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Sunday 12 June 2016

Pre Function Area Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
16.00
Registration
16.00
19.00
17.00
18.00

Pre Function Area

  • Registration
    16.00 - 19.00
No events available!

Monday 13 June 2016

Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.00
07.15
07.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
08.45
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
09.00
09.15
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
09.45
10.00
10.15
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans, (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
10.30
10.45
11.00
11.15
11.30
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
11.45
12.00
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Spinal Cord Injury – Pressure Management

Prolonged electrical stimulation for wound prevention in spinal cord injury
Christof Smit, Sonja De Groot, Janneke Stolwijk-Swuste, Thomas Janssen (The Netherlands)

Deep tissue injury in spinal patients
Lia Vasickova, Vladimir Muzik (Czech Republic)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway Scotland (CPIPS)
Mark Gaston, Laura Wiggins (Scotland)

Heat Dissipation in a Custom Molded Seating System
Lynore McLean, Irene Schmid (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Assistive Tec hnology and Integration

Benefits and Challenges of running an online Assistive Technology Loan library
Sean Loughran (Ireland)

Up-skilling and updating on Assistive Technology: how can we build a community of practitioners who feel competent and confident to deliver quality services?
Siobhan Long (Ireland)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Manual Wheelchairs

The use of data logging technologies with manual wheelchairs
Johanne Mattie, Jaimie Borisof, Francois Routhier, Kate Keech, Josiane Lettre, Ian Mitchell, William Miller (Canada)

Wheelchair turning in a clinical setting
John Colvin, Colin Mair (Scotland)

Development & Feasibility testing of a sit to stand assist feature in an ultra tight dynamic wheelchair
Johanne Mattie, Danny Leland, Jaimie Borisoff (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Outcome Measures

Matching wheelchair users with severe spinal cord injuries to provision of Electric Powered Indoor/Outdoor Wheelchairs (EPIOCs)
Lorraine De Souza, Andrew Frank (England)

Activities and participation with Powered Mobility Devices: which tools? Preliminary validation of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure Italian version
Devis Trioschi, Martina Bizzari, Lorenzo Desideri, Roberta Agusto, Valentina Fiordelmondo, Claudio Bitelli (Italy)

Screening safe wheelchair use with a dual-task assessment for older adults
Ed Giesbrecht, William Miller (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training

The effectiveness of the Wheelchair Skills Training Programs (WSTP) compared to other training on wheelchair-related skills in adult wheelchair users: A systematic review Laura Keeler, R Lee Kirby, Jill Hayden (Canada)

State of the Field: Findings from the 2014 Smart Wheelchairs in Assessment and Training (SWAT) Workshop
Pooja Viswanathan, Rosalie Wang, Andrew Sutcliffe, Lisa Kenyon, Genevieve Foley, Emma Smith, William Miller (USA)
12.00
12.45
12.15
12.30
12.45
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
Prescribing wheelchair backrests – Tension Adjustable Upholstery versus Solid Manufactured
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
News in Jay3 backs: Wheelchair back solutions for postural asymmetries and lateral stability
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical
Overview of MMS Medical’s Product Range including Seating Solutions & Demonstrations
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Easystand
Overview of EasyStand Product Line including all New Models for 2016

12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Homecare Medical Supplies


Intelligent Seating – delivering the promise
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

VIDA
The Little Wave Flip – Paediatric Wheelchair Flip the Script on Ordinary – Designed to be Unique
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations
Pro Medicare ERMES ‘Unique Postural Paediatric Solution’ Modular Paediatric Positioning system featured with PTS/TTS Technolog
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
13.00
13.15
13.30
13.45
14.00
Workshops

Outcome measurement in wheelchair seating, positioning and mobility (Intermediate)
Rachael McDonald (Austrailia), Paula Rushton, Edward Giesbrecht, R Lee Kirby, Pooja Viswanathan (Canada), Jackie Casey (Northern Ireland)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Goldsmith Indices of Body Symmetry as a Reliable and Objective Outcome Measure (Advanced)
Sarah Clayton (England)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Growing evidence in support of orthotic based seating interventions (Intermediate)
Thomas Hetzel (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Wheelchair Skills Training Program for Manual Wheelchair Users - A Workshop for Trainers (Intermediate)
Lee Kirby, Cher Smith (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Maximizing Propulsion Efficiency (Intermediate)
Tina Roesler (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Optimizing Device Positioning for Access, Mobility, Health and Independence (Beginner)
Mary Kay Walch (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Mobility and Wellbeing
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
14.00
15.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
15.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
15.15
15.30
Workshops

Custom Contoured Seating: Ensuring Successful Outcomes (Advanced)
Kelly Waugh (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Seating Evaluation for Functional Outcomes in Paediatric Population (Intermediate)
Yunn-Yi Pau-Lee (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

24 hour postural care approach - Theory and practice (Advanced)
Efrat Shenhod, Nava Gelkop (USA), Sarah Clayton (England)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Dynamic Seating – Creating Possibilities! (Advanced)
Tomas Collin (Norway)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Em-POWERing Children with Multiple, Severe Disabilities: The Grand Valley Power Mobility Project (Beginner)
Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Let’s Go! Creative Solutions to Maximize Independence (Intermediate)
Kathy Fisher (Canada), Lisa Rotelli (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Aerobics (Wheel-Fit) for wheelchair users
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
15.30
16.30
15.45
16.00
16.15
16.30
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
16.45
17.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

Wheeling in the City: Mobility & Environmental Access Considerations across the Globe
Elaine Toskos (USA)
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISO Standardized Measures for Seating Supports and Seated Posture
Kelly Waugh PT (USA)
17.00
19.30
Workshops

Interdisciplinary systematic prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers with Spinal cord injury
Unn Svarverud, Hanne Haugland (Norway)
17.00
17.30
Workshops
Reserved UAC
17.00
19.30
17.15
17.30
17.45
18.00
18.15
18.30
18.45
19.00
19.15

Pembroke Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Herbert Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 1

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 2

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Meeting Room 6

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 17.30

Meeting Room 9

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Sussex Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.00
07.15
07.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
08.45
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
09.00
09.15
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
09.45
10.00
10.15
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans, (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
10.30
10.45
11.00
11.15
11.30
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
11.45
12.00
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Spinal Cord Injury – Pressure Management

Prolonged electrical stimulation for wound prevention in spinal cord injury
Christof Smit, Sonja De Groot, Janneke Stolwijk-Swuste, Thomas Janssen (The Netherlands)

Deep tissue injury in spinal patients
Lia Vasickova, Vladimir Muzik (Czech Republic)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway Scotland (CPIPS)
Mark Gaston, Laura Wiggins (Scotland)

Heat Dissipation in a Custom Molded Seating System
Lynore McLean, Irene Schmid (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Assistive Tec hnology and Integration

Benefits and Challenges of running an online Assistive Technology Loan library
Sean Loughran (Ireland)

Up-skilling and updating on Assistive Technology: how can we build a community of practitioners who feel competent and confident to deliver quality services?
Siobhan Long (Ireland)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Manual Wheelchairs

The use of data logging technologies with manual wheelchairs
Johanne Mattie, Jaimie Borisof, Francois Routhier, Kate Keech, Josiane Lettre, Ian Mitchell, William Miller (Canada)

Wheelchair turning in a clinical setting
John Colvin, Colin Mair (Scotland)

Development & Feasibility testing of a sit to stand assist feature in an ultra tight dynamic wheelchair
Johanne Mattie, Danny Leland, Jaimie Borisoff (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Outcome Measures

Matching wheelchair users with severe spinal cord injuries to provision of Electric Powered Indoor/Outdoor Wheelchairs (EPIOCs)
Lorraine De Souza, Andrew Frank (England)

Activities and participation with Powered Mobility Devices: which tools? Preliminary validation of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure Italian version
Devis Trioschi, Martina Bizzari, Lorenzo Desideri, Roberta Agusto, Valentina Fiordelmondo, Claudio Bitelli (Italy)

Screening safe wheelchair use with a dual-task assessment for older adults
Ed Giesbrecht, William Miller (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training

The effectiveness of the Wheelchair Skills Training Programs (WSTP) compared to other training on wheelchair-related skills in adult wheelchair users: A systematic review Laura Keeler, R Lee Kirby, Jill Hayden (Canada)

State of the Field: Findings from the 2014 Smart Wheelchairs in Assessment and Training (SWAT) Workshop
Pooja Viswanathan, Rosalie Wang, Andrew Sutcliffe, Lisa Kenyon, Genevieve Foley, Emma Smith, William Miller (USA)
12.00
12.45
12.15
12.30
12.45
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
Prescribing wheelchair backrests – Tension Adjustable Upholstery versus Solid Manufactured
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
News in Jay3 backs: Wheelchair back solutions for postural asymmetries and lateral stability
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical
Overview of MMS Medical’s Product Range including Seating Solutions & Demonstrations
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Easystand
Overview of EasyStand Product Line including all New Models for 2016

12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Homecare Medical Supplies


Intelligent Seating – delivering the promise
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

VIDA
The Little Wave Flip – Paediatric Wheelchair Flip the Script on Ordinary – Designed to be Unique
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations
Pro Medicare ERMES ‘Unique Postural Paediatric Solution’ Modular Paediatric Positioning system featured with PTS/TTS Technolog
12.50
13.20

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
13.00
13.15
13.30
13.45
14.00
Workshops

Outcome measurement in wheelchair seating, positioning and mobility (Intermediate)
Rachael McDonald (Austrailia), Paula Rushton, Edward Giesbrecht, R Lee Kirby, Pooja Viswanathan (Canada), Jackie Casey (Northern Ireland)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Goldsmith Indices of Body Symmetry as a Reliable and Objective Outcome Measure (Advanced)
Sarah Clayton (England)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Growing evidence in support of orthotic based seating interventions (Intermediate)
Thomas Hetzel (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Wheelchair Skills Training Program for Manual Wheelchair Users - A Workshop for Trainers (Intermediate)
Lee Kirby, Cher Smith (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Maximizing Propulsion Efficiency (Intermediate)
Tina Roesler (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Optimizing Device Positioning for Access, Mobility, Health and Independence (Beginner)
Mary Kay Walch (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Mobility and Wellbeing
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
14.00
15.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
15.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
15.15
15.30
Workshops

Custom Contoured Seating: Ensuring Successful Outcomes (Advanced)
Kelly Waugh (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Seating Evaluation for Functional Outcomes in Paediatric Population (Intermediate)
Yunn-Yi Pau-Lee (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

24 hour postural care approach - Theory and practice (Advanced)
Efrat Shenhod, Nava Gelkop (USA), Sarah Clayton (England)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Dynamic Seating – Creating Possibilities! (Advanced)
Tomas Collin (Norway)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Em-POWERing Children with Multiple, Severe Disabilities: The Grand Valley Power Mobility Project (Beginner)
Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Let’s Go! Creative Solutions to Maximize Independence (Intermediate)
Kathy Fisher (Canada), Lisa Rotelli (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Aerobics (Wheel-Fit) for wheelchair users
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
15.30
16.30
15.45
16.00
16.15
16.30
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
16.45
17.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

Wheeling in the City: Mobility & Environmental Access Considerations across the Globe
Elaine Toskos (USA)
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISO Standardized Measures for Seating Supports and Seated Posture
Kelly Waugh PT (USA)
17.00
19.30
Workshops

Interdisciplinary systematic prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers with Spinal cord injury
Unn Svarverud, Hanne Haugland (Norway)
17.00
17.30
Workshops
Reserved UAC
17.00
19.30
17.15
17.30
17.45
18.00
18.15
18.30
18.45
19.00
19.15

Pembroke Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Herbert Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 1

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 2

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Meeting Room 6

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 17.30

Meeting Room 9

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Sussex Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
12.45
Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
Prescribing wheelchair backrests – Tension Adjustable Upholstery versus Solid Manufactured
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
News in Jay3 backs: Wheelchair back solutions for postural asymmetries and lateral stability
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical
Overview of MMS Medical’s Product Range including Seating Solutions & Demonstrations
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Easystand
Overview of EasyStand Product Line including all New Models for 2016

12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Homecare Medical Supplies


Intelligent Seating – delivering the promise
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

VIDA
The Little Wave Flip – Paediatric Wheelchair Flip the Script on Ordinary – Designed to be Unique
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations
Pro Medicare ERMES ‘Unique Postural Paediatric Solution’ Modular Paediatric Positioning system featured with PTS/TTS Technolog
12.50
13.20
13.00
13.15

Pembroke Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Herbert Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 1

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 2

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 6

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 9

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20

Sussex Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    12.50 - 13.20
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.00
07.15
07.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome
Simon Hall
Central Remedial Clinic & European Seating Symposium Director

Opening Address
Stephanie Manahan
Central Remedial Clinic
08.30
08.45
08.45
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Schmeler
University of Pittsburgh (USA)
08.45
09.30
09.00
09.15
09.30
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
Plenary 1

