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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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.

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TO READ THE ABSTRACTS FOR EACH PRESENTATION, CLICK ON EACH TITLE.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

7:30am - 8:30am REGISTRATION / COFFEE / PASTRIES

8:30am – 8:40am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Michael Santucci – Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation, Chicago, IL

8:40am – 9:30am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "Bringing Together the Cultures of Music, Audio and Hearing"
Benjamin Kanters
Columbia College, Chicago, IL

9:30am – 10:05am "New Knowledge of the Ear's Hidden Susceptibility to Hearing Loss and the Magic Formula for Predicting SNR Loss"
Mead Killion
Etymotic Research, Elk Grove Village, IL

10:05am – 10:45am BREAK

10:45am – 11:20am "Workplace Noise Regulations in the Music Industry: A Square Peg and a Round Hole"
Robert M. Ghent, Jr.
Honeywell Safety Products, San Diego, CA

11:20am – 11:55am "Modeling Hearing Impairment and Its Affect on Auditory by Auralization"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Rainer Huber.
Birger Kollmeier, Thomas Brand, Volker Hohmann
Medical Physics, Universitaet Oldenburg and HoerTech, Oldenburg, Germany

11:55pm – 1:20pm LUNCH

1:20pm – 1:55pm "Dietary Supplements for Protection of the Inner Ear"
Colleen Le Prell
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesvillle, FL

1:55pm – 2:30pm "New Tools for Hearing Loss Screening and Tinnitus Diagnosing"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Bozena Kostek.
Andrzej Czyewski, Lukasz Kosikowski, Jozef Kotus, Pitor Schomski
Gdansk University of Technology, Multimedia Systems Department, Gdansk, Poland

2:30pm – 3:05pm "New Measurement Techniques for Portable Listening Devices: Technical Report"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Cory D.F. Portnuff
Brian Fligor, Kathryn Arehart
Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Enhancement, Children’s Hospital, Boston MA
Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder

3:05pm – 3:40pm BREAK

3:40pm – 4:15pm "Value of DPOAEs in Detecting Changes Associated with Music Overexposure"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Sridhar Kishnamurtie
Department of Communications Disorders, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Leslie Rolph
Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX

4:15pm – 4:50pm "A Pilot Study of Changes in Otoacoustic Emissions After Exposure to Live Music"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Rodrigo Ordonez
Dorte Hammershoi, Carsten Borg, Jon Voetmann
Acoustics Department Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Embeded Systems, Oticon A/S, Smorum, Denmark
Voetmann Akustik, Frederiksberg C., Demnark


6:00pm – 6:30pm HORS D'OEUVRES
6:30pm – 8:30pm DINNER Catered by Feast
Presentation by AES President, Jan Abildgaard Pedersen

 
Friday, June 22, 2012

7:30am – 8:00am COFFEE / PASTRIES

8:00am – 8:35am "Electroacoustic Performance Requirements for Assistive Listening Systems for Hard of Hearing and Hearing Impaired"
Peter Mapp
PeterMapp Associates, Colchester, UK

8:35am – 9:10am "Estimating Individual Sound Pressure Levels at the Eardrum in Music Playback Over Insert Headphones"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Ville Sivonen
Sami Oksanen, Marko Hiipakka
Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Cochlear Nordic AB, Vantaa, Finland

9:10am – 9:45am "Musical Instrument Recognition in Combined Electric and Acoustic Cochlear Implant Simulations"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Shaikat Hossain
Peter Assmann
School of Behaviotal and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas, Dallas, TX

9:45am – 10:25am BREAK

10:25am – 11:00am "Noise Monitoring System Employing Psychoacoustic Noise Dosimetry"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Bozena Kostek
Jozef Kotus, Anrezej Czyewski
Gdansk University of Technology, Multimedia Systems Department, Gdansk, Poland

11:00am – 11:35am "Noise Dosimetry Made Simple"
Patty Niquette
Etymotic Research, Elk Grove Village, IL

11:35am – 12:55pm LUNCH

12:55pm – 1:20pm "Verification of Flat Attenuation Characteristics of Musicians Earplugs"
Brian Fligor
Children’s Hospital, Boston MA

1:20pm – 1:55pm "Protection and Measurement Methods and Devices for Occupationally Hazardous Sound Levels in Pro Audio"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Michael Santucci
Thom Fiegle
Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation, Chicago, IL


1:55pm – 2:30pm "New Electronic Earplugs for Musicians"

PRESENTING AUTHOR: Mead Killion
Gail Gudmundsen, Tim Monroe
Etymotic Research, Elk Grove Village, IL

2:30pm – 3:20pm BREAK

3:20pm – 3:55pm "Potential Errors of Real-Ear-to-Coupler-Difference Method Applied for a Prediction of Hearing Aid Performance in an Individual Ear"
PRESENTING AUTHOR: Oleg Saltykov
Anton Gebert
Siemens Hearing Systems Inc, Piscataway, NJ
Siemens Audiologische Technik GmbH, Erlangen, Germany

3:55pm – 4:10pm CLOSING REMARKS
Michael Santucci, Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation, Chicago, IL

4:10pm Leave for Pritzker Pavilion Technical Tour and Grant Park Symphony Concert
Following the technical Presentations on Friday June 22, 20112 there will be a technical
tour of the famous Jay Pritzker out door Pavilion's at Chicago’s Millennium Park.
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