WCNR

10th WORLD CONGRESS FOR

NEUROREHABILITATION

FROM NEUROTECHNOLOGIES TO COMMUNITY CARE

WCNR

Scientific Programme: Day 3: Friday, February 9, 2018

Hall Time Topic
HALL A 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 6
When to treat spasticity and how: Gerard Francisco (USA)
HALL B 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 7
When to use robots in neurorehab: Volker Hoemberg (Germany)
HALL C 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 8
Neglect Rehabilitation: Stephanie Clarke (Switzerland)
HALL D 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 9
Rehab in Neuro-oncology: Wolfgang Grisold (Austria)
HALL E 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 10
Epilepsy and Disability - Challenges in Developing Countries: Nirmal Surya (India)
HALL F 07.15 - 08.15  BREAKFAST SESSION
07.15 - 07.45 FES on the Road of Personalized Intervention: Alon Gad (USA)
07.45 - 08.15 Robotic in Neurorehablitation: Mohammed Sakel (UK)
HALL H 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 11
Rehabilitation in India - Past, Present & Future: Ali Irani (India)
HALL A-C 08.30 - 10.00  PLENARY SESSION
HALL A-C 08.30 - 09.30 The Janus Head of the Non-Lesioned Hemisphere in Brain repair After Stroke: Pablo Ceelnik (USA)
  09.30 - 11.00  TEA / COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
HALL A 11.00 - 12.30  SESSION ON ALTERNATE MEDICINE (DWF-I)
11.00 - 11.20 Research on standardized outcome assessments and rehabilitation regimen of traditional Chinese medicine for the post-stroke with cognitive impairment (PSCI): Lidian Chen (China)
11.20 - 11.40 Using the dynamic Mind with in brain for remodulation: Ashok Pangariya (India)
11.40 - 12.00 Yoga and Meditation in Stroke: Pratap Sancheti (India)
12.00 - 12.20 Medical astrology and its role in neurological recovery: Shrikant Raje (India)
12.20 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL B 11.00 - 12.30  SYMPOSIUM 7: CRITICAL ILLNESS - NEUROMYOPATHY
11.00 - 11.20 Nomenclature, time course and clinical features: Dana Boering (Germany)
11.20 - 11.40 The Intensive Care Medicine research agenda on ICUAW: Greet van den Berghe (Belgium) - TBC
11.40 - 12.00 State of the art in early mobilisation in the ICU: Nicola Latronico (Italy) - TBC
12.00 - 12.20 Critical illness myopathy and ventilator induced diaphragm dysfunction in ICU patients: underlying mechanisms and intervention strategies: L. Larsson (Sweden)
12.20 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL C 11.00 - 12.30  SYMPOSIUM 8: COGNITIVE NEUROLOGY & NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
11.00 - 11.25 Recent developments in cognitive rehabilitation: Barbara Wilson (UK)
11.25 - 11.50 Family centred cognitive rehabilitation: a perspective from countries with emerging rehab services: Urvashi Shah (India)
11.50 - 12.15 Rehabilitation of Executive Deficits: Jill Winegardner (UK)
12.15 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL D 11.00 - 12.30  SYMPOSIUM 9: SPASTICITY 
11.00 - 11.25 Spasticity - Controversial topics in chemodenervation, neurolysis and intrathecal therapies: Gerard Francisco (USA)
11.25 - 11.50 A New Paradigm for Understanding Spasticity: Preeti Raghavan (USA)
11.50 - 12.15 Spasticity and motor recovery after stroke: Sheng Li (USA)
12.15 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL E 11.00 - 12.30  WFNR-ISPRM DISASTER REHABILITATION
11.00 - 11.20 Neurorehabilitation Disaster Management - Chinese Perspective: Jianan Li (China)
11.20 - 11.40 Rapid implementation of telemedicine after earthquake disaster 2015 at Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre, Nepal: Raju Dhakal (Nepal)
11.40 - 12.00 Disaster rehabilitation in Indonesia: Angela Tulaar (Indonesia)
12.00 - 12.20 Updates in WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Initiative - the way forward: Bhasker Amatya (Australia)
12.20 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL F 11.00 - 12.30  IAN NEUROREHAB SUBSECTION SYMPOSIUM
11.00 - 11.15 Sensory modulation in Stroke Rehabilitation: A.V. Srinivasan (India)
11.15 - 11.30 Rehabilitating people with epilepsy - Barriers, challenges and opportunities: Gagandeep Singh (India)
11.30 - 11.45 Profile of LGMDs in India: Satish Khadilkar (India)
11.45 - 12.00 Disability and rehabilitation in people with epilepsy: Sanjeev Thomas (India)
12.00 - 12.15 Newer Gadgets In Neuro Rehabilitation: R. Laxmi Narasimhan (India)
12.15 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL H 10.30 - 12.30  PUBLIC FORUM - DEMENTIA
  12.30 - 14.00  LUNCH
HALL A 12.30 - 14.00  HOCOMA SESSION: HOW TO MAKE INTENSIVE THERAPY EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE
