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[Audiology] Beyond Newborn Hearing Screening - NHS 2010

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NHS 2010 - Beyond Newborn Hearing Screening: Infant and Childhood Hearing 
in Science and Clinical Practice
Villa Erba Congress Center, Cernobbio, Italy
June 8  10, 2010

The NHS 2010 will include Keynote addresses, free communications, massive 
poster sessions, Workshops and a number of Satellite Events and Special 
Sessions. To name a few:

- A series of linked workshops on the theme of delivering an effective 
screening programme organised by the National Health Service Newborn 
Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) from UK;

- A Special Session on the state of implementation of Early Hearing 
Detection and Intervention Programs (EHDI). National and Regional 
representatives will report on the state-of-the-art from all around the world;

- A Special Session on EHDI in Developing Countries  Opportunities & Challenges;

- The General Assembly of the EFAS (European Federation of Audiology 
Societies) for National Representatives;

- A Session entirely dedicated to family support, organized by the Global 
Coalition of Parents of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children (GPOD);

- Oticon Paediatric Symposium;

- Phonak Satellite Event (Richard Seewald among other guests).

The topics will cover all aspects related to early hearing intervention, 
from comprehensive reviews on plasticity and re-organization of Central 
Auditory System (Anu Sharma, Keynote Lecturer) to educational Workshops, 
from improving methods and protocols to assess hearing in newborns and 
infants to family issues, from strategies to improve the outcomes of EHDI 
programs to new concepts in hearing aid fitting and advances in cochlear 
Join us in making this historic event another great success!

NHS2010 Secretariat

Abstract submission: January 25, 2010
Notification of acceptance (oral or poster): March 8, 2010
Early registration and Hotel accommodation: April 12, 2010


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