17th International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability
 16th September 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 
 Programme Available Here

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Event Overview

This annual event is widely recognised as the leading meeting in the UK for clinicians working in the field of falls and mobility medicine. The day provides a forum for scientific discussion and clinical updates and enables a multidisciplinary audience of over 200 professionals to share their experiences of best clinical practice.

Speakers include: 

  • Peter Nordström, Professor of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMEA University, Sweden
  • Alasdair Maclullich, Edinburgh University
  • Natalie Van der Welde, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Brenda Gannon, University of Manchester, UK
  • Kaisu Pitkälä, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Teppo Jarvinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Jochen Klenk, Ulm University and Robert-Bosch-Hospital, Germany   


 Abstracts are encouraged and will be accepted as platforms or posters to be displayed at the meeting.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 5pm on 1st July 2016. Publication of results by 28th July 2016 

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Negotiated delegate accommodation rates have been secured at a variety of hotels within Edinburgh and these will be available to book until the end of the day on 4th August 2016, so please book as soon as possible to guarantee a room. These rates are the best available on a like for like basis meaning individual bookings are cancellable free of charge up until 48 hours prior to arrival and rooms do not have to be paid for until arrival at the hotel.


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