Date: 13th June, 2023
Location: 9 St John Street, Manchester, M3 4DN and Live Streaming Online
In collaboration with STEPS Prosthetics and the Limbless Association, 9 St John Street is hosting a hybrid conference to furnish its audience with a wealth of in-depth expertise concerning the benefits and challenges of amputee sports from basic day-to-day activity up to Olympic level.
|9:00am - 9:45am
|Registration and refreshments
|9:45am - 10:00am
|Morning session welcome from Chairperson - Matthew Snarr, Barrister
|10:00am - 10:40am
|Julie Rogers, Paralympian and Limbless Association Youth Ambassador
A Paralympian's tale of the trials and triumphs of transitioning between different sports at an elite level.
|10:40am - 11:20am
|Peter Durkin, Prosthetist
An expert prosthetist's guide to meeting the needs of amputees engaged in different sports.
|11:20am - 12:00pm
|Sophie de Oliveira Barata, Founder of the Alternative Limb Project
Sophie will be sharing her expertise and experience of creating wearable art pieces exploring themes of body image and body diversity.
|12:00pm - 12:15pm
|Discuss and questions session with all morning speakers.
|12:15pm - 1:00pm
|1:00pm - 1:10pm
|Afternoon session from Chairperson - Julie-Anne Luck, Barrister.
|1:10pm - 1:50pm
|Sarah Drury and Sarah Watt, Physiotherapists
Facilitating a return to sport and understanding the physiotherapy treatment needs of sporting amputees.
|1:50pm - 2:30pm
|Zeeshan Sheikh, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Understanding complications in amputation injuries that require surgical revisions.
|2:30pm - 3:10pm
|Brian McCluggage, Barrister
The quantum aspects of amputation injury claims.
|3:10pm - 3:25pm
|Discuss and questions session with all afternoon speakers.
|Closing remarks followed by drinks reception.
How To Register
In person fees includes morning refreshments, lunch and post conference drinks. There are limited in person places so please book early to avoid disappointment.
All profits will be donated to the Limbless Association.