HEAL Conference 16-18 June 2022 (LIVE EVENT)

JANUARY 10th, 2022 (final submission deadline)

Original contributions on the following congress topics are encouraged:

  1. Early Identification of Hearing Loss (screening and diagnosis)
  2. Intervention and Rehabilitation (strategies and technologies)
  3. Hearing Loss: Mechanisms, Effects and Medical Issues
  4. Epidemiology of Hearing Loss
  5. Auditory Perception
  6. Auditory Processing Disorders
  7. Cognitive Decline and Dementia in relation to hearing loss
  8. Listening effort and fatigue
  9. Amplification: technologies and strategies
  10. Cochlear Implants: state-of-the-art
  11. Speech Perception/Speech Development
  12. Genetic Issues
  13. Auditory Neuropathy
  14. e-Health and m-Health
  15. Etiology and Medical Issues
  16. Family Empowerment
  17. Family Perspectives
  18. Other (please specify)


Due to the COVID-19 emergency the HEAL Conference, originally scheduled for 4-6 June 2020, had to be postponed at first, tentatively, to August 2020, then to 3-5 June 2021 and now it will finally take place 16-18 June 2022.

The already accepted (and reconfirmed) abstracts will be considered valid also for the 2022 edition.


The submission of new abstracts is very welcome by the final deadline of January 10th, 2022.


Important dates:

Reconfirmation of previously submitted abstract: November 30th, 2021

Final deadline for abstract submission/modification: January 10th, 2022

Notification of acceptance: January 17th, 2022 - The type of presentation will be confirmed shortly afterwards
Deadline for authors’ registration: March 31st, 2022




To send your abstract you will have to access the ONLINE SUBMISSION SYSTEM: abstracts sent by fax or mail will not be considered.

Before starting the submission process, please check the submission guidelines.


  • Abstracts should only be submitted online
  • The final deadline for abstract submission is January 10th, 2022 
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English
  • Abstracts should be based on any of the topic areas listed above 
  • Abbreviations should be defined the first time they appear in your text. Example: HEA (Higher Education Area), before being used as an abbreviation only. Please, do not define or use abbreviations in the title.
  • Tables, charts or other graphics may not be included and will be deleted by the editors.
  • Keywords: please list 3-5 keywords at the bottom of your abstract.
  • Abstracts may not have more than 700 words.
  • Authors should indicate their presentation preference: oral or poster. The Programme Committee reserves the right to decide on the final allocation and presentation method.
  • After sending your abstract, you will receive an email with your userID and your abstract ID (PIN code) in case you want to access the system again to check your submission. Abstracts can be modified by the submitters until the submission deadline (15 November). Authors are responsible for verifying that all information sent is correct, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted
  • If you encounter any problems during the submission process or if you wish to withdraw or amend your abstract or you do not receive any confirmation by email please contact the Conference Secretariat atabstract@meetandwork.com
  • The notification of acceptance/rejection of the abstracts submitted will be sent to the corresponding author only (SUBMITTER) via email by January 17th, 2021 (first notification of generic acceptance, the type of presentation will be confirmed shortly after).

Author registration
At least one author per presented abstract is requested to register at the HEAL 2022 Conference by March 31st, 2022.
Failure to register will result in the exclusion of the paper. Kindly advise if you wish to withdraw your abstract or if you wish to make any other changes (different presenter or change from oral to poster), so that the programme can be amended accordingly.

We recommend authors register through the same link used to submit their paper: SUBMISSION LINK

entering their USERNAME (= surname) and ABSTRACT PIN on the relevant field and then clicking on CHECK ABSTRACT STATUS. On the next screen you will see the status of the submitted abstract and a button: REGISTER THE PRESENTING AUTHOR >> the presenter will have to click here to register.

Abstract Book

The abstract book will be available on line as a PDF file . Submission of an abstract implies consent by the authors to have it published by the conference in the abstract book.

LAST UPDATE: 17 January 2022