CI2019 Pediatric
Treating the Whole Child
16th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children twitter @ACIAlliance fb @ACIAlliance

July 10-13, 2019

The Diplomat Beach Resort  Hollywood, FL

Event Details

Date & Location:
July 10-13, 2019
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL

Educational Directors:
Ivette Cejas, PhD
Fred F. Telischi, MD

Organized by:
American Cochlear Implant Alliance and University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology/Ear Institute

July 10: Pre-Conference Activities
July 11-13: CI2019 Pediatric
July 13: Post-Conference Symposia

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Continuing Education details are available HERE.

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The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a not-for-profit membership organization created with the purpose of eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation by sponsoring research, driving heightened awareness and advocating for improved access to cochlear implants for patients of all ages across the US. ACI Alliance members are clinicians, scientists, educators, and others on cochlear implant teams as well as parent and consumer advocates. An annual meeting for professional members is convened.

Join us for C2019 Post-Conference Events

All events occur Saturday afternoon, July 13 at The Diplomat


Spanish Language Symposium:

Educational Event:   1:30 - 4:00 pm

Leading clinicians and researchers from Latin America and the United States will come together to provide a global perspective on managing the whole child from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Complex pediatric cases and advanced program strategies will be considered. This post-conference segment will be given entirely in Spanish language.

Chinese Language Symposium:

Educational Event:   1:30 - 4:00 pm

Reception:               4:00 - 5:00 pm

This symposium will involve clinicians from China, the US, and Asian/Pacific areas to discuss perspectives on managing the patients with CI in a multi-disciplinary team approach. This post-conference segment will be given entirely in Chinese language with English slides.

Click here for more info on CI2019 Post-Conference Events.


Advance Registration for CI2019 Pediatric is now open! Click here to Register Today for CI2019. 

Questions about registration? Please contact CI2019 Registration Services at 312-202-5244 or

Scholarships: Student Scholarships are offered annually by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Scholarship information for CI2019 Pediatric will be available HERE.  

Plan to join ACI Alliance members, colleagues, and members of industry in South Florida, famous for beaches, Cuban coffee, salsa dancing, lobster, and living the Salt Life! Check back for a list of activities in and around South Florida to make the most of your trip.

The venue is The Diplomat Beach Resort in beautiful Hollywood, FL, which is easily accessible via Miami International and Ft. Lauderdale Airports. The Diplomat boasts large conference spaces, beachfront views and access, newly-renovated guest rooms and multiple new restaurant concepts. Click here to make your reservation at the negotiated group rate.

Access: The conference is accessible to people with hearing loss. All sessions on Wednesday-Saturday morning will have real-time captioning in English. Spanish language captions will be available on attendees’ smart phones and pads.

The Diplomat Hotel conference facility is fully accessible to people with physical disabilities. Additionally, there are guest rooms that are accessible for people with disabilities.

Childcare: Childcare is available. The Diplomat offers a supervised childcare program onsite at the Kids Club for children ages 4-12 years. The hotel concierge can assist with providing in-room babysitting services that have bonded and licensed sitters. Three agencies recommended by the hotel concierge are:

Escape Sitters: (954) 481-2122 (Escape Sitters offers multi-lingual services for children 0 – 17); The Babysitting Company: (888) 407-7822; Nanny Poppinz: (877) 262-6694
The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 S Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
P: 954-602-6000
Hotel Website


Don't miss this excellent opportunity to interact with over 1300 physicians, audiologists, speech pathologists, educators, hearing scientists and members of industry. This three-day meeting provides educational and networking opportunities as well as the chance to interact directly with you, our corporate partners. Attendees come prepared to explore a range of hearing loss and varying technology needs by comparing products firsthand and planning purchases. Anticipate a high level of engagement and we encourage you to showcase your technology beyond the cochlear implant.

For more information and to apply to exhibit, view the Exhibitor Prospectus