Schedule for OAA/WSAA Collaborative Fall Conference

Best Western Hood River Inn

October 13-14, 2017

COLLABORATION IN A CHANGING LANDSCAPE

Friday, October 13  
Morning Session  
8:30 Vendors Arrive For Setup
9:00 – 10:00 Registration, Coffee and Muffins
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and Overview: Presidents Nancy Bowen-Hicks, AuD/WSAA and Shelly Boelter, AuD/OAA
10:10 – 11:40 Therese Walden, AuD – Affordability and Accessibility of Hearing Healthcare: What Role Do We Play”  
11:45 – 12:15 Vendor Exhibits – Round Robin Part 1 (Plus Posters Throughout)
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
Afternoon Session  
1:00 – 2:00 Jeanette Fitzke, Audiology Systems:“Best Fitting Practices”
2:00 – 3:00 Eric Kammer, Audigy Group:Understanding Your Patient’s Digital Journey”
 3:00 – 4:00 Vendor Exhibits – Round Robin Part 2 & Snacks
 4:00 – 5:30 Therese Walden, AuD:“Healthy Hearing and Balance: Quality of Life Issues”
6:15 – 9:00 Wine & Hors d’oeuvres Social and Auction – Springhouse Cellar Winery – Sponsored by Audigy Group
Saturday, October 14  
Morning Session  
7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD:“TeleAudiology: Globalization of Hearing Care”
9:00 – 10:00 Scot Frink, AuD:Clinical Hearing Aid Comparisons”
 10:00 – 10:10 Break and Snacks
 10:10 – 12:10 Bopanna Ballachanda, PhD: Current Trends In Reimbursement
12:10 – 1:30 Lunch and State Meetings
Afternoon Session  
1:30 – 2:00 Two Student 15-minute presentations ($500 scholarship)
2:00 – 2:30 Vendor Exhibits – Round Robin – Part 3
2:30 – 2:45 Break and Snacks
2:45 – 4:15 Nichole Kingham, AuD: “Using Story To Connect – The New Counseling Technique to Increase Patient Involvement”
4:15  Adjourn