Stäfa, Switzerland – Phonak has announced that the International pediatric conference, "A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification” is sold out.  The conference will be held in Chicago from November 8th-10th, 2010 with over 550 international participants.

Sponsored by Phonak, the scientific conference is chaired by Prof. Richard Seewald and Prof. John Bamford. Speakers will reportedly include distinguished pediatric audiological experts presenting a mix of the latest research insights and topics of clinical relevance.

“We are delighted to welcome over 550 international participants in Chicago this year. The fact that the conference is already sold out proves that we offer an exceptional and relevant program by all international standards." says Ora Bürkli-Halevy, Phonak’s vice president of product marketing and pediatrics, in the press statement.

Topics of the conference will focus on early identification, diagnosis, fitting children using modern technologies as well as covering everyday counseling challenges and hearing outcomes. The company added that the AAA and ASHA have approved the program for 1.1 CEU credits.

If you are not attending, Phonak says that the presentations held at the conference and summaries of all discussed topics will be available for download 3-4 weeks after the event. Visit and for more information.

SOURCE: Phonak