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Friday, 13th April 2007- Annual Meeting of the British Cochlear Group at RCSI

13 April 2007

The annual meeting of the British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG) took place from Thursday 12th to Friday 13th April at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Leading specialists from Ireland, the UK and worldwide attended the two-day event which was hosted by Beaumont Hospital and Dr. Laura Viani, Director of the Cochlear Implant Programme & Head of Department. The main theme of this years meeting was “Assessment, Management and Outcomes of Challenging Cases Including Adults and Children with Additional Needs.” The keynote speakers included Dr. Antje Aschendorff, University of Frieburg, Germany; Professor Jon Shallop, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA and Dr. Bodo Bertram, Cochlear Implant Centrum Wilhelm Hirte, Germany. The BCIG is a professional body representing all the Cochlear Implant Centres and other specialist medical practitioners throughout the United Kingdom.  


Pictured from l to r at the Annual Meeting of the British Cochlear Group at RCSI are Dr Antje Aschemdorff; Mr Peter Wardrop; Dr. Laura Viani; Dr Bodo Bertram and Miss Mary Shanks.