AudiologyNOW!® 2015 Foundation Events
In Academy Central
Auction 4 Audiolgy (Mon., March 16-Fri., March 27, 6:30 PM CST)
Pull out your Lincoln Skins and bid on a wide range of items available through the Foundation's Auction 4 Audiology. Rock and roll memorabilia, gift cards, and audiology items are just a few examples of what you can talk turkey over. Bid online, in person at Academy Central, on your smartphone, on your tablet or anywhere you have internet access. Interested in donating an item? Submit a 2015 Auction Form to Rachael Sifuentes or call 703-226-1048.
Lights. Camera. Action! This year, the Foundation is "Shining a Light" on all of our donors. Stop by Academy Central to receive a commemorative pen light in honor of your contribution!
Seeking San Antonio "SuiteHearts"
The Foundation is "sweet" on its donors and is delighted to offer a Texas treat to one lucky supporter: a three nights' accommodations at a hotel in San Antonio during AudiologyNOW! 2015. A winner will be randomly chosen from all those who are registered for AudiologyNOW! and have made a donation of $100 or more by 12:00 midnight ET on February 12. Make your SuiteHeart gift today.
Saloon Sounds (Wed., March 25, 4:00-5:00pm CST)
Mosey on over to Academy Central and listen to the best rootin' tootin' audiologist-based band for miles around. It's the perfect opportunity to kick back and raise your spurs (and funds) in support of the Foundation!
Wednesday, March 25
Happy Hour Benefit (Wed., March 25, 6:00-7:30pm CST)
Say "howdy" to friends old and new at the annual Happy Hour benefit! Join the festivities, and share wine and snacks while watching the Texas sunset from the balcony at the Presidio Room at the Grand Hyatt. Tickets are $85 for members and $35 for students until March 24, and can be purchased with your AudiologyNOW registration. The 2014 Happy Hour is underwritten by Phonak LLC…thank you!
Cheers for Ears (Wed., March 25, 8:00-9:30pm CST)
Cowpokes both young and young-at-heart will enjoy the SAA benefit celebration at Pat O'Brien's on Alamo Plaza. Network with students from around the country, help raise funds for SAA programs and have 'ten-gallon' fun! Get your tickets when you register for AudiologyNOW; tickets are $25 for students and $40 for members when purchased by March 24. Underwriting support for this SAA benefit is provided by Alpaca Audiology, Phonak LLC and ReSound.
Thursday, March 26
Innovation in Workplace Management Lecture (Thu., March 26, 3:00-6:00pm CST)
Dan Veto, MBA, of Age Wave will present How the Age Wave Will Transform Health, Healthcare and Our Lives which will offer valuable insights for use in any practice setting. Earn .3 CEUs (ABA Certificants: Tier 1) at this session or, for those unable to attend AudiologyNOW!, view a live Web seminar of the lecture through eAudiology. The presentation will also be available on-demand. Philanthropic support provided by Phonak LLC.
Honors and Awards Banquet (Thu., March 26, 6:30-8:30pm CST)
Recognize those who have helped further the profession of audiology through philanthropy and research while enjoying a seated dinner at the Honors and Awards Banquet. Tickets are $40.00 for members and $25.00 for students and can be purchased with your AudiologyNOW registration.
Friday, March 27
Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology (Fri., March 27 10:00-11:30a, CST)
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, PhD, of the University of Colorado will present The Past, Present and Future: Developmental Outcomes for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Earn .15 CEUs at this session or, for those unable to attend AudiologyNOW!, view a live Web seminar of the lecture through eAudiology. The presentation will also be available on-demand. Philanthropic support provided by The Oticon Foundation.
Student Research Forum (Fri. March 27, 12:00-1:30pm CST)
Get a glimpse of the future as five young researchers share their work with the audiology community. Philanthropic support provided Plural Publishing.
James and Susan Jerger Award for Excellence in Student Research (Fri., March 27, 1:30pm CST).
Join poster presenters as they share their knowledge and findings with their fellow audiologists during the Clinical and Research Poster Reception. Select posters submitted by students will be chosen for the James and Susan Jerger Award for Excellence in Student Research. Poster research awards are funded by an anonymous donor.
Topics in Tinnitus Lecture (Fri., March 27, 3:00-6:00pm CST)
Esteemed researcher, Dirk De Ridder, MD, PhD, will present Pathophysiology-Based Treatments for Tinnitus. Earn .3 CEUs, (ABA Certificants: Tier 1) at this session or, for those unable to attend AudiologyNOW!, view a live Web seminar of the lecture through eAudiology. The presentation will also be available on-demand. Philanthropic support provided by Widex.
Other Foundation Partnerships at AudiologyNOW!
DiscovEARy Zone: It really is true that learning can be educational AND fun for children. Come see for yourself!
Academy Research Conference Scholarships (ARC): The Foundation subsidizes registration that enables deserving students to attend the ARC meeting held the first day of AudiologyNOW!
Member Assistance Program (MAP): Audiologists experiencing financial hardship are provided conference travel assistance through the MAP. Philanthropic support provided by Auban, Inc. and Oaktree Products, Inc.