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 42ND Annual Brain Impairment Conference - 2019


Nau mi, haere mai! Welcome!
Ngā mihi nui kia koutou katoa. On behalf of the organising committee, you are warmly invited to the ASSBI/NZRA Inaugural Trans-Tasman Conference 2019 in Wellington NZ incorporating the 42nd ASSBI Annual Brain Impairment Conference and the Bi-Annual New Zealand Rehabilitation Association's Conference - 2nd - 4th May 2019

Click here for your invitation to the conference in wonderful Wellington

Being convened by A/Prof William Levack

A Call for Action

Call for Abstracts opens in September 2018

Registration opens on 1st December 2018


Invited Speakers

Professor Jonathan Evans - Scotland, UK

Jon Evans is Professor of Applied Neuropsychology at the University of Glasgow and honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Jon was the first Clinical Director of the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Ely, Cambridgeshire. In 2000 he was awarded the May Davidson Award by the British Psychological Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of clinical psychology within 10 years of qualification. He is now Programme Director for the MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology programme at the University of Glasgow. Jon has published more than 170 papers, books and book chapters in the field of cognitive neuropsychology, neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation. He is a past Board Member of the International Neuropsychological Society and current chair of the INS International Liaison Committee. He is an Executive Editor of the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and is a co-author of the Behavioural Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome and the Cambridge Prospective Memory Test. In 2018 Jon was awarded Fellowship of the British Psychological Society and also awarded the BPS Barbara Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to clinical neuropsychology.

Jon will give a half-day Workshop entitled: Rehabilitation of memory and executive functions after brain injury which will update participants on the evidence base for the rehabilitation of memory and executive functions after brain injury. A particular focus will be on prospective memory and goal management, which rely on the integration of memory, attention and executive functions. Current developments in the use of reminding technology will be discussed including ApplTree, a reminding app designed for people with brain injury; interactive voice-based guidance, and the use of augmented reality.

He will also present a one-hour Keynote Address entitled: Music, mindfulness and positive psychotherapy after brain injury which will discuss two strands of his work on the rehabilitation of mood and cognition after brain injury. The first strand focuses on the application of the principles of positive psychology in the improvement of wellbeing after brain injury. The second will describe his recent work on the use of music listening and mindfulness in improving cognitive recovery following stroke.

ASSBI Conferences - PREVIOUS

OUR PREVIOUS CONFERENCE - 2018 ...

 41st Annual Brain Impairment Conference - 2018


41st ASSBI Annual Brain Impairment Conference – Adelaide SA 2018 convened by Ms Liz Williams

Connecting and Collaborating in Rehabilitation

 CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR THE 2018 PROGRAMME AND CONFERENCE REPORT

2018 Conference Programme
2018 Conference Report 


ASSBI would like to thank the following partners for their support of the conference:


Proudly supported by our conference partners

OUR PREVIOUS CONFERENCE - 2017 ...

 40th Annual Brain Impairment Conference - 2017


40th ASSBI Annual Brain Impairment Conference – Melbourne 2017 convened by Dr Dana Wong

Looking back to look ahead: 40 years of science, practice and education in brain impairment

 CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR THE 2017 PROGRAMME AND CONFERENCE REPORT

2017 Conference Programme 

2017 Conference Report 

ASSBI would like to thank the following partners for their support of the conference:


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t: 0425 220622

PO Box 64, 
Randwick
NSW 2031
Australia

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