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Confirmed Speakers

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Day One

Professor Ann Ashburn

Professor of Rehabilitation
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Southampton UK

Professor Jane Burridge

Professor of Restorative Neuroscience
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Southampton UK
Lead for Neurorehabilitation Research Group
ACPIN President

Dr Freya Davies

Clinical Research Fellow
School of Medicine
Cardiff University UK

Professor Jenny Freeman

Professor of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Plymouth University UK

Professor Lisa Harvey

Senior Researcher
Medicine
Northern Clinical School
John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research
University of Sydney Australia

Professor Catherine Lang

Professor of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Neurology
Associate Director
PhD Program in Movement Science,
Washington University School of Medicine. Saint Louis, Missouri USA

Professor Stephen Lord

Senior Principal Research Fellow
Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre
Neuroscience Research Australia

Professor Jonathan Marsden

Professorship and Chair in Rehabilitation
School of Health Professions
Plymouth University UK

Professor Valerie Pomeroy

Professor of Neurorehabilitation
Director of Research School of Health Sciences
Co-Chair Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Alliance
Honorary Consultant Neurophysiotherapist
Norfolk Health & Care NHS Trust UK

Ms Tamsin Reed

Physiotherapy Clinical Lead
Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit
The Wellington Hospital UK

Ms Ruth Siewruk

Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist in Neurology
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust UK

Day Two

Professor Ann Ashburn

Professor of Rehabilitation
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Southampton UK

Professor Jane Burridge

Professor of Restorative Neuroscience
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Southampton UK
Lead for Neurorehabilitation Research Group
ACPIN President

Dr Louise Connell

Reader in Rehabilitation
University of Central Lancashire
ACPIN Fellow UK

Dr Sara Demain

Associate Professor
Health Sciences
University of Southampton UK

Dr Rachel Farrell

Consultant Neurologist
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery UK

Professor Lisa Harvey

Senior Researcher
Medicine
Northern Clinical School
John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research
University of Sydney Australia

Dr Anna Kuppuswamy

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
UCL Institute of Neurology UK

Professor Gert Kwakkel

Professor in Neurorehabilitation
Department Rehabilitation Medicine
VU University Medical Centre
Amsterdam The Netherlands

Dr Birgitta Langhammer

Professor PhD
Department of Physiotherapy
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences Norway

Professor Stephen Lord

Senior Principal Research Fellow
Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre.
Neuroscience Research Australia

Professor Jonathan Marsden

Professorship and Chair in Rehabilitation
School of Health Professions
Plymouth University UK

Naomi McVey

Head of Programmes for the Chief Allied Health professions Officer at NHS England

Ms Tamsin Reed

Physiotherapy Clinical Lead
Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit
The Wellington Hospital UK

Professor Catherine Sherrington

Head, Ageing and Physical Disability Program
Musculoskeletal Health Sydney
School of Public Health
The University of Sydney Australia

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CALL FOR POSTERS

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for an oral presentation/poster display and presentation at the Conference

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The abstract categories

Clinically related

Service related

Scientific research related

The scientific review committee will select the abstracts according to the quality of the research, the relevance to clinical practice and the clarity of the abstract. The scientific committee will decide whether abstracts will be presented orally (15 minute presentation), as a poster with platform presentation (5 minute) or as a poster without presentation at the conference. Accepted abstracts for oral presentations will be published in Synapse, poster abstracts will be posted on the conference website and in the conference booklet (with the author’s permission).

The closing date for submission of abstracts: 13th January 2018 5.00pm

The decision notification date for abstract submissions: 27th January 2018

At least one author of abstracts will be required to register in full to attend and present (orally or via poster) at the conference.

Early bird registration closes: 31st January 2018

As in other years, an oral and a poster presentation prize will be awarded at the conference, judged by a panel of ACPIN board members and invited speakers at the conference.

Submission of abstract

This year ACPIN is trialing the use of an abstract submission portal (Oxford Abstracts) where you will need to submit your abstract. Please follow the instructions below to access the submission space:

Create an account and once you have done this you will be sent to the abstract submission zone. The submission portal will take you through the steps of submitting your abstract, and there will be no need to submit a word document. Click here to start.

Guidelines

Structured abstract: 250-300 words maximum

All authors’ full names and affiliation/place of work

Please include the email of the author who will be the main point of contact

Title and authors names are excluded from the word count

Subtitles can be used to structure the abstract, and will be included in the word count.

For further advice on writing an abstract, see the guidelines on our website.

Poster size: AO = 1189mm (118.9cm) x 841mm (84.1cm)

For advice on designing a poster see the guidelines on our website.

Please have A4 handouts of your poster available

Platform presentation for posters:

5-minute presentation on poster, 3 to 4 slides maximum.

Click here to download a more comprehensive guide to writing an abstract and preparing a poster for conference.

ACPIN Awards 2018

The conference will host the third ACPIN Awards ceremony. To find out more and to nominate click here.