Association for Research in Otolaryngology 
36th MidWinter Meeting
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Important Dates
Call for Abstracts
Travel Awards
Invited Speaker Program
Important Dates

Sept 1 - Oct 1, 2012

Abstract Submission Site Open 

Sept 1 - Oct 15, 2012

Travel Award Application Period 


Hotel Reservations

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

700 Aliceanna  


Baltimore, MD 21202  

There is a special hotel rate of $206 single/double for ARO attendees.

To make reservations, call 1-800-228-9290 and reference the ARO MidWinter Meeting.

Mark your calendars, registration for the 36th MidWinter Meeting will open in early October. Make sure to register for the meeting on or before January 20, 2012 to receive discounted early-bird rate.




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February 16-20, 2013

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2013 MWM: Call for Abstracts  


ARO invites you to submit an abstract for the 36th Annual Midwinter Meeting being held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.  

The submission period is September 1 to October 1, 2012.


Abstracts must be submitted through ARO's Abstract Submission Site. Please note, the structural formatting for all abstract submissions has changed. Review the new guidelines before submitting your abstract for the MidWinter Meeting.  

As a reminder, you must be a current ARO member or sponsored by a current member to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at the MidWinter Meeting. 
Travel Awards: Call for Applications

Applications are now being accepted for travel awards for audiologists, graduate and postdoctoral fellows, minority scientists, and residents/medical students to attend the 36th MidWinter Meeting. 

Travel Awards are being offered to defray travel and lodging costs associated with attendance at the ARO's annual meeting. Applications are due by October 15, 2012.  For more information please visit the MidWinter Meeting page of the ARO website.  
Invited Speaker Program

Presidential Symposium: 

  • Ears and Brains at the Cocktail Party  

Symposia and Workshops: 

  • Assessing Tinnitus in Animals: Progress and Pitfalls
  • Intercellular Signaling during Sensory System Development
  • Prestin at 13 - Progress, Problems, and Prospects
  • Optogenetics: Studying Hearing Under a New Light
  • Supporting Cells: Lessons from Studies of Glia
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor Signaling in Development and Protection...
  • Optical Approaches for Studying Auditory Processing
  • Manganese Enhanced MRI (MEMRI): Advantages for Functional Imaging
  • Hyperacusis: What's the Impact?
  • Biologically Inspired Mechanisms of Parsing the Acoustic Scene
  • News about Tinnitus 
  • Cognitive Factors Influencing Speech Understanding...
  • The Non-lemniscal Auditory Thalamus
  • Noise-induced Hearing Loss: Scientific Advances
  • Translating Science into Rehabilitation for People with Hearing Loss

Young Investigator Symposia: 

  • The Neurophysiology of Human Auditory Processing
  • Short and Long-term Neural Plasticity in the Auditory Brainstem

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