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Thursday, October 12, 2017

TIME Room 1 Room 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session
'A Practical Guide to Humanitarian Missions for Improving Hearing Health'

James Saunders
[Room 1]
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session
'Family Engagement Powers Hearing Device Technology'

Lisa Kovacs Kari Morgenstein Ivette Cejas Alex Mestres
[Room 1]
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session
'Operating a Field Based Earmold Lab'

David Pither
[Room 1]
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Pre-Conference Session
'Tele-Audiology for Humanity'

Dirk Koekemoer
[Room 1]
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session
'The Global Challenge in Ear and hearing health'

Andrew Smith Daksha Patel
[Room 1]

Friday, October 13, 2017

TIME Room 1 Room 2
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration & Coffee
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome - James Saunders & Jackie Clark
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
Invited Guest Speaker
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Room 1
Earmoulds for hearing aids – what they don’t want you to know!
David Pither

Addressing Affordability, Access and Acceptability for global hearing
Siamak Sani
David Pither

The Potential of a Portable, Sound-isolating Device for hearing loss Screening in Low- and Middle-income Countries
Eric Eisen
Debra Fried
James Saunders

Wireless OAE Probe for Increasing Access to Hearing Health
Jesse Norris
Catherine Rieke
Jay Buckey
Odile Clavier
Abigail Fellows
James E. Saunders
Room 2
Decentralised access to screening with a smartphone digits-in-noise test: Improving accuracy and efficiency
Karina Swanepoel
David Moore
Cas Smits
De Wet Swanepoel

The Role of Hearing Aids in Improving Learning Outcomes of Children with Hearing Impairment in Selected School for the Deaf in Kenya.
Karia Mathew
Olende Nyindodo
Doris Kwenda
Luqman Lawal
Jeffery Larsen
Chalese Buttars

Do hearing aids improve lives?
Audra Renyi

Socializing and democratising hearing health products and services
Howard Weinstein
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Room 1
The new challenge in the Hard of Hearing community: Fitting hearing impaired persons with Personal sound amplifier products PSAPs in place of hearing aids.
Eneche Audu

Early detection of auditory changes in MDR TB – Validity of extended high frequency audiometry with a smartphone application
Martelle Bornman
De Wet Swanepoel
Robert Eikelboom
Leigh Biagio de Jager

Comparison of Distortion-Product Otoacoustic Emissions between Cambodian and United States Children
King Chung
Mariah Cheyney
Kaitlin Anderson
Kara Combs

Improving accessibility to AVT via Telehealth
Domitille Lochet
Room 2
Clinical efficacy of smartphone-based hearing screening for pre-school children in mHealth assisted community-based ECD centers
Shouneez Yousuf Hussein
Faheema Mahomed-Asmail
De Wet Swanepoel
Leigh Biagio de Jager
Karina Swanepoel

Better hearing and better service.. a clinicians perceptive.
sergio Guerreiro

Incorporating Mobile Tablet Audiometry into MDR-TB Treatment
Matthew Bromwich
Renee Lefrancois

“Service Delivery Model and Validation of Low-Cost Hearing Aid Distribution by the Arizona Sonora Borders (ARSOBO) Projects for Inclusion in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico”
Page Beukelman
David Velenovsky
James Dean
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Room 1
Dr. C. Jonah Eleweke
Dr. Wahab Owolawi

Circumventing Roadblocks and Barriers
Johanna Lynch

Empowering Parents through Education
Kelleigh Bland

The Role of a Psychologist in a Pediatric Hearing Loss Program
Ivette Cejas

Engaging Parents in System Design to Reduce Loss to Follow-up
Dana Yarbrough
Irene Schmalz
Kathleen Watts
Room 2
Starring in Their Own Stories: Language Experience Books for Families of Children with Hearing Loss
Melissa Jensen

Reaching Beyond the Clinic: Supporting Children with Hearing loss in the Academic Setting
Kari Morgenstein
Ivette Cejas
Alex Mestres

Fostering Parent Leadership adn Engagement
Joanne Travers

Early Intervention in a Developing Country
Claudine Storbeck
Selvarani Moodley

Cued Speech adapted for Visual Amharic in Ethiopia: Empowering families with communication access, language acquisition, and literacy for their children who are deaf and hard of hearing
Polly Earl
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Room 1
Non-occupational Noise Induced Hearing Loss: Data from CDC
John Eichwald
Yulia Carroll
John Decker

