PREVIEW: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust Conference

Posted in Courses & Conferences on 16th May 2017

 

Conference details: September 27-28, 2017, Glasgow, UK.

Be a part of BIRT’s world class conference. Leading brain injury rehabilitation researchers, academics and practitioners from around the globe will be examining and sharing pioneering developments, ideas and research about the rehabilitation of people with brain injury at the BIRT Conference 2017 in Glasgow.

Day one includes keynote plenary sessions where new research in brain injury will be presented by experts in the field. On day two, choose four of the 11 workshops/symposia running simultaneously throughout the day, and participate in debate and discussion, learn new techniques and share good practice.

  • Hear the latest research about emotion technology from world renowned scientist Dr Rosalind Picard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, then discover what our teams have been doing in this field in the UK in the ‘Thinking Technology’ symposium.
  • Join a team of ‘movers and shakers’ in health and rehabilitation research in our Live Research Lab, to learn and have your say about the roadmap to making brain injury rehabilitation ever better.
  • Learn the current theory of executive functioning and rehabilitation from internationally recognised expert Professor Brian Levine, University of Toronto, then find out how this can be put into practice in his Goal Management Therapy workshop.
  • Be inspired by Professor Jon Evans’ keynote presentation about positive psychology, and his ideas for practical interventions in the workshop on Day 2.
  • Question and challenge our expert panel members in our (BBC style) ‘Question Time on Concussion’. We promise an enlightening and stimulating debate!
  • Understand how Professor Russell Bauer, University of Florida, has matched specific memory interventions to individual patients.
  • Discover how to embed ABI research project in your practice with our step-by-step guide, including handy hints and tips.
  • Network informally with peers and other professionals, and share good practice during formal sessions and debates.

Full programme and online booking www.birt.co.uk/conference Early booking discounts are still available.

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