Tentative Schedule & Program

49th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY MEETING
February 24 - 26, 2022
Scottsdale Plaza Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2022

8:00 AM - 9:55 AM: TECHNOLOGY UPDATES (Industry Sponsored Sessions)

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM: First Round
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM: Repeat of Sessions

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM: Second Round
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM: Repeat of Sessions

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Industry Research Consortium Sponsored Special Session

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM: Opening Comments

Charles Limb, MD, AAS President
Rene Gifford, PhD, AAS President-Elect and Program Chair

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM: Translational Research I

Bharath Chandrasekaran, PhD
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2:25 PM - 4:40 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations

PODIUM SESSION I

PODIUM SESSION II

PODIUM SESSION III

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM: Carhart Memorial Lecture

Anu Sharma, PhD
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Early Career Research Award Presentation

Elizabeth Walker, PhD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Translational Research II - Killion Lecture

John G. Casali, PhD
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

9:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Poster Session I Presentations

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM: Awards & Recognitions (not eligible for CEU)

Life Achievement Award: Judy R. Dubno, PhD
Ear and Hearing Editor's Award; TBA

Ear and Hearing Readers' Choice Award: TBA

Membership Update: Charles Limb, MD, AAS President

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Poster Session II Presentations

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: NIDCD Research Presentation

NIDCD Funding Opportunities for Students and Young Investigators
Dr. Alberto Rivera-Rentas
NIDCD, NIH

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Happy Hour: Hosted by Mentoring - Students and Postdocs of AAS (spAAS) (not eligible for CEU)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Translational Research III

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

9:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Concurrent Podium Presentations

PODIUM SESSION IV

PODIUM SESSION V

PODIUM SESSION VI

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Special Session: Future Therapies for the Ears