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2013 Conference - Presenter Backroom

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Thursday Workshop Presenters:

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Friday/Saturday Platform Presenters:

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Poster Presenters:

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Three Learning Objectives

October 26, 2012

AAOHN Conflict of Interest - CLICK HERE TO VIEW

October 26, 2012

ASHA Conflict of Interest - CLICK HERE TO VIEW

October 26, 2012

Verification & Policy Agreement Contract - CLICK HERE TO VIEW

October 26, 2012

2013 Poster Presentation Guidelines - CLICK HERE TO VIEW

 

PowerPoint Submission

February 14, 2013

Conference Registration

February 14, 2013

 

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, February 21, 2013

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Registration and Information Desk Open

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FULL DAY WORKSHOPS

FULL DAY 
(8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Workshop #1

"Hearing Loss Prevention: The Basics"

Noise Measurement
Presenter: Tom Lloyd, B.S. - Associates in Acoustics, Inc. / USA

The Audiogram - How to Use It
Presenter: COL Lynnette Bardolf, Ph.D. - US Army / USA

Hearing Loss Recordability Issues
Presenter: Cindy Bloyer, MS, CCC-A - Examinetics, Inc. / USA

Effective Hearing Protection
Presenter: Theresa Schulz, Ph.D., CCC-A - Honeywell Safety Products / USA

Education & Motivation
Presenter: Nancy Gallihugh, M.S., CCC-A - Kalamazoo RESA / USA

Hearing Conservation Regulations & HIPAA
Presenter: Mary McDaniel, Au.D., CCC-A - Pacific Hearing Conservation, Inc. / USA

FULL DAY
(8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Workshop #2

"Hearing Conservation in Music Education"

Presenters:
Kris Chesky, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA
Amyn Amlani, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA

FULL DAY
(8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Workshop #3

"Forensics & Expert Witnessing- Emphasis for the Acoustician/Audiologist"

Presenter:
John Casali, M.S. Ph.D. - Virginia Tech | USA
Dennis Driscoll, M.S., INCE - Associates in Acoustics, Inc. | USA
Robert Dobie, M.D. - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio | USA
Michael Seidemann, Ph.D. - Audiological Associates, Inc. | USA

FULL DAY (A.M. & P.M.)
AM - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
PM - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop #4A and 4B

TBA

Presenter: 
Daniel Golden - Be Found Online / USA

FULL DAY (AM & PM)
AM - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
PM - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop #5A and 5B PSP Workshop
Presenter:
A.U. Bankaitis, Ph.D., FAAA - Oaktree Products, Inc.

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

MORNING BREAK

11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (On your own)

 

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS

PM ONLY
(1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Workshop #6B Vendor New Product Workshop
 Presenter:
David Mayou - Benson Medical Instruments | USA
*Other vendors to present TBA
AM ONLY
(8:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Workshop #7A "Hearing Aids & Worker Considerations"
 Presenter:
Jill Gruenwald, Au.D. - Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center | USA
PM ONLY
(1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Workshop #7B "'Can't I Just Take a Pill for That?' What Every Health Provider Needs to Know About NIHL and Emerging Therapeutics"

Presenters:
Colleen LePrell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
Jianxin Bao, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine | USA
Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D. - SIU School of Medicine | USA
Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
Kevin Ohlemiller, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine Otolaryngology | USA
Christopher Spankovich, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. AFTERNOON BREAK

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Committee Meetings / Networking Time

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Exhibitor's Reception

Friday, February 22, 2013

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Registration and Information Desk Open

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exhibits Open

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks: President & Program Chair

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

PRESENTATION PANEL "Hearing Protector Fit Testing: Practical Considerations"

"Fit Testing and Regulation: State of the State 2013"
Lee Hager, 3M Corporation | USA

"Making it Work in the Workplace"
James Jerome, CCC-A, M.S. - Workplace INTEGRA | USA

