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Oregon Academy of Audiology Fall Conference 2019 - Corvallis, OR

  • November 01, 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • November 02, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Oregon State University Alumni Center, Corvallis Oregon


  • OAA Members, full conference registration
  • OAA Members, one day
  • Full Conference for non-members
  • Non Member, one day
  • Discounted rate for early registrants before September 15, 2019.
  • Student membership is free!
  • Student volunteers will receive their assignment one week before the event.
  • Student volunteers will receive their volunteer assignment one week prior to the conference.
  • For members of a state speech and hearing association, e.g. WSHA, OSHA, ISHA, etc.
  • For members of a state speech and hearing association, e.g. WSHA, OSHA, ISHA, etc.

Remember, OAA membership runs February 1 - January 31 each year, regardless of when the membership was initiated or renewed. Therefore if your membership has expired and you renew your membership in order to receive the member registration rate, your membership will still expire on January 31, 2020.
Fall 2019 Oregon Academy of Audiology Conference

November 1 & 2, 2019

Oregon State University Alumni Center

725 SW 26th St. Corvallis, OR 97331

Conference Schedule:

Friday, November 1, 2019                                              

9:00 am -10:30 am Registration and Light Breakfast and Exhibitors   

10:30 am -12:00 pm (Keynote Speaker) What We Currently Know About Comorbid Chronic Conditions: Implications for Audiologic Practice, Harvey Abrams, Ph.D., Courtesy Professor University of South Florida

12:45 pm -2:00 pm Defining Your Brand in a Disruptive Market, Bettie Borton, Au.D., Audigy                       

2:00 pm -3:00 pm Lunch and Visit with Exhibitors                                                

3:00 pm -3:45 pm Dogs for Better Lives: Have you Heard What Assistance Dogs Really Do? - Mike Poremba, Assistance Dog Trainer                    

Concurrent Sessions: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (choose one)

Interprofessional Assessment of the Adult Dizzy Patient, Anne Hogan, Ph.D. and Paula Luke, O.D., FAAO, Pacific University

The Importance of Objective Measures in Cochlear Implants, Joshua Sevier, Au.D., University of Nebraska

Concurrent Sessions: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm (choose one)

Current Rehabilitation Practices for Patients with Normal Hearing and Communication Difficulties: Results from a Survey of Audiologists, Tess Koerner, PhD, AuD, Portland VA Medical Center & NCRAR

The Pediatric APD Patient: Looking Beyond the Ear, Anne Hogan, Ph.D. and Paula Luke, OD, FAAO, Pacific University

6:15 pm – 8:00 pm pm Social networking, Exhibitors, and Auction     

Saturday, November 2, 2019                

7:00 am –8:00 am Registration and Light Breakfast 

8:00 am -9:30 am (Keynote Speaker) The Audiology Profession at the Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here? Harvey Abrams, Ph.D., Courtesy Professor University of South Florida 

9:45 am -11:15 am Billing and Coding in Our Current Environment, Deb Abel, Au.D., Audigy

11:30 am -12:30 pm  Examining Noise Exposure and Other Risk Factors for Tinnitus: Practical Epidemiology for Clinicians, Sarah Theodoroff, Ph.D. and Kelly Reavis, MPH, MS, Portland VA Medical Center & NCRAR

12:30 pm -1:30 pm Lunch                    

1:30 pm -2:00 pm OAA Business Meeting (all members)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Legislation Update, Genoa Ingram, OAA's Lobbyist           

2:30 pm -3:30 pm Ototoxicity of Chemotherapeutic Agents: Clinical Application, Kristin Knight, MS and Dawn Konrad-Martin, PhD, Portland VA Medical Center & NCRAR                           

3:30 pm -4:00 pm Break                                                        

Concurrent Sessions: 4:00 pm -5:00 pm 

Adult-focused Panel Discussion

Pediatric-focus Panel Discussion

5:00 pm-5:15 pm Closing Statements

Friday night social and auction:

All conference registrations include a ticket to the Friday night dinner social event being held at the Alumni Center. There is an additional fee for guests who are not registered for the conference but would like to come to the Friday night event. Admission tickets will be issued at the onsite conference registration or at the door of the event venue. Each participant will also receive one complimentary drink ticket and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network with your colleagues!

Remember, OAA membership runs February 1 - January 31 each year. Therefore if you renew your membership on October 1, 2019 to receive the membership registration rate, your membership will still expire on January 31, 2020. 

Don't wait to book your hotel room!  Space is limited!

Hotel reservations at the Hilton Garden Inn may be made by visiting this webpage or by calling (541) 752-5000Please acknowledge the name of the group (Oregon Academy of Audiology) and request the group rate when making reservations. This procedure will ensure that each guest is chargeproperly.

Rates starting at $149.00 

Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis

2500 SW Western Blvd, Corvallis, OR 97333

Deadline to reserve a room in our block is Friday October 11, 2019.

Parking Information:

If you have reserved at room at the Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis, please check in prior to the conference. You may leave your bags and pick up a parking permit for fee hotel parking (for hotel registered guests only)

If you are not staying overnight or staying elsewhere, you may purchase a daily parking permit at the following locations:

Reiser Stadium parking lot (directly across from the Alumni Center) OR Parking Garage on the corner of Washington Way and 26th street

If you are not staying at the Hilton Garden Inn and plan on parking, we STRONGLY encourage you to purchase your parking permit in advance, print the permit, and place it on your car. To purchase in advance and view campus maps, please go to:

Parking Rates:

Purchase of a Daily permit for Friday is $10

Parking is free on Saturday

The Oregon Academy of Audiology is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of  1.4 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

9220 SW Barbur Blvd, Ste 119-134

Portland, OR 97219

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