Keynotes

Keynote lectures 1:
Has sports injury and illness prevention research delivered? A vigorous debate
Speakers: Karim Khan (Canada) & Domhnall MacAuley (Great Britain)

Karim Khan MD, PhD, MBA, Professor
Aspetar: Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha,
Qatar & University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Domhnall MacAuley MD FRCGP FFPHMI FFSEM Professor
Institute of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Science
University of Ulster
BT37 0QB Jordanstown
Northern Ireland, Great Britain


Keynote lecture 2:
TOMBER DANS LES POMMES – ‘Zero tolerance’ and the fear of chronic traumatic encephalopathy – the role of evidence based concussion prevention
Speakers: Paul McCrory (Australia)

Paul McCrory MBBS PhD FRACP FACSP FFSEM FASCM FASMF Associate Professor
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Melbourne Brain Centre
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Vic 3084, Australia


Keynote lectures 3:
The evolution of footwear and its role in prevention of running injuries
Speaker:Benno Nigg (Canada)

Benno Nigg PhD
Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4, Canada


Keynote lectures 4:
Protecting the health of the @tlete – how online technology may aid our common goal to prevent injury and illness in sport
Speaker: Evert Verhagen (Netherlands)

Evert Verhagen PhD
Dept of Public and Occupational Health
VU University Medical Center
van der Boechorststraat 7
1081BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Keynote lectures 5:
Are we getting the same performance from our equipment as we expect from our athletes? Technology and equipment in sports injury prevention (45 minutes)
Speaker: Andrew McIntosh (Australia)

Andrew McIntosh (Australia)
Degree: BAppSci(PT), MBiomedE, PhD
Title: Adjunct Professor, Centre for Healthy and Safe Sports, University of Ballarat
PO Box 668 Ballarat, Vicrtoria, 3353 Australia.