This year, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) and the German Hearing Aid Industry Association (BVHI) will debut the Digital EUHA Congress.
(Frankfurt/Mainz, 5 August 2020) This year, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) and the German Hearing Aid Industry Association (BVHI) will debut the Digital EUHA Congress. This new format features a broad range of the latest in expert knowledge, product innovations and digital ways to connect for attendees, speakers, and exhibiting companies. The Digital Future Friday on 9 October 2020 is the kick-off to the Digital EUHA Congress, and EUHA digital, the lecture programme of the event, will be running until 8 November 2020.
Digital Future Friday
As a kick-off to the event, the Digital Future Friday (DFF) will take place online on 9 October 2020 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CEST. In four keynote presentations from internationally renowned speakers held from 2 to 4:30 p.m., registered attendees will learn everything worth knowing about the most innovative topics from hearing aid acoustics and hearing aid technology. Following each presentation, attendees will have a chance to ask questions in a live chat. Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CEST, visitors can visit company booths in virtual floor and view the companies’ technological developments and product innovations. Dr Stefan Zimmer, Chairman of the Board of the BVHI: “We are pleased to be able to offer companies an opportunity to present their product and service innovations online this year. A personal exchange of information between manufacturers and customers, usually carried on in an exhibition hall every year, can now comfortably and safely be continued on a digital level.”
After the Digital Future Friday, EUHA digital, a programme of lectures featuring a number of specialist lectures given by speakers from Germany and abroad, will start from 10 October 2020. Renowned experts will be sharing the latest expertise from the fields of hearing research, technology, cochlear implants, marketing, earmoulds and hearing protection, listening effort, special-needs devices, and individual fitting for musicians. All lectures will be online from 10 October to 8 November 2020. Every Friday during that period, some of the speakers will be happy to answer questions in an expert talk conducted in the EUHA digital chatroom between 2 and 3 p.m. Any registered attendees can ask questions tying in with the lectures presented. The chat function also permits questions to be asked in advance. EUHA president Beate Gromke: “We have launched the Digital EUHA Congress because we regard the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity. Using the options offered by digitisation to share knowledge and the latest findings, to connect members of our profession, and facilitate interactive formats, is of utmost importance to us.”
Registered participants of the Digital EUHA Congress participate in the Digital Future Friday, access the Company Info Points, view the four key-note lectures and watch any of the EUHA digital lectures made available until 8 November 2020. Participation in the Digital EUHA Congress is free of charge. Please note that the number of spaces available is limited. Attendees can register here: