Noise & Hearing What do we know? Where do we go? Friday, October 11, 2013[View pdf poster]

Symposium Details

This course is offered for up to 0.7 CEUs
(Intermediate level; Professional area).
Questions? For more information, contact Celeste Lee at knowlescenter@northwestern.edu

Invited Speakers:

Hearing Conservation in the Music Industry

Benj Kanters
Associate Professor & Associate Chair, Audio Arts & Acoustics,Columbia College Chicago, founder, HearTomorrow.Org

Engineering Solutions to Hearing Protection

Mead Killion
Etymotic Research, Inc.

The Biology of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

M. Charles Liberman
Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA.

Designing Hearing Conservation: Now and for the Future

Lynne Marshall, Ph.D.
Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, CT

Military Operational Noise: Impact and Solutions

Kurt Yankaskas
Office of Naval Research, Arlington VA

From Northwestern University:

Subcellular and Neuronal Responses to Age-Related and Noise-Induced Damage of Hair Cells

Jaime García-Añoveros
Departments of Anesthesiology, Physiology and Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Neural Repair After Noise Exposure

Donna S. Whitlon
Department of Otolaryngology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Hearing Impairment and Outer Hair Cell Death

Jing Zheng
Department of Otolaryngology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Accommodations
A block of rooms has been set aside at the Hilton Orrington for symposium registrants.Reservation deadline: September 13, 2013.Procedures: Reservations can be made by calling Hilton Central Reservations at 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667). Identify yourself as being with the “Knowles Hearing Center Symposium.” to receive the group rate.Reservations may also be made on-line: Hilton Orrington The on-line booking code for the symposium is “HEAR”. Enter the code in the area that asks for a “Group/Convention Code”.

See a list of other hotels in the area.

Transportation

For transportation information from O’Hare and Midway airports to Northwestern University’s Evanston campus (near to the Hilton Orrington):

O’Hare to Evanston

Midway to Evanston