7th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children

Susan Templin sue-templin at uiowa.edu
Thu Feb 26 00:54:16 EST 1998


Call For Papers:
Participants of the Seventh Symposium on Cochlear Implants in
Children are encouraged to contribute recent scholarly presentations at
the conference. One page abstracts (Arial 12pt font; 1.5" margins)
which include name (presenter's name underlined), presentation title
(in capital letters), and affiliation should be submitted by March 1,
1998, for consideration. Please indicate presentation style preference:
oral, poster, or no preference. Presentation style will be determined by

the organizing committee. Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed for
publication in Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology.
Manuscripts deadline is June 7, 1998.

Send abstracts by mail, e-mail, or FAX to:
Richard S Tyler, PhD
The University of Iowa
Dept of Otolaryngology=97Head & Neck Surgery
200 Hawkins Drive C21-3GH
Iowa City IA 52242-1078 USA
Phone (319)356-2471 FAX (319)353-6739
e-mail: rich-tyler at uiowa.edu

Non-Competing Poster Session:
There will be a two-hour poster session which will not compete with
oral presentations.

Focus:
This conference is designed for Otolaryngologists, Audiologists,
Speech-Language Pathologists, Physiologists, Educators of the Deaf,
and others who are involved with hearing-impaired and profoundly deaf
individuals. Audience participation will be emphasized throughout the
conference.

   Topics:
                                       Basic Science
                                   Speech Production
                                      Surgical Issues
                                         Language
                                         Education
                           Device Fitting and Optimization
                                       Rehabilitation
                                   Candidate Selection
                                        Psychology
                   Long-term Speech Perception Performance

Organizing Committee:
     Bruce J. Gantz, MD;
     Richard S. Tyler, PhD;
     Jay T. Rubinstein, MD, PhD

Preliminary Program:
Thursday, June 4
Old Capitol - Evening Reception

 Friday, June 5
Iowa Memorial Union - Morning registration
     Commencement of Conference
     Presentations, Poster Session, Exhibitors
Secrest 1883 Octagonal Barn -  Evening barbecue and dance

 Saturday, June 6
Iowa Memorial Union - Presentations, Poster Session, Exhibitors

 Sunday, June 7, 1998
Iowa Memorial Union - Presentations
     1:00 pm Conference adjourns

Continuing Education Credit:
The University of Iowa College of Medicine is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to
sponsor continuing medical education.

The University of Iowa College of Medicine designates this continuing
medical education activity for 15.5 credit hours in Category 1 of the
Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

The University of Iowa is approved by the American Academy of
Audiology to offer AAA CEUs for this activity. This program is worth a
maximum of 1.5 CEUs. AAA approval of this continuing education
activity does not imply endorsement of course content, specific
products, or clinical procedures.

Lodging:
Conference accommodations may be reserved at any of the following
locations:

     Iowa House, Iowa Memorial Union (319-335-3513).
     Current rates are $69/day double/single, plus tax.

     Holiday Inn of Iowa City, 210 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City
     (800-848-1335). Airport service available.
     Current rates are $65 (single), $70 (double), plus tax.

     Clarion Hotel, 1220 First Ave, Coralville (319-351-5049).
     Current rates are $69 double/single, plus tax.

     Hampton Inn, 1200 First Ave, Coralville (319-351-6600).
     Current rates are $69 d double/single, plus tax.

 Individuals are responsible for securing their lodging and may do so by

contacting the hotel of choice. All rooms will be held in reserve until
May 3, 1998. Room rates are subject to change. Identify yourself as a
member of the "Pediatric Cochlear Implant Conference", when making
your reservation. Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from

the conference site, if requested.

Travel:
Most major airlines serve the Cedar Rapids Airport (20 miles north of
Iowa City). Limousine service from the airport to Iowa City is available

(Phone 319-337-2340). Taxis and car rentals are also available.

Individuals with Disabilities:
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of

Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who
requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program,
please contact the Center for Conferences at 319-335-3231.

Non-discrimination policy:
The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its
educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national
origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status,
sexual
orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The
University
also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal
access to University facilities. For additional information on
nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX, Section

504, and the ADA in the Office of Affirmative Action, 319-335-0705
(voice) or 319-335-0697 (text), 202 Jessup Hall, The University of Iowa,

Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316.








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