Music Induced Hearing Disorders 2018

2018 AES International Conference on Music Induced Hearing Disorders

Dates: June 20-22, 2018
Location: Columbia College, Chicago, IL, USA



Wednesday, June 20, 2018

7:00pm – 10:00pm:  Registration and Opening Event

Open House and Tour of the Labs and Studios of the Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics Columbia College Chicago.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

8:00am – 9:00am:    Registration; Coffee & Pastries

9:00am – 5:00pm:    Paper Presentations & Panel Discussions

9:00am – 9:10am      WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
                                    Robert Schulein – ImmersAV Technology - Schaumburg, IL, USA

9:10am – 10:00am    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Music for Brain Health
                                    Nina Kraus, PhD (Northwestern University, Evanston, IL)

10:00am – 10:30am  Paper Presentation

10:30am – 11:00am  BREAK

11:00am – 12:00pm  Panel Discussion: Safe Sound & IEM Fundamentals
Join legendary monitor engineer Mark Frink (Tony Bennett, k.d. lang, Super Bowl); Matt Engstrom of Shure; Dr. Michael Santucci, Au.D. of Sensaphonics; and Dr. Heather Malyuk, Au.D. of Soundcheck Audiology as they delve into best practices and demonstrations for creating safer in-ear monitor mixes. Learn insightful techniques for improving the in-ear experience for musicians while preserving hearing, both from the engineering and audiological perspectives.

12:00pm – 1:30pm    LUNCH

1:30pm – 2:00pm      Paper Presentation

2:00pm – 2:30pm      Paper Presentation
                                    Invited Speaker: Marshall Chasin, AuD (Musicians’ Clinics of Canada)

2:30pm – 3:00pm      Paper Presentation

3:00pm – 3:30pm      BREAK

3:30pm – 4:00pm      Paper Presentation

4:00pm – 4:30pm      Paper Presentation

4:30pm – 5:00pm      Paper Presentation

6:00pm – 6:30pm     Hor D’Oeuvres

6:30pm – 8:30pm     Dinner, Catered by Goddess and the Grocer

9:00pm                       Informal Social Event (TBD)


Friday, June 22, 2018

8:30am – 9:00am:    Coffee & Pastries

9:00am – 3:10pm:    Paper Presentations & Panel Discussions

9:00am – 9:30am      Invited Talk
                                    Sharon Kujawa, PhD (Harvard Medical School)

9:30am – 10:00am    Paper Presentation

10:00am – 10:30am  Paper Presentation
                                    Invited Speaker: Cory Portnuff, AuD, PhD (University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine)

10:30am – 11:00am  BREAK

11:00am – 11:30am  Panel Discussion: Many Ounces of Prevention Where There IS No Pound of Cure
A panel discussion addressing teaching strategies for hearing awareness and conservation, moderated by Benj Kanters of HearTomorrow.Org. Panelists will include Marshall Chasin of the Musicians’ Clinic of Canada, Heather Malyuk  of Soundcheck Audiology, Siobhan McGinnity of The HEARing CRC, and Joel Styzens of Attendees will hear discussion of many strategies for teaching awareness and conservation; strategies that will vary depending upon the needs and limitations of musicians, sound engineers, audiologists or the general public.

12:00pm – 1:30pm    LUNCH

1:30pm – 2:00pm      Paper Presentation
                                    Invited Speaker: Elizabeth Beach, PhD (National Acoustic Laboratories)

2:00pm – 2:30pm      Paper Presentation 
                                    Colleen Le Prell, PhD (The University of Texas at Dallas)

2:30pm – 2:40pm      CLOSING REMARKS
                                    Michael Santucci (Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation, Chicago, IL)

8:00pm                      Informal Social Event (TBD)

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