euha conference 2020

Digital EUHA Congress 2020: New Lecture Format Featuring Internationally Renowned Speakers Begins October 10, 2020

EUHA digital, the digital  programme of specialist lectures held by speakers from Germany and abroad, is to start on October 10th. Renowned experts will be sharing the latest expertise from the  fields of hearing research, hearing technology, cochlear implants, earmoulds and  hearing protection, listening effort, special-needs devices and individual fitting for  musicians.

All the lectures will be available online from October 10th to November 8th, 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 p.m.  and 3 p.m. CEST/CET. Registered attendees are invited to ask questions tying in with the lectures presented; the experts will also discuss some of the issues raised in  the run-up to the event via the chat function.

“EUHA  digital offers hearing aid acousticians a chance to benefit from advanced professional  training free of charge. Our profession is of indispensable importance to the system,  which is why it is essential to remain up to date and acquire the latest knowledge.” 

–Beate Gromke, EUHA President


EUHA digital features the following experts:  

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Birger Kollmeier: “Hearing for All: From empirical hearing research  towards modern precision audiology” 
  • Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D., Dave Fabry, Ph.D.: “The Speed of innovation”
  • Dr. Jérôme Servais: “Networking acousticians and clinics” 
  • Dr. Florian Schmidt: “Dependence of speech intelligibility on the electrical stimulation  level and changes in impedance during the first year of application: Old and new  insights” 
  • Dr. habil. Tobias Weißgerber: “Impact of the noise condition on speech perception  and listening effort in users of auditory implants” 
  • Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser: “Towards the optical cochlear implant: Optogenetic  stimulation of the auditory pathway” 
  • Sascha Haag, M.A.: “Hearable versus medical device – competitive battle or  opportunity?”
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hoppe: “Influence of fitting practice on satisfaction, feeling of  security and self-confidence among hearing aid users” 
  • Dr. Hendrik Husstedt: “Custom-made hearing protectors with hearing aids as medical  devices and personal protective equipment (PPE)” 
  • Erich Bayer: “Smart earmoulds for smart hearing systems” 
  • Hans-Christian Drechsler: “Metrics to quantify performance of hearing aid systems in  different listening environments” 
  • Dipl.-Ing. Horst Warncke: “Watch the brain listen” 
  • Melanie Krüger, M.Sc.: “What is listening effort and how can we measure it in a daily  routine?” 
  • Christophe Lesimple: “Evaluation of a hearing aid fitting protocol optimised for active  musicians” 
  • Simon Müller, M.Sc: “Artificial intelligence and its applications” 


Expert chats 


Every Friday, on 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, and 6 Nov 2020, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. CEST/CET, our experts will be available for live chats to answers the questions put to  them by participants. Registered attendees are invited to ask their questions in the  EUHA digital Auditorium using the chat function, or by sending an e-mail to in the run-up to the event. Details on the availability of the lecturers in  the chatroom can be found in the schedule for EUHA digital at: 



Participants registered for the Digital EUHA Congress may take part in the Digital  Future Friday, and watch any of the EUHA digital lectures made available between  10 October and 8 November 2020. Participation in the Digital EUHA Congress is free  of charge; register any time during the event by going to:



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