IFHOH World Congress - Budapest 2022 IFHOH BGM/EFHOH AGM
10-11-12 March 2022

Budapest Hungary
Ensana Thermal hotel Margaret island ****

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Time

Room

Program

8:00-8:30

Registration for AGM and BGM

8:30-12:00

Kamilla room

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

12:00-14:00


Lunch break

14:00-17:00

Kamilla room

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

14:00-18:00

Lobby

Registration for the Conference participants

19:00-21:00

Restaurant Platan

(at the hotel)

Welcome Reception

Time

Room

Program

9.00-9.30

Star Auditorium conference hall

Welcome speaches

9:30-11:00

Star Auditorium conference hall

Welcome session


3x30 min. presentation

11:00-11:40

Coffee break

11.40-13.00

Star Auditorium conference hall

General session


4x20 min. presentation

13:00-14:30


Lunch break

14.30-14:50

Star Auditorium conference hall

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


4x20 min presentation

14.30-14:50

Kamilla room

Theme 2: Current and New Hearing Technologies: Future Loops, Bluetooth and Captions.


4x20 min presentation

16:00-16:30

Lunch break

16:30-17:00

Star Auditorium conference hall

Discussion and conclusion

17:00-18:30

Foyer of Star Auditorium Conference hall

Poster presentation

16.30-17:30

Kamilla room

IFHOHYP AGM (International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People)

20:00-22:00

Outside venue

Get together party  (optional)

16:30-17:00

Star Auditorium conference hall

Discussion and conclusion

17:00-18:30

Foyer of Star Auditorium Conference hall

Poster presentation

18.30-19:30

Kamilla room

IFHOHYP AGM (International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People)

20:00-22:00

Outside venue

Get together party (optional)

Time

Room

Program

9.00-9:10

Star Auditorium conference hall

Welcome

9:30-11:00

Star Auditorium conference hall

General session

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11.00:12:30

Star Auditorium conference hall

General session


4x20 min. presentation

12:30-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-15:20

Star Auditorium conference hall

Theme 3: Medical developments for better hearing 


4x20 min presentation

14.00-15:20

Kamilla room

Theme 4: Legislative, policy and human rights advances for hard of hearing people  


4x20 min presentation

15:20-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:00

Star Auditorium conference hall

Discussion and conclusion

19:00-22:00

Grand Hotel Margitsziget, Restaurant

Gala dinner (optional)

 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.