The Executive and Education Committees of the AVAA and the MAA are beginning to plan the 2017 joint meeting of the Associations. 2017’s meeting will be held in Anaheim, California on February 6-8th, 2017. The Education Committee is looking for anyone who would like to volunteer and be a part of the planning process. Please contact us if you’re interested in helping.
Congratulations to the following for their hard work and recognition during the past year, 2015.
Research: Benjamin M. Sheffield
Elizabeth Guild: LT Kyle H. Shepard, MSC, USN
Ohlin Founders: Dr. Deborah C. Lake, Au.D.
Thanks to all the sponsors whose tremendous assistance would not make JDVAC happen. We appreciate your support. The listing below is random and in no manner provides any endorsement other than to express our gratitude.
Kiva Consulting will be assisting with the registration of hotel rooms including any vendor paid rooms. Hotel registration will be open through January 29, 2016. Please do not call the hotel to reserve your room. Registering for your hotel room should be made at this web site.
Prior to JDVAC
- GN Resound February 21, 2016
- Oticon February 20-22, 2016
- Sivantos February 20-22, 2016
- Starkey February 20-22, 2016
- Widex February 20-21, 2016
- GN Resound February 25, 2016
- Phonak February 25, 2016
- Starkey February 25, 2016
Please contact the individual vendor for more information. These trainings are not part of JDVAC, and the provision of this information does not imply endorsement of the course content or specific products by JDVAC.
The Military Audiology Association and the Association of VA Audiologists will be hosting the 2016 Joint Defense Veterans Audiology Conference at the Hyatt Regency St Louis at The Arch in St Louis, MO from February 22-24, 2016.
Join your colleagues for one of the best events in audiology. JDVAC 2016 “Ahead of the Curve” sessions will include: BiCROS amplification, noise induced hearing loss, tinnitus management, cochlear implants, and much more.
Please view our JDVAC 2016 Agenda (.pdf format).
Registration for the 2016 JDVAC is available at this website. Registration is open through February 15, 2016.
There are plans to have a CAOHC Course Director Workshop in conjunction with JDVAC next year. The course will be held at the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO on Thursday, 25 Feb 2016 from 0800-1630. Since it will take place on federal property, it is not considered a conference and does not have to go through the conference approval process. Course will be posted on the CAOHC website along with a Registration link.
The 2016 Joint Defense Veterans Audiology Conference (JDVAC) is scheduled for 22-24 Feb 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.
The JDVAC 2016 Education Committee is seeking innovative and interactive course ideas that will provide JDVAC 2016 attendees with an unmatched opportunity to gain relevant information, resources, and takeaways that they can implement into their practice immediately.
The presentations sessions represent an excellent opportunity to offer the latest research results, new clinical initiatives, and systems redesign innovations, etc.. All topics of expertise will be considered for inclusion in the program as the committee strives to offer a balanced education program. Presenting at this conference often provides support to obtain travel funding from your local station.
Proposals will be reviewed by the Field Presentations Committee in a blind review process and those accepted will be notified in writing.
Announcing two full-time, permanent Hearing Conservation Consultant positions at the Army Hearing Program office at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. Details on the position can be found here at USAJOBS, and the point of contact for questions is LTC Martin Robinette at 410-436-3797.