"Convincing the Bosses: Selling Fit Testing to Management"
Theresa Schulz, Ph.D. - Honeywell Safety Products | USA

"'On the Ground: Working with the Systems" Ebd Users Describing their Experience and Findings with the Systems"
TBA

 

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

"Implications if Your Life Depends on Your Hearing: The NPP vs the ASAF"
John Casali, Ph.D., CSP - Virginia Tech, Auditory Systems Laboratory | USA

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

BREAK

10:20 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

Keynote Lecture: "Potential Hazards of Noise Exposure"
Sharon Kujawa

10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

"Interaction of Age and Noise-Exposure on Hearing Thresholds"
Susan Strauss, MS - University of Pretoria | South Africa

11:15 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. "Method for Extending OSHA Age Correction Tables Beyond Age 60"
Nancy Wojcik, M.S. - ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc.| USA

11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

NHCA Business Meeting

12:05 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Hosted Luncheon
Presenter: Brian Bavida

1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

"Getting It Right (More Often)"
Doug Ohlin, Ph.D. - 3M Corporation | USA

1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

"Can You Hear Me Now? The Challenge of Determining Whether Workplace Noise Is Increasing or Decreasing Over Time"
Richard Neitzel, Ph.D. - University of Michigan Risk Science Center | USA

2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"The Variability of Pure Tone Threshold Measurements"
Mark Stephenson, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

"Prevalence of Workers with Shifts in Hearing by Industry: A Comparison of Occupational Noise Exposure Regulation Criteria"
Elizabeth Masterson, Ph.D., PHP, COHC - NIOSH | USA

2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

"Noise Induced Hearing Loss and the Working-Age Adult - A Personal Story"
Valerie Strafford-Mallis, MBA - Alternative Communication Services (ACS), LLC | USA

3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

 BREAK

3:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. "The US Navy's Noise Induced Hearing Loss Program"
Kurt Yankaskas - Office of Naval Research, Code 34 | USA

4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

"Evaluating the Operational Impact of Hearing Impairment"
Douglas Brungart, Ph.D. - Walter Reed National Military Medical Center | USA

4:20 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.

"Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent Occupational Noise-Induced hearing loss, Update of a Cochrane Systematic Review"
Jos Verbeek - Finnish Institute of Occupational Health | Finland

4:40 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.

2013 Safe-in-Sound Award
Presenters:
Thais Morata, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health / USA
Deanna Meinke, Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado / USA

5:25 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Break & Posters / Committee Meetings / Networking Time

5:25 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Student Members Only - Meet & Greet!

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Friday Night Event - Dali Museum (Walking Distance)

Saturday, February 23, 2013 

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Registration and Information Desk Open

7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast / Round Table Chat Sessions

7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
BREAKOUTS
BREAKOUT Topic #1 (MUSIC)
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

"Accountability in Schools of Music Requires a Noise Exposure Assessment Standard"
Kris Chesky, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

"Clinical Verification of Custom-Fitted Musician Earplugs: How Much Deviation from 'Flat' is Acceptable?"
Brian Fligor, Sc.D. - Boston Children's Hospital | USA

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Colleen LePrell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

"Factors Influencing Use of Hearing Protection by Trumpet Players"
Mead Killion, Ph.D. - Etymotic Research, Northwestern University | USA

10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

"Battle of OAEs: Measuring Effects of Acoustic Overexposure in Band Members and Directors"
Sridhar Krishnamurti, Ph.D. - Auburn University | USA

11:10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

"Sound Exposure of Professional Orchestral Musicians During Solitary Practice"
Ian O'Brien - University of Sydney | Australia

BREAKOUT Topic #2 (PREVENTION/EDUCATION)
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

"Sound Check Australia: A Citizen Science Approach to Noise and Hearing Conservation Research"
Elizabeth Beach, Ph.D. - National Acoustic Laboratories | Australia

