The Australian Podiatry Association NSW & ACT State Conference is being held from 28-30 April 2016. The theme of the conference is ‘What is your Footprint? The future ahead for Podiatry.’ We have some excellent speakers lined up for a clinically relevant and practically valuable scientific program which will also give you hands on practical experience for you to integrate into your working environment.
 
The conference is also a great opportunity to network with friends and colleagues and we have a number of social events designed to take full advantage of the venue, the view and even a ride on the the Ferris Wheel! The Big Top will be full of over 50 exhibitors from the most relevant and cutting-edge businesses and organisations associated with podiatry for you to visit.

Conference Program




This 3 day conference program has local and international speakers including Dr David Armstrong from USA, Professor Chris Nester, from UK and Dr Karl Landorf, from Melbourne. For more information on these keynote speakers, click here.

Other invited speakers include: Dr Mark Gilheany, Professor Joshua Burns, Dr Cylie Williams, Professor Keith Rome, Dr Matt Carroll, Dr Caleb Wegener, Professor Deborah Turner, Matthew Malone, Cathy Loughry, Phillip Hartshorne, Dr Andrea Coda and Dr Kelly Gray.

Each day there will be a plenary and three concurrent workshops throughout the day, as well as panels, a free breakfast workshop from Cad-Cam Orthotics and a knee mini-series in partnership with AAPSM on Saturday 30th April.

For a hard copy of the program, please click here.

Early Bird Registration

 

 

Register online now for the conference, book accommodation and take advantage of the early bird deal! Member rate is $835 - the same as 2014! If you book now you will ensure you get to reserve the workshops that you want to see - don't miss out! Early Bird ends February 29 2016.

Click on the link above or here to register online or for a hard copy registration form to fill in and return, please click here.

Welcome Cocktail Party: Don't miss out on the social events at the conference! On Thursday 28th April from 5.30pm-7.30pm join fellow delegates and exhibitors for a complimentary welcome party in the Big Top - including a complimentary ride on the Ferris Wheel!

2016 Conference Party: Enjoy a party with the world's greatest view! Have fun and entertainment with fellow podiatrists, friends and partners overlooking Sydney Harbour, the Bridge and the Opera House. $110 for delegates and for partners/friends.

To book for the conference and to register for these events, please click on the register button above, or click here.

Contact

For more information about registration, accommodation, exhibitors or any other query you may have, please contact the APodA 2016 Secretariat on (02) 9254 5000 or email .

Major Partners:

 

 

Podiatry is all about foot health and can act as a key tool in detecting other medical conditions.

Podiatrists are qualified health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and surgical conditions of feet and lower limbs.

The Podiatrist's Scope of Practice includes paediatrics, diabetes, sports injuries, structural problems (biomechanics), treatment of the elderly and general foot care. The complex mechanics of feet (52 bones, a network of muscles, joints and ligaments) and a wide range of foot problems (over 200 identified conditions) demand professional expertise.

Australian Podiatry Association (NSW&ACT) members practise under a strict code of ethics and adhere to compulsory  infection control guidelines of the NSW Department of Health. 

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