viernes, 1 de abril de 2011

Acúfenos: 5° Conferencia Internacional TRI

Holiday Inn Grand Island Resort and Conference CenterGrand Island, New York, U.S.A.August 19 - 21, 2011

Organized byThe Center for Hearing and Deafness at the State University of New York at Buffalo and theTinnitus Research Initiative
SponsorsOffice of Naval Research
American Tinnitus Association
Auris Medical
Sound Pillow
General Hearing
Tucker-Davis Technologies

Med-El Corporation
Conference Topics
Central Mechanism of Tinnitus
Role of Non-Auditory Brain Areas in Tinnitus
Pharmacological Targets for TinnitusPeripheral Mechanism of Tinnitus
Tinnitus Sound Therapies
Tinnitus Categorisation
Electrical Stimulation Therapies
Functional Imaging of Tinnitus
Somatic Tinnitus and Novel Therapies
Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy

Invited Speakers
Carol Bauer, Southern Illinois University, USADirk De Ridder, University Hospital Antwerp, BelgiumJos Eggermont, University of Calgary, CanadaAna Belén Elgoyhen, Univ. of Buenos Aires CONICETSylvie Hebert, University of Montreal, CanadaJames Kaltenbach, The Cleveland Clinic Fndt., USAMichael Kilgard, University of Texas at Dallas, USAMarlies Knipper, Hearing Res. Center Tübingen, GermanyAudrey Maudoux, University of Liege, BelgiumBradley May, The Johns Hopkins University, USAJennifer Melcher, Harvard Medical School, USA Arnaud Norena, University de Provence, FranceJay Piccirillo, Washington University, USAJosef Rauschecker, Georgetown University, USABenjamen Richardson, Southern Illinois University, USALarry Roberts, McMaster University, CanadaDonald Robertson, University of Western AustraliaSusan Shore, University of Michigan, USAPim van Dijk, Univ. Medical Cntr. Groningen, NetherlandsNathan Weisz, University of Konstanz, GermanyFan Gang Zeng, University of California – Irvine, USAJinsheng Zhang, Wayne State University, USA

Organizing CommitteeRichard J. Salvi, Ph.D.Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D.
Brian Allman, Ph.D.
Carol M. Altman, Conference &
Registration Administrator, USA

Berthold Langguth, M.D., Ph.D.
Susanne Staudinger, Conference Contact, GermanySylvia Dorner-Mitschke, Conference Contact, Germany
Request to Present (Poster or Oral)Registrants desiring to present a poster or oral presentation should indicate the poster/
presentation title on their Registration Form. Guidelines for preparing your poster/presentation will
be sent to you when your Registration Form is received. Note, the number of oral presentations
will be limited. The deadline to submit your abstract is July, 2011.
Registration FeeThe registration fee is US $425 before April 19, 2011 and US $500 from April 20 to July 1, 2011.The fee includes a copy of the abstract book, opening barbeque, continental breakfasts, breaksand meals, and a Gala Banquet. The cost for a guest to attend the two evening meals and theGala Banquet is US $120.

AccommodationsThe Holiday Inn Grand Island Resort and Conference Center is Buffalo’s only Island ResortHotel. Located on the upper banks of the Niagara River, the hotel is just 15 minutes fromNiagara Falls, New York and Ontario, Canada. The hotel will provide participants with a specialgroup rate of $109 per night (plus state and local taxes).The group rate will extend from August 17 to August 23, 2011.The Group ID Code for the meeting is CHD. Hotel reservations can be made via the Holiday InnGrand Island website ( orby calling the hotel directly (716-773-1111). Reservations should be made no later than July 1, 2011
to receive the special group rate. If you have problems making your reservation or need
special services, please contact Teresa Costello, the hotel’s Director of Sales(phone: 716-773-0700; e-mail:
Holiday Inn Grand Island Resort & Conference Center

Planning Your Travel / Travel InformationThere will be a few talks on Friday, August 19th starting around 3 or 4 p.m. followed by a barbecue.
Saturday and Sunday will be full days of presentations.
The Gala Banquet (business casual, please no jeans or sneakers) will be on Sunday evening around 7:00/7:30 p.m.
Buffalo International Airport (airport code BUF) is the closest airport to fly into.
Once in Buffalo, AAA Taxi, Tours & Limousine is available to handle your ground transportation
to and from the hotel. You can contact them via e-mail ( or telephone
(716-550-0550). Have your flight information handy to give them and be sure you mention
Group ID Code CHD
so they know you are part of the meeting. Cost of transportation will
depend on how many individuals are traveling in the van with you.

Area Attractions / Tours:If you are planning on arriving a couple days early or leaving a couple days later, or if you arebringing a guest, there are many things to do in the Buffalo / Niagara Falls area.AAA Taxi, Tours & Limousine also offers sightseeing packages. Information on these packagescan be found on their website:
Below are some sightseeing suggestions. The region also boasts many fine restaurants.
New York Attractions Buffalo Niagara Visitors Bureau (
Niagara Falls (
Maid of the MistCave of the WindsBuffalo Zoo ( Canal Tour (
Martin’s Fantasy Island Amusement & Water Park (
Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park ( Erie County Fair & Expo, August 10 – 21, 2011 (
New York Wineries (
Darwin Martin House (
Albright Knox Art Gallery (
Burchfield Penny Art Gallery (
Anchor Bar (the home of the Buffalo Wing;
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls (
Seneca Niagara Casino ( Glass Museum (
Ontario, Canada, Attractions
Niagara Regional Tourism (
Niagara Falls, Ontario – see a spectacular view of the falls from the Canadian side andstroll along Lundy’s Lane for lots of fun things to see and do.Whirlpool Jet Boat Rides (Canadian side) (
Niagara-on-the-Lake ( back through history in this quaint town and enjoy world class theater (Shaw Festival), fine dining, shopping, estate wineries, farm markets, historical sites.
Butterfly Conservatory, Floral Clock and Botanical Gardens( ( Fallsview Casino Resort (

Conference and Registration AdministratorCarol M. Altman, Center of Hearing and Deafness at the State University of New York atBuffalo, USA, phone (716) 829-5291, Fax (716) 829-2980, e-mail:
Conference Contact GermanySusanne Staudinger, Sylvia Dorner-Mitschke, TRI Office, University of Regensburg, Germany,phone +49 941 941 2096, Fax +49 941 941 2025, e-mail:

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