British Tinnitus association Annual Conferences

Posted by 616 on September 22, 2016

British Tinnitus association Annual Conferences

Sep 22nd - All Day

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Tinnitus Conference returns to Manchester

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is delighted to be holding its next Annual Conference on Thursday 22 September at the Manchester Conference Centre. With the Conference attracting almost 200 delegates in 2015, the BTA plans to build on previous successes and attract new attendees to this centrally based venue. 

The only Conference in the UK dedicated solely to tinnitus, the programme includes presentations by leading researchers and clinicians, covering new developments in research and best practice.

Speakers and topics include:

·         Emerging genetic targets against hearing loss and tinnitus – Martine Hamann,  Lecturer in Neurosciences, University of Leicester

·         Reflections on tinnitus with patients with cancer – David Baguley, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

·         Hearing aids/combination devices  - Grant Searchfield, Associate Professor, University of Auckland 

·         Psychologically informed whole person approach to tinnitus: not just for psychologists – Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services and Dominic Bray, Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist. Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

·         Tinnitus e-learning – David Stockdale  BTA Chief Executive

·         Objective measurement of tinnitus distress – James Jackson, Associate Principal Lecturer in Psychology, Leeds Trinity University

·         Paediatric tinnitus – Dawn Lamerton, Principal Audiologist, NHS Lothian

  

Poster Submissions

At this year’s Conference, delegates will have the opportunity to submit and present a poster of their work. The BTA wants to hear more about the work being done, involvement in projects, the research or audits delegates have been part of. There will be a dedicated poster session and the BTA hope this new format will foster new debate, learning, and perhaps new collaborations across clinicians, researchers, and all those interested in tinnitus. Anyone interested in submitting a poster to present at this year’s conference should contact Krys Klytta at the email address below.

 

Conference bookings are being processed through Eventbrite, please go to http://bit.ly/1RwJnU6 to book your place or places. Full details of Conference can be found at www.tinnitus.org.uk/conf16 and for any other information, or if you have any questions, please contact Krys Klytta, BTA Events Manger on 0114 250 9933 or email krys@tinnitus.org.uk

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