HALL B 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA - LA RENON - (SYMPOSIUM ON PAIN)
HALL C 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA
HALL D 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA - BI
HALL H 13.30 - 15.30  PUBLIC FORUM - STROKE
HALL A 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - STROKE
14.00 - 14.08 Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) - The Science Is Strong, The Clinical Practice Not Yet-
A Review Of Evidence: Gad Alon (United States)
14:09 - 14:17 The Influence Of Type Of CVA On Planning And Outcomes In A Post-Acute Community Rehabilitation Setting: Janet Wagland (Australia)
14:18 - 14:26 Abobotulinumtoxina Injections In Patients With Upper And Lower Limb Spastic Paresis And Impaired Function Following Stroke Or Traumatic Brain Injury: Peter McAllister (United States)
14:27 - 14:35 A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Combined With Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation And Peripheral Neuromuscular Stimulation:
Kazuhisa Domen (Japan)
14:36 - 14:44 Botulinum Toxin A In Upper Limb Spasticity Management: Baseline Data From The Upper Limb International Spasticity (ULIS)-III Study: Lynne Turner-Stokes (United Kingdom)
HALL B 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - OTHER DISEASES
14.00 - 14.08 The Adult Spasticity International Registry (Aspire) Study: 1-Year Results: Gerard Francisco (United States)
14:09 - 14:17 Microvascular Decompression - Trigeminal Neuralgia: Keki Turel (India)
14:18 - 14:26 Disability Assessment Schedule 2 Can Reliably Quantify Disability In Epilepsy:
Sanjeev Thomas (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Yoga And Epilepsy - Methodological Issues And Review Of Existing Studies: Nandan Yardi (India)
14:36 - 14:44 Effectiveness Of Occupational Therapy Focusing On Upper Extremity Training In A Temperature Controlled Pool Versus Land: Deepak Sharan (India)
HALL C 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - COGNITIVE DISORDERS/NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
14.00 - 14.08 Are Drivers With Neurological Conditions At Increased Risk Of Unsafe Driving?
Hannes Devos (United States)
14:09 - 14:17 An Application For Smart Terminal Can Detect Finger Dexterity Of People With Cognitive Disorder: Izumi Kondo (Japan)
14:18 - 14:26 The Fifteen Minute Assessment Of Cognition Over The Telephone (Fact): A Telephone Interview To Detect And Monitor Dementia: Jwala Narayanan (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Sub-Sensory Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Can Provide Long-Term Relief From Hemi-Spatial Neglect: Mohamed Sakel (United Kingdom)
14:36 - 14:44 Connecting To A Locked-In Mind: Communication With An Unresponsive Patient Using A Brain-Computer Interface: Gunther Krausz (Austria)
HALL D 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - STROKE
14.00 - 14.08 Clinically Tailored Portable Virtual Reality Based Motor Rehabilitation System For Neurological Patients: A Feasibility And User Perspectives Study: Stella Seeberg (Switzerland)
14:09 - 14:17 Real-Life Dosing Regimens For Three Different Botulinum Toxin A Formulations In Post-Stroke Spasticity Management: Experience Of A Reference Center: Jorge Jacinto (Portugal)
14:18 - 14:26 Is Physiotherapy Delivered During Stroke Rehabilitation In India Evidence Based? :
An Observational Study: V. Prakash (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Activity Levels From Multiple Accelerometers During Inpatient Rehabilitation After Stroke:
Sofi Andersson (Sweden)
14:36 - 14:44 Factors Related To Long Term Motor, Behavioural And Scholastic Outcome In Children With Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: Mary Iype (India)
HALL E 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - SPINAL CORD INJURY
14.00 - 14.08 Effects Of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation On Upper Limb Dysfunction And Spasticity In Spinal Cord Injury: Krishnan Nair (United Kingdom)
14:09 - 14:17 Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation - An Emerging Therapeutic Intervention For Motor Recovery In Spinal Cord Injury: Vijaya Kumar (India)
14:18 - 14:26 Value Of Group Holidays For Clients With Catastrophic Injury: Margaretha Sargent (United Kingdom)
14:27 - 14:35 Cycle Training On Trunk Muscle Function And Seated Balance Control In Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury: Alison Williams (Canada)
14:36 - 14:44 Ambulation Augmentation In Low Level Paraplegics Using Resistance Bands- A Pilot Randomized Control Trial: Gaurav Gomez (India)
HALL F 14.00 - 14.45 ORAL PRESENTATION - PARKINSON AND OTHER NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES / PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE
