Conventions and Events

2023 ALAA Convention

The date has been set for this years ALAA Convention at the beautiful Hilton Sandestin Resort. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the ALAA Convention September 21-22, 2023!


Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
4000 South Sandestin Boulevard
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Phone: 850-267-9600

Use our special ALAA attendees reservation link below to make sure your room is reserved with other attendees!

Hilton ALAA Reservation link

Group Name: Alabama Academy of Audiology 2023
Group Code: AAA
Check-in: Sept. 20
Check-out: Sept. 23

When calling the Hilton Sandestin to reserve a room use the code AAA or mention the Alabama Academy of Audiology for a reduced room rate!


September 21-22, 2023


We have lined up a fantastic list of speakers for this year’s conference. 


$350 Registration per attendee ($340 plus internet processing fees).

$10.00 discount offered for all ABESPA members.

ALAA annual membership is included with full convention registration! ($40 value)

Click here to register.

2023 Tentative Schedule 

All sessions have been approved for continuing education hours (CEU’s) by the American Academy of Audiology.

September 21, 2023

Breakfast / Late Registration 7:30-8:30

  • Tech Forum I (8:30-9:15) Signia
  • Tech Forum II (9:30-10:15) Oticon
  • Tech Forum III (10:30-11:15) Starkey
  • Tech Forum IV (11:30-12:15) Phonak

Lunch 12:15-1:00

  • Tech Forum V (1:00-1:45) Widex

Session I

  • 2:15-4:15  Dr. Doug Beck, Issues in Cognition, Audition, and Amplification

Presidents Reception / Silent Auction

  • 5:00-6:00  

September 22, 2023

Breakfast / Late Registration 7:30-8:30

  • Tech Forum VI (8:30-9:15) e3 Diagnostics/Med-Acoustics

Session II     

  • 9:30-11:30  Dr. Virginia Remachandrini
    • (a) Difficult/Atypical Hearing Aid Fittings (9:30-10:30)
    • (b) AAA Updates (10:30-11:30)
  • Tech Forum VII (11:15-12:00) Cochlear

Lunch 11:45-12:45

Session III     

  • 1:00-2:30 Dr. Ashley Flagge
    • (a) Pediatric Vestibular Assessment and Management (1:00-2:30)
    • (b) Communication Mode Options and Counseling for Families (2:30-4:00)

Adjourn 4 pm

The Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology (ABESPA) is a proud sponsor of the ALAA Convention

Disclaimer: The ABESPA does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.