Appleton, Wisconsin — The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Fox Valley Chapter and HLAA-Wisconsin are holding a hearing loop conference in Appleton, Wisconsin on April 2, 2011.

The goal of the conference is to educate local Wisconsin communities about the technology, uses, and the need for hearing loops in public venues.

The conference is targeted toward venue directors of Wisconsin churches, schools, theaters, performing arts centers, as well as the building professions, including architects and contractors.

Of course, audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, the hearing impaired, and all others interested in providing or receiving communication access at home, at meetings, services, performances, conferences, and classrooms are invited to participate.

The conference will feature experienced audiologists, hearing loop facilitators, and vendors who will answer questions and make presentations on hearing loop technology, implementation.

When: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Where: 2600 Phillip Lane, Appleton, Wis. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building (Map available at:

Presenters: Dr. Dave Myers of Holland Mich, Lou Touchette of Phoenix Ariz, Audiologist Juliette Sterkens and engineer, Max Maxfield of Oshkosh Wis.

Registration: $20 per person (Lunch is included).
Send registration fee with your name and address to:
J. Olson, 970 Manor Drive #69, Neenah WI 54956
Deadline: March 15, 2011. (You will receive written or e-mail confirmation.)

Contact: Julie Olson [email protected], 920-202-6449 or John at 920-277-0093

SOURCE: The Hearing Loss Assn. of America, Fox Valley Chapter, and HLAA-Wisconsin