Meetings of Interest
ARO 33rd MidWinter Meeting
The Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) is holding its primary scientific meeting in the Disneyland Hotel. ARO is an international association of scientists and physicians dedicated to scientific exploration among all of the disciplines in the field of otolaryngology. Research efforts involve the ear, nose, head, neck, and related functions including hearing, balance, speech, taste, and smell among others. A wide range of scientific approaches is represented, including biochemical, physiological, behavioral, developmental, and evolutionary. Visit the ARO Web site.
National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), 35th Annual Conference
“Exploring the World of Hearing Loss Prevention” is the theme of this year’s National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) annual conference. Field experts will share relevant topics including an international perspective on the latest research on hearing loss prevention, public and personal health issues related to noise exposure and hearing loss, recent public health and military initiatives for hearing loss prevention, new and upcoming legislation and recommendations, and more. Also this year, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, in partnership with NHCA, will present the first Safe-in-Sound Award for Excellence and Innovation in Hearing Loss Prevention. The award is to be presented to organizations and businesses with the best hearing loss prevention program in the manufacturing, service, and construction sectors.
Go to the NHCA annual conference Web site, or visit the Safe-in-Sound Award for more information.