The Symposium is being hosted by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and Vanderbilt University Medical Center at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.
The Symposium scientific program will include invited speakers and panel members presenting special lectures and submitted podium and poster receptions on a range of topics including:
- Single-sided deafness
- Bilateral cochlear implantation
- Language development in children
- Intervention targeting bilingual families
- Cochlear implant surgery
- Hearing preservation
- Music appreciation
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to interact with over 900+ physicians, audiologists, speech pathologists, educators, hearing scientists and members of industry. The three day meeting provides educational and networking opportunities for the attendees as well as the opportunity to interact directly with corporate partners. Our attendees anticipate interaction with industry serving patients with a range of hearing loss and varying technology needs - and encourage your participation to showcase technology beyond the cochlear implant.
About the ACI Alliance:
The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a not-for-profit membership organization created with the purpose of eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation by sponsoring research, driving heightened awareness and advocating for improved access to cochlear implants for patients of all ages across the US. ACI Alliance members are clinicians, scientists, educators, and others on cochlear implant teams as well as parent and consumer advocates. An annual meeting for professional members is convened.