9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009 : Networking and Partnership in Audiology
The British Society of Audiology
80 Brighton Road,
Reading, UK RG6 1PS
http://www.thebsa.org.uk/AnnConf2009/Programme.doc
ANNUAL  CONFERENCE  2009 : Networking and Partnership in Audiology   
The British Society of Audiology

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
09:00:00 Conference & Exhibition Set Up
09:30:00 BSA Programmes Committee Meeting | Lower Ground Seminar Room
10:15:00 refreshments
10:30:00 BSA Council Meeting | Lower Ground Seminar Room
13:00:00 Registration
14:00:00 Bedside Testing of Balance Function | MASTER CLASS II Adolfo Bronstein
14:00:00 Pre-conference Master Classes:
14:00:00 Hearing Screening by Telephone and the Internet | MASTER CLASS I Marcel Vlaming
15:00:00 Management of Auditory Processing Disorder | MASTER CLASS III David Moore
15:00:00 Management of Tinnitus | MASTER CLASS IV Laurence McKenna
16:00:00 Tea/Coffee
16:30:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE :Opening comments BSA Chairman Rosalyn Davies
16:45:00 Thomas Simm Littler Lecture – Plastic Surgery for the Auditory Pathways Richard Ramsden
18:00:00 Reception in the Winter Garden ICH and Exhibition
Thursday, September 10, 2009
08:00:00 Registration
08:55:00 Session 1:KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE
09:00:00 Plenary Session: Complexities of Auditory Processors Rosalyn Davies
09:00:00 Opening comments Rosalyn Davies
09:00:00 Plenary Session: Networking Audiology
09:10:00 Challenges Facing Hair Cell Replacement in the Auditory System Andy Forge
09:40:00 Chips, Screens and Genes – What can they tell us about Hearing Loss? Sally Dawson
10:00:00 The Effect of the Helicotrema on Low-Frequency Hearing and Possible Links to Low-Frequency Hyper-Sensitivity Torsten Marquardt
10:20:00 The Complexities of Understanding Speech in Background Noise Stuart Rosen
10:50:00 Coffee, Exhibition and Posters
11:15:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE | 2 Graham Frost
11:15:00 Session 2 Parallel session: Integrated Audiological Practice
11:15:00 LEOLIN PRICE LECTURE THEATRE | 1
11:20:00 Characterising Hearing Aids using a Standard Speech Signal | 1 Marcel Vlaming
11:20:00 Integrated Hearing Rehabilitation | 1 Linda Luxon
11:20:00 Keynote: Customised Physiotherapy and the Use of Outcome Measures | 2 Sue Whitney
12:00:00 The Place of Pharmacological Options | 2 Louisa Murdin
12:00:00 iLearn – Sharing Knowledge Accessibly on a Global Scale | 1 Chris Cartwright
12:20:00 Motivating the patient to optimise outcomes | 1 Lorraine Gailey
12:20:00 Calling in the Psychiatrist | 2 Gerald Libby
12:40:00 DH Tinnitus Good Practice Guide | 1 Ewa Raglan
12:40:00 Calling in the ENT Surgeon | 2 Mike Gleeson
13:00:00 Exhibition, Posters + Lunch
14:25:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE | Afternoon Sessions
14:30:00 Session 1
14:30:00 Keynote: The Vestibular System in Space Floris Wuyts
15:15:00 Making Technology work for Audiologists Brian Harris
15:40:00 From Space Station to Community Based Medicine: Complex Neurological and Oto-Neurological Screening and Patient Management Bob Marchbanks
16:00:00 Coffee Exhibition and Posters
16:20:00 i) The Place of Special Investigations in the Balance Clinic | 1 Peter West
16:20:00 Two case studies reflecting the issues, with the evidence base for selecting VNG presented by Richard Knight and for calorics | 1 Paul Radomskij
16:20:00 Parallel Session: Debates and Controversies in Audiology
16:20:00 LEOLIN PRICE LECTURE THEATRE | 2
16:20:00 Two case study discussions reflecting difficulties in hearing aid selection and verification in children | 2 Christine Cameron
16:20:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE | 1
16:20:00 ii) Paediatric HA Selection and Verification | 2 Christine Cameron
16:20:00 Session 2
16:50:00 Parallel focus groups on the two topics
19:00:00 Conference Dinner
Friday, September 11, 2009
08:55:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE | 1
08:55:00 LEOLIN PRICE LECTURE THEATRE | 2
09:00:00 Keynote: The Genetics of Hearing Impairment | 1 Maria Bitner-Glinzicz
09:00:00 Keynote: The Development of the Balance Good Practice Guide |2 Linda Luxon
09:00:00 Session 1
09:00:00 Paediatric Audiology Interest Group | 1 Meg Shepherd
09:05:00 Balance Interest Group | 2 Paul Radomskij
09:10:00 Parallel Sessions: Special Interest Groups
09:30:00 Vestibular Rehabilitation Services in the UK | 2 Debbie Cane
09:30:00 Reading Skills Following Newborn Hearing Screening |1 Colin Kennedy
09:55:00 Setting Up a Vestibular Laboratory | 2 Paul Radomskij
09:55:00 The Positive Support Project | 1 Gwen Carr
10:15:00 AGM, Coffee and Exhibition
11:15:00 Keynote: Diagnosing APD: A Population Study of Hearing, Listening and Cognition in Children | 1 David Moore
11:15:00 LEOLIN PRICE LECTURE THEATRE | 2
11:15:00 Quality of Audiological Services | 2 Adrian Davis
11:15:00 Auditory Processing Disorder Interest Group | 1 Doris Bamiou
11:15:00 KENNEDY LECTURE THEATRE | 1
11:15:00 The Quality Enhancement Tool (QET) for Audiology – Supporting Lord Darzi’s Next Stage | 2 Paul White
11:15:00 Session 2 Parallel Sessions: Special Interest Group and Quality Standards
11:40:00 Connecting for Health and the Future of Information Systems in the NHS – New National Clinical Lead for Healthcare Scientists | 2 Adrian Davis
11:40:00 Auditory Training: A Potential Method to Manage Listening and Hearing Difficulties? | 1 Mel Ferguson
12:05:00 APD in Adults - The Need for a Multidisciplinary Assessment | 1 Doris Bamiou
12:05:00 Quality Standards in Audiology: The Role of BSA Education Committee | 2 Daniel Rowan
12:30:00 Lunch
12:30:00 Poster prizes + Closing remarks | 1 Rosalyn Davies
14:00:00 Visit to House of Commons
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