IFHOH World Congress - Budapest 2022 IFHOH BGM/EFHOH AGM
22-23-24 September 2022

Budapest Hungary
Ensana Thermal hotel Margaret island ****

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Time

Program

8:00-8:30

Registration for AGM and BGM

8:30-12:00

EFHOH Annual General Meeting (European Federation of Hard of Hearing) 

8:30-12.00

Hungarian Conference by SINOSZ

12:00-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-16:30

Hungarian Conference by SINOSZ

14:00-17:00

IFHOH Biannual General Meeting ( International Federation of Hard of Hearing)

14:00-18:00

Registration for the Conference participants

19:00-21:00

Welcome Reception

Time

Program

Speaker

9.00-10.00

Welcome session

Ruth Warick (IFHOH president)

Attila Fülöp / Ildikó Horvath - Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary

Dr. Kósa Ádám (SINOSZ president)

Juergen Scheading ( Conf. Patrons)

Hungarian patrons

10:00-11:00

Keynote presentation

Shelley Chadha

11:00-11:40

Coffee break

11.40-12.20

Keynote presentation

PhD. Laszlo Lovaszy

12:20-12:40

General session

Mr. Lucas Fisher (EHIMA)

12:40-13:00

General session

PhD. Andrea Jambor - SINOSZ

13:00-14:30

Lunch break

14.30-14:50

Theme 1: Identity and interactions: personal and social dimensions of a hearing loss 

Carole Willans

The Value of Mentoring and Peer Support

14:50-15:10

Theme 1: Identity and interactions: personal and social dimensions of a hearing loss 

Dr. Ewa Domagala-Zysk

A decade of progress for hard of hearing community in Poland

15:10-15:30

Theme 1: Identity and interactions: personal and social dimensions of a hearing loss 

Ursula Soffner

My life as a person with electric 'artificial' ears in Germany

15:30-15:50

Theme 1: Identity and interactions: personal and social dimensions of a hearing loss 

Patrick S.C. D'Haese

Hearing loss and menthal Health

14.30-14:50

Theme 2: Technological innovations for hearing accessibility

Ananya Herbert- Phonak

Phonak Marvel

14:50-15:10

Theme 2: Technological innovations for hearing accessibility

Andrew Thomas

Providing accurate information to stakeholders and users of A/L technology

15:10-15:30

Theme 2: Technological innovations for hearing accessibility

Juliette Sterken; Barbara Kelley, Rob Drullman

Assistive Listening Technology – Today and Tomorrow

15:30-15:50

Theme 2: Technological innovations for hearing accessibility

Christopher Sutton

Inclusion of Hard of Hearing Persons in the Built Environment

16:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

Discussion and conclusion

Ruth Warick

16:30-19:30

IFHOHYP Annual General meeting

19.00-21.00

Social events - optional evening programs

Time

Program

Speaker

9.00-9:10

Morning welcome speach

Ruth Warick (IFHOH)

9:10-9:30

General session

Avi Blau - IFHOH

Artificial Intelligence for Captions creation

9:30-9:50

General session

Dr. Kósa Ádám - SINOSZ

Why is it harder to be hard of hearing these days?

9:50-10:10

General session

Emese Belenyi -

One household- How many cultures?

10:10-10:30

General session

Ruth Warick and Patrick Gift Egessa

- Inclusive Education

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:20

4x20 min presentation in plenary session

Moses Serwadda and Brender Wanyana

Employment for Persons with Hearing Loss

11:20-11:40


Paulina Lewandowska

Significance of IFHOHYP activities for hard of hearing (HoH) people

11:40-12:00


Hanna Rantala & Anniina Lavikainen

Digital Participation as an Outlet for Interaction

12.00-12.30


Sue Archbold, PhD, Hon LLD ; Brian Lamb, OBE

Addressing the gap in access to CI: How?

12:30-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-14:20

Theme 3:

Medical developments for better hearing

Patrick S.C. D'Haese

Digital campaigns to raise awareness on hearing loss

14:20-14:40

Theme 3:

Medical developments for better hearing

Niels H. Pontoppidan, Ms Lidia Best, Jeppe H. Christensen, Mark Sladen, Louisa Murdin, Doris-Eva Bamiou

Insights from data-driven hearing healthcare with smart hearing aids in Horizon 2020 project EVOTION

14:40-15:00

Theme 3:

Medical developments for better hearing

Tuzson Attila, Association of Medical Devices Manufacturers, Hungary

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15:00-15:20

Theme 3:

Medical developments for better hearing

Dr. Leo De Raeve

Development of living guidelines for cochlear implantation in adults

14:00-14:20

Theme 4:

Legislative, policy and human rights advances for hard of hearing people

Liisa Sammalpenger Stina Olaja - theme 4.

Speech-to-text interpreting in promoting equaility

14:20-14:40

Theme 4:

Legislative, policy and human rights advances for hard of hearing people

Nikolai Bisgaard

Hearing aid uptake across the world

14:40-15:00

Theme 4:

Legislative, policy and human rights advances for hard of hearing people

Tadashi Takaoka

New Abstract coming, but this theme!!!

15:00-15:20

Theme 4:

Legislative, policy and human rights advances for hard of hearing people

Lidia Best: Theme 4.

Accessibility: a requirement to inclusion and participation

15:20-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:00

Discussion and conclusion

Ruth Warick

19:00-22:00

Gala dinner

 Theme 1:

  • impact of hearing loss on cognition, energy level, and self-esteem.
  • Effects of hearing loss on one’s way of being and manner of interacting with others.
  • Social and economic status of individuals with hearing loss and its impact on their family members and community.
  • The role of hard of hearing organizations in validating a person’s identity and in providing outlets for interaction and advocacy.

 Theme 2:

  • New developments in hearing aids, cochlear implants and assistive listening systems.
  • Developments in captions for TV, for public events and for in-person communication.
  • Hearing applications of mobile smartphones and of wireless communications.

 Theme 3:

  • Developments in health care practices, medical research and medical technology.
  • Developments regarding cochlear implants, middle ear implants, brain-stem implants, bone encored implants, hair cell regeneration
  • New audiology measuring, fitting and following technics.
  • Improvements in hearing health care, treatment for tinnitus and drug use protocols.

 Theme 4:

  • Public policy initiatives at the organizational, municipal, national, regional or global level.
  • The UN CRPD (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), the UN SDG (Sustainable Development Goals), the World Health Assembly (of the WHO) Resolution 70.13, and there implementation to hard of hearing and deaf persons.