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26th Annual Conference – A Day for Teachers


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.


Joint hosted by HKAPA School of Dance and the IADMS Education Committee

8:00 - 8:50 am Registration; Tea and Coffee, Lobby, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Dance Studio 1 Moderator: Brenton Surgenor

8:50 - 9:00 am Opening Remarks Margaret Wilson, Chair of the IADMS Education Committee

9:00 - 10:00 am Conditioning for Dancers Nico Kolokythas, Performance Enhancement Coach, Elmhurst School for Dance, Birmingham, UK

10.00 - 10.15 am Break

10:15 - 11:15 am Nutrition for Dancers Frankie Siu, Sports Nutritionist, Hong Kong Sports Institute, Hong Kong, China

11:15 - 12:15 pm Poster Presentations (Painters Corner Ground floor until 12.00) and refreshments break

12:15 - 2:00 pm Panel Presentation
“What is Dance science and how it can benefit dancer education”
Dr Margaret Wilson (Chair) (Associate Professor, University of Wyoming),
Edel Quin (Program Leader, Masters in Dance Science, Trinity Laban),
Katy Chambers (Specialist Physiotherapist, Royal Academy of Dance),
Professor Rou Wen (Director of Scientific Research, Department of Beijing Dance Academy and the Vice President of Chinese Art Medical Association)

2.00 - 3.30 pm Lunchbreak with option of Education Roundtable (*lunch fee applicable)
Topic: “As teachers, how can dance science help you, and what information, and in what form, would be most useful to you?”

3.30 - 5.30 pm ADFT delegates are invited to attend presentations from the main conference program

Program subject to change
Revised September 17, 2016

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