Event Details
Date: 17 April 2024 - 20 April 2024

Location name: Atlanta, USA

Location address: Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA

Tel: +1 703 790 8466


Victoria Gonzalez, AuD, PhD, The University of Mississippi Medical Center.

AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, proved to be yet another testament to the strength and unity of the audiology community. Nearly 3,000 passionate attendees congregated to delve into the forefront of audiological advancements and foster invaluable connections with their peers. As one of the premier events in audiology, AAA 2024 caters to the diverse needs of audiologists and audiology students, as well as other hearing and balance care professionals.

This year's conference boasted a packed schedule, from insightful featured sessions tackling a wide range of topics, including pediatrics, amplification, vestibular and adult diagnostics to comprehensive discussions on coding and reimbursement changes impacting audiology practices. The HearTECH Expo featured more than 150 booths, offering hands-on experience with technology shaping the future of audiological care.

AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo placed a strong emphasis on cultivating the next generation of audiology leaders through various networking and professional development opportunities. Events like the New Professionals Networking Meet-Up (sponsored by Kaiser Permanente) and the Celebrate Audiology Reception (sponsored by Hamilton CapTel) facilitated meaningful exchanges among audiologists nationwide.

Among the standout presentations at AAA 2024 was the powerful keynote address from Dr Abraham Verghese (left) (sponsored by AuDExperts and HearingLoss.com). Dr. Verghese, a best-selling author and winner of the National Humanities Medal, delivered a moving keynote about the importance of the doctor-patient relationship in our field. Additionally, the new Beyond the Booth series was a welcome addition, which offered valuable career growth and leadership development sessions for professionals at all stages in their careers.

For many attendees, including myself, the annual conference represents more than just a professional gathering – it's a homecoming. It's where colleagues, mentors, and friends converge. Year after year, AAA annual conferences reaffirm my commitment to shaping a brighter future for audiology.

Future Meeting Details: AAA 2025+HearTECH Expo, New Orleans, Louisiana, 26–29 March 2025.