The Virtual Conference on Computational Audiology 2023 (VCCA, June 29-30, 2023 will be accepting abstracts on research, innovative projects, software, tools and other applications related to Computational Audiology.

Upload additional images/videos to your submission More info and guidelines are found below.


Abstract deadline: closed

Topics for VCCA2023

  • Big data and (generative) AI in audiology and hearing healthcare
  • AI and music perception
  • Computational approaches to improving hearing devices and auditory implants
  • Data-based and model-based investigations into hearing loss
  • Hearing diagnostics and rehabilitation
  • Speech recognition for hearing impaired persons
  • The Virtual Hearing Clinic: e-Audiology  and e-Research (remote hearing healthcare and virtual audiological care and interventions)
  • Sustainable Hearing healthcare and accessibility (Green initiatives)

Guidelines & Information

  • Abstracts will have a length of up to 2000 characters (~300 words) (click here for an example abstract)
    • Please structure into Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
    • Please upload at least one picture or figure with your abstract.
    • Please provide a one-sentence summary to be posted with the abstract title on the website’s landing page.
    • We strongly encourage you to submit a short, 2-minute video pitch about your project.
  • Please provide author information
    • Include authors and co-authors with names and affiliations.
    • Main author must provide an e-mail address
  • File management
  • Please send any questions related to the abstract submission to

Publication of abstract on website

  • All accepted submitted abstracts will be made available online on the VCCA website.
  • By submitting an abstract, you consent to have it published on the VCCA website. We ask you to consent with a CCBY 4.0 license. Please check the clarification by creative commons:The CCBY 4.0 license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator. The license allows for commercial use.” It’s optional to upload, after consent, the 2-minute video clip to the computational audiology TV channel. Please check if you have the permissions to share the materials (including data & pictures) in your video.
  • After your abstract has been processed, you will receive an E-Mail to confirm that we received it. The Scientific Committee will review the abstracts and once accepted, we will post it publicly on the VCCA website (
  • After your abstract has been accepted, you will receive a registration number, for completing the registration procedure for presenters and you can start recording your talk and preparing a video pitch.
  • March 1st 2023: Abstract submission system opens
  • May 1st 2023: Abstract deadline
  • May 5th 2023: abstract submission deadline extended to May 5th (Midnight California time on the 5th, which is 7 am GMT on the 6th)
  • May 12th 2023: Decisions communicated (acceptance/rejection)
  • June 8th 2023: Deadline submission of video recordings and slides
  • June 29-30 2023: Conference

Young Scientist Award

  • We will provide a VCCA2023 Young Scientist Award to the best contribution to the conference.
  • The winner will be announced at the closing ceremony of the conference.

Video Pitch Award

Timeslots for Presentations

The VCCA is a truly international event, uniting hearing scientists, innovative clinicians, and audiologists from across the globe. As presenter you can indicate your preferred timezone on the abstract submission form. To ensure a seamless experience for our presenters, we have provided the session times for three major regions (organizing Hubs): Sydney, Australia; Pretoria, South Africa/Europe; and California, USA.

Session 1 (1:00 AM – 2:45 AM GMT, 29th June):

  • Sydney, Australia (AEST): 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM (29th June)
  • Pretoria, South Africa (SAST) / Europe (CEST): 3:00 AM – 4:45 AM (29th June)
  • California, USA (PDT): 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM (28th June)

Session 2 (9:30 AM – 11:15 AM GMT, 29th June):

  • Sydney, Australia (AEST): 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM (29th June)
  • Pretoria, South Africa (SAST) / Europe (CEST): 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM (29th June)
  • California, USA (PDT): 2:30 AM – 4:15 AM (29th June)

Session 3 (6:30 PM – 8:15 PM GMT, 29th June):

  • Sydney, Australia (AEST): 4:30 AM – 6:15 AM (30th June)
  • Pretoria, South Africa (SAST) / Europe (CEST): 8:30 PM – 10:15 PM (29th June)
  • California, USA (PDT): 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM (29th June)

We hope that providing the session times for these regions will help you preparing for the VCCA2023!  We look forward to your participation in this engaging event.