October 2016 eNewsletter
In This Issue

Our March 3, 2017 social will be held at Western Spirit - Scottsdale's Museum of the West.

Join us for an evening of refreshments and fun!  Click here for more details.
It's that time of year again - time to renew your AAS membership for 2017. Login to the AAS website, then select "Renew Membership Dues" from the Quick Links.

Complimentary Student Memberships
Be on the lookout for a communication coming soon offering complimentary 2017 Student Memberships!

   Beth Prieve

Past President:
   Harvey Abrams

   Anil Lalwani

   Patricia Jeng

Board Members:

   Robert Burkard
   Rafael Delgado
   Sumitrajit Dhar
   Brent Edwards
   Jill Firszt
   Rene Gifford
   Charles Limb
   John Oghalai
   Kelly Tremblay
   Andrea Vambutas

E&H Editor, Ex-Officio:
   Brenda Ryals

Executive Director,
   Darla Eastlack 
Abstract Submission Site Open
The abstract submission site for the American Auditory Society's 44th Annual Scientific & Technology Conference, March 2 - 4, 2017 is now open.

The deadline to submit abstracts will be November 15, 2016.

New for 2017 CEU: Conflict of Interest forms are required for every author. Information will be collected during the abstract  submission process. Be sure to complete all fields .
2017 Conference Speakers
The 44th Annual AAS Scientific and Technology Conference is scheduled for March 2 - 4, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Chaparral Suites Hotel.  Once again, an excellent program is planned, featuring translational speakers, the Carhart lecture, a special session, mentored posters, technology updates, podium presentations, general and student/resident poster presentations, and very special awards and lectures.   Featured Speakers and Awardees include:


Carhart Memorial Lecture

Robert A. Dobie, MD


Life Achievement Award

Patricia Stelmachowicz, PhD


Translational Research Lecturers

Longitudinal Outcomes of Children with Mild to Severe Hearing Loss: Auditory Experience Matters
Mary Pat Moeller, PhD


Pediatric Balance Disorders: Where We've Been & Where We Are Going
Devin L. McCaslin, PhD


Computational Models of Hearing and Auditory Processing
Richard F. Lyon, Principal Scientist


Special Session: Patient-Focused Emerging Technologies 

Elizabeth Convery, MS
Yu-Hsiang Wu, MD, PhD

Gurjit Singh, PhD

Frank A. Russo, PhD 


Young Investigator Presentation

Naomi F. Bramhall, PhD


Continue to visit the AAS Website for meeting announcements.

Registration Now Open
Online registration for the AAS Scientific and Te chnical Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona is now open.   Click here  to register for our March 2 - 4, 2017 Conference.

Hotel reservations are also now being accepted at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort (formerly the Chaparral Suites). Click here to proceed with an online reservation.

Travel Awards
Mentored Student, T35 Student, and New Investigator Travel Awards will be offered again for the 2017 Conference.

Students or New Investigators wishing to apply for awards must complete an abstract submission, checking the appropriate category of award sought, before the abstract submission deadline.