Subject: From: Jont Allen <jba(at)RESEARCH.ATT.COM> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 1995 16:53:37 GMT
ADVANCING HUMAN COMMUNICATION: HEARING AID RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT September 11-13, 1995 Bethesda, Maryland REMINDER OF RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS DEADLINE The deadline for the receipt of abstracts for the first biennial conference on ADVANCING HUMAN COMMUNICATION: HEARING AID RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT is March 15, 1995. The conference will provide a national forum for the presentation of ongoing or completed research relevant to signal processing and amplification for hearing impaired persons. The objectives are to share and critically examine, in a setting that stimulates creative debate and interaction, current research relevant to speech understanding in noise, amplification and signal processing, in a variety of areas including speech perception, psychophysics, physiology of the auditory system, technologic advances in devices, and clinical trials. Individuals from the widest range of related scientific specialists are encouraged to participate to provide additional insight into issues pertinent to the area of amplification and signal processing and to formulate the future directions of research. Abstracts will be reviewed for acceptance by a scientific panel. The conference format will include both presentations and poster sessions, with considerable time allotted for audience discussion. Sponsors: The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For further information, call the NIDCD at 301-496-7243; TDD 301-402-0252.