Committees

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Simon Hall ESS Symposium Director
Manager of Assistive Technology and Specialised Seating department
Central Remedial Clinic

Dr Mark Schmeler ISS Symposium Director
Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Lisa McCormack
Assistive Technology and Specialised Seating department
Central Remedial Clinic

Mary McDonagh
Assistive Technology and Specialised Seating department
Central Remedial Clinic

Dr Jeffrey Morris
Head of the National Centre for Electronic Assistive Technology, Wales

Dr Peter Watson
Special Seating Clinic
Musgrave Park Hospital Belfast

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Dr Peter Watson, Northern Ireland – Co-Chair
Principal Bioengineer
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Alison Porter Armstrong, Northern Ireland – Co-Chair
Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Sciences
Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Ulster University

Dr Rory Cooper, USA
FISA Foundation – Paralyzed Veterans of America Chair
University of Pittsburgh
Director
Human Engineering Research Laboratories
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr Rosemary Joan Gowran, Ireland
Lecturer Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Education and Health Science
University of Limerick

Simon Hall, Ireland
Manager of Assistive Technology and Specialised Seating department
Central Remedial Clinic

Else Marie Hansen, Denmark
Consultant
The National Board of Social Services, Denmark

Siobhan Long, Ireland
National Manager
Assistive Technology and SeatTech Services
Enable Ireland

Mary McDonagh , Ireland
Senior Physiotherpist
Assistive Technology and Specialised Seating department
Central Remedial Clinic

Dr Jeffrey Morris, Wales
Head of the National Centre for Electronic Assistive Technology, Wales

Prof Elisabete Roldão, Portugal
Occupational Therapist
Armed Forces Hospital in Lisbon
Leiria School of Health

Dr Mark Schmeler, USA
Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology,
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Bart Van der Hayden, Belgium
Physical Therapist
Owner private physical therapy practise ‘De Kine’ in Ghent
Clinical and R&D Consultant, Seating, Mobility and Wound Care

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

Conference Organisers Limited (Ireland)