Mark Wellman
(USA)
09.30
10.15
09.45
10.00
10.15
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
Global Advances in Technology
Introduction of a Total Shear Force Measurement Device
Max Rogmans, (The Netherlands)
10.15
10.35

Global Advances in Technology
Christopher Hills (Australia)
10.35
10.50

Global Advances in Technology
From Al to Robots, from Apps to Wearables – Let’s Design for Everyone OK?
Robin Cristopherson (United Kingdom)
10.50
11.30
10.30
10.45
11.00
11.15
11.30
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
11.45
12.00
12.15
12.30
12.45
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
Lunch
12.45
14.00

Mark Wellman

No Limits Demonstration 1
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
13.25
13.55
13.00
13.15
13.30
13.45
14.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
15.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break

Mark Wellman
No Limits Demonstration 2
(Outside – Burlington Road Car Park)
15.00
15.30
15.15
15.30
15.45
16.00
16.15
16.30
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
Break
16.30
17.00
16.45

Pembroke Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Herbert Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 1
    08.45 - 09.30
  • Plenary 1
    09.30 - 10.15
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.15 - 10.35
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.35 - 10.50
  • Global Advances in Technology
    10.50 - 11.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Meeting Room 1

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Meeting Room 2

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Meeting Room 6

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Meeting Room 9

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Break
    16.30 - 17.00

Sussex Room

  • 07.00 - 08.30
  • Manned Poster Session, Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.30 - 12.00
  • 12.45 - 14.00
  • Mark Wellman
    13.25 - 13.55
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
12.00
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Spinal Cord Injury – Pressure Management

Prolonged electrical stimulation for wound prevention in spinal cord injury
Christof Smit, Sonja De Groot, Janneke Stolwijk-Swuste, Thomas Janssen (The Netherlands)

Deep tissue injury in spinal patients
Lia Vasickova, Vladimir Muzik (Czech Republic)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway Scotland (CPIPS)
Mark Gaston, Laura Wiggins (Scotland)

Heat Dissipation in a Custom Molded Seating System
Lynore McLean, Irene Schmid (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Assistive Tec hnology and Integration

Benefits and Challenges of running an online Assistive Technology Loan library
Sean Loughran (Ireland)

Up-skilling and updating on Assistive Technology: how can we build a community of practitioners who feel competent and confident to deliver quality services?
Siobhan Long (Ireland)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Manual Wheelchairs

The use of data logging technologies with manual wheelchairs
Johanne Mattie, Jaimie Borisof, Francois Routhier, Kate Keech, Josiane Lettre, Ian Mitchell, William Miller (Canada)

Wheelchair turning in a clinical setting
John Colvin, Colin Mair (Scotland)

Development & Feasibility testing of a sit to stand assist feature in an ultra tight dynamic wheelchair
Johanne Mattie, Danny Leland, Jaimie Borisoff (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Outcome Measures

Matching wheelchair users with severe spinal cord injuries to provision of Electric Powered Indoor/Outdoor Wheelchairs (EPIOCs)
Lorraine De Souza, Andrew Frank (England)

Activities and participation with Powered Mobility Devices: which tools? Preliminary validation of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure Italian version
Devis Trioschi, Martina Bizzari, Lorenzo Desideri, Roberta Agusto, Valentina Fiordelmondo, Claudio Bitelli (Italy)

Screening safe wheelchair use with a dual-task assessment for older adults
Ed Giesbrecht, William Miller (Canada)
12.00
12.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training

The effectiveness of the Wheelchair Skills Training Programs (WSTP) compared to other training on wheelchair-related skills in adult wheelchair users: A systematic review Laura Keeler, R Lee Kirby, Jill Hayden (Canada)

State of the Field: Findings from the 2014 Smart Wheelchairs in Assessment and Training (SWAT) Workshop
Pooja Viswanathan, Rosalie Wang, Andrew Sutcliffe, Lisa Kenyon, Genevieve Foley, Emma Smith, William Miller (USA)
12.00
12.45
12.15
12.30

Pembroke Room

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45

Herbert Room

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45

Meeting Room 1

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45

Meeting Room 2

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45

Meeting Room 6

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45

Meeting Room 9

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/
    Research Paper Presentations
    12.00 - 12.45
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
14.00
Workshops

Outcome measurement in wheelchair seating, positioning and mobility (Intermediate)
Rachael McDonald (Austrailia), Paula Rushton, Edward Giesbrecht, R Lee Kirby, Pooja Viswanathan (Canada), Jackie Casey (Northern Ireland)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Goldsmith Indices of Body Symmetry as a Reliable and Objective Outcome Measure (Advanced)
Sarah Clayton (England)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Growing evidence in support of orthotic based seating interventions (Intermediate)
Thomas Hetzel (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Wheelchair Skills Training Program for Manual Wheelchair Users - A Workshop for Trainers (Intermediate)
Lee Kirby, Cher Smith (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Maximizing Propulsion Efficiency (Intermediate)
Tina Roesler (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Optimizing Device Positioning for Access, Mobility, Health and Independence (Beginner)
Mary Kay Walch (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Mobility and Wellbeing
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
14.00
15.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
15.00
15.15
15.30
Workshops

Custom Contoured Seating: Ensuring Successful Outcomes (Advanced)
Kelly Waugh (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Seating Evaluation for Functional Outcomes in Paediatric Population (Intermediate)
Yunn-Yi Pau-Lee (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

24 hour postural care approach - Theory and practice (Advanced)
Efrat Shenhod, Nava Gelkop (USA), Sarah Clayton (England)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Dynamic Seating – Creating Possibilities! (Advanced)
Tomas Collin (Norway)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Em-POWERing Children with Multiple, Severe Disabilities: The Grand Valley Power Mobility Project (Beginner)
Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Let’s Go! Creative Solutions to Maximize Independence (Intermediate)
Kathy Fisher (Canada), Lisa Rotelli (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Aerobics (Wheel-Fit) for wheelchair users
Kris Saunders-Stowe, Wheely Good Fitness
15.30
16.30
15.45
16.00
16.15
16.30
16.45
17.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISWP & Emerging Nations
CHAIR: Rory Cooper,International Society of Wheelchair Professionals & University of Pittsburgh

Overview of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) Jon Pearlman, International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Wheelchair Training in Less-Resourced Settings
Sarah Frost, Motivation UK & Mary Goldberg (USA), International Society of Wheelchair Professionals

Positioning and Mobility in Developing Countries through a Community-Based-Rehabilitation Approach
Isabelle Cormier (Canada)

Emerging Markets – Focus on India
Padmaja Kankipati & Prashant Singh (India), SMOI

Q&A
17.00
19.00
Workshops

Wheeling in the City: Mobility & Environmental Access Considerations across the Globe
Elaine Toskos (USA)
17.00
19.00
Workshops

ISO Standardized Measures for Seating Supports and Seated Posture
Kelly Waugh PT (USA)
17.00
19.30
Workshops

Interdisciplinary systematic prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers with Spinal cord injury
Unn Svarverud, Hanne Haugland (Norway)
17.00
17.30
Workshops
Reserved UAC
17.00
19.30
17.15
17.30
17.45
18.00
18.15
18.30
18.45
19.00
19.15

Pembroke Room

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Herbert Room

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 1

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.00

Meeting Room 2

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Meeting Room 6

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 17.30

Meeting Room 9

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • Workshops
    17.00 - 19.30

Sussex Room

  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
No events available!

