leading the Development of National Strategic Plans for Ear and Hearing care in low and middle-income countries; the Starkey Hearing Foundation approach in 10 countries.
Luqman Lawal
Wakisa Mulwafu
Isaac Mucharia
Titus Ibekwe
Kaitesi Mukara

Effectiveness of a clinic-based newborn hearing screening programme in rural South Africa: Parental perspectives
Karin Joubert
Khomotjo Kgare

Families perspective:Informational counseling following the diagnosis of a permanent childhood hearing loss
Zandile Shezi

Advocacy/Community Engagement
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Moderator: Lisa Kovacs
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Launching the 1st UNHS Programme in South Africa
Claudine Storbeck

Family Engagement in Language, Literacy, and Social-Emotional Well-Being
Lisa Kovacs

Family Engagement and Empowerment in Humanitarian Missions
Lisa Kovacs
Janet DesGeorges

The Question Prompt List (QPL): An International Tool to Ensure Family-Centered Conversations
Janet DesGeorges


Moderator: Edward Dodson
[Ventana Ballroom C]
Launching the 1st UNHS Programme in South Africa
Claudine Storbeck

Effect of the Starkey Hearing Foundation Phase 4 Intervention on Speech, Language and Audition on Pupils Living with Hearing Impairment in Kochi; a Quasi Controlled Trial
Luqman Lawal
Jeffery Larsen
Chalese Buttars
Prem Nair

Implementation of hearing screenings, diagnostics, and treatement of hearing loss for people with intellectual disabilities in their life environment
Katrin Neumann

Breaking Down Walls: Initiation and Maturation of a Cochlear Implant Program in a Developing Country
Roberto Batista
Edward Dodson

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Advocacy/Community Engagement
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Moderator: Dave Molter
[Ventana Ballroom B]
Otitis Media: educator’s responsibilities in low income countries
Horacio Ramos

Making a World Record Count for People with Hearing Loss in India
Nihar Pradhan
Kalyani Mandke
Suresh Pillai
Jeffery Larsen

Romania to Albania - A 16 Year Journey
Patricia Towle

A Successful Humanitarian Trip Requires a Great Partnership
Laurel Gregory
Sandy Riley
Nimet Adam


Moderator: Serah Ndegwa
[Ventana Ballroom C]
Mesa West Rotary “Ayudame a Escuchar” Humanitarian Outreach to Guaymas, Mexico
Robert Jensen
Erica Williams

Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening in Nairobi, Kenya
Serah N. Ndegwa, Msc

The Cost-Effectiveness of School Hearing Screening Programs: a Scoping Review
Michael Yong
Jiahe Liang
Jeromie Ballreich
Brian Westerberg
Jane Lea
Susan D. Emmett

Hearing Health-Related Humanitarian Missions in the Dominican Republic: Disorganized Success?
Edward Dodson

Transition to Adulthood
Kelleigh Bland

Global Connection Gala: Making Hearing Health A Priority
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
[3rd Floor Foyer, Old Main]
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Gala Dinner: Keynote Speaker: Jordan Levy and Entertainment Provided by Yellowbird Apache Dancers
[Carson Ballroom, Old Main]