Mark your calendar now for the THAA 2023 Annual Conference, June 23–24 at the Omni Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. More session speakers and times to come with sessions covering everything from federal and state/TDLR updates to physician marketing, cerumen management, and more!

Schedule is subject to change.

Pre-Event, Thursday, June 22

6:30 p.m.

Networking Happy Hour at Hotel Bar (On Your Own)


Friday, June 23

9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Registration & Information

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Owner's Group Meeting

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Apprentice/Trainee Gathering

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Annual Membership Meeting and General Session (1 Hour)
Featuring Dispenser of the Year Award & State of the Association

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Set-Up

2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

General Session: Medical Billing for Hearing Instrument Specialists: A Deep Dive Into Compliance (1.5 Hours)
Speakers: Christy Farrar and Lacey Ray, Farrar Consulting

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 1A: If You Build It, They Will Come (Owner-Focused Topic) (1 Hour)
Speaker: Phallon Doss, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, Doss Audiology & Hearing Center

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 1B: Managing Objections (Client Care-Focused Topic) (1 Hour)
Speakers: Chris Bisel, BC-HIS, Owner, Bisel Hearing Aid Center; Ron Ragsdale, President, Arete Partnerships; Brian Taylor, AuD, Senior Director of Audiology, Signia; Monica McNamara, BC-HIS, Bisel Hearing Aid Center (Moderator)

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Happy Hour With Exhibitors

5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Silent Auction Open

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Networking Reception


Saturday, June 24

7:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

Registration & Information

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Breakfast With Exhibitors
Plus: Silent Auction Open

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

IHS Policy Perspectives and Updates for the Hearing Professional (General Session) (1 Hour)
Speaker: Wayne Morris, BC-HIS, IHS Southwest Governor

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

The Insider’s Report: THAA Legislative, Regulatory Issues Briefing (General Session) (1.5 Hours)
Speakers: Katie Brice, Senior Program Specialist Health Professions, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; Robert Culley, Principal, Polan Culley; Rep. Tracy King (Invited)

10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Dedicated Break With Exhibitors
Plus: Silent Auction Closes

10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Breakout Session 2A: Creating Your Brand (Owner-Focused Topic) (1 Hour)
Speaker: Phallon Doss, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, Doss Audiology & Hearing Center

10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Breakout Session 2B: Wax On, Wax Off: The Art of Cerumen Removal (Client Care-Focused Topic) (1 Hour)
Speaker: Nicole Denney, Au.D., Training Specialist, SafKan Health, with John Priest, Earigator

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Lunch With Exhibitors

12:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

How to Find New Event Revenue Streams (General Session) (1.5 Hours)
Speaker: Rachel Garcia, Co-Owner and Hearing Instrument Specialist, Advanced Hearing and Balance Center

2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Dedicated Break With Exhibitors

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Breakdown

2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Time for a Tune-Up: 10 Checks to Review and Revitalize Your Practice (General Session: Final Keynote) (1.5 Hours)
Speaker: Ron Ragsdale, President, Arete Partnerships

4:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Closing Notes and Prize Drawing


I love that we can get all our hours in and done in 2 days. —2022 Conference Attendee

Excellent speakers, so great to gather with fellow dispensers again! —2022 Conference Attendee