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2022 Annual Conference - Attendee Registration

  • Thu, September 08, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • Fri, September 09, 2022
  • 4:30 PM
  • Hershey Lodge

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • One Day Registration Includes: Sessions for one day, meals and reception.
  • Full Registration Includes: Sessions for two days, all meals and receptions.
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY.

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Select this option if 3+ members from your office will be attending the conference. PLEASE NOTE THIS PRICE IS PER PERSON AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH PERSON INDIVIDUALLY. In the event there are less than three registered from the same office each of the attendees will be assessed the standard registration rate per type (member/non-member)

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code and provide the names of the three attendees. tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com
  • Save money by becoming a PAA member today!

    One Day Registration Includes: Sessions for one day, meals and reception.
  • Save money by becoming a PAA member today!

    One Day Registration Includes: Sessions for one day, meals and reception.
  • Save money by becoming a PAA member today!

    Full Registration Includes: Sessions for two days, all meals and receptions.
  • Save money by becoming a PAA member today!

    Full Registration Includes: Sessions for two days, all meals and receptions.
  • One Day Registration Includes: Sessions for one day, meals and reception.

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code. If you are not a student member please make sure you use your school email address.
  • Full Registration Includes: Sessions for two days, all meals and receptions.

    Contact Tiffany for the Registration Code. If you are not a student member please make sure you use your school email address.

Register


The Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology 2022 Conference provides members with high quality continuing education experiences from nationally known speakers and fellow PAA members as well as the latest information from hearing aid, instrument, and other vendors.

Dr. Kamal Elliot, Au.D., VP of Education, is in charge of planning and implementing this year's conference. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

Registration Reminders:

Pre-Conference Registration is separate and you can register for the Pre-Conference Session on Hands-On RealEar with Dave Smriga here.

Early Bird registration is valid through August 8, 2022. Note: Early Bird registrations must be received and paid by August 8th to receive the discounted rate. If the registration is not paid by this date you will be subject to the regular registration rate.

Have 3 or more staff members attending the conference from the same office? You can receive a discount on your conference registration with the use of a code when registering each individual. You will have to provide the names of the 3 individuals that will be registered using the code. Note: if there are less than 3 individuals from the same office registered, you will be assessed the standard registration rate.

Students who are not members are welcome to attend the conference and would need a registration code to register at the discounted student rate. Note: Students must register and email Tiffany using their school email address. Documentation may be required for any Student that is a non-member.

Need a registration code or have questions? Contact Tiffany at tcarpenter@wannerassoc.com.

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Agenda

*The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of PAA

Wednesday, September 7, 2022


ROOM
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Registration
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Session: The Expanding Role of Real-Ear Measures in Modern Patient Care, David Smriga, MS

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Setup and Exhibitor Registration
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own in Hershey



Thursday, September 8, 2022
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks Exhibit Hall
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Keynote: State of Audiology in the Commonwealth, Attorney General, Josh Shapiro Exhibit Hall
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
10:00- 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Session 1-A: Conflict of Interest: A Matter of Ethics, Joe Montano, Ed.D
Exhibit Hall

Concurrent Session 1-B: Integrating Cognitive Screenings in Audiology, Keith Darrow, PhD
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. General Session 2: Confronting Your Fears of Difficult Conversations, Deb Zener, MBA
Exhibit Hall
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. General Session 3: Geriatric Hearing and Balance Dysfunction; A Primary Care Approach, Matt Baker, PA-C, DHSc
Exhibit Hall
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session 4-A: OTC Panel, Victor Bray, PhD, FNAP, Deb Zener, MBA, & Keith Darrow, PhD


Concurrent Session 4-B: Pediatric Vestibular Diagnostics and Management at Nemours Childrens Health, Emily Nusbickel, Audiology Extern, Julie Verhoff, PhD, & Morgan Wilcox, AuD
Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. General Session 5: Cybersecurity in the Small Business World, Jeff Wilson, CISO, CISSP
Exhibit Hall
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception/w Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
6:00 p.m. Dinner on Your Own in Hershey



Friday, September 9, 2022
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast & Registration
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Exhibit Hall
8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Keynote: Soundtrack of Silence, Matt Hay Exhibit Hall
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall

Coffee Mixer: Professional & Student Social Session
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 6-A: Cochlear Implants as the Standard of Care for Adults with Moderately-Severe to Profound Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Why It's Important to Consider Implantable Technology in Private Practice, Catherine Richardson, MA, F-AAA & Jordan Hannold, AuD


Concurrent Session 6-B: Collaborating with a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CBT) in the Treatment of Tinnitus, Misophonia, and Auditory Processing Disorders, Amy Young, PsyD
Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General Session 7: Auditory-Speech-Language Processing Trinity, Kavita Kaul, AuD, SLP
Exhibit Hall
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Awards with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 8-A: Little Detail, Big Impact: The Influence of the Speech Intelligibility Index on the Audiologic Management of Children with Hearing Loss, Reva Bethja, AuD
Exhibit Hall

Concurrent Session 8-B: Student Poster and Grand Rounds - No CEUs will be obtained for this session

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Break and Visit with Exhibitors Exhibit Hall
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Business Meeting Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. General Session 9: How New Legislation May Impact Your License, Victor Bray, PhD, FNAP
Exhibit Hall
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Silent Auction Winners & Exhibitor Teardown Exhibit Hall

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The PAA Conference will be held at the Hershey Lodge.
325 University Drive | Hershey, PA 17033


Book a Hotel Room by calling 1-855-729-3108.
Reference Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology Group.
Room Block Cut-Off Date is August 8, 2022.
The special room rate of $149/night +taxes will be available until the cut-off date.

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Cancellation Policy

  All cancellations and refunds are subject to a 50% administrative fee. No-shows will be billed in full. Requests for cancellation must be received in writing by August 1, 2022. All cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

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Silent Auction Form


Sponsor/Exhibitor Information & Registration


Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors


Keynote Sponsor:

Cochlear

Closing Speaker Sponsor:

Entheos

Student Poster & Grand Rounds Sponsor:

Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Hand Sanitizer Sponsor:

Starkey

Break Sponsor:

Unitron


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Continuing Education Credits

  

Pennsylvania Academy is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of  1.4 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy’s Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

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Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the 2022 PAA Conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to PAA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image in photographs.
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Please note that similarly sized organizations have recently been the target of sham housing companies, which have contacted other organizations’ sponsors, exhibitors and/or registrants with fraudulent offerings of hotel rooms at significant discounts. As a precaution, this post is intended to keep you informed and to advise that no one from PAA or our conference hotel(s) will contact you to request personal information including, but not limited to, credit card information.

If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room reservation for a PAA conference, or if they advise they're representing our conference venues, please do not provide them with any information, but collect as much information as you can from them and pass it along to PAA.


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