Internationally-renowned expert to speak at National Paediatric Brain Injury Conference

Posted in Courses & Conferences on 6th Mar 2019

Professor Vicki Anderson, internationally-renowned paediatric neuropsychologist with over 30 years’ experience, is set to speak at this year’s National Paediatric Brain Injury Conference on 6 September 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine in London.

Hosted by The Children’s Trust, this year’s conference, ‘Building the future of childhood brain injury: where do we go from here?’ will take a visionary look at paediatric acquired brain injury and explore what the future may hold.

This year’s key speakers include:

  • Professor Vicki Anderson, Director of Clinical Sciences Research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia
  • Dr Stacy Suskauer, Research Scientist and Co-Director of the Centre from Brain Injury Recovery at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in the USA
  • Dr Suzanna Watson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead for Paediatrics Neuropsychology Services at the Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

With further speakers due to be announced, the conference aims to bring together the industry’s leading clinical professionals, utilising and reporting on the latest evidence-based research in the field of brain injury. Delegates will have the opportunity to network with expert clinical professionals, including consultants, doctors, surgeons, nurses, therapists and medico-legal practitioners, to discuss challenges and best practice.

Chief Executive of The Children’s Trust, Dalton Leong said: “Since its launch in 2017, The Children’s Trust’s National Brain Injury Conference goes from strength to strength and this year is no exception. The conferences have provided an invaluable insight into childhood brain injury and rehabilitation; and attract top professionals from across the world. This year, with such brilliant speakers and over 250 industry professionals expected to attend, our conference is set to be an inspiring event for those working with children and young people with brain injury.”

The conference will be delivered in partnership with Irwin Mitchell and early bird tickets are available until 15 April 2019 at £175.00 per person. Thereafter, tickets will cost £199.00 per person. Please visit www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/conference to book a place.

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