Advanced Practice in Hearing and Balance Symposium 2023

Save the Date (1)

Join us in-person or online!


Anschutz Medical Campus

Research 1 North (P18), Hensel Phelps Auditorium

12800 East 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045



Zoom - Link will be sent to registrants prior to conference day

*Online participants can submit live questions and comments to presenters through the Zoom chat function.*


Registration is open! Click "Register Now" or visit to begin.

Admission Type

Early Bird Admission

(Ends 7/8/2023)

Regular Admission

(Begins 7/9/2023)

In Person: Regular$80$100
In Person: Student$40$50
Online: Regular$80$100
Online: Student$40$50


Schedule - Updates to follow

Saturday, July 29th, 2023


7:15-8:00am: Registration and Breakfast

8:00-11:30am: Session 1


Access to hearing healthcare: Sumit Dhar, PhD


OTC hearing aids - What's happened and what's coming next for national hearing care policies: TBD


Hearing device classification - Definitions of OTC hearing aids, PSAPs, Hearables: Brian Taylor, AuD


Literature review on direct to consumer hearing devices - Electroacoustic analysis, consumer surveys, and clinical trials: Vinaya Manchaiah, AuD, PhD


Outcomes of OTC hearing aids with online clinical support: De Wet Swanepoel, PhD


11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch and Exhibiting 


12:30-3:00pm: Session 2


Neurophysiological perspective on OTC hearing aid outcomes: Anu Sharma, PhD


Why OTC hearing aids is the not the solution for individuals with hearing loss?: TBD


Auditory wellness approach to managing hearing problems in older adults: Larry Humes, PhD


Panel discussion “Opportunities and challenges of integrating OTC hearing aids in audiology practice”: Moderator - Anu Sharma; Panelists – Brian Taylor, Vinaya Manchaiah, Anu Sharma, Sumit Dhar, Larry Humes



3:00pm: Meeting Adjourned

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

This course will offer up to .5 ASHA and AAA CEUs (intermediate level; professional area).


We recommend that you reserve your stay at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver, or the SpringHill Suites by Marriott. These hotels are across the street from the Anschutz Medical Campus and is a quick 15 minute walk or 5 minute shuttle ride.


Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver

The Hyatt offers complimentary shuttles to and from the Anschutz Medical Campus. In addition, the hotel offers shuttles to the Colfax Light Rail station (use this station to take the Light Rail to the Denver International Airport). The participant is responsible for scheduling the complimentary Hyatt shuttle.

Address: 13200 East 14th Place Aurora, CO 80011

To book, please visit this website.


SpringHill Suites by Marriott-Anschutz Medical Campus

SpringHill Suites offers complimentary shuttles to and from the Anschutz Medical Campus. In addition, the hotel offers shuttles anywhere within a 3 mile radius. The shuttle runs every hour on the 30.

Address: 13400 East Colfax Avenue Aurora, CO 80011

To book, please visit this website​.


For questions, please contact the event coordinator Carey Burgess at