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Organizing Committee


George Tavartkiladze | Audiology | Co-Chair

National Research Centre for Audiology and Hearing Rehabilitation
Russian Federation

Director and founder of the National Research Centre for Audiology and Hearing Rehabilitation,
Head of the Department of Clinical Audiology of the Russian Medical Academy for Continuing Professional Education, Moscow, Russia.

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS: experimental and clinical audiology, electrophysiology of hearing, early detection, diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing disorders, cochlear implantation (more than 450 publications).

President of International Academy of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (since 2008);
President-Elect, President, Past-President, International Society of Audioloigy (2004-2006, 2006-2008, 2008-2010), from 2012 – Secretary General of ISA,
President, Collegium Oto-Rhino Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS) (2006-2007);
Member of the Expert Advisory Panel, World Health Organization
President of the Russian Society of Audiology;
Member of the American Academy of Audiology, American Auditory Society, European Academy of Otology and Neurootology,
Council member of the International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group,
Member of the Founding Committee, World Hearing Forum, WHO,
Representative of Russian Federation in European Federation of Audiological Societies,
Honorary member of German and Italian ENT Societies6
Comissioner of the Lancet Commission on Hearing Loss

Acta Otolaryngologica,
International Journal of Audiology,
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology,
Folia Otorhinolaryngologica – Honoured Chief Editor,
Journal of Hearing Science,
Audiology Research
Vestnik Otorhinolaryngologii (Rus)