Frank R. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor · Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lin’s epidemiologic research established the impact of hearing loss on the risk of cognitive decline, dementia & brain aging in elderly

Hearing Aids Cognitive Decline Epidemiology Aging Hearing Loss

Emily Lund

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Emily Lund works with children suffering from hearing loss to improve their literary skills.

Aural Rehabilitation Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Early Intervention with Children with Hearing Loss Spoken and Written Word Learning in Children with Hearing Loss from Monolingual and Bilingual Homes Emergent Literacy Skills of Children with Hearing Loss

Sue Archbold, PhD, Hon LLD

Consultant · Independent

With 40 years experience with deaf children and adults in practice, management and research, Sue advises globally on ear and hearing care.

Public Health Education Multi Professional Working Hearing Care Cochlear Implantation

Dr. Stefan Zimmer

Secretary General · EHIMA, the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers’ Association

Dr. Stefan Zimmer is an expert in the hearing sector, focusing on hearing healthcare, hearing technology and hearing loss prevention.

Hearing Implant Solutions Hearing Aids Health Policy International Relations Hearing Loss

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Dr. Walter Wittich

Associate Professor · School of Optometry, University of Montreal

Dr. Walter Wittich's expertise focuses on the rehabilitation of older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.

Assistive Technologies Vision Rehabilitation Visual Neuroscience Optometry Audiology

Eric Durant, P.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Eric Durant's research focuses on real-time audio processing with a focus on hearing aids and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Deep Learning Audio Processing Beamforming Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Dr. Sytse Zuidema

Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia · University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Prof Sytse Zuidema is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Geriatric Medicine Dementia Long-term Care and Community Frailty

Prof. Antony Bayer

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Dr. Brian A. Kaplan

Senior Vice President Clinical Strategy and Innovation · Cochlear LTD

Dr. Kaplan is an expert in otolaryngology and cochlear implants and overseeing the execution of company sponsored clinical trials.

Healthcare Information Technology Healthcare Mangement Healthcare Cochlear Implants Otolaryngology

Dr. Rory Fisher

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine · University of Toronto

Dr Rory Fisher is a Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care

Joseph Toscano, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Joseph Toscano, PhD, is an expert in human speech recognition and language comprehension through the study of brain and behavior.

Psychology Cognitive Psychology Perception and Language Speech Communication Language Development

Prof. Perminder Sachdev

Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) · UNSW Sydney

Neuropsychiatry expert revolutionizing our understanding of the ageing brain, apropos of lifestyle choices

Cognitive Reserve Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy) Geriatrics and Gerontology Neurosciences Neurogenetics

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Michael Steiner, M.D., M.P.H.

Division Chief, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine; Director of Outreach and Network Development, Department of Pediatrics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Research efforts include engaging residents in research, obesity, medical complexity in children, gastroenteritis.

Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine Medical Education Outpatient Setting Diagnostic Tests

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

Kathleen Becker

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on community-public health

Social Determinants of Health Nurse Practitioner Education Collaborative Nursing Practice Health Equity Health and Wellness

Kenneth Rosenman

Professor and Medicine Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine · Michigan State University

Kenneth Rosenman is an expert on preventing and treating medical conditions caused by exposure to chemicals, lead, asbestos and silica

Coronavirus Work-related Asthma Occupational Environmental Disease Pulmonary Disease COVID-19