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Booking now open for professional development day

Boost your professional development and make sure you’re fully up to date on the latest thinking and research at the BSHAA Professional Development Day.

A vibrant, central London venue

Our venue is the vibrant etc venues Liverpool St-Norton Folgate Conference & Training, just five minutes from Liverpool Street Station. You can have a look around the venue, watch a video or find out more on their website. The venue is centrally located in London, convenient for The Gherkin and Tower of London, and close to London Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral.

If you are looking to stay in the capital for a night, or even make a full weekend of it, please use the venue’s Find a Hotel facility.  

A packed programme of learning

Highlights include:

DR MICHAEL HARVEY will join us via video link from Massachusetts to present his keynote address on psychological tools for audiologists to facilitate a successful hearing healthcare plan. His presentation will include motivational interviewing, a protocol that increases clients’ intrinsic motivation and detoxifies ambivalence about change

TV producer and story coach ANN BOOTH CLIBBORN will show you how to use the power of storytelling to grow your business by creating a fabulous customer experience

DR HARRIET COOK will discuss the subtle differences in programming hearing technology for speech and music processing to maximise the audibility for your clients

Leading expert DR HASHIR AAZH will put the spotlight on the latest clinical research on tinnitus and hyperacusis assessment and management. 

An optional pre-event session on dementia – with ‘Dementia Friends’ status for attending

A lunchtime clinical workshop on a speciality audiology topic

Up to 19 CPD points are available from our professional development day – 10 for attending the main sessions, one for taking part in the optional lunchtime workshop, one for the optional dementia awareness session, and two points for recording reflections. An extra five CPD points are available for presenting on the day (two points for qualifying entries).

A CPD booster!

We have three 10-minute slots available after lunch that we’re saving for our members and researchers to present a case study, paper or topic of their choice. This is a golden opportunity to boost your CV and develop further skills to help your career. Scientific presentations are a great way of attaining CPD kudos from BSHAA and HCPC, should you be chosen for a CPD audit.

If you would like to take part, please send a brief abstract to Dr Jay Jindal at by 31 July. If you’re chosen, you’ll get 50% off your event ticket. If you’re a student or in your first two years of practise after qualifying, you’ll be able to attend for FREE. All our presenters and other applicants will be able to claim extra CPD points as well – and there will be a small gift for the best presenter!

A chance to network

Catch up with like-minded colleagues and make new connections over lunch and coffee breaks. Meet BSHAA Council members and find out more about applying for BSHAA Fellowship.

A value-for-money event

Tickets for BSHAA members to this packed day of learning and networking are just £90. Student members can be there for £45, and HCAs for £65. A ticket for non-members is also available for £125.

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

Email for more information on sponsorship opportunities at the event, including our lunchtime clinical workshop and three short business sessions.

We also have some limited exhibition space at the event. Email for details.

Booking now open for professional development day