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Academy Research Conference (ARC) 2009

April 1, 2009
Otoacoustic Emissions:
Improving Practice Through Science

The first annual Academy Research Conference (ARC) was held on April 1, 2009, and drew over 200 attendees. The focus of this year’s ARC was otoacoustic emissions and the outstanding line-up of researchers, posters, exhibitor tables and reception all contributed to the success of this inaugural event.

Presenters and topics included:

  • David Kemp Ripples that Caused a Storm
  • Christopher Shera – Are Different Otoacoustic Emissions Different?
  • Michael Gorga – Factors Influencing (or not) DPOAE Test Performance in the Clinic
  • Lynne Marshall – All Quiet on the Western Front: Can We Detect Pre-Clinical Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
  • Jonathan Siegel – Measurement System Hardware Performance: Current Limits Addressed in a High-Performance Prototype
  • Beth Prieve – Big Sounds from Little Ears: OAEs in Children
  • John Guinan – Modulating the Ear: The Role of the Efferent System in Hearing and Hearing Testing
  • Panel Discussion – What the Future Holds for OAE Testing