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Introduction

Alison Porter-Armstrong Chair
08.30
08.45

Plenary 2: Seating, Posture and Pressure Ulcer Prevention

CHAIR: Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong
Dr Lisette Schoonhoven, Reader in Skin Health, Southampton University and President of European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
Pressure Ulcer Prevention as a Key Patient Safety Indicator
Prof Jane Nixon, Deputy Director Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pathways (PUPPs) and Pressure Ulcer Risk Primary or Secondary Evaluation Tool (PURPOSE T)
Prof Zena Moore, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
Posture and Repositioning – what’s the Evidence in the Cochrane Database?
Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong, Senior Lecturer Rehabilitation Sciences, Ulster University
Education of Healthcare Professionals for Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Q&A
08.30
11.00
Welcome and Introduction

Alison Porter-Armstrong Chair
08.30
08.45

Plenary 2: Seating, Posture and Pressure Ulcer Prevention

CHAIR: Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong
Dr Lisette Schoonhoven, Reader in Skin Health, Southampton University and President of European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
Pressure Ulcer Prevention as a Key Patient Safety Indicator
Prof Jane Nixon, Deputy Director Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pathways (PUPPs) and Pressure Ulcer Risk Primary or Secondary Evaluation Tool (PURPOSE T)
Prof Zena Moore, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
Posture and Repositioning – what’s the Evidence in the Cochrane Database?
Dr Alison Porter-Armstrong, Senior Lecturer Rehabilitation Sciences, Ulster University
Education of Healthcare Professionals for Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Q&A
08.30
11.00
08.45
09.00
09.15
09.30
09.45
10.00
10.15
10.30
10.45
11.00
11.15
11.30
11.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Seating and Positioning
A randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of prescribed specialist seating provision for nursing home residents
Olivia Tierney, Suzanne Martin, Martina Tierney, Jackie Casey, Orlagh Daly (Northern Ireland)

Clinical features of those using powered indoor/outdoor wheelchairs (EPIOCs) with a muscular dystrophy: disease features, comorbidities and complications of disability
Andrew Frank, Lorraine De Souza (England)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Powered Mobility An RCT on Wheeled Mobility for pressure ulcer prevention and improved function David Brienza, Patricia Karg, Prerna Poojary-Mazzotta, Mark Schmeler, Marnie Bertole (USA)

Powered Mobility Devices assessment: Preliminary validation of the Italian Wheelchair Skill Test
Devis Trioschi, Lorenzo Desideri, Roberta Agusto, Martina Bizzarri, Claudio Bitelli, Sabrina Cantelli (Italy)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

User Perspectives More than just a wheelchair - becoming enwheeled in Ireland - a personal account
Dr Margaret Kennedy (Ireland)

Clinical Perspectives on Accessible Transportation in Toronto
Richard Kellowan, Meridith McClenaghan (Canada)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Assessment To Incorporate a Preliminary AT Assessment into an Already Established Seating Assessment Process
Chandra Panda, Siobhan Long (Ireland)

The Right Stuff
Cecile Koolen (The Netherlands)

The Impact of Fabric Choice on Microclimate For Seating Applications
Katie Pearce, Richard Haxby (England)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training The feasibility of implementing knowledge translation of the Wheelchair Skills Program for manual wheelchairs in a Canadian rehabilitation centre
Paula Rushton, Willaim Miller, Emma Smith, R Lee Kirby, Louise Demers, Linda Boronowski, Sarah Rowe, Sarah Sinanan (Canada)

Fit to teach: A manual wheelchair skills boot camp for OT students
Ed Giesbrecht, William Miller (Canada)
11.45
12.30
12.00
12.15
12.30
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Sunrise Medical
New Zippie Voyage C.P. stroller: The perfect combination of clinical benefits for the child and lifestyle functionality for parents

13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations
Sunrise Medical
High End Technology in Powerchair Seating: Clinical Applications of the new Jive M2 Sedeo Ergo
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Stealth Products, Inc
Assessing for the Alternative Drive
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Comfort Company
Glidewear, eliminating shear from seating: Come feel the Comfort Company exclusive technology that removes up to 70% of the shear forces typically seen in the major seating brands
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Medifab
SPEX: A new concept on Complex Wheelchair Seating and Positioning
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Ottobock
The Clinical Benefits of Ottobock Special Seating and Cushions on the B400 Tilt in Space Base
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Comfort Company
Acta-Relief Back Support System: Industry first non-molding system capable of capturing major spinal deformities that can dynamically be changed in a second with as little as a millimeter of adjustment at a time
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Chunc Seating and Mobility
OCTO BACK... Designed to Change
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

Healthcare 21
HC21:Making Special Controls Easy
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

V-Track LimitedFrom the Simple to the Complex; Modular Seating Solutions to Continuously Support Changing Posture and Function of a Wheelchair User
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

BES Rehab
Postural Challenges and Seating Solutions: Part 1- Pelvis and Lower Body
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

XSENSOR Technology Corporation
The Latest in Pressure Imaging from XSENSOR Technology
13.30
14.00
Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
12.30
14.00

Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical – Anatomic Sitt
Modular & Customised Seating Solutions for Adults & Paediatrics
13.00
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Disability Needs
Posture Management & Control
13.30
14.00
12.45
13.00
13.15
13.30
13.45
14.00
Workshops

