Conference News

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The move allow attendees to schedule time at the show that better accommodates regular weekday "work days" than weekend days. This year Medica is scheduled from Monday to Thursday (instead of Wednesday to Saturday), and COPAMED is scheduled Wednesday to Friday at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Both shows are scheduled for concurrent days in mid-November.
Two of the featured speakers at the Clinicient Empower Seminar in Los Angeles, Nancy Beckley and Jerry Henderson, address attendees on the first day of the 2-day event.
In exclusive interviews with Rehab Management, event speakers share highlights from their presentations. Nancy Beckley advises how to avoid "whistleblower" troubles, Jerry Durham explains how to combat the PT professions' identity crises, and Sturdy McKee reminds therapists to find their "why." (9:08)
Billie Jean King is keynote speaker at the APTA's 2015 NEXT Conference. (Image courtesy of MYLAN World TeamTennis.)
Tennis great Billie Jean King, whose career includes 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, is the keynote speaker for the 2015 APTA NEXT Conference, scheduled June 3-6, in National Harbor, Md.
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The 2015 Strategies Unencumbered Conference scheduled to begin May 1 aims to address actions and strategies the physical therapy profession can take to reverse the continued reduction of reimbursements.
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The Intercollegiate Challenge is part of the Annual Maddak Awards that aims to inspire healthy competition among schools for the best ideas in occupational therapy products and solutions. Winners are recognized at the Annual Maddak Awards, held during the AOTA Conference in Nashville, Tenn, and entries are being accepted now.
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More than 500 exhibitors are expected to present their current lines of product and technical advances for the healthcare industry at the March 26-28 event in Beijing.
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The Brain Injury Summit is a 3-day event tailored to professionals in the specialized field of brain injury rehabilitation. The summit, now in its third year, is scheduled to take place January 11-14, in Vail, Colorado.
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Shirley, NY-based Biodex will be among the exhibitors at the 40th annual Arab Health Congress and Exhibition January 26-29 at the 2015 Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai. Event promoters expect an attendance of more than 10,000.
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Expanding from its original location in the United Kingdom, the COPA Practice Growth show brings its conference and exposition to the United States as it opens March 4 at the Javits Center in New York.
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Rehab Management’s new podcast reviews the buzz surrounding products and technologies showcased by three software manufacturers at the recent APTA Private Practice Show in Colorado Springs. In just 10 minutes get up to speed about the latest developments in software for the physical therapy clinic.
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Leaf Healthcare Inc, headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif, recently announced that results of a clinical trial that concluded the company's wearable patient sensor can aid healthcare professionals in "dramatically" improving efforts to prevent pressure ulcers.
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Craig Hospital will host the Brain Injury Summit 2015 in Vail, Colo. Registration is now open for the January 11 to 15 event.
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Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ, announces that the "State of Spinal Cord Injury: Latest News on Clinical Trials of Interventions to Promote Neurological Recovery," is slated to be held at Kessler Conference Center, April 17.
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The Western New York Head Injury Seminar, set for January 4, is slated to include featured speaker Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC, and other recognized experts in sports-related concussion.
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The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) recently featured a new neural-controlled prosthetic leg during the Fourth Annual Skyrise Chicago indoor stair climb event. At the event, RIC participant Zac Vawter used the device to climb 103 floors.