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2019 Combined Meeting Highlights

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December 19, 2019

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 - Opening General Session
Hans Forssberg, MD - IAACD Update
Jerome Bickenbach, PhD, LL.B. - The Promise of ICF
Rune Simeonsson, PhD, MSPH - ICF-CY: Added Value for Developmental Practice?
Jozef Gècz, PhD - Redefining Cerebral Palsy as a Genetic, Neurodevelopmental Spectrum Discorder

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - General Session Afternoon
Jason Benetti - Transformative Action By Design
Jon R. Davids, MD - Rationale and Evolution of the Application of Quantitative Gait Analysis to the Management of Gait Disorders in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Garey Noritz - Mentorship Award Presentation
Audrey Thurm, PhD - Motor Milestones, Intellectual Disability and Autism
Elaine Y. Hsiao, PhD - Microbiome-Nervous System Interactions in Health and Disease

Friday, September 20, 2019 - General Session Morning
Barry S. Russman - Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation
Leigh Hochberg, MD, PhD - Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces: Toward Restoring Communication and Mobility
Daniel Kraft, MD - The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?
Alfred L. Scherzer, MD, EdD, FAAP - The AACPDM in Historical Perspective - From Physician Discussion Group to Multi-Discipline International Organization

Friday, September 20, 2019 - General Session Afternoon
Kyle Pease - Duncan Wyeth Award Presentation
Steven Cramer, MD - Brain Repair After Stroke
Judith E. Heumann - Cathleen Lyle Murray Award Presentation and Lecture
Thomas DiBello, CPO - Current State of the Art of Lower Limb Pediatric Orthotic Care: Translation to the Developing World
Erik Carter, PhD - A Future of Flourishing: Supporting Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilities

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Closing General Session
Giovanni Cioni, MD, PhD - EACD Update
Christine Imms, PhD - AusACPDM Update
Alberto Moreno, MD - AMexPCTND Update
2019 LifeShots Award Winner
Olivia Raynor, PhD; Herlinda Rodriguez; Cathy Liu - Chambers Family Lifespan Lecture - Parents Panel