Quality of life of patients with chronic otitis media in Nepal before and after corrective surgery
Robin Youngs
Edward Maile
Puran Tharu
Hannah Blanchford
Rachel Edmiston

Implementation Strategies for Hearing Screening(NIHS) in Nigeria: Exploring the strength in our locals
Akeem Lasisi
Olayinka Sulaiman
Bidemi Yusuf
Olusola Afolabi
Samuel Ogunkeyede
Tajudeen Yusuf
Akeem Lawal
Wale Kelani
Babatunde Adedokun

The Need for National-wide Hearing Screening Programs in Nigeria and other Developing Countries.
Dr. C. Jonah Eleweke
Dr. Wahab Owolawi
Room 2
Engaging Corporate Volunteer and Skills Giving Programs
Edie Gibson

Audiology without Borders: What you bring is important but, its what you leave behind that matters.
James Dean

Cochlear Implants: What are the barriers and what can we do to improve access?
Donna Sorkin

Discovering Motivational causes and empowering local organisations to drive their own hearing care programs
lew tuck
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Special Topic
[Room 1]
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room 1
Aftermath of CGHH Manila 2016: Ushering a National Program in the Philippines
Norberto Martinez

Do hearing aids improve lives? An impact study among a low-income population in Guatemala
Mark Spreckley

Prevalence of Unilateral Hearing Loss and Impact on Communication in US Adults
Janet Choi
Elina Kari
Rick Friedman
Laurel Fisher

community regulation in noise control towards less noise city
Nyilo Purnami
Room 2
Enhanced strategies in Screening, Tracking and Follow-Up - different approaches from Germany, Iran, Uzbekistan and Georgia
Peter Bottcher
Peter Matulat

The State of Ear and Hearing Care; Situation Analysis of six sub-Saharan Africa Countries
Luqman Lawal
Isaac Mucharia
Malick Diop
Alfred Mwamba
Titus Ibekwe
Kaitesi Mukara
Wakisa Mulwafu, MBBS, FCORL

The Impact of Globalization on Ear Care and Hearing health in sub-Saharan Africa
Luqman Lawal
Wakisa Mulwafu
Isaac Mucharia
Titus Ibekwe

Awareness as a key factor in providing access to innovative technologies across the globe
Patrick D'Haese
5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Room 1
Pediatric Audiometric Diagnosis of Neonates Presenting Microcephaly Associated to Exposure to the Zika Virus
Jussara Silva
Fabiana Cristina de Mendonca Araujo
Maria Raquel Basilio Speri
Sarah Munikhy Bernardo Da Camara
Gustavo Henrique Lima de Paula Batista
Nivea Maria Ridrigues Arrais
Claudia Rodrugues de Souza Maia

The Effect on Loss To Follow Up When Babies are Scheduled for Out- Patient Follow Up Appointments Prior to Hospital Discharge
Patricia Shappell
Amanda Simpson

Controlling False Positives: Tactics that work to bring down refer rates with data from multiple sites as evidence.
Patricia Shappell
Tammy Uehlin

Jussara Silva
Maria Raquel Basilio Speri
Marilia Pinheiro
Jaciara Fonseca
Fabiana Cristina de Mendonca Araujo

Use of Hearing Protection with NICU Patients: A Systematic Review of the Evidence and Applications in Low Resource Facilities
Nathalie Chouery
Kathleen Dunckley
Patricia McCarthy

Special Olympics Healthy Hearing
Jamie Valis

A Cross-sectional Survey on Prevalence of Ear and Hearing Disabilities Amongst Professionals of Government of India
Dr Suneela Garg
Charu Kohli
Vipra Mangla
Room 2

 School Age Hearing Screening for Developing Countries: Practical and Ethical Considerations
Mark Partain
Haley Ravndal

Distance Education Au.D. Degree Bridge Program: Five Year Analysis
Victor Bray
Girija Sundar

Pediatric hearing loss in Kumasi, Ghana: a pilot validation study using in community metrics to establish feasibility of testing.
Gregory Basura
Bruce Edwards
Joyce Anomah
Barbara Frimpong
Easmon Otupiri
Bianca Waller
Rita Larsen-Reindorf
Mohammed Duah

Evaluation of a voice test for screening adults who self-identify with hearing loss
Luqman Lawal
Jeffery Larsen
Heather Jensen
Ianthe Murad
Rose Valvezan

