The Annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society (AAS) includes translational research presentations, platform papers, special sessions, poster sessions, technology updates, the Carhart Memorial Lecture, and Life Achievement Award.
The next conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort (formerly the Chaparral Suites Scottsdale) from Thursday, February 28-Saturday, March 2, 2019.
The 46th Annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, Thursday, February 28 through Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Attendees can contact the Embassy Suites to reserve a room through (480) 949-1414. Be sure to reference the AAS 2019 Annual Meeting to secure our special group rate. This special rate will be available until January 29, 2019 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Reservations can also be made online through: http://group.embassysuites.com/AmericanAuditory2019
A complimentary full American breakfast and happy hour are offered daily to guests of the hotel. Further questions regarding hotel facilities and other services should be directed to the hotel.
Roommates: Interested in having a roommate to share hotel expenses? Click here to view of list of attendees looking for a roommate.
Need childcare services during the AAS Conference? Click here for a list of recommendations provided by Embassy Suites.
Travel and Ground Transportation
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), served by over 15 domestic and international carriers, is 10 miles from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort. Ground transportation is available via taxicab, rental cars, and limousines at all terminals. Average one-way taxi fare from the airport to the hotel is approximately $30-$35. All major car rental companies are represented at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Online registration for the 2019 AAS Scientific and Technical Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona is now open.
Registration rates are as follows:
REGULAR AND LIFE MEMBERS
$ 230.00 before February 1
$ 255.00 after February 1
$ 265.00 on-site
$ 380.00 before February 1
$ 405.00 after February 1
$ 415.00 on-site
Note: Become a member today (annual membership is $100.00) and receive the discounted member registration rate of $230.00 for a savings of $50.00.
STUDENT / RESIDENT MEMBERS
$ 120.00 on-site
NON MEMBER STUDENTS / RESIDENTS
$ 220.00 on-site
Note: Become a member today (annual student membership is $50.00) and receive the discounted member registration rate of $110.00 for a savings of $50.00.
GUEST REGISTRATION = $ 85.00
Note: Guest registration entitles spouses/guests to attend the Thursday, Friday, and Saturday luncheons and the Thursday evening welcoming reception at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort.
Schedule & Program
46th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY MEETING
February 28-March 2, 2019
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Ear & Hearing Editorial Board Meeting
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: AAS Executive Board Meeting
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Early Registration
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 9:55 AM: TECHNOLOGY UPDATES (Industry Sponsored Sessions)
8:00 AM – 8:55 AM Technology Updates, Session 1
8:00 AM – 8:25 AM First Round
8:30 AM – 8:55 AM Repeat of Sessions
9:00 AM – 9:55 AM Technology Updates, Session 2
9:00 AM – 9:25 AM First Round
9:30 AM – 9:55 AM Repeat of Sessions
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Session TBD
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM: Lunch
1:20 PM – 1:30 PM: Poster Session I Setup – Put Up Posters
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM: Opening Comments
Robert Burkard, PhD, AAS President
Brent Edwards, PhD, President-Elect and Program Chair
1:40 PM – 2:40 PM: Translational Research I
Healthy Hearing in the Context of Healthy Aging
Stefan Launer, PhD, Sonova AG, Switzerland
2:45 PM – 5:20 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations
PODIUM SESSION I
PODIUM SESSION II
PODIUM SESSION III
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM: Carhart Memorial Lecture
The Remarkable Cochlear Implant and its Impact on Childhood Deafness
Laurie S. Eisenberg, PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Opening Reception
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
7:30 AM – 2:00 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Young Investigator Research Presentation
Cochlear DNA Repair: An Endogenous Molecular Defense
O’neil W. Guthrie, MS, PhD, CCC-A , Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Translational Research II
Towards a New Model of Auditory Cortical Processing
Professor Sophie K. Scott, PhD, University College London, London, UK
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Poster Session I Presentations
12:00 PM – 12:10 PM: Poster Session I – Take Down Posters
12:10 PM – 1:20 PM: Awards Luncheon
Membership Update: Robert Burkard, PhD, AAS President
Life Achievement Award: Edwin W. Rubel, PhD, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, Departments of Otolaryngology-HNS and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash
Ear and Hearing Editor’s Award: TBA
1:20 PM – 1:30 PM: Poster Session II Setup – Put Up Posters
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Poster Session II Presentations
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: NIDCD Research Presentation
NIDCD Funding Opportunities for Students and Young Investigators
Dr Alberto Rivera-Rentas, NIDCD, NIH
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Student Social Hour
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM: AAS Social Event
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Translational Research III
Charles Della Santina, MD, PhD
9:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations
PODIUM SESSION IV
PODIUM SESSION V
PODIUM SESSION VI
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Poster Session II – Take Down Posters
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch
1:30 PM – 3:50 PM: Special Session: Multisensory Processing
Audiovisual Speech Integration: Time for a Paradigm Shift
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Prioritizing Sensory Perception
Daniel W. Wesson, PhD, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida
Timothy E. Hullar, MD
Adventures in Multisensory Science – from Neurons to Clinical Applications
Mark T. Wallace, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM: Summary and Adjournment
Join us on Friday, March 1 for the AAS Social Event!
SOCIAL EVENT TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED WHEN REGISTERING FOR THE CONFERENCE.