14.00 - 14.08 Reintegration In The Workplace Of People With Chronic Diseases: The Eu Pathways Project And The Key Role Of Rehabilitation: M. Leonardi,(Italy)
14:09 - 14:17 Ambulatory Accelerometry As Aid For Dose Titration With Levodopa-Carbidopa Microtablets In Parkinson's Disease - An Observational Study: Dongni Johansson (Sweden)
14:18 - 14:26 Development Of Health Related Quality Of Life Questionnaire For People With Parkinson’s Disease (PWP) In India: Meruna Bose (India)
14:27 - 14:35 How Does The Placement Of A Single Sensor Impact On Activity Recognition In Older Adults?: Fatemeh Tahavori (United Kingdom)
14:36 - 14:44 Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries - Is The Picture Gloomy?: Ketan Desai (India)
HALL A 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL B 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL C 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL D 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL E 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL F 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
  15.30 - 16.30  BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
HALL A 16.30 - 18.00  WHO SYMPOSIUM (DWF-II)
Chair: Matilde Leonardi
16.30 - 16.45 Role of WHO in promoting AT in neuro-rehab: Alarcos Cieza (Geneva)
16.45 - 17.00 Assistive technology in neuro-rehab – Clinical applications: Rajendra Prasad
17.00 - 17.15 Improving Access to AT- time is now: Patanjali Nayar
17.15 - 17.30 How to bridge the gap between Assistive Technology needs and its poor availability; thoughts about global challenges and opportunities: Luc de witte (UK)
17.50 - 18.10 Research on AT in India: Affordable Solutions: P. V. M. Rao (India)
18.10 - 18.30 Q & A
HALL B 16.30 - 18.00 SYMPOSIUM 10: NEUROREHABILITATION, TRANSITION AND AGEING IN CEREBRAL PALSY
16.30 - 17.00  Brain in imaging in Cerebral Palsy - Consequences for Rehabilitation: Martin Staudt (Germany)
17.00 - 17.30 Transitioning and Ageing to Adulthood: A Therapist's Perspective: Asha Chitnis (India)
17.30 - 18.00 Transitioning and Ageing to adulthood: A surgeon's perspective: Ashok Johari (India)
HALL C 16.30 - 18.00  SYMPOSIUM 11: BEHAVIOURAL DISTURBANCES AFTER ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY 
16.30 - 16.50 Agitation and aggression after stroke: George Prigatano (USA)
16.50 - 17.10 Cognitive Recovery from postanoxic coma: Stephanie Clarke (Switzerland)
17.10 - 17.30 Body representation disorders after brain damage: Gilles Rode (France)
17.30 - 17.50 Armin Schnider (Switzerland)
17.50 - 18.00 Q & A
HALL D 16.30 - 18.00  SYMPOSIUM 12: MOTOR REHABILITATION 
16.30 - 17.00 Ways to impairment orientated neurorehabilitation: Volker Hoemberg (Germany)
17.00 - 17.30 Brain computer interfaces as a tool for impairment reduction after stroke: Meigen Liu (Japan)
17.30 - 18.00 Predicting treatment response in the motor system after stroke: Steven Cramer (USA)
HALL E 16.30 - 18.00  IISART SESSION: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES IN NEUROREHABILITATION - WHAT A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL NEEDS TO KNOW
16.30 - 17.00 Frans Steenbrink (Head of Clinical Applications & Research, Motek)
17.00 - 17.30 Tamsin Reed (Head of Therapy, Wellington)
17.30 - 18.00 Clemens Müller (Head of Clinical Applications & Research, Hocoma)
HALL F 16.30 - 18.00  SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION SYMPOSIUM (IFNR-IV)
- Chair: S. Wadhwa
16.30 - 16.45 Advanced Technologies in Neurorehabilitation - IAPMR: S. L. Yadav
16.45 - 17.00 Fostering Community Integration of the Elderly - Occupational Therapy Perspective:
AIOTA: Shashi Oberai
17.00 - 17.15 Neuro fitness- brain exercises, the new dimension in wellness - IAP: Sabah Thaver
17.15 - 17.30 Long Term Speech - Language - Swallowing Rehabilitation - SLPs Perspective - ISHA: Zainab Nagree
17.30 - 17.45 Clinico-technology confluence - A future vision of neuropsychology - IACP: Ashima Nehra
17.45 - 18.00 Q&A
HALL H 16.00 - 18.00  PUBLIC FORUM: POLICY & LEGAL ASPECT OF DISABILITY
Chair: R. K. Srinivasan / Ravindra Singh
Speaker: B. D. Athani / S. Wadhwa
HALL A 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL B 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL C 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL D 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL E 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL F 18.00 - 19.00  SIG/NS MEETING
  19.00 - 20.00 GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  20.00 ONWARDS BANQUET DINNER
 
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