International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research


The topic of ISAAR 2019 is:

"Auditory Learning in Biological and Artificial Systems"

The general subject of the 2019 symposium is "Auditory Learning in Biological and Artificial Systems". The concept is to consider this topic from different perspectives, including current physiological concepts, perceptual measures and models, electrophysiology and neuroscience approaches, as well as implications for hearing devices and new technical applications. The programme will consist of invited talks as well as contributed talks and posters. The session titles and invited speakers are listed below.


  1. Auditory precision medicine

    Jeffrey Holt, Thomas Lenarz, Hartwig Siebner, Josef Schlittenlacher, Dorte Hammershøi
  2. Learning from natural sounds

    Josh McDermott, Wiktor Mlynarsky, Frederic Theunissen, Jennifer Linden
  3. Machine listening and intelligent auditory signal processing

    Björn Schuller, Tuomas Virtanen, Dick Lyon, Bernd Meyer
  4. Novel directions in hearing-instrument technology

    Patrick Naylor, Thomas Lunner, Maarten de Vos, Tobias May



  • On-site participant registration will open on August 21 at 8 am. (Please note that online registration before this date is required to attend the symposium.)
  • The scientific programme will start on August 21 at 10 am and end on August 23 at 12:30 pm.
  • The symposium will end with lunch on August 23 from 12:30 pm.


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