Information day. Building Confidence: Comfort, function and appearance. Saturday 3 December 2016

Building Confidence: Comfort, function and appearance. Patient information day – prosthetics and orthotics. Saturday 3 December 2016

On the occasion of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Venue: Ailsa Suite, Holiday Inn Glasgow – East Kilbride G74 SLA, Scotland.

Welcome to our event. You can see and hear the talks by clicking on the videos below. We had a great day with an exhibition and networking over lunch. If you missed it perhaps you could come along another year – we would love to see you then.

Click here to see images from our event we really enjoyed our day with you!

Click here to see our programme brochure – and our generous sponsors and exhibitors who made our event possible.

Opening and Welcome. Dr Lisa Cameron, MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven & Lesmahagow:

How we supported the #ISPOWER advocacy campaign. We linked in with Pakistan on the day via Twitter as part of our support for the #ISPOWER campaign.

Personal experiences of an active life with an amputation. Colin Edwards, PORT-ER Trustee:

Looking after diabetic feet. Joanne Allan, University of Strathclyde:

Christmas Mini Lecture: How body signals can control technology. Sandra Sexton, PORT-ER:

Personal experiences of regaining function and confidence after knee injury. Stewart Bondi, PORT-ER Trustee:

Utilising feedback to drive design of affordable, reliable & desirable prosthetic products & services. Alan Hutchison, Prosfit:

Building confidence and sport. Hope Gordon, Scottish Disability Sport:

Options for prostheses and orthoses selection – choices in shape, materials and components. Brian Maguire, HCi Viocare:

Building confidence and well-being in response to disability. Prof Rajiv Hanspal, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (talk in two videos)

Comfort, function and appearance – essential steps for success. Richard Nieveen. ProActive Prosthetics (talk in two videos):

Prosthetics & orthotics education and research at the National Centre. Tony McGarry, University of Strathclyde:

PORT-ER development project grant awards:

Christmas mini lecture: Stability and safety. Sandra Sexton, PORT-ER. Video to follow at Christmas!

Our 2017 event will be earlier in the year to avoid icy weather – date and venue to be confirmed.