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2022 NHCA Conference – Hurry for Early Bird Rates!

Posted: December 8, 2021

NHCA is excited to present three days packed with educational workshops, presentations, posters, virtual exhibits, and networking sessions-both live and on-demand! Following the conference, recorded educational sessions will be available for a limited time to all conference registrants. With the live and recorded sessions, you will have access to 15-20 CEUs from AAA and ASHA. All of this for about half the price of “traditional” in-person conference registration. Take advantage of Early Bird Registration by December 18 and save!

 

NHCA Town Hall Wrap-Up

Posted: December 8, 2021

As a conference preview, NHCA hosted a “Re-Ignite” Town Hall on November 12. About 25 participants heard exciting news from our NHCA Sponsors (with special offers announced!). Attendees also received a preview of the 2022 NHCA conference. One lucky attendee, Juan Valasquez, won a $100 gift card.

Stay tuned for future Town Hall meetings – a valuable benefit of NHCA membership. To view recordings and materials from previous Town Halls, click here.

 

DoD Funding Opportunity – Hearing Protection Fit Testing System

Posted: December 8, 2021


The Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Health Agency has released a Small Business Innovative Research announcement for "Scalable Multi-person Hearing Protection Device Fit-testing System." The objective is to develop a system that can simultaneously fit-test multiple people with their personal hearing protection devices (HPDs). The system should be usable in clinical and non-clinical settings to quickly test the fit of HPDs from various manufacturers. For details, go to https://www.dodsbirsttr.mil/topics-app/  (Search for "Hearing Protection" or "Fit-testing" in the Filter By box)

 

 

Quiet Place Challenge – Thank You for Participating

Posted: December 8, 2021

SoundPrint, the hearing health app, would like to thank the NHCA community and other partners for participating in their 2021 Find Your Quiet Place Challenge. During October, SoundPrint collected over 2,000 sound checks at 1,700 unique venues to help raise hearing health awareness and put venue managers on notice about excessive noise. To learn more, click here.
 

Rare Nature Sounds Exhibit in Salem, MA

Posted: December 8, 2021

We’re excited to share news of a marvelous audio/visual installation by nature recordist Bernie Krause at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. TheGreat Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists is on display through May 22, 2022. Dr. Krause is one of the world’s leading nature sound recordists; some of you may recall his acclaimed luncheon lecture at a previous NHCA Annual Conference. This new installation is a culmination of his life’s work, and is now in the permanent collection of the Fondation Cartier Museum (Paris). Touring all over the world, the exhibit will not return to the US again until April 2023. To learn more: click here.

 
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