Releases | Associations | Last Call for Ideas for Ida Institute's Ideas Campaign Last Call for Ideas for Ida Institute's Ideas Campaign September 19, 2012 Print This is the last week to submit ideas to Ideas, Speak up - Action and Awareness for Hearing Loss, Ida Institute's worldwide open call for ideas to build awareness of hearing loss. More than 1000 people have contributed their best thinking to the international competition since the campaign was officially launched in March. The open call for ideas closes on September 30. Everyone is encouraged to visit awarenessforhearingloss.com today to register and post an idea. Participation in the online competition is free of charge and open to all. Phase 2 Begins in OctoberBeginning in October and continuing through January 2013, implementation plans for the top-ten ideas will be developed. In January, an expert panel of judges, made up of thought leaders in a variety of hearing and health care, innovation and communication disciplines, will select three winning ideas that will be announced at the 2013 AudiologyNOW! conference.