Towards a Brighter Future

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Towards a Brighter Future

Time: February 26, 2010 to February 27, 2010
Location: The University of Sydney, Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Australia
City/Town: Sydney
Website or Map: http://www.towardsabrighterfu…
Phone: +610740575731
Event Type: conferences and meetings
Organized By: INMR in partnership with Duchenne Foundation (my mob)
Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2012

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A world-class educational event for all NMD's with a focus on B/DMD, the third National Conference hosted by Duchenne Foundation (formerly PPA) , this time in partnership with INMR at Childrens' Hospital Westmead. The program features Jeff Chamberlain (USA), Prof Kate Bushby (UK), Jos Hendricksen (NL) and many more international and national experts. Hands on workshops and breakout sessions. Call for Poster abstracts close 16/10/09. It is time the Duchenne community in Australia update and embrace in Sydney 2010. First chance since Brisbane 2006! Plan early to learn how to help your boy(s), patients, clients, students be the best they can be in a brighter future.

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Comment by Deb Robins on December 7, 2009 at 6:11am
A draft program is out at last. Follow the links to our program but here's an earlybird reminder with a word cloud on it to give you quick snap shot of the topics covered. Download it and help get the word out about this National educational event.
Comment by Deb Robins on November 28, 2009 at 6:52pm
Comment by Deb Robins on November 21, 2009 at 7:58am
Postal correspondence to:

The Secretary
Towards a Brighter Future Conference
PO Box 2304
Graceville Qld 4075
Comment by Deb Robins on November 21, 2009 at 7:52am
Let's not forget the Australian presenters on the cutting edge of their fields - Prof Kathryn North, Prof Steve Wilton, Prof Nigel Laing, Prof Phillipa Lamont, Dr Monique Ryan, Dr Josh Burns, Dr Garth Nichols, Dr Craig Munns, Dr Geoff Askin, Sarah Wright PT, Helen Posselt PT, Paula Bray OT, Zoe Davidson....more to come.
Comment by Deb Robins on October 16, 2009 at 5:21am
Dr Jes Rahbek is coming, a rehabilitation specialist from Denmark with extensive career caring for our youths. Plenty of holistic knowledge about all aspects of care will flow from this Doc.
Comment by Deb Robins on October 9, 2009 at 9:59am
The week gets better and better. Louis Boitano is coming. All delegates with DMD, SMA & any NMD with respiratory concerns will be stoked. See him in this doco embeded on our webpages and scan some of his journal articles...
Comment by Deb Robins on October 6, 2009 at 8:27pm
Hurrah, Prof Kate Bushby is coming!
Comment by Deb Robins on September 23, 2009 at 9:30am
Some confirmed highlights: Jos Hendriksen (The Netherlands) for cognition and behaviour. John Bourke (UK) for cardiac and Jeff Chamberlain (USA) for being one of the best known scientists ever for DMD. Tentative program available soon on our website.
Comment by Deb Robins on September 20, 2009 at 11:21pm
UPdates about our Feb 2010 Conference in partnership with INMR @ Westmead Childrens' Hospital is uploaded weekly. Visit our website or why not follow our conference updates on Twitter?

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