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International Hearing Protector Fit-Testing Symposium Registration Deadline
Saturday, August 19, 2023
Category: NHCA Events

Registration Ends August 19, 2023 for the International Hearing Protector Fit-Testing Symposium -  Dallas, Texas, August 18-19, 2023 (Virtual Option Available)

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The National Hearing Conservation Association is inviting you to join us for the inaugural International Hearing Protector Fit-Testing Symposium in Dallas, Texas, August 18-19, 2023. This will be a hybrid event and virtual attendance options will be available. The in-person event will be located at The Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080.

The goal of the symposium is to accelerate the implementation of hearing protector fit-testing into effective hearing conservation programs.  Employers, policymakers, researchers, manufacturers, and others will share current science and uses for hearing protector fit-testing.   

Objectives include: 

  • Increase knowledge regarding the evidence-based use of hearing protector fit-testing. 
  • Identify supports and barriers to fit testing implementation in occupational settings and develop solutions for overcoming barriers. 
  • Advance hearing protector fit-testing as the rule in hearing loss prevention programs. 
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In-person and virtual registration rates are listed below. In-person registration includes breakfast, lunch and reception on Friday, August 18th, as well as breakfast and lunch on Saturday, August 19th.

Early Bird Rate April 20 - June 1 $299
Regular Rate June 2 - July 31 $349
Late Rate August 1 - August 19 $399


Early Bird Rate April 20 - June 1 $200
Regular Rate June 2 - July 31 $250
Late Rate August 1 - August 19 $300


There are two hotels available for this event. Hotel reservations can be made by calling reservations or booking online. If reserving via phone call, please ask for rooms in the National Hearing Conservation room block OR you can reserve your room using the links below. 

  • Residence Inn by Marriott Dallas Plano/Richardson, 1705 E. President George Bush Hwy, Plano, TX 75074 - Book Now Please note: Group room rate at Residence Inn by Marriott Dallas Plano/Richardson only guaranteed if booked by July 19, 2023, or until all guestrooms in the block are consumed.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Richardson/Dallas, 1001 W. President George Bush Turnpike, Richardson, Texas 75080 - Book Now Please note: Group room rate for Hilton Garden Inn Richardson/Dallas only guaranteed if booked by July 28, 2023Any guest rooms requested after the cutoff date will be offered at the prevailing Best Available Rate of the day based upon availability.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to NHCA via email. Cancellations received by Tuesday, July 18th will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations received from July 18th to July 31st will receive a 50% refund minus a $25 administrative fee. There are no refunds after August 1st or for no-shows. Refunds will be processed within 30 days after the event. Substitutions are encouraged. By attending this conference, permission and license is given to publish, reproduce, tape, print, distribute, and/or otherwise use my name and any still or moving photographic image, likeness or sound recordings.

Sponsor/Exhibit with the Symposium

Space is limited so budget now!  To learn more about available sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities and how you can be a part of this exciting program, please reach out to nhcaoffice@hearingconservation.org.

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