Past Conventions

By exception, no MAA Convention was held in 2020
due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 14–16, 2019

Combined MAA-ADA Conference

AuDacity 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland!

26th Annual MAA Convention at the
Red Lion Hotel Baltimore North on November 1–2, 2018
2004 Greenspring Dr., Timonium, MD 21093

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THURSDAY — 11/1/2018

7:15

Registration

7:30

Early Bird Session: Resound / Oticon

8:30

Breakfast with the Vendors

9:00

KEYNOTE:  Kathryn Dowd, Au.D.
Diabetes, Audiology, & Interprofessional Collaboration

11:00

Break

11:15

KEYNOTE – continued

12:15

Exhibits

12:30

Lunch

1:30

Alicia Spoor, Au.D.
Telehealth Applications in
Audiology

Douglas L. Beck, Au.D.
Pragmatic Noise Reduction Issues and Outcomes

2:30

Exhibits

2:45

Speed Dating with the Vendors

3:45

Break

4:00

Regina Presley, Au.D.
Who Knew?
A Cochlear Implant Review

Juliette Sterkens, Au.D.
Hey Doc!
Do My Hearing Aids Have Telecoils?

5:15

Audiology After Dark — Game Night and Mixer Event

FRIDAY — 11/2/2018

7:15

Registration

7:30

Early Bird Session: Signia / Sprint Captel

8:30

Breakfast with the Vendors

9:00

KEYNOTE:  Richard Gans, Ph.D.
Vestibular Evaluation & Management Across the Lifespan

11:00

Break

11:15

KEYNOTE – continued

12:15

Exhibits

12:30

Lunch / Silent Auction Ends

1:30

Ronna Hertzano, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetics & Hearing Loss

Nicholas Reed, Au.D.
Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline: A Public Health Perspective

2:30

Break

2:45

Richard Gans, Ph.D.
Cortical vs. Labyrinthine Concussion: What Every Audiologist Needs to Know

Melissa Kokx-Ryan, Au.D.
Low Gain Amplification for Mild Hearing Losses

3:45

Break (drawing for MAA referrals; prizes awarded)

4:00

Melina Blasi, Au.D.
Bone Conduction Implant System(s):Candidacy, Indications, & Applications

Laguinn Sherlock, Au.D.
Tinnitus Eval & Management – A Bird’s Eye View

5:00

FINAL CHECKOUT

 

The 25th Annual MAA Convention

at the
Doubletree by Hilton in Annapolis
on October 5–6, 2017

210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401

Keynotes included:
Dennis Van Vliet, Au.D. and Alison Grimes, Au.D.

 

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Held at the
Doubletree by Hilton in Annapolis
on October 6–7, 2016

210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401

 

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23rd Annual MAA Convention,
at the Westin BWI on October 15–16, 2015

1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, 21090

 

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“Audiology Practice: Don’t Gamble on Your Future!”

22nd Annual MAA Convention,
at the The Preserve at Arundel Mills in Hanover on October 23-23, 2014

 

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Annual convention was held at the Sheraton in Columbia on October 10-11, 2013.  Celebrated 21 years with keynote speakers Frank Linn and Douglas Beck. The convention committee is working hard to present a great lineup of speakers and topics.

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Keynote Speakers:

  • Debra Abel, Au.D.
    Business Management
  • David Zapala, Ph.D.
    Contemporary Issues in Vestibular Assessment and Treatment
  • Other Topics include:
    ◊ Diagnostic Grand Rounds
    ◊ Needs Assessment
    ◊ Professional Issues Panel
    ◊ Bilateral Cochlear Implants
    ◊ Tinnitus

Dates: September 27-28, 2012


Location: Crowne Plaza in Timonium

Baltimore North— Hunt Valley
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

Location: Turf Valley
Date: September 8-9, 2011

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September 24 and 25, 2009
Hilton Columbia

“TUNING INTO THE FUTURE”
Maryland Academy of Audiology
2007 Annual Convention

DoubleTree Annapolis Hotel
September 20 and 21, 2007

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING 

James Hall, Ph.D.Best Practices
Ian Windmill, Ph.D.Accreditation & Back to Basics – “I missed an Acoustic Neuroma”
Local University
    Researchers
Local Research Panel
Cochlear Implant
     Researchers
The Latest Advances in Cochlear Implant Criteria and Research
Jonathan Spindel, Ph.D.Implantable Hearing Aids
Granville Brady, Au.D.Private Practice Ethics Panel
Ronald Pearlman, Ph.D.Intraoperative Monitoring
Mid-Atlantic Cochlear Implant ConsortiumSeminar on Overstimulation of Cochlear Implants
Jay Hall, Ph.D.Auditory Processing Disorders
Therese Walden, Au.D.Improving Treatment Efficacy
Richard Price, Ph.D.Hearing Conservation
TBDPrivate Practice Business Analysis
TBDPROFESSIONAL ISSUES Affecting All Aspects of Audiology
“So You Didn’t Go To Jail This Year, But You Might Go Next Year!”