2019 Midwest Chapter AAOP Annual Meeting

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Thursday, September 12, 2019
2019 Midwest Chapter AAOP Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - Saturday, September 14, 2019

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
(800) 558-3417
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147
United States

Map and Directions
Midwest Chapter
American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists 
2019 Annual Meeting and Scientific Session 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - Saturday, September 14, 2019

MWC members are 400.00
365.00 for the full conference. Plus 35.00 for dues.
If you are eligible for MWC AAOP membership (WI, IL, IN) then your dues will automatically be included in your registration when you register as a member.

Non members are 425.00 full conference.
One day registrations are 250.00 and are for ONE day only. If you are planning on coming for at least two days, you need to register as full conference since it will save you $$$.
Residents are 150.00
Technicians are 150.00* (If you need ABC/BOC credits, you must register as Full Conference).

Exhibitor Fees
One table, includes two exhibitors, is 700.00
Additional exhibitor is 200.00 (Max number at one table is three exhibitors, any more requires an additional table.)
Additional table is 600.00

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Book your hotel room at Grand Geneva.
Book your hotel room at the Timber Ridge.
Room rates start at 185.00 per night.

THURSDAY, September 12, 2019
11:00am Registration in Maple Lawn Foyer
2:00-7:00pm Maple Lawn BC – Exhibitor Set Up

1:00-3:00pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Galewood AB: Ossur – Upper Extremity Prosthetics, Lynsay Whelan, OTR/L
Galewood CD: Fuzion, Norm Yankus, CO, Orthomerica

3:00pm-5:00pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Galewood AB: Improved Clinical Outcomes with Consistent Successful Socket Fit via Full Weight Bearing
Hydrostatic Casting Technique, Matt Doering, Cypress Adaptive
Galewood CD: C-Brace, Curt Kowalczyk, CO, Ottobock

FRIDAY, September 13, 2019
Linwood Ballroom
7:00am Registration in Maple Lawn Foyer

7:45-8:00am Welcome, Vari McPherson, CPO, MWCAAOP President
8:00-8:45am Creating Meaningful Lower Limb Prosthetic Outcomes: Preliminary Findings of a 12-Month Pilot,
Brian Gustin, CP, FAAOP

8:45-9:00am ISOPP Presentation, Jim Kaiser, CPO, FAAOP
9:00-10:00am Maple Lawn B/C - Exhibit Hall
10:00-10:30am Presentation Title: The effect of upper limb loss on the momentum balance during walking: an exploration of why people with upper limb absence may fall more, Jenny Kent, PhD

10:30-11:30am Otto Bock Optimization and Outcomes with Ottobock MPKs and MPF’s, Mark Edwards, CP
11:30-12:00pm Evaluating the effect of walking speed on leg muscle activations in older transtibial prosthesis users, Paul Hammond, II, MS

12:00-1:00pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:00-1:20pm What we’ve Learnt from Mechanical Testing of Textured 3D Printed Prosthetic Sockets,
Julia Quinlan, PhD

1:20-2:00pm Overview of High Intensity/High Repetition Gait Training for Stroke Patients,
John T. Frederick Jr., CPO/L, Caitlin Deom PT, DPT

2:00-2:45pm Management of Children with Limb Differences: Congenital and Acquired, Ana-Marie Rojas, MD
2:45-3:15pm Becker’s Triple Action Joint
3:15-4:00pm Gunter Gehl scholarship presentations – student scholarship candidates
4:00-4:15pm Modified Heel Trimline on Posterior Entry Articulated Dorsi-Assist AFO, Dennis Smerko, CPO
4:15-4:30pm Fall Prevention, It Could Save a Patient’s Life! Dennis Janisse, CPed
4:30-5:00pm AAOP Update, Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO, FAAOP
5:00-6:30pm Cocktails with the exhibitors in the exhibit hall and presentation of Gunter Gehl Scholarship

FRIDAY, September 13, 2019
Maple Lawn A
7:00am Registration in Maple Lawn Foyer

8:00-9:00am Management Liability, Don Foley
9:00-10:00am Maple Lawn B/C - Exhibit Hall
10:00-12:00pm Motivational Interviewing, John Brinkmann, CPO, FAAOP
12:00-1:00pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:00-3:00pm Medicare Updates, Stacie McMichel, CGS
3:00-4:00pm Social Media Marketing Addiction…and Burnout, Elizabeth Mansfield
4:00-5:00pm Jordan Thomas Foundation, Allison Plattsmier (TBC)
5:00-6:30pm Cocktails with the exhibitors in the exhibit hall


SATURDAY, September 14, 2019
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
7:00am Registration in Maple Lawn Foyer

8:00-10:00am
Maple Lawn A: The Benefits of Scanning to Help Your Entire Practice, Chris Mowrer, CPO
Linwood A: SWASH, Bob Meier, CO, BOCO
Linwood B: OPIE User Group, Lily Woodard

10:00-11:00am Maple Lawn B/C Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Tear Down at 11:00am)

11:00am-12:00pm
Maple Lawn A: CJ Socket, Renee Lewis, BSE, CO, CPA
Linwood A: Next Generation Carbon Fiber AFO, Noel Chladek, CO
Linwood B: OPIE User Group, Lily Woodard

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • If you are paying by check, your payment must be mailed with a copy of your registration receipt.

    Make check payable to:
    Midwest Chapter AAOP


    Mail to check to:
    Michael Cavanaugh, CPO
    680 N Lake Shore Drive
    Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60611

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