NHS 2006 Conference
Beyond Newborn Hearing Screening: Infant and Childhood Hearing in Science and Clinical Practice.
May 31 - June 3, 2006 - Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy www.nhs2006.polimi.it
6 weeks to go!
The program includes Keynote Addresses, Special Sessions, Round Tables,
more than 200 oral communications and 150 poster presentations.
The communications will cover a great variety of topics such as screening program evaluation -
screening technology - data management - EHDI infrastructure - EHDI Outcomes -
diagnostic strategies - parents perception of screening - family support - distance education -
evoked potentials - hearing aids - cochlear implants - manufacturers' update - auditory neuropathy -
mild hearing loss - auditory verbal outcomes - genetics - audiological medicine - tympanometry -
technical reports on intervention - speech perception - multiple disabilities.
The layout of the event is also arranged to maximize contact between exhibitors and participants.
The international character of our conference this year is even more impressive,
with delegates coming from 62 countries worldwide.
Cernobbio can be easily reached from one of the three Milan airports:
Malpensa (strongly reccommended), Linate and Orio al Serio.
Free buses will be available on May 30 and May 31 from the three airports to the Conference hotels.
Check on the website the timetable.
Cernobbio is a cosy, quiet and friendly village. The conference is taking place at the very beginning of summer,
not too warm, but sunny days are expected. Hopefully this is the best period in the year.
On our website (venue - visit Como) you can find a brochure where you can find an overview
of the naturalistic and touristic aspects of the surroundings.
Mizar can assist you in programming your pre- or after conference trips in the surroundings (info at mizarconventions.com).
A number of seats are still available for the social dinner on Friday, June 2.
An evening of traditional Italian food, music, and dancing will be held in the fascinating Villa Geno, just in front of the lake.
More info on the website.
- Early Identification: Make it Count - Phonak Workshop on Thursday, June 1 from 18.00 to 20.00;
- The Amplification Needs of Young Children with Hearing Loss - Oticon Pediatric Symposium on Friday, June 2 from 13.00 to 15.30;
- 2nd Siemens Pediatric Satellite Event on Friday, June 2 from 17.00 to 19.00.
Visit on the website the satellite events Section for more info.
Ms. Sharon Scagnetti
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
20133 Milan, Italy
nhs at polimi.it