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HLAA2020
convention

Awards Ceremony and Reception

Convention page by the end of January. Workshops
will focus on the following learning tracks:
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Advocacy

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Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT)

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Employment NEW THIS YEAR!

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Lifestyle

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State/Chapter Development

To Be Determined

Join us as we recognize volunteers, and state and chapter
leaders from across the country for their work in the hearing
loss community. Enjoy refreshments as we celebrate the hard
work of the HLAA community. Watch for more information
coming soon on the Convention page.

Rocky and Ahme Stone Endowment
Scholarship

Call for Papers-Deadline Friday,
December 6, 2019

Interested in presenting a workshop on one of the tracks
mentioned? Complete the Call for Papers form found
on the Convention page, and email it to convention@
hearingloss.org.
Please note: There's a separate Call for Papers form
for workshops held in the State/Chapter Development
Room. You can find the form, along with instructions, on
the Convention page under the Call for Papers link. The
deadline for all submissions is Friday, December 6, 2019.

Get Acquainted Party (GAP)

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Thursday, June 18
New Orleans is known for its celebrations-and the
Get Acquainted Party won't disappoint! Join us as we
celebrate opening night with old friends and new. There
will be entertainment, light fare and a cash bar. Stay
tuned. More information to come.

Research Symposium

Interested in sponsoring the HLAA2020 Convention,
exhibiting at it, or both? Visit the Convention page to
learn more about sponsorship, and exhibit and marketing
opportunities. Take a look on page 22 for a list of the
HLAA2019 Convention Sponsors.

Friday, June 19
Friday morning welcomes world-renowned scientists to
present the latest research on hearing loss and tinnitus. The
Research Symposium is funded by a grant from the National
Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
(NIDCD). More information to come.

HLAA2020 Convention Walk4Hearing

Saturday, June 20
Take a break from sitting in workshops and head
outdoors for some exercise. At the fourth annual
Convention Walk4Hearing, you'll be able to take in the
sights of scenic New Orleans and the Mississippi River.
Pack your walking shoes!

HEARING LIFE

If you're an HLAA member and have never been to an
HLAA Convention, you're eligible to apply for a
scholarship. You also may nominate another HLAA member.
Here's how it works: Apply for the Rocky and Ahme
Stone Endowment Scholarship by Monday, February
10, 2020-the application deadline. In March, the
HLAA Board of Directors will select one recipient for this
scholarship. The remaining applications will be considered
for other available scholarships. We strive to award
scholarships to all who apply. See more details and the
application/nomination form on the Convention page.

Stay Up-to-Date

We offer many ways to stay current on the latest
convention news:
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Subscribe to the HLAA biweekly Hearing Life e-News

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Check the Convention page regularly at hearingloss.
org/programs-events/convention/

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Like HLAA on Facebook at facebook.com/
HearingLossAssociation

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Follow @HLAA on Twitter and use #HLAA2020

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Follow @hearinglossassociation on Instagram

See you in New Orleans!
Amanda Watson is the HLAA
meeting planner. Reach her at
awatson@hearingloss.org.

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Hearing Life November/December 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Hearing Life November/December 2019

A Note From Our Executive Director
Thoughts From Our Board Chair
Founder’s Corner
Supporting Our Veterans Through All Their Years: The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter
Advocacy
Convention
Never Give Up: A Vietnam Veteran’s Hearing Journey
Walk4Hearing Update
Sue, Eleanor, Fred—And Facing Our Fears
Awards and Recognition
Acoustic Trauma and the Impact of Noise on Our Men and Women in Uniform
A Holiday Getaway to the Big Apple
Hearing Loops at Home
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Cover1
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Cover2
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 3
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 4
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 5
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 6
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - A Note From Our Executive Director
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 8
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 9
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Thoughts From Our Board Chair
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Founder’s Corner
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 12
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Supporting Our Veterans Through All Their Years: The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter
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Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 18
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Advocacy
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 20
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Convention
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Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 24
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 25
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Never Give Up: A Vietnam Veteran’s Hearing Journey
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 27
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 28
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 29
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 30
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Walk4Hearing Update
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 32
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Sue, Eleanor, Fred—And Facing Our Fears
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 34
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 35
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 36
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Awards and Recognition
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 38
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Acoustic Trauma and the Impact of Noise on Our Men and Women in Uniform
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 40
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - A Holiday Getaway to the Big Apple
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 42
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - Hearing Loops at Home
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 44
Hearing Life November/December 2019 - 45
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