The 2016 Libby Harricks Memorial Oration will be presented by The Honourable John Howard OM AC, 25th Prime Minister of Australia.
Hearing impaired since youth, Mr Howard wore two hearing aids throughout his professional career. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian award, recognising exceptional meritorious service.
Since 1999, the Libby Harricks Memorial Oration series has raised awareness of important issues relating to hearing loss and deafness.
The Oration will be a key-note address at the National Deafness Sector Summit.
The Summit is a national conference for the one in six Australians who are hard of hearing, Deaf, deafblind, have a chronic ear or balance disorder, and the families who support them.
When: Saturday, 7 May 2016, from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University Sydney
Real time captioning, hearing augmentation and Auslan interpreting will be provided.
Morning and afternoon teas and lunch included.
General admission price $65.00.
Learn more and register to attend here