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

"Effectiveness of a Brazilian Version of the 'Dangerous Decibels' Educational Program"
Keila Knobel, Ph.D. - University of Campinas | Brazil

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

"Auditory Risk Estimates for Youth Target Shooting"
Deanna Meinke, Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado | USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

"Bystander Impulse Noise Exposure From Small-Caliber Weapons: How Close Is Too Close"
William Murphy, Ph.D. - NIOSH | USA

10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

"DiscovEARy Zone: Hearing Conseration Outreach from the American Academy of Audiology"
Sharon Sandridge, Ph.D. - Cleveland Clinic | USA

11:10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

"Shooting Habits of Youth Recreational Firearm Users"
Michael Stewart, Ph.D. - Central Michigan University | USA

BREAKOUT Topic #3 (MILITARY)
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

"Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the US Military"
CPT Virginia Bailey, Au.D., MBA, MS - Fort Jackson Army Hearing Program | USA

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

"Pharmacologic Protection from Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the US Military"
Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D. - University of Southern Illinois Medical Center | USA

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

"Hearing Protection Device Field Attenuation Estimation System Round Robin Results"
JR Stefanson, B.S., COHC - United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (GDIT) | USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

"Shipboard Noise Control on US Navy Aircraft Carriers"
Jeffrey Komrower - Noise Control Engineering, Inc. | US

10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

"Auditory Localization: Standardized Tests for Headgear Evaluation"
Kevin Michael, Ph.D. - Michael & Associates | USA

11:10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

"Human Aural NON-Detectability"
Kichol Lee, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech | USA

BREAKOUT Topic #4 (CURRENT ISSUES)
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

"Specifying an 'Appropriate' Exchange Rate for Occupational Standards: Ear vs. Dosimeter"
William Clark, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine | USA

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

"Specifying an Appropriate Exchange Rate for Occupational Standards: What Does the NIPTS Data Tell Us?
Robert Dobie - University of Texas HSC at San Antonio | USA

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

"The Exchange Rate and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss"
Alice Suter, Ph.D. - Alice Suter and Associates | USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | BREAK

10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

"Simultaneous Measurement of At Ear and Shoulder Noise Exposures"
Edward Hayes - Clarkson University | USA

10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

"1983-OSHA Enacts Hearing Conservation Ammendment... 2012- So What Has Changed?"
James Banach, MBA - 3M Corporation | USA

11:10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

"Replacing Cells in the Inner Ear: The Path to a Regenerative Cure for Hearing Loss"
Andrea Boidman, Executive Director - Hearing Health Foundation | USA

11:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Hosted Luncheon & Awards

12:45 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Award Photos

12:55 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Gasaway Lecture: "What Would Don Do? Current Challenges and Opportunities in Hearing Loss Prevention"
Presenter: Thais Morata, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

"85/3 and Other Items for OSHA's To-Do List"
Alice Suter, Ph.D. - Alice Suter and Associates | USA

2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. "Management Issues related to Hearing Conservation in Music & Entertainment"
Robert Ghent, Au.D. - Honeywell Safety Products | USA
2:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. BREAK
2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

"Recommended Auditory Processing Test Battery for Workers with Occupational Exposures to Ototoxins"
Vishakha Rawool, Ph.D., CCC-A - West Virginia University | USA

3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Auditory Dysfunction Associated with Solvent Exposure"
Adrian Fuente, Ph.D - University of Chile | Chile

3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

"Tinnitus"
Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA 

3:50 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

"Healthy Diet = Healthy Ears?"
Christopher Spankovich, Au.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. - University of Florida | USA

4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Development of a Task-Based Noise Constraints Flight Rule for the International Space Station"
Richard Danielson, Ph.D. - Baylor College of Medicine | USA

4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

"A Comparative Study of Changes in Firefighers Occupational Exposure to Noise"
Catherine Fitzgerald - University of Alabama at Birmingham | USA

4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

 

 

 


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