The American Auditory Society, Dammeron Valley, Utah, has planned its annual meeting on March 5 to 7, 2009 in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

The preliminary program includes the Carhart Memorial Lecture delivered by Mike Merzenich, PhD,
University of California San Francisco; and a special session on cochlear implants features a panel from the Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, including Laura Holden, AuD, Jill Firszt, PhD,
Lisa Davidson, PhD, and Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD.

Translational research presentations are scheduled to be delivered by Mary-Claire King, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle; Robert J. Zatorre, PhD, McGill University, Montreal; Jochen Schacht, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Jay Rubinstein, MD, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle.

Meeting registration can be accessed at

Call For Papers submissions are accepted online only at The deadline is December 10, 2008.  Submissions are invited for the following categories:

  •     Podium Presentations
  •     General Research Posters
  •     Mentored Research Posters

For more information about the meeting, visit the Web site.