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Wednesday 27 June 2018

13:00 – 17:05 - Corporate Symposium Program
13:00 – 13:50 - Corporate Symposium: OTICON MEDICAL
14:05 – 14:55 - Corporate Symposium: COCHLEAR
15:10 – 16:00 - Corporate Symposium: MED-EL
16:15 – 17:05 - Corporate Symposium: ADVANCED BIONICS
17:20 – 19:10 - Plenary Session Program
Opening Ceremony
17:20 – 17:45 - Opening Ceremony – Paul Van de Heyning
17:45 – 17:55 - Musical intermezzo
Keynote lecture
17:55 – 18:25 - Global hearing health care and ways to improve it – Blake Wilson
Interactive Session
18:35 – 19:10 - Physician Hear Thyself
19:15 – 20:30 - Social Program
Social Program
19:15 – 19:45 - Concert Symphony Orchestra Flanders
19:45 – 20:30 - Welcome Reception

Thursday 28 June 2018

07:30 – 08:10 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Instructional Courses & Tutorials
  • How I do it: the Fundamentals of Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • How I do it: the Surgical Technique for Total Implantable AMEI Carina
  • Genetic Testing for Hearing Loss: From One or Two Genes to over One Hundred in just a Few Years Time
Keynote Tutorials
  • Approach and Hearing Rehabilitation in Cochleo-Vestibular Schwannoma
  • Newest insights of Cochlear Anatomy and Physiopathology
08:20 – 09:20 - Plenary Session Program
Keynote lectures
08:20Development of Innovation in Auditory Implant: - How to Evaluation ? How to Finance ?
Bernard Fraysse
08:40Gene Delivery to the Inner Ear: Hair Cell Regeneration and Cochlear Implantation
Hinrich Staecker
09:00Three Dimensional Percept in the Absence of Fusion: What Cochlear Implants in Children Have taught us About the Developing Auditory System
Blake Papsin
09:30 – 10:30 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Bilateral Paediatric Cochlear Implantation
  • Advancing Molecular Therapeutics in the Inner Ear
  • Cost-Efficacy in Auditory Implants
  • Role of CI in Vestibular and Intralabyrinthine Schwannoma Management
  • CI by Telemedicine
Focus Sessions
  • CI Aspects of Cochlear Histology and Temporal Bone Anatomy Advancing
  • Music Perception in Children with a CI
  • Speech and Noise Processing Algorithms
  • Preoperative and postoperative CT and CBCT in CI
  • Quality of Life After CI
  • From Neonatal Screening to Follow-up
  • Auditory Development and Perception
  • Surgery Reflections of Implantable AMEI
10:30 – 11:00 - Coffee Break
10:40 – 10:55 Poster Discussion Sessions: 1 - 4
11:00 – 11:20 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Keynote lectures
  • Diagnosing Congenital Hearing Loss: The First Step Towards Cochlear Implantation
    An Boudewyns
  • The Evolution of Cochlear Implantation Candidacy Criteria
    Harold Pillsbury
  • Cochlear Implant Re-Implantation
    Christopher Raine
  • Indication and Results of ABI in NF2
    Cordula Matthies
  • Complex Language and School Performance of CI Students
    Leo De Raeve
11:30 – 12:30 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Etiology of Congenital Deafness: Implications for Cochlear Implantation
  • Cochlear Implant Criteria Revisited
  • Experiences with CI Re-Implantation
  • ABI application in NF2
  • School Performance in CI Population
Focus Sessions
  • Hearing Management in Skull Base Lesions
  • Experiments in Speech Coding Strategies
  • Focus on Bilateral Paediatric CI
  • Organisation of CI Provision
  • Empowering Satisfaction with CI
  • Listening Effort and Performance in Paediatric CI
  • Role of Music in CI Habilitation
12:30 – 13:30 - Lunch
12:40 – 13:00 - Poster Discussion Sessions: 5 - 8
13:00 – 13:20 - Poster Discussion Sessions: 9 - 12
13:30 – 14:30 - Plenary Session Program
Keynote lectures
13:30Acoustic and Electric CI Long-Term Results: Why We Should Always Preserve Low Frequency Hearing
Bruce Gantz
13:50Human Temporal Bone Histopathology Following Cochlear Implantation
Akira Ishlyama
14:10Congenital Inner Ear Anomalies: Experiences with Cochlear Implantation
Levent Sennaroglu
14:40 – 15:40 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • CI Children Surgery and Outcome
  • CI in Otosclerosis and Postmeningitic Ossified Cochlea
  • Cochlear Implantation under Local or General Anesthesia
  • Cochlear Implantation and Cochlear Health: What We Have Learned from Human Temporal Bone Studies following Cochlear Implantation
  • CI Fitting: Time for Artificial Intelligence?
Focus Sessions
  • CI and ABI in Menière and Laybyrinthitis
  • Next-Generation Electrodes: Pharmalogical Structure Preservation
  • Fitting and Algorithms in Adult CI Patients
  • Diagnosis of Neonatal Hearing loss and CI
  • Habilitation Outcomes after Paediatric CI
  • Towards a Comprehensive Profiling in Bilateral Vestibulopathy Patients
  • Organization and Efficiency of Implant Centres
15:40 – 16:10 - Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:05 - Poster Discussion Sessions: 13 - 16
16:15 – 16:35 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Keynote lectures
  • CI in Single Sided and Asymmetric Deafness
    Griet Mertens
  • Percutaneous Bone Conduction Implants
    Malou Hultcrantz
  • ABI in children
    Mohan Kameswaran
  • Customized Frequency Table Allocation in CI
    Mario Svirsky
  • Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials: Past and Future Applications in CI
    Andrew Dimitrijevic
16:45 – 17:35 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • What Did We Learn? Cochlear Implantation in Single-Sided Deafness
  • Is there a Future for Percutaneous Bone Conductive Devices?
  • State of the Art of ABI in Small Children
  • Place Pitch: Does Adaptation Correct Perceptual Misalignments?
  • Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials in CI Patients: Past, Present and Future
  • Family Involvement in Cochlear Implantation
Focus Sessions
  • Changing CI Criteria
  • Hearing Outcomes in Adult CI Recipients
  • Perimodiolar Electrode Insertion Aspects
  • Late Age at Implantation
  • Organising CI Flow
  • Management, Remote Fitting and Awareness of Auditory Implants
  • Organization and Efficiency of Implant Centres

