13th Annual AMCSI Conference – Schedule

The AMCSI 13th Annual Conference Schedule is under development. The following general draft schedule has been released to help attendees plan their travel to the conference. Please feel free to browse the previous conference program to see an example of what this year’s conference may include.

Please note that the schedule is draft and subject to change.

Wednesday, July, 4, 2018

Volunteer Training | 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Registration | 4pm to 7pm

Welcome Social | 7:15pm to 10pm

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Registration | 9am to 9:45am

Opening Ceremony & KeyNote Speaker
Dr. Judith Hall & Dr. Lynn Staheli – AMC a Text Atlas – 20 years later
| 10am to 10:45am

First Time Attendee Welcome | 11am to 11:45am

Dr. David Feldman | 11am to 11:45am

Lunch | 12pm to 2pm

Registration | 12pm to 3:45pm

Children’s Programming | 2pm to 5pm

General Sessions | 3pm to 3:45pm
Dr. Gary Nortiz – Adult Pain
Dr. Giampietro – Genetics
Devin Aumend & Kimberly Chaffin – Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Sib Shop
Moms of AMCers 10 and Under

General Sessions | 4pm to 4:45pm
Dr. Kevin Williams – Constipation and Motility 
Adults with AMC – Not Gender specific
Teens and Tweens- Not Gender specific
Teens and Tweens
Moms of AMCers 11 and over

Friday, July 6, 2018

Registration | 9am to 11:45am

Children’s Programming | 9am to 11:45am

General Sessions | 9am to 9:45am
Dr. Harold VanBosse – AMC 101 pt. 1
Misha Walker – Dream Walker
Dr. Reenee Donohoe – Adult Feet

General Sessions | 10am to 10:45am
Dr. Harold VanBosse – AMC 101, pt. 2
Dr. Therese Willkomm & Ms. Folton – Adaptive Technology

General Sessions | 11am to 11:45am
Dr. Natasha O’Malley – Knees
Dr. Suzanne Cherry & Dr. Lisa Wagner – Rehabilitation
Noemi Dahan-Oliel – Research Update
Teens & Tweens with AMC – Male
Teens & Tweens with AMC – Female

Lunch | 12pm to 2pm

Registration | 2pm to 4:45pm

Children’s Programming | 2pm to 5pm

General Sessions | 2pm to 2:45pm
Mr. Robert Page – PVC DIY Equipment
Mr. Don Brown – Special Needs Trusts
Dr. Namisha Shah-Hoffman – Dentistry and AMC
Tube Feeding – AMC
Partners of Adults with AMC

General Sessions | 3pm to 3:45pm
Melissa Snyder – Benefits
Dads with AMC
Young Adults with AMC 18-30
Amputation a Parent’s Perspective (Informational Session)
Families through Adoption of an AMCer

General Sessions | 4pm to 4:45pm
Grandparents of AMCers
Rebecca Parton – University of Michigan Focus Group

Group Dinner & AMC Reach for the Stars Prom | 6:15pm to 10pm

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Group Photo | 9am to 9:45am

Painting with Theresa, Face Painting with Chris, Scarman Dolls | 10am to 11:30am

Closing Ceremony, Announcement of 2019 Location | 2:00pm to 2:45pm

If you have any questions regarding the 13th Annual AMCSI Conference, please don’t hesitate to contact AMCSI at amcohio18@gmail.com.

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