Programme & Abstracts

Presentations from conference speakers

3D Perception Iceland – Blake C. Papsin
Effekterna av interaktiv hörselrehabilitering – Marie Öberg
Age related vision loss – Walter Wittich
God Praksis – Jan Hoedt


Time Event 
18:30 - 20:00Get-together party at Whales of Iceland with light refreshments and entertainment

The Whales of Iceland exhibition is located at Grandi, Fiskislóð 23.
Close to the old harbor and about 15 min walk from the city center

Click for a map of the venue

Time SpeakerTopicVenue
08:30 - 09:00Opening CeremonySilfurberg A
09:00 - 10:00Hannes PetersenWhale inner ears, evolutionary and anatomical considerationsSilfurberg A
10:00 - 10:30Coffee break in FlóiFlói
10:30 - 11:30Dr. Blake PapsinA three dimensional percept in the absence of fusion: What cochlear implants
in children have taught us about the developing auditory system
Silfurberg A
11:30 - 12:30Lunch in FlóiFlói
12:30 - 13:30Phd. Sue ArchboldInvesting in hearing technology improves lives and saves society money: influencing public policySilfurberg A
13:30 - 14:30Marie ÖbergEffekterna av Interaktiv HörselrehabiliteringSilfurberg A
14:30 - 15:00Coffee break and poster session in FlóiFlói
15:00 - 15:15Moa WahlqvistHealth and people with Usher syndrome, need for biopsychological perspectiveSilfurberg A
15:15 - 15:30Siv HillesøySpesialpedagogisk hjelp til beste for både barn og samfunnSilfurberg A
15:30 -15:45Janani FernandezVirtual sound source localisation by bilateral cochlear-implant usersSilfurberg A
15:45 - 16:00Ebru ZerenA preliminary study of cochlear synaptopathy (hidden hearing loss) in musicians with normal audiogramSilfurberg A
16:00 -16:15Anne WolffThe Better Hearing Rehabilitation (BEAR) study in Denmark. Population characteristics of the hearing aid user and benefits of hearing aid treatment in the current program of hearing rehabilitation.Silfurberg A
16:15 - 16:30Jan HoedtProjekt God Praksis – Dansk vejledning i udredning og intervention på høreområdetSilfurberg A
17:15-20:15Optional conference excursions
Time SpeakerTopicVenue
08:45- 09:45Elina Mäki-TorkkopCochlear implants in adults- improved quality of life also in elderly populations.Silfurberg A
09:45-10:00Energy speakerSilfurberg A
10:00- 10:30Coffee break in FlóiFlói
10:30- 11:30Eva KaltropCongential cytomegalovirusinfection – a common, but unknown, cause of hearing lossSilfurberg A
11:30- 12:30Lunch in FlóiFlói
12:30- 13:30Dr. Lisa DavidsonThe effects of early acoustic hearing for pediatric cochlear implant recipientsSilfuberg A
13:30- 13:45Venla LohiHearing impairment is common among Saami adults in Northern FinlandSilfurberg A
13:45- 14:00Siri WennbergLyttetrening og nevral plastisitet hos barn og unge med auditive prosesseringsvanskerSilfurberg A
14:00- 14:15Dagny HemmingsenHigh-dose gentamicin treatment in neonates – long-term follow-up on ototoxicitySilfurberg A
14:15- 14:45Coffee break and poster session in FlóiFlói
14:45- 15:00
Moa WahlqvistHealth and family climate in families where one parent has deafblindnessSilfurberg A
15:00- 15:15Claes MöllerFindings of new genes and treatment possibilites in deafblindnessSilfurberg A
15:15- 15:30Steinar BirkelandStatus for Nordisk Hørselsskadedes SamarbeidskomiteSilfurberg A
15:45- 16:45Annual General MeetingSilfurberg A
19:30- 23:00Conference dinnerKolabrautin
Time SpeakerTopicVenue
08:30 - 09:30Kathleen Pichora-FullerAudiologic rehabilitation for older adults with comorbid health conditions:
Assessment, treatment and outcomes
Silfurberg A
09:30 - 10:30Walter WittichAge-related vision loss, dual sensory loss and its relevance
to audiology service delivery
Silfurberg A
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break in FlóiFlói
11:00 - 12:00Eva Kaltrop“Extremly large variability in children with cochlear implants”?Silfurberg A
12:00 - 12:15ClosingFlói
12:15 - 13:00Light lunch
13:00 - 20:00Optional conference excursions


Dr. Blake Papsin

Blake Papsin Bio

Lisa Davidson

Lisa Davidson Bio

Marie Öberg

Marie Öberg bio

Elina Mäki-Torrko

Elina Mäki-Torkko bio

Walter Wittich

Walter Wittich bio

Kathleen Pichora-Fuller

Kathleen Pichora-Fuller bio

PhD Sue Archbold

Sue Archbold bio

Eva Karltorp

Eva Karltorp Bio

Hannes Petersen

Hannes Petersen bio