PROGRAM

 

WEDNESDAY 22 MAY

 

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Provisional Program only - Updated Friday 08/02

Program allocations and timing subject to change

 
 
 
 

WEDNESDAY 22 MAY

8:00 Registration Desk Open
9:00 - 9:30

President's Welcome
Welcome to Country Ceremony
9:30 - 10:00 Guest Speaker: Ms Susan Alberti
10:00 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof Marian Hannan, Harvard University, USA
How Population Data Informs the Science of Foot Disorders and Health
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:30 Invited Speaker: Prof Hylton Menz, La Trobe University
The value of population data on foot problems: perspectives from Australia and the United Kingdom
11:30 - 12:00 Keynote Speaker: Prof Adrian Bauman, The University of Sydney
Global update on physical activity – are we making progress in Australia and internationally?
12:00 - 12:30 Invited Speaker: Dr Michael DrewAustralian Institute of Sport
Athlete data and relevance for public health
12:30 - 13:00 Q&A
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing
14:00 - 14:30 Sports & Biomechanics 
A/Prof Carol Maher 
Living your best day: physical activity, sitting and sleep for health performance 

Workshop 1
Simon Bartold
Athletic Footwear 


Workshop 2 
Ozan Amir
Pod Equity

Partial Nail Avulsion
Workshop 3 
Sylvia McAra
Briggate 

Vascular Assessment
14:30 - 14:45 Chantel L Rabusin 
Efficacy of heel lifts in the treatment of mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy: a randomised trial
14:45 - 15:00 Benjamin J Peterson 
Profiling footwear use, training habits, running related injuries, and injury management behaviours in recreational runners in the Australian community
Workshop 4 
Simon Bartold
Athletic Footwear 


Workshop 5 
Chris Bishop
Rehab - strengthening and conditioning 


Workshop 6 
Jake Mackenzie 
Briggate 

Verruca Treatment Options 
15:00 - 15:15 Ryan S Causby 
A systematic review into the diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for detecting Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
15:15 - 15:30 Megan H Ross 
A cross-sectional study comparing clinical and psychosocial features in tibialis posterior tendinopathy with controls: preliminary findings
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof Adrian Bauman, The University of Sydney
The WHO Global Action Plan for Physical activity, taking the world to a more active 2030?
Prof Fiona Bull (Video presentation)
16:30 - 17:00  Obesity 
Prof Gary Wittert, The University of Adelaide 
Stepping over obesity 
Rear Foot Conditions 
Karl B Landorf 
Bone marrow oedema is important: medical imaging findings in people with and without plantar heel pain
Workshop 7 
Chris Bishop 
Rehab - Strengthening and conditioning 


Workshop 8 
Keynote Speaker: Prof Marian Hannan 
Big Data - Uses and Access 
Workshop 9 
Invited Speaker: Prof Hylton Menz 
Fall Assessment & Prevention 
Prue Molyneux 
The reliability of a two-probe ultrasound imaging procedure to mesure strain in the Achilles tendon 
17:00 - 17:15 Tom P Walsh 
Fat mass, but not fat-free mass, predicts increased foot pain with morbid obesity, independent of bariatric surgery
Glen A Whittaker 
Foot orthoses or corticosteroid injection for plantar heel pain: which is more effective and who is more likely to respond? 
17:15 - 19:30 Welcome Reception
 
 
 

THURSDAY 23 MAY

 
8:00 Registration Desk Open
9:00 - 9:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof Anne Maree Keenan OBE, The University of Leeds, UK
Fifty Active years after 50: The challenges of exercise and activity with joint pain
9:30 - 10:00 Invited Speaker: Dr John Arnold, The University of South Australia 
Midfoot pain and osteoarthritis: finding solutions to keep people on their feet
10:00 - 10:30 Invited Speaker: Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander, The University of Southern Queensland 
Moving more and sitting less in the workplace 
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:15 Rheumatology
Shannon E Munteanu 
Efficacy of shoe-stiffening inserts for the treatment of first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: preliminary findings from the SIMPLE randomised controlled trial
Workshop 10
Caleb Wegener 
Safety Footwear - What you need to know!
Workshop 11 
Invited Speaker: Dr Michael Drew 
First wave screening of sporting injuries 
Workshop 12 
Tekscan 
Gait Pressure Analysis Insights
11:15 - 11:30 Kade L Paterson 
A multi-faceted podiatry intervention compared to usual general practitioner care for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled feasibility study
11:30 - 11:45 Andrew K Buldt 
Structural characteristics associated with radiographical severity of 1st metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis
11:45 - 12:00 Angela Brenton-Rule 
Experience of finding footwear and factors contributing to footwear choice in people with gout
Workshop 13 
Caleb Wegener 
Safety Footwear - What you need to know!
Workshop 14 
Invited Speaker: Dr Michael Drew 
First wave screening of sporting injuries 
Workshop 15 
Damien O'Brien 
Ziera 
Designing comfort from the inside out 
12:00 - 12:15 Troy Morrison 
Can ultrasound measures of intrinsic foot muscles and plantar soft tissues predict future diabetes-related foot disease? A systematic review 
12:15 - 12:30 Barry B Matthews 
The effectiveness of non-surgical interventions for common plantar digital compressive neuropathy (Morton's neuroma): a systematic review and meta-analysis
12:30 - 13:00 Q&A
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing
14:00 - 14:30

