Presentations

2018 

  • Preserving Residual Hearing Seminar (Sydney, November 20)
    • Prof W. Gibson – Evolution of cochlear implant recipient criteria at SCIC
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Hearing Preservation and cochlear implants
    • Dr W.K. Lai – Intraoperative monitoring of residual hearing
    • N. Baulderstone – Fitting hybrid devices – Protocols and challenges

 

  • Cochlear Foundation Surgical Course (Sydney, October 22 – 25)
    • A/Prof J. Kong – Invited facilitator – Live Surgery

 

  • OMAI  (Tel Aviv, October 9 – 12)
    • W.K. Lai, P.Y. Chu, C. Psarros – Intra-operative Electrophysiological Monitoring: Comparing the CR220 Hand-Held Device vs Standard Clinical Software
    • W.K. Lai, H. Sanli, P.Y. Chu and C. Psarros – The Continuing Relevance of EABR for Intraoperative Monitoring
    • N. Dillier, S. Tabibi, W.K. Lai – Capturing Temporal and Spectral Response Properties of Auditory Nerve Fibers
      for a Cochlear Implant Coding Strategy

 

  • AHH & MacUni Hearing Health Specialist Brief (Sydney, July 4)
    • A/Prof J Kong – New ways to help our patients with hearing implantable technologies

 

  • CI2018 (Antwerp, June 27 – 30)
    • A/Prof C Birman, K. Chisholm, C. Kirby, C. Psarros, A. Gibbons and C. Gray – Promoting social wellbeing in adults following cochlear implantation
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Severe vs Profound HL Outcomes
    • A/Prof C. Birman – LVAS Outcomes
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Impedance Reinsertion Outcomes
    • A/Prof J. Kong – Delayed diagnosis of misplacement of cochlear implants into the vestibule – A novel technique to reinsert the existing pre-curved electrode
    • Dr R. Eisenberg – Simultaneous Cochlear Implantation & Removal of Acoustic Neuroma
    • J. Brew, and W.K. Lai – Electrophysiological Assessments and Cochlear Implants: From Initial Assessment to Clinical Fitting
    • K. Chisholm, C. Psarros and I. Kaltenbrunn – Pathways of Management for Clients with SSD
    • K. Chisholm and C. Psarros – Longitudinal use of Telepractice as a Model of Clinical Service Delivery: Factors Impacting Sustainability
    • K. Chisholm, C. Psarros and E. McKendrick – Improving the Value Stream of Cochlear Implant Service Models
    • K. Chisholm, C. Psarros and R. Hassarati – The Role of Data-Logging in Monitoring QOL Outcomes Following Cochlear Implantation
    • W.K. Lai, PY. Chu and C. Psarros – Occurrences of Dizziness After Cochlear Implant Surgery
    • W.K. Lai and C. Psarros – Longitudinal ART/AutoART Data: A Retrospective Analysis
    • V. Looi, C. Bluett and I. Boisvert – Is the adult cochlear implant penetration rate affected by the referral pathway from a hearing aid clinic to a cochlear implant candidacy assessment?
    • V. Looi, J. Tuckerman C.Y. Lo and T Prvan -The role of music in families with normally hearing children compared to children with cochlear implants and/or hearing aids

 

  • AG Bell  (Arizona, June 28 – 30)
    • M Rennie, K. Chisholm, C. Psarros, R. Hassarati and WK. Lai – The Role of Data-Logging in Monitoring QOL Outcomes Following Cochlear Implantation

 

  • ESPO 2018 (Stockholm, June 2 – 5)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – How I do it: managing gushers with a cochlear implant (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Does the size of the cochlear implant programme matter? (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Primary ciliary dyskinesia. Impact on the upper respiratory tract

 

  • National Conference 2018 Speech Pathology Australia – (Adelaide, May 27 – 30)
    • L. Nirsimloo – Best practices in assessment and recommendation outcomes for alternative modes of communication for children with hearing impairment: A case study review

 

  • The Audiology Australia National Conference 2018 (Sydney, May 20 – 23)
    • J. Kenyon – Data logging in monitoring QOL.
    • C. Kirby, C. Gray and C. Pssaros – Models of auditory rehabilitation with adults following cochlear implantation: Building empowerment
    • C. Kirby – Tailoring rehabilitation for adults
    • W.K. Lai and J. Brew – EP assessment and CI
    • W.K. Lai – Neurophysiologically based coding strategy for CI: Initial results
    • W. K. Lai, R. Hassarati – Effect of Audio Streaming App Usage on CI Recipients
    • L. Nirsimloo – The value of integrated service delivery in ensuring appropriate audiological and communication interventions for infants and children with hearing loss
    • C. Psarros – The evolution of telepractice
    • C. Psarros – The role of value stream mapping
    • C. Psarros, K. Chisholm, K. Gardner-Berry, G. Leigh and K. Gillies – Newborn hearing screening and rehabilitation. (Roundtable)
    • C. Ramsey – Pathways of management of children with SSD
    • C. Ramsey – Objective monitoring of residual hearing following cochlear implantation

 

  • Taiwan Society of Otolaryngology – 104th Spring Meeting (May 5 – 6)
    • A/Prof M. Da Cruz – Cochlear Implantation in Adult – An Australian Perspective (Invited Keynote)
    • A/Prof M. Da Cruz – Cochlear Implantation Surgery – Soft surgery considerations