A Problem Solving Model for Wheelchair Seating Assessment (Intermediate)
Kelly Waugh (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The Other Seat! Where else is Skin Integrity preservation and postural management a critical consideration for the wheelchair-seated client? …. In the bathroom of course (Intermediate)
Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Person Centred Thinking and Postural Care (Beginner)
Tess Ellis (England)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The evolution of wheelchair skills training in Canada – From gold to bold! ( Intermediate)
Krista Best, Cher Smith, Ed Giesbrecht, Phillipe Archambault, William C. Miller, Paula Rushton, Emma Smith, Lee Kirby (Canada)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Postural and functional benefits of midline driving in Power Mobility (Advanced)
Russ Rolt (USA)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

Mounting portable devices and switches (Beginner)
Sean Loughran (Ireland)
14.00
15.00
Workshops

The ICF: As Effective as a Swiss-made Watch Used in Seating and Mobility
Stephan Mausen (Switzerland)
14.00
15.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
15.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
Exhibition & Coffee Break
15.00
15.30
15.15
15.30
Workshops

The Level of Satisfaction with Assistive Technology Devices for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Intermediate)
Ana Allegretti (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Wound Care 101 – What the Seating Therapist Needs to Know (Beginner)
W. Darren Hammond (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

The Paediatric Positioning Puzzle: Balancing Support with Function (Intermediate)
Kathy Fisher, Nicole Captain, Leslie Marriott (Canada)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Driving School for children with severe motor impairments: Who’s ready to explore? ( Intermediate)
Roslyn Livingstone, Debbie Field (Canada), Ginny Paleg (USA)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Anatomically responsible and stable sitting ( Intermediate)
Wouter Hoppenbrouwer (The Netherlands)
15.30
16.30
Workshops

Clinical application guide and 'rysis' how do they work together for better practice? (Beginner)
Toru Furui, Takashi Handa, Masayo Fururi, Yasush Fujihira, Yuji Tsubota, Kenji Oka, Fumitaka Fujino, Hiroyuki Yamada, Takahiro Nishinohara, Chrisato Kameoka (Japan)
15.30
16.30
15.45
16.00
16.15
16.30
16.45
17.00
17.15
17.30
17.45
18.00
18.15
18.30
18.45
19.00
The Exhibitors Presecco Reception & Conference Dinner
19.00
00.00
The Exhibitors Presecco Reception & Conference Dinner
19.00
00.00
19.15
19.30
19.45
20.00
20.15
20.30
20.45
21.00
21.15
21.30
21.45
22.00
22.15
22.30
22.45
23.00
23.15
23.30
23.45

Pembroke Room

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 2: Seating, Posture and Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    08.30 - 11.00
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • The Exhibitors Presecco Reception & Conference Dinner
    19.00 - 24.00

Herbert Room

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 2: Seating, Posture and Pressure Ulcer Prevention
    08.30 - 11.00
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30
  • The Exhibitors Presecco Reception & Conference Dinner
    19.00 - 24.00

Meeting Room 1

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30

Meeting Room 2

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30

Meeting Room 6

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30

Meeting Room 9

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
  • Workshops
    15.30 - 16.30

Sussex Room

  • 07.30 - 08.30
  • 11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch, Exhibition & Exhibitor Presentations
    12.30 - 14.00
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.00 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    13.30 - 14.00
  • Workshops
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    15.00 - 15.30
No events available!

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Opening Address
Dr Rory Cooper Chair
08.30
08.45
Welcome and Opening Address
Dr Rory Cooper Chair
08.30
08.45
08.45
Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival

This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
08.45
11.00
Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival

This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
08.45
11.00
09.00
09.15
09.30
09.45
10.00
10.15
10.30
10.45
11.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
11.15
11.30
11.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Service User’s Perspectives
AT Solutions for Teenager with an Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Study
Shirley Deakin (Ireland)

Providing Power Mobility Access for a Child with Severe Spastic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy – A Case Report
Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)

Evaluation of an adaptive Arabic keyboard to facilitate Arabic typing in children with cerebral palsy: A case Study
Marie Abou Saab, Abir Massaad, Rania Moukawem, Marcel Mallah, Micheline Bakhos (Lebanon)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Service Delivery

Description of how The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) identified and evaluated quality in moulded seating units Gunn Limandvik (Norway) Measuring Wheelchair Reliability Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)

Measuring Wheelchair Reliability
Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Worldwide Perspectives Seating in Lebanon since 1983...
Andrew Semple, Marie Abou Saab (Lebanon)

Are Wheelchair Services Associated with Successful Wheelchair Use in Less-Resourced Settings?
Elizabeth Hurwitz, Eva Bazant, Emma Williams, Brenda Onguti, Jamie Noon, Tchai Xavier, R Lee Kirby (USA)

Learning from Colombia: Private industry’s role in closing the gap in wheelchair provision in a middle-income country
Sara Munera (Colombia)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Policy and Strategic Development

Wheelchair Users GET Active: Creating policy for sustainable wheelchair & seating provision by engaging key stakeholders
Rosemary Joan Gowran (Ireland), Natasha Layton (Australia)

Proposal for the provision of adequate and equitable special seating services in the context of the national HSE Progressing Disability Services initiative John Tiernan (Ireland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training

The Regional Wheelchair Training Programme for Northern Ireland
Emma Regan (Northern Ireland)

SeatTech Training: An analysis of 13 years of participant feedback
Aidan McGarry (Ireland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Finding Evidence Using the Literature

The use of lying supports with adults: A review of the literature and clinical practice
Rachel Innocente (New Zealand)

Facilitating children's participation through the provision of wheelchairs: What's the evidence?
Jackie Casey, Suzanne Martin, Rachael McDonald, Laura McKeown (Northern Ireland)
11.45
12.30
12.00
12.15
12.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Quantam
The Technological Advances of Quantum Rehab
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Vicair
The Latest Innovations in Seating
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical: Life & Mobility
Manual and Motorised Frame Solutions for Custom Seating
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

ROHO
Smart Technology for Managing Tissue Deformation and Client Compliance
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Comfort Company
Head Support featuring the BodiLink System: Introducing the first fully articulating Posterior head support with limitless articulation to meet any of your patient positioning needs
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

Active Controls
Drive Control Assessment Tool for Faster and More Effective Outcomes
12.50
13.20
Lunch
12.30
13.30

Exhibitor Presentations

BES Rehab
Postural Challenges and Seating Solutions: Part 2- Trunk
12.50
13.20
12.45
13.00
13.15
13.30
Workshops

Improving Patient Outcomes: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Efficacy (Intermediate)
Kara Kopplin (USA), Dan Bader (England), Cees Oomens (The Netherlands), Joyce Black, David Brienza (USA), Amit Gefen (Israel)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

