|26th Annual Conference – A Day for Teachers; A Day for Medics|
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 23, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016 - A Day For Teachers
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - A Day For Medics
A Day for Teachers
In 2016, A Day For Teachers will be run alongside the main conference on Friday October 21st. Aimed primarily at local dance teachers, the programme has been lead by Brenton Surgenor of the IADMS Education Committee and will consist of a series of presentations on the application of dance science and medicine in the studio. Time will be assigned to view some of the relevant poster presentations from the main conference. There will also be opportunity of sharing knowledge in lunchtime roundtable discussions. If time, A Day For Teachers delegates will be permitted to attend a late afternoon session of the main conference on this day. Attendees from the main conference can attend presentations of A Day For Teachers.
A Day for Medics
In 2016, A Day for Medics will be run within the main conference on Saturday October 22st. Aimed at the local and mainland medical and paramedical professions, the programme has been put together by Hong Kong Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Jason Brockwell. Joining delegates from the main conference, the day will consist of a series of presentations from an international collection of esteemed dance medicine practitioners on topics such as the dancers foot and ankle, motor control issues and epidemiology of performers injuries. Topical dance medicine posters will be presented during this day. A networking event will also occur to ensure medics have time to meet, exchange ideas, thoughts and business cards.