14th Annual AMCSI Conference – Schedule

The AMCSI 14th Annual Conference Schedule is under development and subject to change. The following general schedule has been released to help attendees plan their travel to the conference.

Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Information about live streams from conference can be found here.

Download or view the Conference Program here.

Wednesday July, 3, 2019

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

  • Volunteer Training

4 PM to 6 PM

  • Registration

7:15 PM to 10 PM

  • Meet and Greet

Thursday July 4, 2019

9 AM to 9:45 AM

  • Registration

10 AM to 10:45 AM

  • Opening Ceremony

11 AM to 11:45 AM

  • Registration
  • Dr. Dan Zlotolow – A Parent’s Guide to the Upper Extremity in Arthrogryposis
  • First Time Attendee Welcome

12 PM to 2 PM Lunch – on your own

1 PM to 3:45 PM

  • Registration

2 PM to 2:45 PM

  • Noémi Dahan-Oliel with Jessica Collins – Sharing is FUN: Update on current projects
  • Adults with AMC – CoEd (18 and over)
  • Dr. Harold van Bosse – AMC 101
  • Dr. Reid Nichols – Watching, waiting, and Working to get the Best Outcomes
  • Siblings of AMCers (10 and up)

3 PM to 3:45 PM

  • Caroline Elfassy – Development of an Upper Extremity Evaluation for Children with AMC: Phase 1
  • Grandparents of AMCers
  • Dr. Lauren Hyer – Building your AMC Team—“The Greenville Method”
  • Renee Donohoe – AMC Research and What It Means to You
  • Teens and Tweens with AMC co-Ed (10-17)

6 PM to 9 PM

  • Group Dinner

Friday July 5, 2019

9 AM to 9:45 AM

  • Registration
  • Dr. Sara Lemin – AMC and the Prenatal Experience
  • Maureen Goede – Grief – The Process
  • Dr. Michael Packer – AMC and Urologic Issues
  • Dr. David Feldman – Hip and Knee
  • Young Adults with AMC (18-30)

10 AM to 10:45 AM

  • Don Brown – Your Dependent with AMC:  Making Their Future More Secure
  • Moms of AMCers 11- UP
  • Misha Walker: AMCSI Intnl Ambassador – The Long Road to AMC Awareness
  • Lisa Wagner & Tricia Bucci – A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Rehabilitation across the Age Continuum
  • Boys with AMC (12-17)

11 AM to 11:45 AM

  • Girls with AMC (12-17)
  • Moms of AMCers 10-under
  • Shannon La Spina – Using the Intensive Therapy Model in the Management of Arthrogryposis
  • Ashley Pigford and Tracy Shank – Adaptive Technology: From D.I.Y. to Low-Cost Robotic Solutions to Independent Eating.
  • Men with AMC (18-0ver)

12 PM to 2 PM Lunch – on your own

2 PM to 2:45 PM

  • Significant Others with AMC
  • Dads of AMCers
  • Dr. Phil Giampietro – What is a Genetic Evaluation and How Will This Benefit My Child and Family?
  • Dr. Therese Willkomm with Caitlyn Fulton –  Making Solutions in Minutes for Limited Hand Function – A Make and Take Workshop (2pm-3:45pm)
  • Women with AMC (18-Over)

3 PM to 3:45 PM

  • Dr. Harold vanBosse – Let’s get this straight! AMC and scoliosis
  • Dads of AMCers
  • Jessie Smith – Child Life Specialist
  • Dr. Therese Willkomm with Caitlyn Fulton –  Making Solutions in Minutes for Limited Hand Function – A Make and Take Workshop cont.
  • Families through Adoption

4 PM to 6 PM Dinner – on your own

6:30 PM to 9 PM

  • AMC Under the Sea Prom (Open to All Attendees)

 

Saturday July 6, 2019

9 AM to 9:45 AM

  • Group Photo

10 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Painting with Theresa, Face Painting with Chris

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

  • Closing Ceremony, Announcement of 2020 Location

 

Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

If you have any questions regarding the 14th Annual AMCSI Conference, please don’t hesitate to contact AMCSI at AMCVA19@gmail.com.

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