WFNR  World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation presents its Biennial Congress- Innovations in NeuroRehabilitation WCNR2012 - 16-19 May 2012
7th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Satellite Meetings

Independently organised Pre and Post Congress satellite meetings will be held in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in conjunction with WCNR 2012. Further details for these satellites, including separate registration, are available on the websites below.

Satellite Name



Registration is now closed. Please contact the meeting secretariat to register

Stroke Rehabilitation Research

Establishing Collaborations and Priorities in Clinical and Translational Stroke Rehabilitation Research

The objective of this satellite is to establish national & international networks and priorities for stroke rehabilitation research.

It is aimed at experienced stroke clinicians and researchers including basic scientists and has the following goals:

  • Identifying current high priority directions of stroke rehabilitation research
  • Identifying priorities for near future research in stroke rehabilitation and recovery
  • Developing networks and collaborations in stroke rehabilitation research to facilitate priorities and coordination of research programs
  • Facilitate processes that help define/achieve consensus around standards and measures in stroke rehabilitation and recovery research
  • Facilitate communication and planning between basic science researchers and clinical researchers

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Click here to download the Registration Brochure

Click here for the program


Saturday 12 &

Sunday 13 May 2012





Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

430 Wine Country Drive

Lovedale, NSW, 2325

(Transportation to and from Sydney Domestic Airport and Sydney City will be arranged)














International Society of Restorative Neurology

The first meeting of the International Society for Restorative Neurology will be held in conjunction with the 7th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation


This conference will cover the topics:

  • The history and principles of restorative neurology
  • Nervous system injury and the new anatomy and physiology
  • Restorative interventions: Capitalising on residual function
  • The future of restorative neurology


Registration Fee: Au$50.00pp.  Price includes attendance to all sessions of the ISRN Satellite Meeting, morning and afternoon teas and a stand-up networking style lunch.

Click here for further information regarding this meeting.


15 May 2012

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Melbourne, VIC 3006


Evidence-based rehabilitation for Acquired Brain Injury in Children

This workshop will highlight advances in the provision of child and family centred care for children with acquired brain injuries. 

Registration cost is $200pp. 

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15 May 2012

Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville

The 3rd Asia-Oceanian Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

For further information on this satellite including registration, please visit the conference website.

Sunday 20 - Wednesday 23

May 2012

Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre

Bali, Indonesia