AGENDA NAC 2019

AGENDA FOR THE NORDIC AUDIOLOGY COLLEGE 2019

The topic for NAC 2019 is Hearing Aid Technology. Past. Present. Future. We are proud to have some of the most renowned speakers in this area to lecture on the topic. Below you will see highlights from the program for the two days. Exact timing for all events is to be decided soon. NB: Changes may occur.

Thursday, April 4th


08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome by Bredo Berge, GM, GN Hearing Nordic, NO

09:15 – 10:00 Hearing aid technology in a historical perspective, what are the drivers and the major jumps - Nikolai Bisgaard, VP External Relations, GN Hearing, DK

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11.15 What will the future bring on the technology front - Anders Høeg Nissen, Techjournalist, podcaster & speaker, DK

11:15 – 12:00 Exploring alternative service-delivery models for hearing aids - Larry Humes, Ph.D, Distinguished Professor at Indiana University, USA

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 Staying Relevant - HCP’s role now and in the future - Robert Beiny, Director of Audiology, Hearing Healthcare Practice, UK

13:45 – 14:30 The value of the personal touch – the relationship between the hearing care professional and the user  - Frederik Anthonsen, Market Researcher, and Miguel Angel Aranda de Toro, Medical Affairs, GN Hearing, DK

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 17:00 Workshop

19:00                Dinner


Friday, April 5th


08:45 – 09:00 Sum up on Thursday - Nikolai Bisgaard, VP External Relations at

GN Hearing, DK

09:00 – 09:45 What characterizes good sound in a hearing aid - Søren Vase Legarth, Team manager at SenseLab FORCE Technology, DK

09:45 – 10:15 Coffee break

10:15 – 11:00 Face-to-face versus remote fine tuning from fitter and client point of view - Markus Meis, Ph.D, Medical Psychologist at Hörzentrum Oldenburg, DE

11:00 – 11:30 Clinical ReSound Assist study in Sweden - Maria Rosengren, Audionom, Sunderby Sjukhus, Norbotten, SE

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 13:15 AI in Audiology: Towards precision audiology and mHealth solutions based on machine learning - Birger Kollmeier, Director of Medical Physics and Acoustics, Universität Oldenburg, DE

13:15 – 14:00 On-line services to come to the hearing aid user (on-line translation, digital assistants etc.) -  Stefan Heise, GN Audio, DK

14:00 – 14:15 Round up and departure



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