AIB in cooperation with Clinica Rivas in Bogota, Colombia, provided a special pre-conference workshop and certification. Semana de la Otologia, widely recognized as a major medical education event, is in its 10th year. Under the direction of Dr. Antonio Rivas and Dra. Adriana Rivas, this year’s otology week was attended by leading physicians and audiologists throughout Latin America.
The Pan American Society of Audiology held it’s biannual meeting September 10-12, 2009 in Cordova, Argentina. Dr. Gans of AIB was an invited speaker and presented his latest research on treatment of BPPV and vestibular rehabilitation therapy. Physicians and audiologists from Latin America, Spain, and the USA contributed to this important scientific and clinical conference.
The Audiology Association of Colombia sponsored a geriatric symposium of auditory and vestibular topics. Over 300 Audiologists and Physicians attended the 3 day program. International guests included Richard Gans, Ph.D., Brian Moore, Ph.D., Ieda Russo, Ph.D., Brad Stach, Ph.D., and Robert Sweetow, Ph.D. Association President Angela Lopez, Au.D. and her organizing committee did an outstanding job in developing curricula and activities.