To Sit or Not to Sit – Considering Sitting Individuals With Pressure Ulcers (Intermediate)
W. Darren Hammond (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Respect the hips! What happens when we choose not to? How much do the hips influence postural alignment in sitting? (Intermediate)
Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

How do we learn the skills to become seating therapists? (Intermediate)
Stephanie Tanguay, Rhona Moot (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Acquainting with 3D Printing and It's Application in Seating / Mobility Fabrication Services (Beginner)
Richard Pasillas, Victor Carvente (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

The Pelvic Floor and Wheelchair Seating: What every therapist should know (Intermediate)
Carina Siracusa (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Sunrise Medical
Seating System: Application of its Modularity to Accommodate Changing User’s Needs
Catherine Meijer, Sunrise Medical
13.30
14.30
13.45
14.00
14.15
14.30
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
14.45
Workshops

GMFM percentiles predict postural and equipment needs for children (Advanced)
Ginny Paleg (USA)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

The Science & Ergonomics of Skin Protection (Beginner)
Stephanie Tanguay (Canada)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Evaluation of seating positions in saddle seats for children with special needs (Intermediate)
Ann-Helen Gomnaes, Kristine Westby (Norway), Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA), Lotte Wemmenborn (Sweden)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Appropriate wheelchair provision is primary for living: Reflecting on Education for Professional Practice (Intermediate)
Jackie Casey, Rosemary Gowran, Paula Rushton, Rachael McDonald, Ed Giesbrecht, Krista Best, Cher Smith
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Making the Impossible Possible: Access to iOS Devices for Communication and Environmental Control (Intermediate)
Emma Smith (Canada)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Reflecting on 20 years of Digital Seating (Intermediate)
Kim Chaney, Neeta Patel (Germany)
14.45
15.45
15.00
15.15
15.30
15.45
Closing Ceremony
15.45
16.00
Closing Ceremony
15.45
16.00

Pembroke Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address Dr Rory Cooper Chair
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival
    This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
    Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
    Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
    Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
    08.45 - 11.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Service User’s Perspectives
    AT Solutions for Teenager with an Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Study
    Shirley Deakin (Ireland)

    Providing Power Mobility Access for a Child with Severe Spastic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy – A Case Report
    Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)

    Evaluation of an adaptive Arabic keyboard to facilitate Arabic typing in children with cerebral palsy: A case Study
    Marie Abou Saab, Abir Massaad, Rania Moukawem, Marcel Mallah, Micheline Bakhos (Lebanon)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Quantam
    The Technological Advances of Quantum Rehab
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    Improving Patient Outcomes: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Efficacy (Intermediate)
    Kara Kopplin (USA), Dan Bader (England), Cees Oomens (The Netherlands), Joyce Black, David Brienza (USA), Amit Gefen (Israel)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    GMFM percentiles predict postural and equipment needs for children (Advanced)
    Ginny Paleg (USA)
    14.45 - 15.45
  • Closing Ceremony
    15.45 - 16.00

Herbert Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address Dr Rory Cooper Chair
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival
    This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
    Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
    Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
    Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
    08.45 - 11.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Service Delivery

    Description of how The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) identified and evaluated quality in moulded seating units Gunn Limandvik (Norway) Measuring Wheelchair Reliability Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)

    Measuring Wheelchair Reliability
    Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Vicair
    The Latest Innovations in Seating
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    To Sit or Not to Sit – Considering Sitting Individuals With Pressure Ulcers (Intermediate)
    W. Darren Hammond (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    The Science & Ergonomics of Skin Protection (Beginner)
    Stephanie Tanguay (Canada)
    14.45 - 15.45
  • Closing Ceremony
    15.45 - 16.00

Meeting Room 1

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Worldwide Perspectives Seating in Lebanon since 1983...
    Andrew Semple, Marie Abou Saab (Lebanon)

    Are Wheelchair Services Associated with Successful Wheelchair Use in Less-Resourced Settings?
    Elizabeth Hurwitz, Eva Bazant, Emma Williams, Brenda Onguti, Jamie Noon, Tchai Xavier, R Lee Kirby (USA)

    Learning from Colombia: Private industry’s role in closing the gap in wheelchair provision in a middle-income country
    Sara Munera (Colombia)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    MMS Medical: Life & Mobility
    Manual and Motorised Frame Solutions for Custom Seating
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    Respect the hips! What happens when we choose not to? How much do the hips influence postural alignment in sitting? (Intermediate)
    Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    Evaluation of seating positions in saddle seats for children with special needs (Intermediate)
    Ann-Helen Gomnaes, Kristine Westby (Norway), Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA), Lotte Wemmenborn (Sweden)
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 2

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Policy and Strategic Development

    Wheelchair Users GET Active: Creating policy for sustainable wheelchair & seating provision by engaging key stakeholders
    Rosemary Joan Gowran (Ireland), Natasha Layton (Australia)

    Proposal for the provision of adequate and equitable special seating services in the context of the national HSE Progressing Disability Services initiative John Tiernan (Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    ROHO
    Smart Technology for Managing Tissue Deformation and Client Compliance
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    How do we learn the skills to become seating therapists? (Intermediate)
    Stephanie Tanguay, Rhona Moot (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    Appropriate wheelchair provision is primary for living: Reflecting on Education for Professional Practice (Intermediate)
    Jackie Casey, Rosemary Gowran, Paula Rushton, Rachael McDonald, Ed Giesbrecht, Krista Best, Cher Smith
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 6

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Education and Training

    The Regional Wheelchair Training Programme for Northern Ireland
    Emma Regan (Northern Ireland)

    SeatTech Training: An analysis of 13 years of participant feedback
    Aidan McGarry (Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Comfort Company
    Head Support featuring the BodiLink System: Introducing the first fully articulating Posterior head support with limitless articulation to meet any of your patient positioning needs
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    Acquainting with 3D Printing and It's Application in Seating / Mobility Fabrication Services (Beginner)
    Richard Pasillas, Victor Carvente (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    Making the Impossible Possible: Access to iOS Devices for Communication and Environmental Control (Intermediate)
    Emma Smith (Canada)
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 9

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Finding Evidence Using the Literature

    The use of lying supports with adults: A review of the literature and clinical practice
    Rachel Innocente (New Zealand)

    Facilitating children's participation through the provision of wheelchairs: What's the evidence?
    Jackie Casey, Suzanne Martin, Rachael McDonald, Laura McKeown (Northern Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Active Controls
    Drive Control Assessment Tool for Faster and More Effective Outcomes
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    The Pelvic Floor and Wheelchair Seating: What every therapist should know (Intermediate)
    Carina Siracusa (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Workshops
    Reflecting on 20 years of Digital Seating (Intermediate)
    Kim Chaney, Neeta Patel (Germany)
    14.45 - 15.45

