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

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?

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.