Updated December 19, 2019

Note: BIHIMA changed its 2020 conference date from June 3-4 to May 14-15.

Here is a short calendar of events for some of the major national and international conferences you should have on your radar for 2020. Underlined dates denote conferences held in the US and Canada.

January 15-19: Starkey Hearing Innovations Expo. Las Vegas, Nev. https://www.hearinginnovationexpo.com (also read about 2018 Expo coverage)

January 25-29: Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO). San Jose McEnery Convention Center. https://www.aro.org

February 3-4: ICAMS 2020: 14. International Conference on Audiology and Medical Sciences. Melbourne, Australia. https://waset.org/audiology-and-medical-sciences-conference-in-february-2020-in-melbourne

February 20-22: National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) 44th Annual Convention. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, Fla. http://www.nhca.civicaconferences.com

March 5-7: American Auditory Society (AAS) Annual Conference. Scottsdale, Ariz. https://www.amauditorysoc.org 

March 10-11: British Cochlear Implant Group and British Society of Audiology Meeting. University of Nottingham, UK. https://uk.aesculap-academy.com/go/?action=AkadEventData&event_id=262950&evdate=262952

March 18-21: CI2020 International: 16th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies. Hyatt Regency Orlando. http://www.ci2020orlando.org/ (read about the CI2019 International conference here)

March 27-28: Unsaf: 42nd Congrés des Audiprothésistes 2020. Palais des Congrés, Paris, France. https://42congresdesaudioprothesistes.site.calypso-event.net

April 1-4: AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo. New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. https://www.audiology.org (also read about 2019 AAA convention)

April 19-22: XXXV World Congress of Audiology. Warsaw, Poland. https://wca2020.com

May: Better Hearing and Speech Month. Visit the Hearing Industries Assn (HIA) website https://www.hearwellstayvital.org for free materials.

May 3-6: Audiology Australia 2020 Conference. Perth, Australia. https://audiology.asn.au/Professional_Development/Audiology_Australia_2020_Conference

May 11-15: 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (AAS). Chicago Marriott Downtown Miracle Mile. https://acousticalsociety.org

May 14-15 [New Date!]: The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) 2nd Annual Conference.  Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, UK. www.bihima.com

May 20-23: 13th Annual Tinnitus Research Initiative (TRI) Conference 2020. Vancouver, Canada. https://www.tinnitusresearch.net

June 11-12: 28th International Conference on the Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient. University of Iowa, Iowa City. https://medicine.uiowa.edu/oto/education/conferences-and-events/international-conference-management-tinnitus-and-hyperacusis

June 18-21: Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Annual Convention. New Orleans. https://www.hearingloss.org

July 16-17: 5th International Conference on Hyperacusis and the 2nd International Symposium on Misophonia and the Noise Sensitivity Symposium. Birkbeck College, University of London, England. https://hyperacusisresearch.co.uk

September 13-16: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. Boston. https://www.entnet.org

September 30-October 2: AudBoss Private Practice Summit. Curtis Hotel, Denver. https://www.decibels180.com/audboss-2020-private-practice-summit-denver-co (read about the 2019 AudBoss conference)

October 1-3: International Hearing Society (IHS) 69th Annual Convention. Town and Country Hotel, San Diego. http://ihsconvention.org (also see 2019 IHS convention coverage)

October 7-9: EUHA 65th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians. Hannover, Germany. http://www.euha.org/events

October 14-17: Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) 2020 Conference and Exhibition. Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre. https://canadianaudiology.ca

November 2-4: Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) AuDacity 2020. Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine/Dallas Texas. https://www.audiologist.org/conference

November 14-15: British Academy of Audiology 17th Annual Conference. Manchester Central Convention Complex, UK. https://www.baaudiology.org/2020-conference/

November 19-21: American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) 2020 Convention. San Diego Convention Center. https://convention.asha.org

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