Friday 29 June 2018

07:30 – 08:10 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Instructional Courses & Tutorials
  • How Much Cochlea Do We Have to Stimulate?
  • The Comprehensive Approach in paediatric ABI
  • Siebold Meeting
  • How I do it: the Fundamentals of the AMEI Implants Bone Bridge and Vibrant Sound Bridge
  • CI Fitting with FOX Artificial Intelligence
08:20 – 09:20 - Plenary Session Program
Keynote lectures
08:20Hearing Preservation after Cochlear Implant Surgery in Postlingual Patients Partial Deafness
Henryk Skarzynski
08:40The Prediction by the Genetic diagnosis on Hearing Outcomes in Cochlear Implantation
Shin-ichi Usami
09:00Cochlear Implant Infection and Wound Breakdown: Understanding and Management
Robert Briggs
09:30 – 10:30 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Hearing Preservation CI in Postlingual Residual Hearing
  • Surgical Challenges with Early and Late Complications in Cochlear Implants
  • Impact of CI on Cognition in Older Adults
  • Hearing Outcomes with Electric-Acoustic Stimulation
  • Clinical Experiences with Precurved Modiolus Hugging Electrodes
Focus Sessions
  • CI in Syndromic and Complex Severe Hearing Loss
  • CI Outcome in Specific Congenital Inner Ear Anomalies
  • Bone Conduction Implants in Unilateral Hearing Loss
  • Focus on ABI Rehab Aspects
  • Tonotopic Mismatch
  • Experiences with Bone Anchored Hearing Implants
  • Signal Processing and Sychacoustics
  • Insights in Cochlear Composition
10:30 – 11:00 - Coffee Break
10:40 – 10:55 - Poster Discussion Sessions: 17 - 20
11:00 – 11:20 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Keynote lectures
  • Functional preservation of low frequency hearing in children undergoing cochlear implantation
    Kevin Brown
  • Options in Treating Congenital Aural Atresia
    Martin Hempel
  • Bimodal Hearing
    Rene Gifford
  • Habilitation for Children with Cochlear Implants
    Lyndsey Allen
  • WNT Activation and NOTCH Inhibition Extends the Regenerative Time Window for Sensory Hair Cells in the Mammalian Cochlea
    Alain Dabdoub
11:30 – 12:30 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Hearing ad Structure Preservation in Paediatric CI
  • The Use of AMEI in External and Middle Ear Deformations
  • The Benefits of Bimodal Hearing
  • Future Directions for Rehabilitation: Where Are We Going?
  • Utilizing Regenerative Medicine to Optimize the Neural-Cochlear Implant Interface
Focus Sessions
  • Application of Evoked Potential Measurements
  • Experiences in CI and Single-Sided Deafness
  • Lateral Wall Electrodes and Hearing and Structural Preservation
  • CI in Severe Inner Ear Malformation
  • Language, Education and Parents
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • Aspects of CI and Paediatric Rehabilitation
  • Experiences with Non-Implantable Bone Conduction Devices
12:30 – 13:30 - Lunch
12:40 – 13:00 Poster Discussion Sessions: 21 - 24
13:00 – 13:20 Poster Discussion Sessions: 25 – 28
13:30 – 14:30 - Plenary Session Program
Keynote lectures
13:30Active Middle ear Implants
Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner
13:50Intra-cochlear ECochG to improve hearing preservation in EAS
Stephen J. O’Leary
14:10First-in-human Safety and Preliminary Efficacy Results for the MVI Multichannel Vestibular Implant
Charley Della Santina
14:40 – 15:40 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Restoring Vestibular Function: Preliminary Results and Challenges
  • Intra-cochlear ECochG in or during CI surgery
  • CI in Children with Complex Needs
  • Cochlear Implantation and Tinnitus
  • Applications and Experiences with AMEI
  • Experiences with Early activation of the CI
Focus Sessions
  • Hearing after CI in SSD
  • Surgical Challenges in Paediatric CI
  • Experiences with Bimodal Hearing
  • Speech and Language Development after Cochlear Implantation
  • Hearing Preservation in Children
  • New Electrode Design
15:40 – 16:10 - Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:05 - Poster Discussion Sessions: 29 - 32
16:15 – 16:35 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Keynote lectures
  • First Experiences with Human Robotic-Assisted CI Insertion
    Marco Caversaccio
  • Rehabilitation in Older CI Adults
    Mridula Sharma
  • Developmental Plasticity of Cortical Oscillations
    Andrej Kral
  • Coclear Duct Lenght with Synchroton Radiation Phase-Contrast Imaging
    Sumit Agrawal
  • Poor Performance in Adult Cochlear Implant Patients and its Remediation
    Bernard Fraysse
16:45 – 17:35 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • State of the Art of Robotic-assisted CI Surgery
  • Different Approaches to Rehabilitate Older Adults with a CI
  • Brain Plasticity and Imaging in CI
  • Measuring the Cochlear Duct Length
  • Postlingual CI Auditory Outcome
Focus Sessions
  • CI in Children - Complications – Adherence
  • Intra-operative Measurements in CI
  • Presentation and Discussion of Consensus Statements for Treatment of Patients with Conductive and Mixed Hearing Loss with Implantable Devices
  • Fully-implantable Active Middle Ear Implant: Clinical Outcome
  • Evaluation of Vestibular Function
  • Complication Management in CI
  • Topics in Implantable Bone Conduction Devices
20:00 – 23:30 - Social Program
Social Program
20:00 – 23:30 - Conference Dinner

