According to the World Health Organisation, 466 million people worldwide live with a disabling hearing loss and this number is predicted to increase to 900 million by 2050.
Right now globally 1 in 5 teenagers have hearing loss!
Is your organisation ready to accommodate the next generation?
Join us at the Listen Up 2019 Conference (SkyCity, Auckland) on Wednesday 2nd October 2019, for the first of its kind conference aimed at tackling youth hearing loss and highlighting the implications the increase in youth hearing loss will have on workplaces and society.
With an outstanding line up of speakers including Hilary Barry, Mike King, Nigel Latta, Lily McManus, Hon.Carmel Sepuloni and an interactive panel discussion with students from Manurewa High School, you'll hear how the impacts of hearing loss right now affects youth and what it means for organisations.
This conference is for employers keen to gain authentic insights into the experiences of a new generation living and working with hearing loss. You will come away better placed to retain valued staff, and you will learn strategies and approaches on how to better support this new younger generation of employees with hearing loss.
To find out more and register your interest head to https://www.nfd.org.nz/listen-up-2019-conference