Conference Schedule

Friday, November 10th, 2023

Blended Track (All Attendees)

  • 8:00 - 10:00 am
    • Featured Speaker: Gail Whitelaw, PhD
  • 10:00 - 10:15 am : BREAK

  • 10:15 - 11:15 am
    • Tony Solari, PhD (NCAA Lobbyist)
  • 11:15 - 11:30 am : BREAK

  • 11:30 - 12:30 pm
    • Speaker: Vanessa Roddenberry, PhD, HSP-P

  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch and NCAA Business Meeting (members only)
  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    • Speaker: Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, FACS, MBA
  • 2:30 - 2:45 pm: BREAK

Track A (Adult Track)

  • 2:45 -3:45 pm
    • Speaker: Andrew Vermiglio, AuD
  • 3:45 - 4:00 pm: BREAK

  • 4:00 -5:00 pm
    • Speaker: Samantha Scharf, AuD
    • Speaker: Allison Young, AuD
    • Speaker: Heather Toth, AuD

Track B (Pediatric Track)

  • 2:45 - 3:45 pm
    • Speaker: Gail Whitelaw, PhD
  • 3:45 - 4:00 pm: BREAK

  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Speaker: Christine Holmes, AuD
    • Speaker: Marisa Temple, AuD
    • Speaker: Jennifer Woodard, AuD

All Attendees

  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm: Student Presentations and Happy Hour
  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm: Social Event - TBD

The North Carolina Audiology Association is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.7 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.


North Carolina Audiology Association Intellectual Property Policy for Presenters/Speakers

The North Carolina Audiology Association (NCAA) takes matters of intellectual property seriously. To this end, this document will outlines policy for intellectual property related to the speakers/presenters who participate in courses that are approved for CEUs. For the purposes of this policy, the “Presentation” shall be defined as the spoken or non-verbal communications of the speaker to the attendees during the course of a CEU-approved session. “Materials” shall be defined as the powerpoint presentation, handouts, or other written or digital materials provided by the speaker.

It is NCAA policy that:

  • That no part of the Presentation or Materials infringes upon any copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party;
  • If any part of the Presentation or Materials involve the performance or reproduction of any pre-existing work, that the speaker is the owner of the copyright, or have obtained permission. Further, NCAA may offer and provide the Presentation and any related Materials, solely in connection with the Convention and its promotion, and with the permission of speaker. Speakers’ permission to share and provide these materials for the membership is assumed by remitting digital Materials to NCAA in relation to the conference;
  • The Presentation and Materials contain nothing libelous, slanderous, injurious or untrue;
  • NCAA is granted a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive royalty free license for NCAA to use and host the Presentation (solely restricted to live/in-person during Convention) and Materials solely in relation with Convention. If Materials are provided to NCAA by the speaker for dissemination to the membership, these Materials are assumed to be covered under this policy point. NCAA agrees to not directly distribute the provided materials to non-members, and/or those who have not paid to attend the conference either in person in digitally. NCAA is not held responsible for the actions third parties who may unknowingly, illegally or accidentally share Materials to non-members, or non-attendees;
  • That the speaker has full power and authority, free of any rights of any nature whatsoever by any person, to enter into and abide this Agreement and to grant the license to NCAA in this Agreement. If not, the speaker shall notify NCAA at least 5 months prior to the date of the conference;
  • By agreeing to present at the NCAA Conference as an invited speaker, the speaker does grant permission to be photographed and or partially videoed and that the photographs or video be published the in NCAA publications, NCAA-related public media, or NCAA digital media. NCAA may make reference to the appearance of the speaker and may make photographs or partial videos available to mass media outlets for purposes of promoting NCAA and/or the speaker within the context of audiology awareness or any pertinent audiology-related issues;
  • That I shall indemnify and hold harmless NCAA and its agents, board members, employees, affiliates, successors, assignees and licensees from and against any claim, damage, liability, expense or loss, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs associated therewith, or with the enforcement of this indemnity, arising from any claim asserted against NCAA by any person or entity, arising from my actual or alleged breach of any of their representations and warranties in this Agreement or arising from the Presentation or Materials.