July 7, 2008

A 2-day conference “Audiology at the Crossroads,” is scheduled to take place November 14 through November 15 in Richardson, Texas. Organizers report they anticipate the conference will bring together hundreds of audiologists from both Texas and adjacent states.

Speakers from around the world will concentrate on topics such as: the physiology, pathophysiology and treatment of tinnitus, ethical practices, assistive listening devices, implantable options versus hearing aids and a diverse range of other issues with reference to the field of audiology. According to the TAA President, Dr. Ross J. Roeser, “This year the Texas Academy of Audiology is offering one of the most outstanding programs ever, with internationally known speakers. It is one that no audiologist will want to miss."

The conference location is the Marriott Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 E. Lookout Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082  972-367-2000 (just on the east side of North Central Expressway and 3 miles east of The University of Texas at Dallas campus)

Featured Speakers are Marion Downs; University of Colorado at Boulder, James Jerger; The University of Texas at Dallas, Aage Moller; The University of Texas at Dallas, Todd Ricketts: Vanderbilt University, Craig Newman; Cleveland Clinic. Other audiologists are also scheduled to make presentations.

Eight hours of Continuing Education credits will be available along with two Tier 1 opportunities.
Registration for the conference is accessible on line at www.texasaudiology.org in addition to the complete speakers slate, hotel information, conference schedule, sponsors and exhibitor information. For additional questions contact Janet Kruger, [email protected], or (512) 698-2864 or write to TAA, P.O. Box 5133, Austin, Texas  78763.

Source: TAA