Sussex Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Exhibitor Presentations
    BES Rehab
    Postural Challenges and Seating Solutions: Part 2- Trunk
    12.50 - 13.20
  • Workshops
    Sunrise Medical
    Seating System: Application of its Modularity to Accommodate Changing User’s Needs
    Catherine Meijer, Sunrise Medical
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
12.45
Exhibitor Presentations

Quantam
The Technological Advances of Quantum Rehab
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Vicair
The Latest Innovations in Seating
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

MMS Medical: Life & Mobility
Manual and Motorised Frame Solutions for Custom Seating
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

ROHO
Smart Technology for Managing Tissue Deformation and Client Compliance
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Comfort Company
Head Support featuring the BodiLink System: Introducing the first fully articulating Posterior head support with limitless articulation to meet any of your patient positioning needs
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

Active Controls
Drive Control Assessment Tool for Faster and More Effective Outcomes
12.50
13.20
Exhibitor Presentations

BES Rehab
Postural Challenges and Seating Solutions: Part 2- Trunk
12.50
13.20
13.00
13.15

Pembroke Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Quantam
    The Technological Advances of Quantum Rehab
    12.50 - 13.20

Herbert Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Vicair
    The Latest Innovations in Seating
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 1

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    MMS Medical: Life & Mobility
    Manual and Motorised Frame Solutions for Custom Seating
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 2

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    ROHO
    Smart Technology for Managing Tissue Deformation and Client Compliance
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 6

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Comfort Company
    Head Support featuring the BodiLink System: Introducing the first fully articulating Posterior head support with limitless articulation to meet any of your patient positioning needs
    12.50 - 13.20

Meeting Room 9

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    Active Controls
    Drive Control Assessment Tool for Faster and More Effective Outcomes
    12.50 - 13.20

Sussex Room

  • Exhibitor Presentations
    BES Rehab
    Postural Challenges and Seating Solutions: Part 2- Trunk
    12.50 - 13.20
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
07.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
Registration & Exhibition
07.30
08.30
07.45
08.00
08.15
08.30
Welcome and Opening Address
Dr Rory Cooper Chair
08.30
08.45
Welcome and Opening Address
Dr Rory Cooper Chair
08.30
08.45
08.45
Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival

This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
08.45
11.00
Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival

This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
08.45
11.00
09.00
09.15
09.30
09.45
10.00
10.15
10.30
10.45
11.00
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
Exhibition & Coffee Break
11.00
11.45
11.15
11.30
11.45
12.00
12.15
12.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
Lunch
12.30
13.30
12.45
13.00
13.15
13.30
13.45
14.00
14.15
14.30
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
Break
14.30
14.45
14.45
15.00
15.15
15.30
15.45
Closing Ceremony
15.45
16.00
Closing Ceremony
15.45
16.00

Pembroke Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address Dr Rory Cooper Chair
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival
    This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
    Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
    Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
    Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
    08.45 - 11.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Closing Ceremony
    15.45 - 16.00

Herbert Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Welcome and Opening Address Dr Rory Cooper Chair
    08.30 - 08.45
  • Plenary 3: Stress, Sanity and Survival
    This module thru panel discussion will explore how stress affects the clients, caregivers & care team and bring attention to a serious issue that is not new, but rarely highlighted. The wellbeing of all is threatened. We need to talk!
    Elaine Vivianne Toskos, Rusk Rehabilitation
    Marina Lupari, mother of wheelchair user
    Patricia Pugh, Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness
    08.45 - 11.00
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
  • Closing Ceremony
    15.45 - 16.00

Meeting Room 1

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45

Meeting Room 2

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45

Meeting Room 6

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45

Meeting Room 9

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45

Sussex Room

  • Registration & Exhibition
    07.30 - 08.30
  • Exhibition & Coffee Break
    11.00 - 11.45
  • Lunch
    12.30 - 13.30
  • Break
    14.30 - 14.45
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
11.45
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Service User’s Perspectives
AT Solutions for Teenager with an Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Study
Shirley Deakin (Ireland)

Providing Power Mobility Access for a Child with Severe Spastic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy – A Case Report
Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)

Evaluation of an adaptive Arabic keyboard to facilitate Arabic typing in children with cerebral palsy: A case Study
Marie Abou Saab, Abir Massaad, Rania Moukawem, Marcel Mallah, Micheline Bakhos (Lebanon)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Service Delivery

Description of how The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) identified and evaluated quality in moulded seating units Gunn Limandvik (Norway) Measuring Wheelchair Reliability Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)

Measuring Wheelchair Reliability
Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Worldwide Perspectives Seating in Lebanon since 1983...
Andrew Semple, Marie Abou Saab (Lebanon)

Are Wheelchair Services Associated with Successful Wheelchair Use in Less-Resourced Settings?
Elizabeth Hurwitz, Eva Bazant, Emma Williams, Brenda Onguti, Jamie Noon, Tchai Xavier, R Lee Kirby (USA)

Learning from Colombia: Private industry’s role in closing the gap in wheelchair provision in a middle-income country
Sara Munera (Colombia)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Policy and Strategic Development

Wheelchair Users GET Active: Creating policy for sustainable wheelchair & seating provision by engaging key stakeholders
Rosemary Joan Gowran (Ireland), Natasha Layton (Australia)

Proposal for the provision of adequate and equitable special seating services in the context of the national HSE Progressing Disability Services initiative John Tiernan (Ireland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Education and Training

The Regional Wheelchair Training Programme for Northern Ireland
Emma Regan (Northern Ireland)

SeatTech Training: An analysis of 13 years of participant feedback
Aidan McGarry (Ireland)
11.45
12.30
Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations

Finding Evidence Using the Literature

The use of lying supports with adults: A review of the literature and clinical practice
Rachel Innocente (New Zealand)

Facilitating children's participation through the provision of wheelchairs: What's the evidence?
Jackie Casey, Suzanne Martin, Rachael McDonald, Laura McKeown (Northern Ireland)
11.45
12.30
12.00
12.15

Pembroke Room

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Service User’s Perspectives
    AT Solutions for Teenager with an Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Study
    Shirley Deakin (Ireland)

    Providing Power Mobility Access for a Child with Severe Spastic Athetoid Cerebral Palsy – A Case Report
    Lisa Kenyon, John Farris (USA)

    Evaluation of an adaptive Arabic keyboard to facilitate Arabic typing in children with cerebral palsy: A case Study
    Marie Abou Saab, Abir Massaad, Rania Moukawem, Marcel Mallah, Micheline Bakhos (Lebanon)
    11.45 - 12.30

