CIICA Events

In this section you will find information about CIICA's events.

CIICA LIVE: The Impact of the Pandemic on CI users, Families and Services

CIICA LIVE: The Impact of the Pandemic on CI users, Families and Services

This, our fifth CIICA LIVE event, on the eve of International CI day and our first birthday, is on the topic of the Global Impact of the Pandemic on CI users, families and services.   Our global network will talk about their experiences of the huge impact of the pandemic – in ways which may be obvious and others not so obvious.  
CIICA CONVERSATION: Life with CI: 18-30’s in Conversation: Together we can shape our future

CIICA CONVERSATION: Life with CI: 18-30’s in Conversation: Together we can shape our future

Are you 18-30 and use CI? Join this CIICA CONVERSATION about life with CI, and share those issues that are important to you in a small group. The conversation will be facilitated by Bowen Tang, himself an implant user. Have your say!
CIICA LIVE IN NOVEMBER: ADULT CI REHABILITATION: WHAT IS NEEDED?

CIICA LIVE IN NOVEMBER: ADULT CI REHABILITATION: WHAT IS NEEDED?

Our fourth CIICA LIVE event was on the topic of Adult CI Rehabilitation, an often neglected area. We heard from Adult CI users their thoughts about their experiences and what is provided ......and what is needed. Clearly the term Rehabilitation doesn't describe it and learning to use and manage the technology is not straightforward!
SECOND CIICA CONVERSATION: OUR EXPERIENCES OF TELEPRACTICE. WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?

SECOND CIICA CONVERSATION: OUR EXPERIENCES OF TELEPRACTICE. WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?

CIICA CONVERSATIONS provide you with an opportunity to share experiences with others in a small group on a specific topic of interest to you. These global conversations provide a stimulating and inspiring forum. This Conversation, led by Anita Grover and Helen Cullington explored our experiences of Telepractice and what we have learned, with contributions by Noel Kenely and Candice Gray from Perth, Australia.
FIRST CIICA CONVERSATION: The impact of the pandemic on CI services: read the summary!

FIRST CIICA CONVERSATION: The impact of the pandemic on CI services: read the summary!

CIICA CONVERSATIONS  are a new opportunity to discuss issues important to you in a small group – maximum 20. Our first CIICA conversation discussed the impact of the pandemic on services – considering the issues faced by users and those who deliver services and be led by Anita Grover, CEO of AVUK, and an implant user herself. The outcomes of the inspiring discussions are here.
CIICA LIVE IN SEPTEMBER: CI FUNDING – Challenges and Priorities

CIICA LIVE IN SEPTEMBER: CI FUNDING – Challenges and Priorities

This, our third CIICA LIVE event, explored the evidence for the cost-effective arguments for CI, the success of the Spend2Save arguments, and specific examples of challenge and success in funding CI provision globally by advocacy groups. 122 registrants from 34 countries shared the energising presentations. The pdfs and captioned videos of the energising presentations are here.
CIICA LIVE in JULY: CI Advocacy: how do we do it?

CIICA LIVE in JULY: CI Advocacy: how do we do it?

"Generating a collective conscience." Joan Zamora, Spain Wednesday 7 July saw over 100 registered from 32 countries exploring how effective user led advocacy can change CI provision. The pdfs of the presentations are here- and the presentations themselves are now available. See next page.
CIICA LIVE in May : The World Hearing Report: what’s next for CI advocacy?

CIICA LIVE in May : The World Hearing Report: what’s next for CI advocacy?

We were delighted that our first CIICA LIVE session on 5 May attracted 145 registrants from 30 countries and provoked much discussion and feedback! CIICA is ALIVE and KICKING was the view.....