Topic: Effect of the Starkey Hearing Foundation Phase 4 intervention On Speech and Audition on Pupils Living with Hearing Impairment in Kochi; A Quasi Controlled trial
Luqman Lawal
Chalese Buttars

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition: A Special Group Sample for Deaf ASL Users
Lori Day
Tiffany Bridgett

Sigit Sasongko
7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
A Global Connection Gala: Making Hearing Health a Priority

Saturday, October 14, 2017

TIME Room 1 Room 2
8:00 AM - 8:40 AM
Invited Guest Speaker - Blake Wilson
[Room 1]
8:40 AM - 9:45 AM
Room 1
Global Audiology: A Global Resource for Audiology Information Networking (GRAIN)
Vinaya Manchaiah
Ross Roeser
Patricia Castellanos

I Say Tomato, You Say Tomate: Cultural Considerations in the Enhancement of Care in Pediatric Audiology and Early Intervention for Children With Hearing Loss in Ecuador
Paige Stringer
Lucia Quinonez Sumner

Precision medicine in hearing loss
Jason Rudman
Xue Liu

Listening and Spoken Language in Low Resource Communities: Data and Resources
Gayla Guignard

Genetic Hearing Loss: Global Impact and Screening Strategy for Deafness Genes
Xue Liu
Room 2
Smile for Me!
Jackie Clark


Sustainable Hearing Healthcare for Newly Established Audiology Expeditions
Corrie Smith
Jenn Holst

How can the CGHH support universal health coverage through promoting WHO’s Priority Assistive Products List?
Diego Santana-Hernandez

Audiology Testing in A Developing Country: Adherence to Best Practice
Selvarani Moodley
Claudine Storbeck
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Room 1
Cochlear Implantation in the Aging Population
Sandra Prentiss

A Bilingual Screening for Auditory Processing Disorders
Soami Santiago De Snyder, Ph.D

Adapting to Change: The Role of a Non-Profit Organization in a National Health System
Edward Dodson
Roberto Batista
Room 2
Measuring Hearing Aid Outcomes using an Adapted and Modified Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life (SADL) questionnaire: A Case Study of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Luqman Lawal
Jeffery Larsen
Doris Kwenda
Mathew Karia

Features of national plans to prevent hearing loss and other sequelae of congenital cytomegalovirus infections*
Katrin Neumann
Khalid Shahada
Klaus Überla
Thomas Lücke
Norbert Teig
Stefan Dazert
Stefan Volkenstein
Emmanouela Dimitrakopoulou
Peter Kern

A cross sectional study on prevalence of hearing loss and related factors in rural and urban areas of Delhi- Implementation of WHO survey protocol
Dr Suneela Garg
Vipra Mangla
Charu Kohli

WHO Ear and Hearing Care Survey Protocol: A view point.
Dr Suneela Garg
Vipra Mangla
Charu Kohli
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Room 1
Audiology without borders: an international training program in hearing and balance care
Hillary Snapp
Tricia Scaglione

Hearing International Fostering Education for Global Hearing Health
Herman Jenkins
Suchitra Prasansuk
Carol Bauer

Humanitarian Educational Opportunities in an AuD Program Through the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
Rachel Fryatt
Kathleen Coyan, AuD
Catherine Palmer, PhD

Thinking outside the box: Alternative tinnitus management options for low-resourced communities
Tricia Scaglione
Room 2
WHO Manuals for PEHC: collateral benefits
Patricia Castellanos

No Borders: Advancing Skills and Developing Resources in Global Pediatric Audiology
Paige Stringer
Julie Verhoff

Ecological Service Learning ; A Training Model for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Soami Santiago De Snyder, Ph.D
Wanda Lugo Velez, Au.D

Promoting Literacy Development in Children who are DHH in Underserved Regions Using Readily Available Materials and During Everyday Activities
Lauri Nelson
Elizabeth Parker
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room 1
Fellowships in Audiology
Girija Sundar
Victor Bray

Evidence based approach to online education in audiology
Elme Selesho

Andrew Smith
Room 2
Strategies for English Language, Listening and Speech Development
Meigan McLean

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and ear infections: Knowledge and management practices of nurses in Kigali, Rwanda
Kaitesi Mukara
Debara Tucci MD, MS, MBA
Peter Waiswa
Richard Lilford

Bilingualism who needs it?
Kalyani Mandke
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Committee Updates & Activities
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Last Words - Way Forward