Category: Events



Empowering Students Scholarship Winners Announced

With its vision to support advancements in hearing and balance science that enhance the experiences of life, the AAA Foundation is committed to supporting audiology doctoral students as they continue their academic careers, learn exceptional clinical skills, and explore contemporary avenues of research.To support the students, the AAA Foundation offers a variety of scholarship programs each year and announced the recipients of the 2021 Empowering Students Scholarship Program.

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2021 Oticon ‘Focus on People Award’ Nominations Open

Oticon, Inc announced that it is looking for outstanding people with hearing loss for the 2021 Oticon ‘Focus on People Awards.’ Nominations are now open for the national awards program that honors students, adults, and advocacy volunteers with any degree of hearing loss whose accomplishments show that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to make a positive difference in their communities or the world.  

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Fall Walk4Hearing Events Announced

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Walk4Hearing along with 2021 platinum sponsor CapTel Captioned Telephone, announce that people of all ages are invited to participate in the events and to “Hear Now. Be Well.” By being active and engaged and making hearing health a regular part of a wellness regimen, people with hearing loss can thrive. 

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USH Society Funds New Research

The “Usher Syndrome Society Translational Research Grants” are intended to support translational research on Usher syndrome in either preclinical research and/or mechanism-based therapeutic development. The USH Society has committed to funding up to $500,000 over two years for research projects that include well-documented research collaborations across sensory modalities and across scientific disciplines.

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‘We Hear You’ Is ‘Best Film on Disability’ At Cannes

We Hear You (WHY) announced that “Miami—We Hear You” was named “Best Film on Disability” in the June 2021 Monthly Awards of the Cannes World Film Festival. As a monthly winner, the film is automatically entered in the Annual Competition for a chance to become a Grand Winner and be screened in Cannes during the festival’s annual Award Ceremony in 2022.

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Earlens Wins Two Awards from Comparably

Earlens announced that it has won “Best Leadership Team” and Earlens CEO Bill Facteau has been named one of this year’s “Best CEOs for Diversity” among small and mid-sized companies by Comparably, a workplace culture and compensation site.

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Audigy Summit 2021 Took Place June 17-18

Audigy announced that 800 professionals representing independent hearing care and ear, nose, and throat practices across the US and Canada gathered for intensive learning and discussions about the future of the industry during Summit 2021: Momentum, June 17 and 18.

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