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Trent International Prosthetic Symposium


ISPO UK MS is pleased to announce the 2016 Trent International Prosthetic Symposium will take place at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Glasgow, from 28 – 30 September 2016.  The meeting will overlap with the ISPO UK Member Society Annual Scientific Meeting which will take place on 30 September and 1 October.

This year’s theme:        Advances in Our Understanding

Keynote Speakers: 

Tamar MakinAssociate Professor at Oxford University’s Neuroimaging Centre (FMRIB Centre), Nuffield  Department of Clinical Neuroscience – “Phantom Pain Revisited”

Raoul Bongers – Assistant Professor at University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Centre for Human Movement Sciences – “Serious Gaming in learning to use a prosthetic device”

Carol Garcia – Senior Physiotherapy Lecturer and Team Leader Physiotherapist, Faculty of Health & Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University – “Patient’s perceptions of upper limb prosthetics and how virtual reality may be used in clinical practice”

Rickard Branemark – Director of Centre of Orthopaedic Osseointegration, Salengrenask Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden – “Latest developments in the use of Osseointegrated upper limb prosthesis”

Programme Outline

You can download a copy of the outline programme here

Clinical Papers Scientific Papers Instructional Sessions Manufacturer’s workshops – information to follow shortly
Fun and Lively Social Programme – information to follow shortly

Call for Abstracts – Deadline Date for Submission – NOW EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY 6TH APRIL 2016!

2nd announcement and Call for papers - click here

Abstracts on all topics connected with Upper Limb prosthetics are sought.  Topics include novel prosthetic fitting/practice, occupational therapy, prosthetic design and control.  Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words – download the 2nd announcement and call for abstracts here . Download the guidelines for submission of abstracts here.


Delegate registration is now open.  You can download a registration form (docx) or registration form (PDF)


Delegates are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
For further information on travel to the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel visit http://www.goldenjubileehotel.com/hotel/location/


Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements. 
A limited number of single, en-suite rooms are available on-site at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel at the specially negotiated rate of £85 per room per night. 
To reserve accommodation at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel telephone ++44 (0) 141 951 6006 quoting TIPS/ISPO 2016 Event 6006 or e-mail kirsten.burke@goldenjubilee.scot.nhs.uk  


A commercial exhibition will run in tandem with the scientific meeting to which all organisations are warmly invited to attend. To reserve exhibition space, complete the Exhibitor Booking Form (docx) or Exhibitor Booking Form (pdf) and e-mail to info@ispo.org.uk


Commercial organisations are invited to consider sponsorship opportunities. Details of sponsorship opportunities are attached here.
Contact Irene Cameron (info@ispo.org.uk) or Peter Kyberd (p.j.kyberd@gmail.com) to register an interest in sponsorship or for further information.

Downloadable Documents

2nd announcement and call for abstracts
Guidelines for submission of abstracts
Outline programme
Delegate Registration Form (doc)
Delegate Registration Form (pdf)

Exhibitor Booking Form (docx)
Exhibitor Booking Form (pdf)

Sponorship Opportunities (pdf)


For further information or to register an interest in exhibiting or presenting at TIPS 2016, contact
Irene Cameron, ISPO UK MS Secretariat, PO Box 7225, Pitlochry, PH16 9AH
Tel: 01796 473556 E-mail: tips@ispo.org.uk Website: www.ispo.org.uk

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