Brent Edwards, PhD

Staff members from the Starkey Hearing Research Center, Berkeley, Calif, a division of Starkey Laboratories Inc, Eden Prairie, Minn, have been invited to speak at a number of prestigious conferences around the world this spring.

In order of timing:
Karrie Recker, PhD, will present on three different hearing aid-related topics including Acceptable Noise Level, Hearing Aids and Cell Phones, and High-Frequency Real-Ear Measurements at the VII National Convention of Audiology & EXPO 2010 in Bogota, Colombia, from February 17 to 20. The event is organized by the Colombian Association of Audiology.

Karrie Recker, PhD

Sridhar Kalluri, PhD, will present "Binaural function and its benefits for wearers of hearing aids" to the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals in Edinburgh, Scotland on February 26.

Brent Edwards, PhD, will present “Binaural Psychoacoustic Considerations for Hearing Aid Processing” as the opening keynote address for the Swedish Association for Technical Audiology in Stockholm, Sweden, on March 17.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to share our research and insights with audiology communities around the world,” said Edwards, VP of research for Starkey Laboratories Inc and director of the Starkey Hearing Research Center.  “It is an honor to be seen as a leader in hearing research, and we look forward to the opportunity to share our knowledge.”

Sridhar Kalluri, PhD

The Starkey Hearing Research Center is staffed by an interdisciplinary group of engineers and scientists who pursue research primarily in auditory perceptual science and signal-processing technology. The research is then translated into real-world technologies that offer real benefit to hearing aid wearers. Visit for more information.

Starkey Laboratories Inc is a privately held, global hearing technology company, which is recognized for its design, development, and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. It employs more than 3,500 people, operates 22 facilities, and conducts business in more than 100 markets worldwide.

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[Source: Starkey]