Paediatrics
Prof Jenny Couper, The University of Adelaide 
The child in the modern environment 
Workshop 16 
Collette Hooper 
Diabetes Management 
Current challenges and future possibilities
Workshop 17 
Keynote Speaker: Prof Anne Maree Keenan OBE 
Supporting the development of female leaders in podiatry 
Workshop 18
Steven Stahl 
Rocktape 
Using soft tissue tools to augment your practice (and save your hands!)
14:30 - 14:45 Cylie Williams 
Exploring health professionals understanding of evidence and use of different treatment strategies to manage idiopathic toe walking
14:45 - 15:00 Mitchell Smith 
Developmental coordination disorder in children and the interface with the podiatry profession
Workshop 19 
Collette Hooper 
Diabetes Management 
Current challenges and future possibilities
Workshop 20 
Invited Speaker: Prof Hylton Menz 
Falls Assessment & Prevention
Workshop 21 
Invited Speaker: Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander 
Keeping your patients active 
15:00 - 15:15 Simone Cranage 
Comparison of hard soled shoes versus soft soled shoes in young children: spatiotemporal measures of gait
15:15 - 15:30 Angela M Evans 
International normative data for paediatric foot posture – from over 3000 cases
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:15 SAHMRI: Prof Steve Wesselingh  Workshop 22 
Dr Helen Banwell & Alicia James 
Paediatric assessment 1 - What to cover in a standard consult
Workshop 23 
Dr Cylie Williams & Hayley Uden 
Paediatric assessment 2 - The toolbox, assessing beyone the standard consult
Workshop 24 
Invited Speaker: Dr John Arnold 
Clinical Test & Imaging in midfoot OA
16:15 - 16:30
16:30 - 16:45 Diabetes
Byron Perrin 
The foot-health and mortality of adult patients with diabetes in Northern Tasmania: findings from an epidemiological study with two-year follow-up
16:45 - 17:00 Anna Horn 
Looking on the bright side of a diabetes diagnosis
Workshop 25 
Dr Helen Banwell & Alicia James 
Paediatric assessment 1 - What to cover in a standard consult
Workshop 26 
Dr Cylie Williams & Hayley Uden 
Paediatric assessment 2 - The toolbox, assessing beyone the standard consult
Workshop 27 
Invited Speaker: Dr John Arnold 
Clinical Test & Imaging in midfoot OA
17:00 - 17:15 Martin J Spink 
Calf muscle stretching is ineffective in increasing ankle range of motion or reducing plantar pressures in people with diabetes and ankle equinus: a randomised controlled trial
17:15 - 17:30 Julia Yuncken 
Diabetes education retention: a systematic review
17:30 - 18:00 BE ACTIVE!
18:00 - 19:00
19:00 - 22:30 The Australian Podiatry Conference Bared Cocktail Party 2019
 
 
 

FRIDAY 24 MAY

 
8:00 Registration Desk Open Workshop 28 
Michael Nitschke 
Starting to Run
Workshop 29 
Craig Payne 
Orthotic - Tips & Pitfalls
Workshop 30 
A/Prof Mark Gilheany 
Functional anatomy and implications for orthotic therapy 
9:30 - 10:00  
10:00 - 10:30 Invited Speaker: Dr Matthew Cotchett, La Trobe University 
Affective and cognitive factors associated with pain and function in people with plantar heel pain 
Workshop 31 
Michael Nitschke 
Starting to Run
Workshop 32 
Craig Payne 
Orthotic - Tips & Pitfalls
Workshop 33 
Dr Peter Manuel & Dr Paul Armanasco 
Functional ankle anatomy and assessment techniques
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof Marian Hannan, Harvard University, USA
Insights from the Framingham Foot Study: Are Key Aspects of Health Being Overlooked?
11:30 - 12:00 Invited Speaker: Dr Ray Moynihan, Bond University
Preventing overdiagnosis: how can we stop harming the healthy? 
   
12:00 - 12:30 Invited Speaker: Prof Rachelle Buchbinder, Monash University 
Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of musculoskeletal conditions in Australia and implications for podiatric practice 
   
12:30 - 13:30 Q&A Panel - The Future of Podiatry
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Poster Viewing
14:00 - 14:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof Anne Maree Keenan OBE, The University of Leeds, UK
Palindromic arthritis: the key to understanding rheumatoid arthritis?
14:30 - 14:45 Conference Awards
14:45 - 15:00 Close
15:00 - 16:00 Farewell Drinks