Invited Speakers

Imaging the auditory system
Daniel Keppeler, Anders Fridberger, Michelle Moerel, Colette McKay

The aging auditory system: Physiology and perception
Judy Dubno, Douglas Fitzpatrick, Aravindakshan Parthasarathy, Nathalie Giroud

Perceptual consequences of hearing loss & models of hearing
Jennifer Resnik, Naomi Bramhall, Andrew Oxenham, Sarah Verhulst

Machine listening and novel hearing technologies
Jesper Jensen, Volker Hohmann, Romain Serizel, Dorothea Kolossa, Owen Brimijoin


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  • 2023
  • 23 Aug
  • 24 Aug
  • 25 Aug
08:30 - 09:30Registration and hanging of posters
09:45 - 10:00Welcome

Introduction by TORSTEN DAU

10:00 - 11:00[Session 1a] Imaging the auditory system

10:00 – 10:30                ANDERS FRIDBERGER
Time to rewrite the textbooks? No traveling wave and no place code in low-frequency hearing

10:30 – 11:00                DANIEL KEPPELER
Advancing hearing restoration: Multiscale and multimodal  imaging of the cochlea for optogenetic cochlear implant development

11:00 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 12:00[Session 1b] Imaging the auditory system

11:20 – 11:40                SERHII KOSTRIKOV
Advanced imaging and image analysis techniques for in-depth exploration of cochlear histology and pathogenesis of hearing loss

11:40 – 12:00                JULIEN BESLE
Frequency mapping in human primary auditory cortex predicts frequency discrimination performance

12:00 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 15:00[Session 1c] Imaging the auditory system

13:30 – 14:00                MICHELLE MOEREL
An exploration of subcortical auditory processing using ultra-high field MRI

14:00 – 14:30                COLETTE McKAY
The role of functional near-infra-red spectroscopy (fNIRS) in measuring and understanding the response of the cortical auditory system to sounds

14:30 – 14:50                IRENE ARRIETA SAGREDO
Does cross-modal plasticity decrease after cochlear implantation in children?

15:00 - 17:00Poster Session I (with coffee)

Odd-numbered posters

17:00 - 17:50[Session 2a] The aging auditory system: Physiology and perception

17:00 – 17:30                NATHALIE GIROUD 
Behavioral and neural plasticity in the aging auditory system in health and dementia-risk following app-based training

17:30 – 17:50                S.W.J. UBBINK
The prevalence and recognition of cognitive impairment in older individuals visiting a hearing aid dispenser in the Netherlands

17:50 - 18:20Coffee break
18:20 - 19:00[Session 2b] The aging auditory system: Physiology and perception

18:20 – 18:40                DANA CHERRI  
Effect of hearing aid directional processing on electrophysiological indices of auditory attention and their association with psychophysical measures

18:40 – 19:00                NICOLE ANGENSTEIN
Effect of age on the training of listening tasks with different hemispheric

19:00 - 20:30Dinner
20:30 - 21:30William Demant Lecture

Different types of speech material afford different hearing behaviour

21:30 - 23:00Posters and social
08:30 - 10:00[Session 2c] The aging auditory system: Physiology and perception

08:30 – 09:00                DOUGLAS FITZPATRICK
Electrocochleography reveals cochlear synaptopathy in adult cochlear implant (CI) recipients

09:00 – 09:30                ARAVINDAKSHAN PARTHASARATHY 
A cross-species approach to understanding the physiological mechanisms underlying age-related hearing loss

09:30 – 10:00                JUDY DUBNO
Metabolic and sensory components of age-related hearing loss

10:00 - 10:30Coffee break and group picture
10:30 - 11:50[Session 3a] Perceptual consequences of hearing loss & models of hearing

10:30 – 11:00                JENNIFER RESNIK
The impact of internal states on sensory processing and perception

11:00 – 11:30                NAOMI BRAMHALL 
Perceptual consequences of cochlear deafferentation: Insight from military veterans

11:30 – 11:50                JIAYUE LIU
EEG as an indicator for perceptual difficulties in noise?

12:00 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:30[Session 3b] Perceptual consequences of hearing loss & models of hearing

13:30 – 14:00                SARAH VERHULST
Functional consequences of synaptopathy in the ageing population

14:00 – 14:30                ANDREW OXENHAM
Influence of hearing loss, aging, and cochlear implants on context effects and music perception

14:30 - 15:00Coffee break
15:00 - 16:00[Session 3c] Perceptual consequences of hearing loss & models of hearing

15:00 – 15:20                RUIJING NING
Working memory capacity moderates the effect of hearing aid experience on phonological processing performance

15:20 – 15:40                DJ AUDET 
Predictors of individual variability in the adaptations to distorted sound localization cues

15:40 – 16:00                JOHANNES ZAAR
Predicting speech reception performance with hearing aids using the Audible Contrast Threshold test

16:00 - 18:00Poster Session II (with coffee)

Even-numbered posters

18:00 - 19:00[Session 4a] Machine listening and novel hearing technologies

18:00 – 18:30                VOLKER HOHMANN
Multi-modal hearing devices and their evaluation: Application of interactive virtual environments to hearing-aid research

18:30 – 19:00                JESPER JENSEN
The minimum overlap-gap algorithm – A microphone-only method for distinguishing a target talker from competing speakers

19:00 - 20:30Dinner
20:30 - 23:00Posters and social
23:00 - 01:30Party at “Stjernebaren”
09:00 - 10:10[Session 4b] Machine listening and novel hearing technologies

09:00 – 09:20                BIRGER KOLLMEIER
Psychoacoustics With Limited Resources: How Smartphone- Based Hearing Tests Change Hearing Research

09:20 – 09:50                ROMAIN SERIZEL 
A brief introduction to multichannel noise reduction with deep neural networks

09:50 – 10:10                MARK R. SADDLER
The role of temporal coding in real-world hearing: evidence from machine learning

10:10 - 10:40Coffee break
10:40 - 12:00[Session 4c] Machine listening and novel hearing technologies

10:40 – 11:00        VIRGINIA BEST
Externalization of speech when listening with hearing aids

11:00 – 11:30        DOROTHEA KOLOSSA 
Audio-visual integration in speech and hearing technologies

11:30 – 12:00        OWEN BRIMIJOIN 
On spatialization for hearing assistance devices

12:00 - 12:20Conclusion

Closing remarks by TORSTEN DAU

12:20 - 14:00Lunch and departure