2nd International Scientific Conference „Hearing Implants and Music” in the World Hearing Center in Kajetany, Poland on 14 July, 2016
‘Hearing Implants and Music’ is a popular-science conference addressed to all people interested in the latest achievements of science and medicine in the field of cochlear implantation.
Scientific program includes invited lectures presenting the state of knowledge related to music perception and influence of music on cognitive development, with particular attention given to issues related to hearing loss and implants. Workshops will include practical demonstrations of hearing and sound functions, meetings with specialists in hearing rehabilitation, technical novelties in hearing implants and other interesting activities for adults and children.
A particular attraction will be the meeting with the finalists of the 2nd International Music Festival for Children, Youths, and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea” - cochlear implant users with the exceptional gift for music.
Participation in the conference is free. We ask all interested to register online for organizational purposes.
9:00 - 10:30 Workshop session
10:30 - 10:45 Opening of the Conference (Prof. H. Skarżyński)
10:45 - 11:15 Opening lecture, Prof. H. Skarżyński, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing
11:15 - 11:30 Musical surprise
11:30 - 13:20 Lecture session
13:40 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 15:30 Meeting of hearing implant users and participants of the Festival "Beats of Cochlea"
Lectures and conference materials will be presented in English or Polish. Organizers will provide translation of scientific sessions.
World Hearing Center
Kajetany, 17 Mokra St