The 2017 ISCoS Annual Meeting was held in Dublin Ireland on October 24-26, 2017. It was attended by 743 delegates from 52 countries around the world. It was a multi-disciplinary meeting with physicians including physiatrists, urologists, neurologists, and spinal surgeons; physiotherapists; occupational therapists; nurses; psychologists; basic and clinical researchers; trainees including fellows, residents, and students; consumer advocates; industry representatives; philanthropic organization representatives; administrators; and educators among others.

Attendees at a glance 

A few of the many highlights of the meeting included:

  • The Guttmann Lecture by Andrew Blight, PhD entitled It’s not rocket science – translational changes in spinal cord injury.

  • The Rick Hansen Institute Lecture by Dame Nicky Cullum, DBE, PhD entitled Evidenced based pressure ulcer prevention and treatment in spinal cord injury- where are we?

  • A lecture by Stephen Muldoon entitled Health systems strengthening – increasing the quality and coverage of appropriate, accessible, sustainable and comprehensive healthcare and rehabilitation services for people with spinal cord injury globally


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Delegates networked with  international colleagues, presented new ideas, and learned new things.



Where to find us

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Stoke Mandeville Hospital,
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire,
HP21 8AL, United Kingdom

How to contact us

Tel: +44 1296 315 866


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