2019 Annual Scientific Meeting
Legal aspects of
Rehabilitation Medicine

26 & 27 October 2019 – Park Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT, Australia


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GUEST speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Honourable Justice Paul le Gay Brereton AM RFD | Topic TBC

AVM Tracy Smart | Medico-Legal Aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Australian Defence Force

Annette Farrell | The Role of Impairment Assessment in NSW Workers Compensation Disputes

Dr Michael Lee | Robotic Technology in Neurological Rehabilitation – Current Application and Future Challenges

Dr Kathleen McCarthy | Traumatic Brain Injury in a Nutshell

OPEN & ACLM speakers

Dr Abraham Wai | Liability in Interprofessional Care – Nobody or Everybody?

Dr Brent Hyslop | Intensive Rehabilitation In Older People – Is it a Right? And Who Decides?

Dr Dion Suyapto | Permanent Impairment Assessment as a Rehab Tool – Medical or Legal?

Professor Michael O'Connor | US Military Transgendered Personnel Under Fire – Jane Doe 2 et al -v- Donald J Trump et al

Clinical A/Professor Sandra Johnson | Brain-Computer Interface and Applications in Rehabilitation

Professor Albert Lee | Scope of Liability for Rehabilitation

Dr Geoff Speldewinde | Statistical Significance is the Over-Rated Sibling of Clinical Significance – Reinterpreting ‘the Evidence’

Dr Leonard Lee | The Interplay of Legal Issues with Clinical Realities of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr Selva Mudaliar | Safe Discharge From Rehab – Legal Aspect

Dr Susan Arnold | Occupational Therapy Domestic Needs Assessment: Lawyer Perspectives

Clinical A/Prof Sandra Johnson | Brain-Computer Applications in Rehabilitation

College awards Dinner

Registration for the 2019 ASM includes your attendance at the Saturday evening College Awards Dinner.
Date/Time: Saturday 26 October 2019 from 7pm
Venue: Hyatt Hotel Canberra - Centenary Ballroom
Dress code: Cocktail

New ACLM Fellows and Members will be awarded their Testamurs and we will enjoy a presentation by a guest speaker.

Dinner Guest Speaker: AVM Tracy Smart
Topic: Leading Cultural Change: The Defence Experience


Park Hyatt Hotel Canberra
120 Commonwealth Avenue
Canberra  ACT  Australia


​$550 inc GST for ACLM members
$650 inc GST for non-members

Registration fee includes your attendance at the Saturday evening College Dinner.

A $100 registration discount is offered to speakers.