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2016 Annual Meeting Highlights

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November 03, 2016

Thursday, September 22. 2016 - Opening General Session
John Ioannidis, MD, DSc - Improving Research Practice
Euan Wallace, AM - Prevention and Cure of Cerebral Palsy: A Reality or Forlorn Hope?

Thursday, September 22. 2016 - Afternoon General Session
Richard Ellenson, CEO - Cerebral Palsy Foundation Update
Donna Thomson - After 27 Years of Treatment: A Report Card on Developmental Medicine From a Consumer
Michele Shusterman - From Chaos to Cohesion: Making Sense of CP for Caregivers
Justin Herbst - Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award

Friday, September 23, 2016 - Morning General Session
Stephen Scherer, PhD, FRSC - Genome Analysis in Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Disorders
Maryam Oskoui, MD - Perspectives from the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry

Friday, September 23, 2016 - Afternoon General Session
Scott Wright, MD - How the Rough Beginning has Influenced the Ways that I Lead
Benjamin Joseph, MD - Agony and Ecstasy - a Personal 30 Year Journey of Management of Cerebral Palsy with Limited Resources in India
James Gage, MD - Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Msall, MD - Mentorship Award
Annemieke Buizer, MD, PhD - EACD Update
James Rice, MD - AusACPDM Update

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Closing General Session
Tom Chau, PhD, PEng - “Listen To Me, I Have Something to Say” – Enabling the Right to Communication Through Body and Brain-Machine Interfacing
Best Scientific and Demonstration Posters
Mac Keith Press Promising Career Award
Ronnie Dickson - Duncan Wyeth Award
Vedant Kulkarni, MD - Fred P. Sage Award