Boston — The International Hearing Society’s 60th Annual Convention and Expo will be held at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, September 15-17, 2011.

Schedule of Events.
Wednesday, September 14           Pre-Convention Day
2:00 pm  
Thursday, September 15
10:00 am – 5:00 pm 
On-site Registration
8:00 am – 11:30 am 
Chapter Leadership Conference
11:30 am – 2:30 pm 
Lunch and Opening Keynote Presentation: “Innovate Like Edison”
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Licensing Board Conference
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm                 
Choice of Concurrent Seminars
·       Tympanometry: Methodology, Interpretation
·       Clinical Application Looping Technology & Your Practice
7:00 pm – Midnight               
NBC-HIS 30th Anniversary Party
Friday, September 16
8:00 am – 5:00 pm                  
On-site Registration
8:00 am – 9:30 am
General Session: “Online Marketing Tools to Reinvent Your Business”
10:00 am – 12:00 pm            
Choice of Concurrent Seminars::
·       Business Management Software Panel
·       Real-Ear Measurement Track: Fitting Methods
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm               
Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm                  
Choice of Concurrent Seminars:
·       Ethics—Watch Your Backside!
·       Real-Ear Measurement Track: Verification & Validation
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking Dinner and Silent Auction in the Expo Hall
Saturday, September 17
7:00 am – 3:00 pm
On-site Registration
8:00 am – 10:00 am                
Breakfast and Silent Auction in the Expo Hall
10:30 am – 12:30 pm             
Choice of Concurrent Seminars
·       Real-Ear Measurement Track: Live Demonstrations
·       The Importance of Binaural Hearing
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm               
Lunch Buffet and Silent Auction in the Expo Hall
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm               
Hearing Aid Foundation Meeting
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Choice of Concurrent Seminars
·       Professionalizing the Profession—Reinvent Your Training Skills
·       Real-Ear Measurement Track: Live Speech Mapping
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
IHS Diamond Anniversary Awards Gala

The Seaport Hotel and Seaport World Trade Center are located at 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210, (617) 385-4000, three miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Seaport Boston is one of several hotels near the Boston Convention Center and a quick ride away from all Boston attractions. Taxis are readily available from the hotel lobby. Taxi fare to/from Logan International Airport is less than $20 USD each way.

Public Transportation
The MBTA Silver Line Waterfront (SL1) provides service from the WTC Station to Logan International Airport terminals every 10 minutes during the weekday and every 15 minutes during the weekend. The Silver Line station is located adjacent to the hotel. Visit the MBTA Web site,, for maps.

Water Taxi
This scenic way to travel is a great way to avoid traffic. Hop on the water taxi shuttle at your terminal and enjoy the ride. The stop for pickup and drop-off is at the Seaport World Trade Center, directly across the street from the Seaport Hotel. Find more information at: or