ANNOUNCE: Registration Open for TAOP Annual Meeting, April 18-20 in Dallas

Posted By: Elizabeth Mansfield on February 7, 2013

TAOP Annual Meeting 2013 Hyatt Regency North Dallas 701 E Campbell Richardson, TXBook your rooms online: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10485747 FINAL PROGRAM (Program is subject to change without notice) THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013 7:00am-5:30pm    Registration Table Open 8:00am-5:00pm      Compliance Boot Camp(SEPARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED) 1:00pm - 5:00pm     Workshop #501  The Providence Nocturnal Scoliosis System, James Benelli, CPO 1:00pm – 5:00pm    Workshop #502 The K2 Patient: What Do They Really Need? Overview/ Eval of Both Functional Characteristics & Needs as Defined by Their Ability Parameters, Leslie Roberts, CP, MSS 2:00pm -5:00pm      Standard Exhibitor Set Up 6:00pm -10:00pm   Casino Night Kick Off Party! FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013 7:00am – 8:00am       Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – REGISTRATION TABLE OPEN & EXHIBITS OPEN 8:00am – 10:00am     Workshop #101   Advanced Foot and MPK Technology, Endolite 8:00am – 10:00am     Workshop #102   Clinical Management & Orthotic Application Influencing Gait Biomechanics in Patients with Neurological Conditions, Jackie Valdez, CO, Trulife 8:00am – 10:00am     Workshop #103   ProComp: A Carbon Infused Polypropylene Preg Sheet Compatible with Vacuum, Brad Mattear, CPA, CFo, Cascade 8:00am – 10:00am     Workshop #104   Psychological Concerns Post Mastectomy, Rhonda Turner, CFm, AABCP 10:00am – 10:30am   AM Break in Exhibit Hall – EXHIBITS OPEN 10:30am – 12:30pm   Workshop #201   Functional differences between Otto Bock Microprocessor knees Genium/C-Leg/Compact 10:30am – 12:30pm   Workshop #202   Evidence Based Orthotic Alternatives, Joe Whiteside, CO, LO, Anatomical Concepts 10:30am – 12:30pm   Workshop #203   Upper Extremity Prosthetics Technical Update, Fillauer 10:30am – 12:30pm   Workshop #204   Fit the Surgery! Complex Post Mastectomy Fitting issues, Rhonda Turner, CFm, AABCP 12:30pm – 2:00pm     FREE Lunch in Exhibit Hall w/Friday Registration – EXHIBITS OPEN 2:00pm – 4:00pm       Workshop #301   Introduction to Unity, Össur’s Vacuum Technology, Francois Van Der Watt, CPO, Ossur 2:00pm – 4:00pm       Workshop #302   Custom Configuration System/Custom/OTS or Customized Knee Braces, Kurt Townson, Townsend Design 2:00pm – 4:00pm       Workshop #303   Foot Biomechanics, Innovative Closure Technologies in Therapeutic Shoes, Paul Barrattiero, CPed, Orthofeet 2:00pm – 4:00pm       Workshop #304    Medicare for Post-Mastectomy, Zita Upchurch, CGS 4:00pm – 6:00pm       Workshop #401   An Interactive Approach to Lower-Limb Prosthetic Education, John Gibson, CP, Freedom Innovations 4:00pm – 6:00pm        Workshop #402   Managing Lower Extremity Diagnoses, Frank Caruso, CO, American Orthopedics 4:00pm – 6:00pm       Workshop #403   Therapeutic Shoes and Changes in Medicare Guidelines, Paul Barrattiero, CPed, Orthofeet 4:00pm – 6:00pm       Workshop #404   What’s New in Post-Mastectomy Products, Speaker TBA 6:00pm – 8:00pm       TAOP Welcome Reception – EXHIBITS OPEN SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013 7:00am – 8:00am       Registration Open – Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – EXHIBITS OPEN GENERAL SESSIONS 8:00am-8:15am         President's Welcome                             8:15am – 9:15am       Alternative Trial AFO Systems for Initial Onset Management of the Rehab, Joe Whiteside, CO, LO 9:15am - 10:15am      AM Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall closes 10:30am) 10:15am –10:45am    Validation of the Berg Balance Scale for Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation,Matthew Major, PhD, BSc, MSc, NUPOC 10:45am – 11:15am   An Analytic Approach to Assessing Transfemoral Socket Flexibility, Oluseeni Komolafe, PhD, NUPOC 11:15am – 12:00pm   Energy Storing AFO: Conceptual Methodology, Noel Chladek, CO 12:00pm – 1:00pm     Lunch with Snapper: TAOP Member Lunch & Legislative Updates** Snapper Carr Invited 1:00pm – 2:00pm       TAOP Business Meeting/Members only 2:00pm – 2:20pm       PM Break in Foyer - Exhibit Hall Closed 2:20pm – 3:20pm       Carving Out a Cash Based Business, Marmaduke Loke, CO 3:20pm – 4:00pm       New Concepts in Referral Strategies for O&P, Tom McGovern 4:00pm - 5:00pm       Texas Board of Orthotics & Prosthetics Update, TBOP Board Invited 5:00pm                      TAOP Raffle Drawings                                                                        **Member lunch is included but not mandatory for current TAOP members. Choose YES for Saturday lunch when you register if you are planning on attending. It is a sit down lunch. Seating is limited.

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