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VIRTUAL Conference program at a glance

Pre-Conference Thursday, November 12, 2020

 Start Time  End Time  Session Details
 1:00 pm  3:00 pm 

 Pre-Conference Workshops - Aileen Gunda & Mike Knapp, Canada, Effective Medical Device Reprocessing Impacts Quality of Care

 3:00 p.m.
 4:00 p.m.
 Pre-Conference Workshops - Brandon Maggen, Canada - Treatment of Simple to Complex Pedal Pathologies Using Features and Benefits of Novel 3D Printed Orthotics
 4:00 pm  5:00 pm

 Pre-Conference Workshops - Dr. Chris Bromley, USA Regenerative Approach to Healing in the Lower Extremity with Low Level Laser Applications (Musculoskeletal & Fungal) 

Sponsored by Magne-Tec

 5:00 pm  6:00 pm  Virtual Trivia Hour

Friday, November 13, 2020

 Start Time  End Time  Session Details    
 8:00 am  9:00 am


 Opening and Plenary - Welcome from Stephanie Playford, D.Ch. and keynote by Dr. Ivan Bristow, UK - “The Game is Afoot!” Dermatology, skin lesions & Sherlock Holmes  
 9:00 am  9:45 am

 Practice Management Track - Tom Fiser & Bree Wright, Canada - Effective Non-invasive-based Treatment for Ingrown Toenails

Clinical Track - Dave Simard, Canada - Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Assistants' Track -
Jodene Simard, Canada - The Art of Anticipation: A Valuable Skill of the Podiatric Assistant and How to Hone It
 9:45 am  10:30 am

 Practice Management Track - Dr. Peter Paicos, USA - Podiatry Potpourri: An Open Discussion

Clinical Track - Dr. Simon Bartold, Australia - The Future of Athletic Footwear: What does it look like?
Assistants' Track - Jean Eaton, Canada - Practical Patient Records Management and Privacy Tips
 10:30 am   11:15 am   Break & Virtual Exhibitor Showcase
 11:15 am   12:00 pm 

Practice Management Track - Tina Del Buono, USA - Creating, Coaching & Keeping an "A"Team

 Clinical Track - Dr. Louis De Caro, USA - Biomechanical Considerations of the Pediatric patient BOTH before and after 9 years old
Assistants' Track - Alejandra Silva & Manon Laflamme, Canada - Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices in Small Healthcare Setting
 12:00 pm  12:45 pm

 Break & Virtual Exhibitor Showcase

 12:45 pm   1:30 pm 

Practice Management Track - Patrick Rainville, Canada - Overcoming Changes in the Workplace

 Clinical Track - Peter Guy, Canada - The 4 benefits of adding manual foot therapy to your skill set  Assistants' Track - Tina Del Buono, USA - Creating, Coaching & Keeping an "A"Team

 1:30 pm   2:00 pm   Virtual Networking

Saturday, November 14, 2020

 Start Time  End Time  Session Details    
 8:00 am  9:00 am


Plenary - Dr. Howard Penn, USA - Shockwave Therapy In The Podiatric Setting: Dolorcast Method

Sponsored by Magne-Tec

 9:00 am  9:45 am

 Practice Management Track - Leanne LaRose & Sam Hirst - Kriens-LaRose, LLP, Canada - Professional Tax Considerations

Clinical Track - Dr. Michael E. Graham, USA - Hindfoot Instability and the Role of Extra-Osseous Talo Tarsal Stabilization
Assistants' Track - Philippe Dubreuil, Canada - Understanding Your Team's Dynamic Without Losing Your Individuality
 9:45 am  10:30 am

 Practice Management Track - Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Canada - Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clinical Track - Ruth Avelino/Jonathan Haslehurst, Canada - Performing HyProcure in Ontario
Assistants' Track - Zachary O'Neal, USA - The Fitting of Shoes with AFOs and Orthotics
 10:30 am   11:15 am   Break & Virtual Exhibitor Showcase
 11:15 am   12:00 pm 

 Practice Management Track - Round Table

 Clinical Track - Dr. Kevin Kirby, USA - The Biomechanics of Plantar Heel Pain Assistants' Track - Round Table
 12:00 pm  12:45 pm

 Break & Virtual Exhibitor Showcase

 12:45 pm   1:30 pm 

Practice Management Track - Mike Miller, Canada - Key Marketing Strategies for your Practice

 Clinical Track - Dr. Kevin Kirby, USA - Root Biomechanics is No Longer Alive: How Should Podiatry Move Forward?  Assistants' Track - Dr. Axel Rohrmann, Canada - Practical Neurovascular Assessments
 1:30 pm
 2:15 pm
Plenary/Closing Keynote - Andre Durie, Canada
2:15 pm   2:30 pm   Closing Remarks

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