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2017 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society <br/>Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society
Annual Scientific MeetingBuilding Bridges15 - 17 November 2017 | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Plenary Sessions

Please find a list of the 2017 ANZSCoS ASM plenary sessions below:

Thursday, 16 November
Plenary One
Plenary Two

Friday, 17 November
Plenary Three
Plenary Four 

Thursday, 16 November

Plenary One: Access To Care (At All Points of the SCI Care Continuum)
9.00am - 10.25am 

  • Improving Care Delivery Across the SCI Continuum: the Canadian Experience - Keynote Speaker: Dr Vanessa Noonan

  Sponsored by
 National Injury Insurance Agency Queensland 

Plenary Two: Funding Streams (Paying for Care Now and What Does the Future Hold?)
1.05pm - 2.45pm  

  • The History and Current Status of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - Keynote Speaker: Mr John Walsh AM
  • Navigating the Introduction of the NDIS in the State-wide Specialist Spinal Cord Injury Service in Queensland - Prof. Timothy Geraghty
  • Mr James Welsman

Friday, 17 November

Plenary Three:  Clinical Innovation (Emerging Trends and the Changing Face of SCI Medicine)
8.50am - 11.25am 

  Sponsored by
  Spinal Life Australia

Plenary Four: Back to Life and Work (Vocational Rehab and Pushing the Hobby Envelope)
1.10pm - 3.10pm 

  • Early access to Vocational Rehabilitation following spinal cord injury: Implementation, evaluation and sustainability of a novel inpatient service - Keynote Speaker: Prof. James Middleton
  • Examining cultural discourses to understand how vocational rehabilitation works - Dr Joanna Fadyl
  • Unlimited Access: Knowledge, Means and Desire Can Open the Oceans and the Rest of the World - Mr Bruckner Chase