The CRC Empowering Change conference


The CRC Empowering Change conference will take place in Clontarf Castle on 10th & 11th October with pre-conference symposia  in CRC Clontarf on 9th October. This conference promises to be thought provoking and informative and will feature keynotes from leading international speakers in the areas of evidence based practice, ethical issues in neuro-disability, surveillance and follow up in CP, and, lifelong perspective of disability.

Parallel sessions will include contributions from a wide range of national and international professionals in the areas  of: *Orthopaedics, *Upper Limb Management, *Brachial Plexus Palsy, *Feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, *Psychology, *Augmentative and Alternative Communication. A further two parallel sessions will be run in conjunction with the CP-Life Research Centre   on *Adult and transition and *Physical Activity and Participation

Abstract submission for posters open until 30th August. Abstract template and details here

Early bird rate available until 31st July 2024

Pre-conference symposiums available 

For registration please go to https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/crc-conference-empowering-change-tickets-735512827667?aff=oddtdtcreator

For queries please mail: empoweringchange@crc.ie

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Pre-conference-symposia

 

Lower Limb and Spine Orthopeadics session:

  • Mr. Mike Dodds, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, CRC, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and CHI at Temple Street, Dublin.
  • Mr. Robert Freeman, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS, Oswestry, Shropshire, UK.
  • Mr. Michael O’Sullivan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, CRC and CHI at Temple Street, Dublin.

 

Case discussions by CRC Gait Laboratory and CRC Physiotherapy clinicians.


Brachial Plexus Palsy parallel session:

  • Speaker: Prof Bryan Lynch Consultant Neurologist , Member of CRC brachial plexus palsy team, and practices in CHI at Temple Street/CHI at Crumlin 20mins -Title TBC
  • Speaker: Mr Kevin Cronin, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Member of CRC brachial plexus palsy team, and practices in  CHI Temple St & Mater Misericordiae University Hospital 20 mins-Title TBC
  • Speaker: Ms Lynn Morisson, Senior Physiotherapist, National specialist services, CRC, and members of BPP therapy team -20 mins, Title: Case studies
  • Speaker:  Ms Hazel Brown, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, London 30 mins Title: TBC
  • Speaker: Prof Tom Quick, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, London , 30 mins Title: TBC