The Hearing Loss Association of America Confirms Plans for Convention 2016
...atest from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Accessible Communications, presented by Gregory Hlibok and Karen Peltz Strauss, Chief and Deputy Chief, respectively, of the Disability Rights Office in the FCC Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.
In addition, we are honored to have Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., former HLAA Board of Trustee member and Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Geriatric Medicine, Mental Health, and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Lin will moderate the Research Symposium: Novel Approaches toward Addressing Hearing Loss – Ideas on the Cutting Edge.
Further highlights of the event include:
Educational workshops on interesting and current topics such as hearing technology, advocacy issues, employment, and dating/relationships.
Exhibit hall full of cutting-edge technology and services – free exhibit hall passes available.
Opening night Get Acquainted Party (Sponsored by CaptionCall).
Two off-site events to choose from: Scavenger Hunt in Dupont Circle or Monuments by Night, Friday, June 24.
Capital banquet on Saturday, June 25, hosted by Gael Hannan, comedienne, author and hearing loss advocate; entertainment by magician and mentalist Max Major(Sponsored by Contacta).
Awards Breakfast and Ceremony on Sunday, June 26 (Sponsored by CapTel Captioned Telephone).
First-timer and early-bird registration discounts.
Complimentary registration for veterans with hearing loss who have not attended the HLAA Convention in the past.
Registration is now open, and early-bird registration ends January 31, 2016.
More information is available at hearingloss.org/convention.
About the Hearing Loss Association of America
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), founded in 1979, opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, support and advocacy. HLAA produces the Walk4Hearing in 22 cities across the country, publishes the bimonthly Hearing Loss Magazine, holds annual conventions, advocates for the rights of people with hearing loss, conducts educational webinars, and has an extensive network ofchapters and state organizations across the country. For more information, visithearingloss.org.CONTACT:
Director of Marketing and Communications
Hearing Loss Association of America