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Confirmed speakers so far for the 2019 BSHAA Congress:

 

Curtis Alcock

Professional development day - Curtis Alcock

Curtis Alcock is managing director of Audify and founder of the influential hearing think tank, Audira. He has spoken internationally on the subject of changing society's attitudes to hearing care, and has addressed members of the European Parliament on the need for routine hearing checks throughout life, protection for children and teenagers from noise damage, and increased accessibility for those with limited hearing.
His talk at Congress is titled 'Hearing and the meaning of life' and is sure to be another fascinating and thought-provoking look at hearing care.

 

Professor Brian Moore

Professor Brian Moore

Brian Moore is Emeritus Professor of Auditory Perception at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Acoustical Society of America, and the Audio Engineering Society, and an Honorary Fellow of the Belgian Society of Audiology and of BSHAA. He is President of the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals (UK). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal “Hearing Research”. He has written or edited 20 books and over 650 scientific papers and book chapters, and has won numerous awards around the world for his work.

 

Professor Doris-Eva Bamiou

Professor Doris-Eva Bamiou

Professor Doris-Eva Bamiou MD MSc PhD FRCP is Professor in Neuroaudiology at the UCL Ear Institute, and consultant in Audiovestibular Medicine at UCLH and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. Her research focus is on translational research in the field of neuroaudiology - the intersection of audiology, vestibular medicine and cognitive neuroscience that has the potential to lead to direct patient benefit.
She received the Pat Jobson Prize of the British Association of Audiological Physicians (2002), the Edith Whetnall Prize of the Royal Society of Medicine (2012) and the Thomas Simm Littler Prize 2017 of the British Society of Audiology for promoting the field of auditory processing disorders. She is Director and Organiser of the APD advanced masterclass (UCL), Programme Co-Director of the MSc in Audiovestibular Medicine (UCL) and Editor of the eBrain Neurootology section and the forthcoming Scott & Brown Neurootology section.

 

Dr Brian Taylor

 Professional development day - Brian Taylor (2017 07 17 11 10 22 UTC)

Brian Taylor is the director and clinical audiologist for the Fuel Medical Group. He is also editor-in-chief of the Hearing Healthcare & Technology Matter blog, an independent source of industry news. He is an adjunct professor for A.T. Still University at the Arizona School of Health Sciences and editor of Audiology Practices, the quarterly journal of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. He is also a well-known author and speaker in the audiology world. He has written four books, numerous articles, and lectured extensively on a variety of topics related to clinical audiology and business management. He will present a keynote session on the Saturday of the 2019 BSHAA Congress, and also run a business strategy workshop on the Friday.

 

Elouise Koops

Elouise Koops

Neuroscientist Elouise Koops works in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the University Medical Center in Groningen, Netherlands. Her background is in neuropsychology and behavioural and cognitive neurosciences. Her current PhD project is on brain plasticity as a result of hearing loss and tinnitus. She is investigating the differences in the functional response of the brain, as well as the structural changes that are associated with hearing loss, and will provide an overview of her current findings at the 2019 BSHAA Congress. She is also program manager of the TIN-ACT consortium. This Horizon-2020 EU project aims to unravel tinnitus by combining forces of molecular methods with genetic and behavioural research.