Conference Program

Tuesday 16th March

  ROOM 1
9.00 – 9.45 Mobiliy beyond 65 – maintaining mobility and independence for older adults – Tracee-lee Maginnity – Permobil Australia
10.00 Opening in Foyer
10.30 – 11.15 The Impact of MWC Propulsion: From the Paediatric to Adult Shoulder – Rachel Fabiniak – Permobil Australia
11.30 – 12.15 LET’S FACE IT TOGETHER! The 5 most common mistakes made during wheelchair seating evaluations – Joana Santiago – Medifab
12.15 – 1.15 Lunch
1.15 – 2.45 Applying Standardised Wheelchair Measures to the Seating and Mobility Process – L Brown – Independent Living Specialists
3.15 – 4.00 TBC
  ROOM 2
9.00 – 9.45 Power Standing for Young People – Where Are We At? – Rachel Maher – Permobil NZ
10.00 Opening in Foyer
10.30 – 11.15 TBC
11.30 – 12.15 Enabling Good Lives – an update and where to from here – James Poskitt (Ministry of Health)
12.15 – 1.15 Lunch
1.15 – 2.00 Assistive technology competence requirements for occupational therapist – TBC
3.15 – 4.00 TBC

Wednesday 17th March

  ROOM 1
9.00 – 9.45 TBC
10.15 – 11.00 TBC
11.30 – 12.15 Initiating Independent movement in Early Childhood – Tracee-lee Maginnity – Permobil Australia
12.15 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.15 Night-time Positioning – Considerations for successful assessment and intervention – Joana Santiago – Medifab
2.30 – 3.15 TBC
  ROOM 1
9.00 – 10.00 Fit for Purpose: Assessment & measurement – considerations for people requiring bariatric wheelchair & seating support – D Wilson
10.15 – 11.00 Safe Manual Handling Practice for the Bariatric Client – TBC
11.30 – 12.30 Postural Care – TBC
12.15 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.15 Transport for Challenging Behaviours – TBC
2.30 – 3.15 TBC