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Preliminary Program 2020


Due to the Corona pandemic, the EFAS workshop which was initially scheduled for June 12th/13th, 2020 has been postponed to September, 25th/26th, 2020!

Changes to the program due to the new date will be updated as soon possible.


Friday, September 25th, 2020


Opening Remarks (Birger Kollmeier, Oldenburg)
09.30 University teaching using e-learning tools
- Jens Ahrens (Gothenburg, Sweden): Massive open online course on communication acoustics
- Mark Pottek/Georg Klump/Karin Klink/Birger Kollmeier (Oldenburg, Germany): Hearing4all Academy goes online: Technical audiology online materials
- short break -
- Liat Kishon (Tel Aviv, Israel): Online Audiology teaching experience in Israel
- Enrique Lopez-Poveda (Salamanca, Spain): Online materials for audiology training in Spain
- N.N.
12.00 -  13.00 Lunch break
13.00 Working group discussions
a) Inventory of available course materials
b) General Audiologist vs. Audiological Specialist: The EFAS recommendations and their necessary updates
c) Core curriculum for medical, technical, and pedagogical audiology
15.00 Break
15.45 Mobile tools for audiology
- Dorte Hammershøi (Aalborg, Denmark): Mobile tools from the Bear Project
- Jörg-Hendrik Bach (HörTech, Oldenburg, Germany): Mobile tools from the Hearing4all „Virtual Hearing clinic“
- N.N. (e.g., presentation from industry or Fraunhofer IDMT)
Panel discusssion
What mobile tools do we need for eAudiology?
17.45 Wrap-up for the day
18.00 Evening event

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Opening of day 2 / summary of results so far
Multilinguality in eAudiology
- Cas Smits (Amsterdam, Netherlands): Digit Triplets test and non-speech tests for hearing screening
- Jan Wouters (Leuven, Belgium): School-age hearing screening with multilingual eAudiology tools
- M. Zokoll/M. Buschermöhle/B. Kollmeier (Oldenburg, Germany): The multilingual Matrix test: State of the art and further developments
Podium discussion
What requirements do we have for further multilingual test administration using eAudiology tools?
Wrap-up, close of the meeting (B. Kollmeier)
EFAS General Assembly
End of conference

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