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  CI2020 INTERNATIONAL: 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COCHLEAR IMPLANTS AND OTHER IMPLANTABLE TECHNOLOGIES

Where: Hyatt Regency Orlando, FL
When: March 18-21, 2020
http://www.ci2020orlando.org/

Scientific Program Committee: University of North Carolina

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Co-Chairs (shown in photo left to right): Harold C. Pillsbury MD, Margaret Dillon AuD, Kevin D. Brown MD, PhD


Registration:

Advance Registration for CI2020 International is now available!

Click here to register online for CI2020 International

Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by January 21, 2020 at 11:59 pm CT to receive the Early Bird registration rate. 

 

 

Scientific Program:

 

The CI2020 Scientific Program committee will assemble an exciting robust program, offering a variety of keynote lectures, panel discussions, and podium and poster presentations discussing research on cochlear implant and other implantable technologies across the age continuum.


Notifications on decision-making on abstract submissions for CI2020 International will be sent to all who submitted by November 28.

Anticipated session topics include SSD Surgery and Device, Intelligent Mapping in Expanded Indication Subjects, EAS in Adults, Beyond Speech Perception, Increasing CI Market Penetration and much more!

 

CI2020 International Scientific Program Schedule
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2020
TIME TITLE
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Industry Satellite Symposium: MED-EL
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Industry Satellite Symposium: Advanced Bionics
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM Industry Satellite Symposium: Cochlear Americas
TBD ACI Alliance 2021 Program Committee Meeting*
TBD ACI Alliance Board Meeting*
TBD ACI Alliance State Champions Meeting*
THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020
TIME TITLE
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Industry Satellite Symposium: Cochlear Americas
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Welcome and Opening
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM John Niparko Memorial Lecture; Konstantina Stankovic, MD, PhD
9:40 AM - 4:15 PM Concurrent Sessions
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Poster Session
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020
TIME TITLE
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Industry Satellite Symposium: Advanced Bionics
8:40 AM - 9:25 AM ACI Alliance Member Meeting
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Invited Keynote Lecture
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Re)Habilitation Forum: From Data to Delivery; followed by reception
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020
TIME TITLE
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Industry Satellite Symposium: MED-EL
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Invited Keynote Lecture
9:10 AM - 12:45 PM Concurrent Sessions
12:45 PM Meeting Adjourns
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Consumer Workshop: Parents of Pediatric Recipients
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Consumer Workshop: Adult Recipients
*Invitation Only Click here for a quick reference brochure

 

The John Niparko Memorial Lecture will be given by Konstantina Stankovic, MD, PhD on degeneration and regeneration of the inner ear. Dr. Stankovic is Chief, Division of Otology and Neurotology and Director of the Molecular Neurotology and Biotechnology Lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University.

 

Dr. Konstantina Stankovic, MD, PhD

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Oliver Adunka, MD (USA) on electric-acoustic stimulation in adult cochlear implant recipients

Matthew Carlson, MD (USA) on early cochlear implantation in children

Teresa Ching, PhD (Australia) on language development in pediatric cochlear implant recipients

Bruce Gantz, MD (USA) on measures beyond those conducted in the sound booth to assess the effectiveness of cochlear implant use

René Gifford, PhD (USA) on bimodal and bilateral cochlear implantation

Paul van de Heyning, MD, PhD (Belgium) on cognition and cochlear implantation

 

Join us Friday from 1230-5pm for A Special (Re) Habilitation Connect Forum.

 

(Re) Habilitation connect forum

 


Industry Satellite Symposia:

Event Schedule

Company

Event Time

Website

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

MED-EL

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

www.medel.com

Advanced Bionics

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm

www.advancedbionics.com

Cochlear Americas

4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

www.cochlear.com

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Cochlear Americas

7:30 am - 8:30 am

www.cochlear.com

Friday, March 20, 2020

Advanced Bionics

7:30 am - 8:30 am

www.advancedbionics.com

Saturday, March 21, 2020

MED-EL

7:30 am - 8:30 am

www.medel.com

 

Continuing Education:

The specific hours to be provided for each Continuing Education Program provider will depend upon the final conference program. A similar educational program was offered at the CI2019 Pediatric Symposium and the hours provided that year were as follows:

AAA: Up to 2.15 CEUs/1.40 Tier 1 CEUs
ASHA: Up to 2.15 ASHA CEUs
AG Bell: Up to 21.5 LSLS CEUs
ACS: Up to 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

 

Students:

Student Scholarships are offered annually by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance for these meetings. Scholarships are intended for full-time students, fellows and postdoctoral scholars who have a clinical or research interest in cochlear implants. Awards will include registration, a $120 travel stipend to help offset expenses, and a one-year student membership in ACI Alliance. Scholarship recipients are required to attend the conference in full.

Applications are due no later than December 13, 2019. CLICK HERE

A Student Poster Competition is also available for abstracts submitted by student authors. 

 

Hotel:

HYATT REGENCY ORLANDO
9801 INTERNATIONAL DRIVE
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, 32819
P: 407-284-1234

Reservation deadline: February 17, 2020

Online Reservations: Click "Hotel Reservations" or enter https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/MCORO/G-MSYM into your web browser. All events will take place at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

*The Hyatt Regency Orlando does not have an onsite childcare program, however the hotel concierge can assist with providing in-room babysitting services from these recommended services:

Kids Night Out: http://kidsniteout.com/

Theme Park Nannies: https://parknannies.com/




The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.