NHCA 2021 Virtual Conference has ended
Welcome to the 2021 NHCA Virtual Conference Schedule, below you will find the schedule listed with 3 types of education sessions, Live Platform, Pre-recorded Platform and E-Poster Sessions. They will all be delivered a little differently so please take a little time to read the descriptions and understand how the conference will be laid out.

  • Live Platforms: NHCA is offering 7 live sessions with interactive Q&A and chat features over the two days of the live conference. If you are not able to watch these sessions live they will be recorded and playback will be available until March 19, 2021
  • ON DEMAND Pre-Recorded Platforms: There will be 28 pre-recorded sessions that will be released on the first day of the conference, these will be available to watch at your leisure and will be available until March 19, 2021. PLEASE NOTE: They are available longer than the 1-5 pm time on the schedule but we are not able to program them in like that!
  • ON DEMAND E-Poster Sessions: There will be 8 E-Poster sessions available to watch, each session is 15 minutes long and worth a quarter of a credit, in order to receive a full hour you will need to watch 4 poster sessions all the way through and complete and evaluation. These will be available as pre-recordings and will be available from the start of the conference until March 19, 2021
This means you have the opportunity for up to 19.0 CE credits at this years conference! (See ASHA AND AAA Brand Blocks below)

If you are trying to login to the learning center to attend the conference, please CLICK HERE to go to the Learning Center, this is just a digital agenda!
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Thais Morata

Thais C. Morata is an audiologist who has been working in the area of hearing loss prevention since 1987. She is a Research Audiologist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH, USA). Her pioneering work in the area of noise interactions in the workplace has influenced not only NIOSH priorities and policy, but has affected national and international occupational safety and health policies. Dr. Morata teaches graduate courses in Brazil, and was an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. She has published and lectured extensively in the United States and abroad, having presented keynotes in international fora. Dr. Morata is recognized as a mentor and collaborator with researchers all across the globe. She is a Founding Associate Editor for the International Journal of Audiology, and a founding member of the Cochrane Collaboration Occupational Safety and Health review group. Dr. Morata directs the Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™. In 2008 she received the Outstanding Hearing Conservationist Award from the National Hearing Conservation Association for her contributions her contributions to hearing loss prevention and evaluation of the effects of occupational exposure to ototoxic chemicals.