2019 Annual Scientific Meeting
Legal aspects of
Rehabilitation Medicine

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


A draft program is now available. Click below to view the draft program. This program is subject to change. We will issue a final program in the near future once final speakers are confirmed.

GUEST speakers

AVM Tracy Smart | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Veterans – Medical and Legal Developments

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?

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

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

Dr Selva Mudaliar | Topic coming soon...

Call for papers

The program is nearing finalisation. To express your interest in speaking at this meeting, please email a 100 word abstract and short autobiography to aclm9@legalmedicine.com.au as soon as possible.


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.

A discounted accommodation rate is available to conference attendees at the Park Hyatt Canberra. Details will be sent to you following registration.
This offer will be subject to availablility so please book early to avoid disappointment.