APPALACHIAN SPRING CONFERENCE

Jeffrey G. Sirianni audioman at hctc.net
Sun Apr 23 13:12:11 EST 2000


>From: "Strouse, Anne" <Anne.Strouse at med.va.gov>
>Subject: FW: APPALACHIAN SPRING CONFERENCE
>Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 07:35:42 -0500
>
>The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
>Mountain Home, Tennessee
>
>presents
>
>The 7th Annual Appalachian Spring Conference Aging and the Auditory System
>
>June 15-16, 2000
>
>featuring guest speaker
>
>James Jerger, Ph.D.
>University of Texas at Dallas
>
>(Enrollment limited to 300 people on a first come, first serve basis)
>
>
>CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
>
>THURSDAY, JUNE 15th
>10:00-12:00 -- Registration in Exhibit Area
>(Lunch on your own)
>
>AGING AFFECTS THE ENTIRE AUDITORY SYSTEM
>12:30-2:00  THE AUDITORY PERIPHERY
>                         A.  Transfer Function
>                         B.  Loss in Sensitivity
>                         C.  Loss in Temporal Resolution
>                         D.  Loss in Frequency Resolution
>                         E.  Impact on the Perception of Speech
>
>2:00-2:30  Break in Exhibits Area
>
>2:30-4:30  CENTRAL AUDITORY SYSTEM
>                         A.  Loss in Cognitive Function
>                         B.  Loss in Structural Organization
>                         C.  Loss in Interhemispheric Transfer
>                         D.  Impact on the Perception of Speech
>                         E.  Impact on the Quality of Life
>
>4:30-5:30  Exhibits open
>
>6:00-7:30  Reception
>
>FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH
>
>7:30-8:30  Exhibits (coffee and Danishes)
>
>8:30-10:00 AMPLIFICATION
>                         A.  Monaural vs. Binaural
>                         B.  Assistive Listening Devices
>                         C.  None of the Above
>
>10:00-10:30  Break in Exhibits Area
>
>10:30-11:45  COUNSELLING
>                         A.  The Client
>                         B.  The Significant Others
>
>11:45-12:00  SUMMARY
>
>12:00-1:00  Lunch on your own
>(soup and sandwich bar available in exhibit area)
>
>1:00-3:00  Exhibits open and tours of the Audiology
>Clinic at Mountain Home
>
>Additional Information
>Continuing Education Credits
>The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center is approved by the American Academy
>of Audiology to offer AAA CEUs for this activity.  AAA approval of this
>continuing education activity does not imply endorsement of course
>content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
>
>Travel
>Air services to Tri-Cities Airport (Tennessee) is provided from Atlanta
>and Cincinnati (Delta), from Charlotte, Pittsburgh, and Washington Dullas
>(U.S. Air), and from Chicago (United).  Complimentary airport service is
>provided by the Holiday Inn and Garden Plaza Hotel.
>
>Lodging
>Rooms have been reserved as the Holiday Inn ($91/night+tax), 101 W.
>Springbrook Dr. (423-282-4611), the Hampton Inn ($69/night+tax), 508 N.
>State of Franklin Rd. (423-929-8000), the Garden Plaza Hotel
>($85/night+tax), 211 Mockingbird Lane (423-929-2000), and the Comfort Inn
>($57/night+tax), 1900 S. Roan Street (423-928-9600).
>
>Individuals are responsible for securing their lodging.,  Be certain to
>inform the registration clerk that you are with the "Appalachian Spring
>Conference."  The blocks of rooms will be held until June 1st.  After this
>date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis
>only.
>
>A limited number of rooms are available at the Comfort Inn, Garden Plaza
>Hotel, Hampton Inn, and Holiday Inn at the federal government rate of
>$55/night on a first-come, first-serve basis.  When making these
>reservations you must indicate you are a government employee and at
>check-in you must show a government ID badge.
>
>REGISTRATION
>
>Limited space is available for the conference.  Confirmation of attendance
>will be faxed/mailed upon receipt of registration.  For special assistance
>or seating for persons with disabilities, call (800) 222-3878.  To
>register via e-mail, please reply to ANNE.STROUSE at MED.VA.GOV <mailto:
>ANNE.STROUSE at MED.VA.GOV> in a separate e-mail and provide the following
>information:
>
>Social Security #
>Name
>Profession/Degree
>Address
>City/State/Zip
>Daytime Phone
>Fax
>
>For questions contact:
>Anne Strouse, Ph.D.
>James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
>Mountain Home, TN  37684
>(423) 926-1171, extension 7553
>ANNE.STROUSE @MED.VA.GOV


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