Innovations in Prosthetics and Orthotics
ISPO Canada 2011 Symposium
The 2011 Symposium was a great success. Thank you to the organizing committee, volunteers, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and delegates for making this a great event.
Please find links to information requested during the event below:
- Outcome Measures Related to Prosthetics and Orthotics
- Dan Blocka Presentation: Appropriate Prosthetic and Orthotic Technologies in Low Income Countries
- Motion analysis on the iPhone
- Walkaide Research
The 2011 Symposium brings together an international array of experts with a wide spectrum of experience related to prosthetic and orthotic care. This Symposium will be of interest to all health professionals working with prosthetics, orthotics, or physical rehabilitation; biomechanists; kinesiologists, and engineers. The 2011 Symposium is being held in conjunction with the Ontario Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists.
Draft Programme: Click here to see the programme for 2011 (updated Sept 6, 2011).
Atlantic Regional Programme: The Friday morning programme will be video conferenced to Halifax and St. Johns as part of the full-day Atlantic Region programme. Please conact Elizabeth Harris for details. Click here for the Atlantic programme and registration form.
Two new session types will be included in the 2011 Symposium program: Short Presentation / Case Study and Demonstrations / Posters.
A“Wine and Demonstrations” session, to be held on September 30, allowing delegates and exhibitors to provide demonstrations of their prosthetic and orthotic innovations in a “show and tell” or poster format. This could include patient specific solutions, unique design and fabrication methods, software, measurement methods, etc.
Thank you to Otto Bock for sponsoring the Wine and Demonstrations.
To be considered for inclusion in the program, please submit the abstract form by email before August 1, 2011. The ISPO Canada Symposium committee will review all submissions and applicants will be contacted by email to confirm the review results.
|ISPO Symposium Info|
University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall (55 Laurier Avenue East)
|Date||September 30 - October 1, 2011|
Prof. Yoshiyuki Sankai, PhD ( Japan)
Exoskeletons and wearable robotics
CAREN Lab Tour
Otto Bock (Wine and Demonstrations sponsor)
|ISPO/OAPO Members (before August 31, 2011): $295
ISPO/OAPO Members (after August 31, 2011): $350
Non Members (before August 31, 2011): $495
Non Members (after August 31, 2011): $550
( Lunch and refreshment breaks provided)
Novotel Ottawa is now sold out
|Continuing Education Credits||
CBCPO = 10 credits
Ottawa Activities for Saturday, October 1, 2011
- Zachary Richard - Music
- Maria Knapik - Chopin
- Au champ de Mars - Performance/Theatre
- O-Town Hoedown - Festival/Fair, Music
We look forward to seeing you in Ottawa.