Saturday 30 June 2018

07:30 – 08:10 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Instructional Courses & Tutorials
  • Management of Conductive and Mixed Hearing Loss: A World of Options. An HEARRING discussion
  • How I do it: The Fundamentals of Structure and Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • EFAS-Session: Audiologic CI-Assessment in Patients with Special Needs
  • The Beijing Cochlear Implant Surgical Experience in Congenital Inner ear Malformations
  • The Swiss Robotic Experience
  • RBANS-H: Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status for Hearing Impaired Persons
08:20 – 09:20 - Plenary Session Program
Keynote lectures
08:2020Years of Bilateral Cochlear Implantation
Joachim Müller
08:40Speech Coding Strategies
David Landsberger
09:00Cochlear Implantation in Congenital SSD
Antje Aschendorff
09:30 – 10:30 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Bilateral Cochlear Implantation
  • Single Sided Deafness in Children
  • Towards Totally Implantable Cochlear and Acoustic Implants
  • Evaluating Vestibular Function before and after CI
  • Neurosensorial Environment in the Cochlea
Focus Sessions
  • Peri Surgical Measures
  • Intra-operative Measurements in CI
  • Connectivity with Sound Processor and Listening devices
  • Topics in Active Middle Ear and Bone Conduction Implants
  • Different Outcome Measurements in CI
  • Speech in Noise Algorithms
  • The Use of Auditory Evoked Potentials in Fitting of Cochlear Implants
10:30 – 11:00 - Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 - Plenary Session Program
Special Session
11:00CI and AMEI: State of the ART CI2018
Paul Van de Heyning
Keynote lecture
11:30The Future of CI and AMEI
Thomas Lenarz
Special Session
11:50 - 16th Int Conf CI2020 - Orlando, FL, USA
12:10 – 13:00 - Concurrent Sessions Program
Interactive Sessions
  • Final Comments on Active Middle Ear Implants
  • MRI Evaluation after CI and ABI: Pitfalls and Future Perspectives
  • Aspects of New Experimental Electrodes
  • Towards a Consensus in Single Sided Deafness in Children?
  • Preoperative and Postoperative CT and CBCT in Cochlear Implantation
Focus Sessions
  • Bilateral and Bimodal Communication with Implants
  • Experiences with Paediatric ABI
  • Auditory/Electrically Evoked Potentials in CI
  • Hearing Outcomes in Older Adults
  • Complex Inner Ear Malformations and CI
  • Future of CI and AMEI

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