RECOVER Forum 2018

Innovation in Rehabilitation Forum attendees can expect a premier educational event with feature presentations by international leaders in the fields of pain management and brain injury rehabilitation.

RECOVER researchers will conduct a series of presentations summarising their most recent research, complemented by a number of workshops designed to demonstrate innovative interventions and technologies that health professionals might use to assist their clients in their recovery, rehabilitation or adaptation following injury.

Innovation in Rehabilitation

Fri 23 Nov 2018 8:30am7:00pm


Rydges South Bank Brisbane, 9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Podium Ballroom

Program overview

8:30 – 9:00 - Registrations open

9:00 - 17:00 - Plenary session

17:00 - 19:00 - Canapé reception

Full program details are to follow in due course.

Forum registration

All registration tickets include:

  • Access to plenary sessions
  • Participation in two workshops of your choice
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Official event merchandise and certificate of attendance
  • Canapé reception

Keynote speakers

Professor Michael Nicholas, Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney

Professor Nicholas is the Director of the Education and ADAPT Pain Management Program at the Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney. He combines research and clinical pain practice, especially multidisciplinary applications of psychology.

Professor Jenny Fleming, Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland

Professor Fleming is an occupational therapist and researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. Her PhD completed in 1996 was on the topic of the development of self-awareness following traumatic brain injury. She has continued to pursue collaborative research on role of metacognitive factors in brain injury rehabilitation.