Cochlear Implant Meetings

Meeting Locations

PLEASE NOTE:  Most of the following meetings have been cancelled due to Corona Virus physical distancing recommendations. However, the Desert Cohlear Connections meeting is currently being held via zoom. Please check our calendar.

Information about all upcoming Educational meetings at ALOHA will be posted here.

All meetings are normally held at the ALOHA Center
4001 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.,
Tucson, Arizona 85712
(520) 795-9887

Desert Cochlear Connections


Desert Cochlear Connections is a discussion group where participants discuss and resolve issues with cochlear implants. 

Held the 2nd Saturday of each month,
October – May
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Desert Cochlear Connections Resource List

Advanced Bionics

Advanced Bionics Logo

Advanced Bionics meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2020 Dates
May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

For more information please contact:
Advanced Bionics
Mirecela Galindo
(661) 289-4545

PLEASE NOTE:  The April 2020 AB meeting has been cancelled due to Corona Virus physical distancing recommendations. 

Cochlear Americas

Cochlear America

Cochlear Americas meets the 2nd Monday
of each month
1:00 – 4:00 pm

2020 Dates
May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14

Cochlear Americas
If you have any questions, please contact:
Javier Cosentino
Engagement Manager



Med-El meeting dates vary
– please see below

Time:  12:00 – 3:00 pm

2020 Dates
May 7, June 25, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3
(There are no meetings in January or July, 2020) 

Lyra Repplinger
(888) 633-3524

Information about upcoming Educational meetings at ALOHA will be posted here. 

Peer Discussion Groups

All discussions are virtual, captioned, and on Arizona time.  If you would like an invitation to any meetings we offer, email Please view the calendar below for more details.