Welcome

British Tinnitus Association’s 2020 virtual conference presents a five-day programme – covering the latest developments in the field of tinnitus, practical advice for service improvement, and specialist sessions – ensuring a rich and diverse representation of tinnitus work from across the world.

  • Up to 10 hours of learning with a popular mix of digital lectures, live Q&A sessions, panel discussions and workshops.

  • Networking opportunities – chance to talk with other attendees and arrange video calls.

  • Miss a session? They will all be available on-demand, and for up to 12 months after the event.

We are very excited to present this new event for 2020 and look forward to e-meeting you in October.

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Tickets

£100

This ticket includes full access to all conference sessions, all materials, virtual exhibition stands, and networking events (subject to availability). With on-demand access for up to 12 months after the event.

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Agenda

Please see confirmed sessions below, more will be announced including speakers and additional sessions in the coming weeks.

Please note the belowing timings are BST, please take the time difference into account when planning to attend a session.
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Each session will include a Q&A

Day 1

5 October 2020 | Psychology

10:00 - 10:30am
Managing Tinnitus Related Insomnia; Preliminary Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial

Dr Laurence McKenna, University College London Hospitals

11:00 - 11:30am
Helping Patients Manage Stress and Anxiety Related to Tinnitus in the Time of Covid

Dr Florian Vogt, University College London Hospitals

12:00 - 12:30pm
Tinnitus Patient Satisfaction and Individual Differences

Dr James Jackson, Leeds Trinity University

16:30 - 17:00pm
Cognitive Behavioural Factors in Tinnitus-Related Insomnia: Results from the REST Study

Gemma Barry, University of Bath

16:00 - 16:30pm
Mindfulness for Tinnitus: Patient Experiences and Long Term Benefits

Dr Elizabeth Marks, University of Bath

Day 2

6 October 2020 | Specialist

10:00 - 10:30am
Tinnibot: A Fully Automated Conversation Agent Delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Tinnitus Sufferers

Dr Fabrice Bardy, University of Auckland, Hearing Power

11:00 - 11:30am
Helping Patients Manage Stress and Anxiety Related to Tinnitus in the Time of Covid

Dr Florian Vogt, University College London Hospitals

12:00 - 12:20pm
Quality of Life in People Experiencing Chemotherapy-Induced Ototoxicity

Stephanie Pearson, University of Nottingham

13:00 - 13:30pm
Hyperacusis: What's the Latest?

Kathryn Fackrell, University of Southampton

16:00 - 18:00pm
Tinnitus and Military Veterans

Dr Derek Hoare, Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Professor Marc Fagelson, East Tennessee State University, Dr James Henry, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research , Dr Georgina Burns-O'Connell, British Tinnitus Association

Day 3

7 October 2020 | Practical

10:00 - 10:30am
How to implement NICE Tinnitus Guidelines

Dr Veronica Kennedy, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

11:00 - 11:30am
Audiology-Led Tinnitus Services with Q&A

Gaynor Chittick and Tony Kay, Aintree University Hospital

15:00 - 15:30pm
Video Calls for Tinnitus Patients

Vicky Sadler, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Day 4

8 October 2020 | Research

10:00 - 10:30am
Global Tinnitus Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Eldré Beukes, Anglia Ruskin University

16:00 - 16:30pm
Brain Imaging and Tinnitus

Dr Fatima Husain, University of Illinois

17:00 - 17:40pm
Tinnitus and COVID-19 Panel

Dr Georgina Burns O'Connell, British Tinnitus Association & Dr Eldré Beukes, Anglia Ruskin University

Day 5

9 October 2020 | Research

10:00 - 10:30am
Emerging Insights in the Genetics of Tinnitus

Dr Christopher Cederroth

14:00 - 14:30pm
Tinnitus and Musicians with Q&A

Dr Georgina Burns-O'Connell, British Tinnitus Association

15:00 - 15:30pm
Tinnitus, Auraldiversity and the Arts

Dr Marie Thompson, Professor John Drever & Patrick Farmer, Open University