R&D Workshop Cochlear Implants
July 5-6, 2012, Munich
Local organizing committee:
Prof. Werner Hemmert
Michele Nicoletti (BCCN & TU Munich)
Dr. Peter Nopp
Christian Wirtz (BCCN Munich & MED-EL Starnberg)
|Organizational support:||Dr. Simone Cardoso de Oliveira |
(Bernstein Coordination Site)
July 5 - July 6, 2012
|Venue: ||TU München |
IMETUM(How to get there)
Lecture Hall (ground floor)
Deadline for registration: May 30, 2012.
The workshop addresses scientists and industry representatives interested in cochlear implant technology.
Thursday, July 5, 2012:
|13:00:||Werner Hemmert: Opening|
| 13:10: ||Piotr Majdak (Wien): |
“Interaural time differences in cochlear implants: single binaural electrode pair and beyond”
|13:50: ||Stefan Brill (Würzburg): |
“Unilateral CI in single sided deafness: sound source localisation and spacial release from masking in speech perception"
Coffee Break & Posters
Coding & Models
|15:00: ||Mathias Dietz, Birger Kollmeier (Oldenburg) |
“Factors influencing speech intellgibility in an auditory model of electric hearing”
|15:40: ||Reinhold Schatzer (Innsbruck) |
“A bio-inspired coding strategy for cochlear implants”
|16:20: ||Michele Nicoletti (München) |
“Model-based validation framework for coding strategies in cochlear implants”
|17:00: ||Peter Nopp (Innsbruck) |
“Pitch coding in cochlear implants”
|17:40:||Short presentation of poster contributions|
Dinner at "Frontküche", U2 Station "Theresienstraße"
Friday, July 6, 2012:
| 09:00: ||Andreas Bahmer, Uwe Baumann (Frankfurt) |
“The effect of transition in pulse shape and polarity in electrical stimulation on psychoelectric and ECAP responses”
|09:40: ||Stefan Zirn (München) |
“Comodulation Masking Release in CI users”
Coffee Break & Posters
Optical Stimulation Methods & Beyond CIs
|10:40: ||Peter Baumhoff, M. Schultz, T. Ripken, Th. Lenarz, A. Kral (Hannover) |
“Laser-evoked Cochlear Responses depend on Hair Cells and different Absorption Mechanisms”
|11:20: ||Victor Hernandez, Tobias Moser (Göttingen) |
“Optogenetic stimulation of the auditory pathway”
|12:00: ||Roger Calixto, Th. Rode, Th. Lennarz, A. Kral, H. Lim (Hannover) |
“Cortical Responses to Auditory Midbrain Implants”
|12:40:||Discussion and closing remarks|
Possibility for Lunch, Max-Planck Canteen
Participation is free of charge, but non-speakers will have to cover their own travel expenses (incl. accomodation).
To register, please send an e-mail to:
Please make sure to indicate in your mail:
- your affiliation
- your Bernstein Project / your lab head
- whether you will need a hotel room, and for which nights (July 4 and/or 5, 2012).
Slots for participation and hotel rooms will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the Bernstein Network or its research groups, respectively, will be given preference.