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Visit the Oticon Exhibit (#618) at AAA 2023 + Hear Tech Expo!

SOMERSET, NJ  April 11 – More than 2,000 hearing care professionals from across the US will travel to AAA 2023 + HearTech Expo, April 19-22, with a common goal -- to gain new knowledge and discover new solutions that will empower them to improve hearing and everyday life for their patients. Oticon plans to support that goal with hands-on experiences and in-depth introductions to the newest Oticon life-changing technology and world-class business support. As a Gold Sponsor for the HearTech Expo Hall, Oticon will further maximize participants’ experience throughout the conference with educational sessions, demonstrations, and panel discussions led by Oticon audiologists and subject matter experts.

“At Oticon, we know the future of hearing healthcare is a powerful combination of innovative technology and the expertise of qualified hearing care practitioners who fit our products,” said Oticon President Gary Rosenblum. “Through professional knowledge-sharing events, like AAA 2023 + HearTech, we aim to connect with practitioners, introducing them to the life-changing technology and the business services they need to thrive in a fiercely competitive hearing healthcare arena.”

New Oticon Real™ will take center stage at the Oticon exhibit (#618), showcasing the next step in Oticon BrainHearing™ technology.  Oticon Real is designed to help patients experience the full open sound scene with fewer disruptions, so they stay sharp and focused, especially when engaged in conversation. Oticon Real opens up the full 360° sound scene, building on the revolutionary open sound experience of Oticon Opn™ and the on-board Deep Neural Network of Oticon More™, to provide access to the full spectrum of real-world sounds. 

Also on display are several Oticon “firsts”, including Oticon Own™, the world’s first custom hearing aid with an on-board Deep Neural Network and Oticon Zircon, a behind-the-ear hearing aid that brings the power of Polaris and the open sound experience to the essential hearing aid category for the first time. Oticon Play PX represents a groundbreaking first in the pediatric category, as it represents the first pediatric hearing aid with an on-board Deep Neural Network that learned the way children learn, through experience. 

Visitors to the Oticon exhibit can meet with the Oticon Government Services team to learn how Oticon meets the unique needs of audiologists serving the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies. 

Hearing care professionals can explore Oticon’s practice-support tools and services to discover new ways to differentiate their practice, elevate their standard of care, and improve their profit and loss statement.

Audiology students are encouraged to stop by the Oticon exhibit to learn about Oticon’s ongoing programs to help students develop skills, build professional know-how and stay on track with what is new and noteworthy in the profession. 

Educational Sessions

Thursday, April 20

  • Clinical Studies with Play PX: Exploring New Domains in Pediatric Amplification - Dave Gordey, Director Pediatric Audiology & Research, CAAR, Oticon A/S  (1:10- 1:40PM ,  IU Room 5 Hall 4F ** 705 Pike)
  • Considering hearing aids for children and adults with mild hearing loss: A clinical tool to calculate unaided audibility - Dave Gordey, Director Pediatric Audiology & Research, CAAR, Oticon A/S; Leisha Eiten, AuD Audiology coordinator, Boys Town National Research Hospital  (2:20 – 2:50PM, HearTECH Hub)
  • Panel discussion - Future Forecast - Industry and Audiologists: Working Together to Reduce the Level of Untreated Hearing Loss - Panelists include Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon, Inc.  (5:00-6:00 PM, HearTECH Hub)

Friday, April 21

  • Bringing sounds back to everyday life - Karla Quinones, AuD, Education and Training Specialist, Oticon Inc.  (12:00 – 12:30 PM, IU Room 7 Hall 4F ** 705 Pike)
  • Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology: Comprehensive Pediatric Vestibular Care (Sponsor: William Demant Foundation) - Violette Lavender, AuD, Pediatric Audiologist and Gretchen A. Mueller, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (Friday April 21, 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM , Tahoma 1-2 ** 800 Pike)

HearTECH Expo Hall

  • Poster Presentation - Management of Functional Hearing Deficits in Children with Normal Peripheral Hearing - Dave Gordey, Director Pediatric Audiology & Research, CAAR, Oticon A/S  (Location: Halls 4EF)

To learn more about Oticon Real visit Oticon.com. Discover the entire portfolio of Oticon hearing aids with BrainHearing technology at Oticon.com.

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