 

  • Med El Academy (Sydney, April 9 – 10)
    • A/Prof J Kong – Fitting begins with Surgery (Invited Keynote)

 

  • ME-OTO (Dubai, April 1 – 3)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Cochlear nerve deficiency and cochlear implant outcomes (keynote lecture)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – LVAS – should we implant earlier? (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Bilateral cochlear implants under 12 months- simultaneous and sequential outcomes (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Changing indications for cochlear implant surgery (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – External auditory canal atresia and implantable devices (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – CHARGE syndrome and cochlear implant outcomes (Invited)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Progressive paediatric sensorineural hearing loss (Invited)

 

  • Advanced Cochlear Implant Surgery (Sydney, March 20 – 21)
    • A/Prof M. Da Cruz – Instructor Live surgery Difficult case discussion

 

  • 2018 ACI Alliance (Washington, DC, March 7 – 10)
    • C. Psarros – The Role of Data logging in monitoring QOL following Cochlear Implantation
    • C. Psarros – Improving Efficiencies and Effectiveness of Cochlear Implant Service Delivery: The Role of Value Stream Mapping
    • C. Psarros – Tailoring Rehabilitation for Adults Following CI: Promoting Social Wellbeing
    • C. Psarros – Evolution of Telepractice as a Model of Clinical Service Delivery: A longitudinal Perspective

 

  • Cochlear Latin America Visiting Surgeons Conference (Sydney, February 27)
    • A/Prof J. Kong – Difficult cases for the cochlear implant surgeon (Invited)
    • A/Prof J. Kong – Complex case discussion session (facilitator)

 

2017

  • CI2017 (San Francisco, July 27)
    • M. Hill – Special populations implanted under 18 months: Trajectories in performance

 

  • First Affiliated Hospital of Beijing University (May 26)
    • K. Gardner-Berry and H. Sanli – Early Cochlear Implantation following newborn hearing screening

 

  • Newborn Hearing Screening Conference (Melbourne, May 19)
    • M. McTaggart – Special populations implanted under 18 months – trajectories in performance

 

 2016

  • Cochlear Hope Seminar Series Webinar (November 29)
    • K. Gardner-Berry, Prof W.P.R. Gibson and H. Sanli – Effectiveness of cochlear implants in different sub-groups of auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD) – linking aetiology to outcomes in infants and adults

 

  • World Congress of Audiology (Vancouver, September 18 – 21) 
    • J. Brew, H. Sanli, A/Prof C. Birman, A/Prof Melville Da Cruz
      – A New Clinical Protocol for Managing Patients Who Report Discomfort When Using Cochlear Implants
    • J. Brew, C. Psarros, A/Prof C. Birman
      – When is My Switch On? Client-centred clinical guidance for activation of cochlear implants

 

  • HEARS group (Northern Territory, June 29)
    • K. Gardner-Berry – Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD): What is it, and where do cochlear implants fit in?

 

  • Audiology Australia (Melbourne, May 22 – 25)
    • I. Boisvert – Speech perception outcomes after cochlear re-implantation surgery in adults
    • V. Looi – Music Training or Focused Music Listening For Cochlear Implant Recipients?

 

  • CI2016 (Toronto, May 2016)
    • V. Looi – Speech perception outcome after cochlear re-implantation surgery in adults

 

2015

  • Australian Hearing Advanced Paediatric Workshop (Wellington, July 3 – 5)
    • K. Gardner-Berry – Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD): Clinical issues & research findings

 

  • APSCI (Beijing, April 2015)
    • Dr Eisenberg – Simultaneous Cochlear Implantation with Removal of Acoustic Neuroma

 

2014

  • Nurse Audiometrist/ Community Nurses Conference (Coogee Bay, November 30)
    • A/Prof C. Birman – Paediatric Cochlear Implants

 

  • New Zealand Audiological Society 38th Annual Conference (Wellington, July 3 – 5)
    • K. Gardner-Berry, Prof W.P.R. Gibson and H. Sanli – Cochlear implantation in patients with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD)

 

  • 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies (Munich, June 18 – 21)
    • V. Looi – Development of a Music Style Identification Test for Cochlear Implant & Hearing Aid Users
    • V. Looi – A Comparison of Music Style Identification Abilities Between Cochlear Implant & Hearing Aid Users: Setting Realistic Expectations

 

  • World Congress of Audiology (Brisbane, May)

    • I. Boisvert – Using Cognition to Understand Speech in Noise
    • I. Boisvert – Cochlear Implantation in Adults with Long-Term Unilateral Sound Deprivation
    • I. Boisvert – Can the Elderly Population Benefit From CIs?
    • A.M. Crowe – CI in Young Adult with ANSD and Mild-Normal Hearing Thresholds
    • P. Hunt – Recent Advances in Cochlear Implant Candidacy Criteria – Am I Considering all Options?
    • J. Kenyon – One Congenital Recipient’s Journey with Cochlear Implantation
    • V. Looi – Validation of Music Style Identification Test for Cochlear Implant & Hearing Aid Users
    • V. Looi – Music Style Identification Skills of Cochlear Implant & Hearing Aid Users
    • J. Wang – Rates of Revision and Device Failure in Cochlear Implant Surgery: A 30 Year Experience