Starkey Serves as Gold Sponsor of AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo

Eden Prairie, Minnesota (April 16, 2024) – Starkey is proud to support the American Academy of Audiology by serving as a gold sponsor of the AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo, taking place April 17 – 20, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience Starkey’s Genesis AI and Signature Series technology at Booth #2 in the HearTECH Hub, as well as learn in-person from Starkey experts throughout multiple HearTECH Hub Talks, Industry Update sessions, and much more.

“As we continue to prioritize the patient experience and the opportunities ahead for our industry, it’s never been a more important time to invest in the future of hearing healthcare professionals,” said Dr. Sara Burdak, Chief Audiology Officer and Executive Vice President of Product Strategy at Starkey. “Our experience with their fresh perspectives will help shape what our industry looks like in the years to come, which is why I’m continually proud of our company for investing in student education by sponsoring events like the AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo.”

The conference schedule includes:

Thursday, April 18

  • Refuse Ordinary, Fit Extraordinary | 12:30 - 1:00 a.m.
  • HearTECH Hub: Integration of Advanced Technology for Enhanced Health & Communication | 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.
  • Be Exceptional with Exception-Based Care | 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Future Forecast Panel | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

    Friday, April 19

  • Starkey Symposium: Innovate, Integrate, Elevate: Excellence in Hearing Healthcare| 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    • Dr. Sara Burdak, Dr. Dave Fabry, Dr. Kyle Acker, Starkey VP of U.S. Commercial Sales
  • Refuse Ordinary, Fit Extraordinary | 12:55 – 1:25 p.m.
    • Dr. Sara Burdak, Dr. Dave Fabry

    Starkey is also a sponsor of the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) Conference, taking place Wednesday, April 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Omni Hotel, International DE, North Tower, M2. Open to undergraduate associates and graduate students only, the SAA Conference provides in-depth and hands-on education and experiences to supplement audiology program curricula offered across the nation. All SAA attendees are encouraged to attend the SAA Mix and Mingle networking event, sponsored by Starkey. Taking place immediately after the SAA Conference, the Mix and Mingle is a student networking event open to all student attendees. Throughout the conference, students will also have the opportunity to register for Starkey University, the largest university-focused industry event of the year.

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    About Starkey
    Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Founded by Bill Austin in 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development, and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey is the only American-owned provider of hearing technologies. The company has more than 5,000 employees, operates 29 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide. Learn more at

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