ISCoS 2018 – 57th ISCoS combined with the 25th ANZSCoS Annual Scientific Meeting  13 - 15 Sept



Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Pre-ISCoS Seminar


Date: Wednesday 12th September

Time: 8:30 to 5:00

Venue: Darling Harbour Convention Centre (Room C2.5)

Registration Fee: AUD $75 (~GBP£44/EUR€57) 

Registration fee includes: morning tea break, lunch and afternoon tea break.


This seminar will be suitable for occupational therapists and physiotherapists with an interest in spinal cord injury management. The seminar will provide a unique setting to learn from and meet with colleagues from the global spinal cord injury community.


To register for this Seminar as part of the ISCoS 2018 registration, please register here.

To register for the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Pre-ISCoS Seminar Only, please register here.


Click here to download the full programme. 





8:30 – 8:50


8:50 – 9:00

Professor Lisa Harvey


9:00 – 10:00


A/Prof Jillian Swaine - Australia

Dr Mohit Arora - Australia/India

Elizabeth Dallaway - Australia

Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention


10:00- 10:30

Dr Vivien Jorgensen - Norway

Dr Emilie Butler Forslund - Sweden

Falls in persons with spinal cord injury

10:30 -11:00

Morning tea

11:00- 12:00


Dr Johanna Wangdell - Sweden

Jayne Yeomans - Australia

Nicola Hunter –Australia

Jennifer Dunn -New Zealand

Improving upper limb function - updates on surgical management

12:00- 12:15


Leanne Rees - Australia

Media portrayal of elite athletes with a disability

12:15 -12:45

Bryn Fitel – Australia

Sharon Roberts - Australia

Formal Training for Peer Wheelchair Skills

Wheelchair Skills Training: Individual vs Group Approach

12:45 – 12:55

Greg Sargeant - Australia

Message from our sponsor Forte Healthcare

12:55 – 1:45


1:45 – 2:45


Dr Michele Verdonck - Australia

David Simpson - Australia

Carol Davis - Australia

Alicia Parry - Australia

Home Automation (Google home and Alexia) vs Environmental Control Systems: What do we need to know as SCI therapists? 

2:45 – 3:15


Ulla Bergner – Germany

Use of exoskeletons in Germany: a clinical perspective


3:15 – 3:45

Afternoon tea

3:45 – 4:15

Lyndall Katte - Australia

Verna Stavric – New Zealand

Pain resources following SCI

4:15 – 4:45

Mel Kotze - Australia

Amy Hungerford – Australia

Nicole Whitehead - Australia

Jacqui White - Australia

Partnering with patients to contribute to student feedback

The Evidence Based Practice Challenge



Brooke Wadsworth

Dr Joanne Glinsky