Conferences

Information for professionals working within brain injury services

Conferences

There are regular conferences focused on aspects of working with individuals and families/carers where a brain injury has had an impact.  Some of these, along with a brief description are shown below.  If you are aware of one that you think will be of interest to other professionals in the area please email……

JULY

Thu, 07 July 2011 09:00 – 16:45         Exchange seminars presents ‘He looks ok!’

www.exchangechambers.co.uk/images/uploads/He_Looks_OK.pdf

A severe brain injury seminar devoted to evidencing the challenges faced by those with brain injury.  The seminar will look at how severe brain injury can be managed and the challenges lawyers face when gathering the evidence.

Location: Exchange Chambers, Oxford House, Oxford Row, Leeds LS1 3BE

SEPTEMBER

Mon, 12 September 2011 09:00 – 17:00         Headway Conference and Exhibition 2011

www.headway.org.uk/headway-conference.aspx

  • Alcohol and substance misuse after brain injury – the scale of the problem and how to deal with it John Corrigan, Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ohio State University
  • Brain injury and its implications for offender rehabilitation Huw Williams, Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Exeter
  • Neuropsychology – assessment and treatment Narinder Kapur, Consultant Neuropsychologist, University of Southampton
  • Life after brain injury – a mother’s perspective Jane Hales

Location: Barcelo Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire

SEPTEMBER

September 21st – 22nd     Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) present ‘Inspiring learning and innovation in brain injury rehabilitation’

www.birt.co.uk/content.asp?page_id=214

The 2011 conference from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust will look at the latest developments and strategies for the treatment and rehabilitation of people with acquired brain injury. This is the fourth in BIRT’s series of biennial brain injury conferences.

NOVEMBER

Thu, 03 November 2011 – Fri, 04 November 2011 08:00 – 17:00         A Life Changed – Case Management Intervention

www.cmsuk.org/Event.aspx?EventID=199

Location: The Hilton Gatwick Hotel, Gatwick Airport

This two day event will include many areas of interest to anyone accessing rehabilitation for personal injury clients.  The focus for this year’s conference will be the management of complex cases. The programme ncludes the presentation of the CMSUK Case Manager of the Year Award 2011 & Dinner Dance

NOVEMBER

Thu, 10 November 2011         UKABIF Annual Conference

www.ukabif.org.uk/events/icalrepeat.detail/2011/11/10/164/-/-

Location: The National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham

Presentations will include

  • Mental Imagery for Neurorehabilitation, Commissioning – How will affect services for ABI?
  • Coma and PVS
  • Encephalitis – an update
  • From Feeds to Food:  Nutrition Support after ABI
  • Post traumatic epilepsy and treatment.
  • Rehabilitation of Memory.