Herbert Room

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Service Delivery

    Description of how The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) identified and evaluated quality in moulded seating units Gunn Limandvik (Norway) Measuring Wheelchair Reliability Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)

    Measuring Wheelchair Reliability
    Colin Mair, John Colvin (Scotland)
    11.45 - 12.30

Meeting Room 1

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Worldwide Perspectives Seating in Lebanon since 1983...
    Andrew Semple, Marie Abou Saab (Lebanon)

    Are Wheelchair Services Associated with Successful Wheelchair Use in Less-Resourced Settings?
    Elizabeth Hurwitz, Eva Bazant, Emma Williams, Brenda Onguti, Jamie Noon, Tchai Xavier, R Lee Kirby (USA)

    Learning from Colombia: Private industry’s role in closing the gap in wheelchair provision in a middle-income country
    Sara Munera (Colombia)
    11.45 - 12.30

Meeting Room 2

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Policy and Strategic Development

    Wheelchair Users GET Active: Creating policy for sustainable wheelchair & seating provision by engaging key stakeholders
    Rosemary Joan Gowran (Ireland), Natasha Layton (Australia)

    Proposal for the provision of adequate and equitable special seating services in the context of the national HSE Progressing Disability Services initiative John Tiernan (Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30

Meeting Room 6

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Education and Training

    The Regional Wheelchair Training Programme for Northern Ireland
    Emma Regan (Northern Ireland)

    SeatTech Training: An analysis of 13 years of participant feedback
    Aidan McGarry (Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30

Meeting Room 9

  • Parallel Sessions: Clinical/Research Paper Presentations
    Finding Evidence Using the Literature

    The use of lying supports with adults: A review of the literature and clinical practice
    Rachel Innocente (New Zealand)

    Facilitating children's participation through the provision of wheelchairs: What's the evidence?
    Jackie Casey, Suzanne Martin, Rachael McDonald, Laura McKeown (Northern Ireland)
    11.45 - 12.30
Pembroke Room Herbert Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 9 Sussex Room
13.30
Workshops

Improving Patient Outcomes: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Efficacy (Intermediate)
Kara Kopplin (USA), Dan Bader (England), Cees Oomens (The Netherlands), Joyce Black, David Brienza (USA), Amit Gefen (Israel)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

To Sit or Not to Sit – Considering Sitting Individuals With Pressure Ulcers (Intermediate)
W. Darren Hammond (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Respect the hips! What happens when we choose not to? How much do the hips influence postural alignment in sitting? (Intermediate)
Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

How do we learn the skills to become seating therapists? (Intermediate)
Stephanie Tanguay, Rhona Moot (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Acquainting with 3D Printing and It's Application in Seating / Mobility Fabrication Services (Beginner)
Richard Pasillas, Victor Carvente (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

The Pelvic Floor and Wheelchair Seating: What every therapist should know (Intermediate)
Carina Siracusa (USA)
13.30
14.30
Workshops

Sunrise Medical
Seating System: Application of its Modularity to Accommodate Changing User’s Needs
Catherine Meijer, Sunrise Medical
13.30
14.30
13.45
14.00
14.15
14.30
14.45
Workshops

GMFM percentiles predict postural and equipment needs for children (Advanced)
Ginny Paleg (USA)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

The Science & Ergonomics of Skin Protection (Beginner)
Stephanie Tanguay (Canada)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Evaluation of seating positions in saddle seats for children with special needs (Intermediate)
Ann-Helen Gomnaes, Kristine Westby (Norway), Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA), Lotte Wemmenborn (Sweden)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Appropriate wheelchair provision is primary for living: Reflecting on Education for Professional Practice (Intermediate)
Jackie Casey, Rosemary Gowran, Paula Rushton, Rachael McDonald, Ed Giesbrecht, Krista Best, Cher Smith
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Making the Impossible Possible: Access to iOS Devices for Communication and Environmental Control (Intermediate)
Emma Smith (Canada)
14.45
15.45
Workshops

Reflecting on 20 years of Digital Seating (Intermediate)
Kim Chaney, Neeta Patel (Germany)
14.45
15.45
15.00
15.15
15.30

Pembroke Room

  • Workshops
    Improving Patient Outcomes: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Efficacy (Intermediate)
    Kara Kopplin (USA), Dan Bader (England), Cees Oomens (The Netherlands), Joyce Black, David Brienza (USA), Amit Gefen (Israel)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    GMFM percentiles predict postural and equipment needs for children (Advanced)
    Ginny Paleg (USA)
    14.45 - 15.45

Herbert Room

  • Workshops
    To Sit or Not to Sit – Considering Sitting Individuals With Pressure Ulcers (Intermediate)
    W. Darren Hammond (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    The Science & Ergonomics of Skin Protection (Beginner)
    Stephanie Tanguay (Canada)
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 1

  • Workshops
    Respect the hips! What happens when we choose not to? How much do the hips influence postural alignment in sitting? (Intermediate)
    Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    Evaluation of seating positions in saddle seats for children with special needs (Intermediate)
    Ann-Helen Gomnaes, Kristine Westby (Norway), Sharon Sutherland (Pratt) (USA), Lotte Wemmenborn (Sweden)
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 2

  • Workshops
    How do we learn the skills to become seating therapists? (Intermediate)
    Stephanie Tanguay, Rhona Moot (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    Appropriate wheelchair provision is primary for living: Reflecting on Education for Professional Practice (Intermediate)
    Jackie Casey, Rosemary Gowran, Paula Rushton, Rachael McDonald, Ed Giesbrecht, Krista Best, Cher Smith
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 6

  • Workshops
    Acquainting with 3D Printing and It's Application in Seating / Mobility Fabrication Services (Beginner)
    Richard Pasillas, Victor Carvente (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    Making the Impossible Possible: Access to iOS Devices for Communication and Environmental Control (Intermediate)
    Emma Smith (Canada)
    14.45 - 15.45

Meeting Room 9

  • Workshops
    The Pelvic Floor and Wheelchair Seating: What every therapist should know (Intermediate)
    Carina Siracusa (USA)
    13.30 - 14.30
  • Workshops
    Reflecting on 20 years of Digital Seating (Intermediate)
    Kim Chaney, Neeta Patel (Germany)
    14.45 - 15.45

Sussex Room

  • Workshops
    Sunrise Medical
    Seating System: Application of its Modularity to Accommodate Changing User’s Needs
    Catherine Meijer, Sunrise Medical
    13.30 - 14.30
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