Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Programme timing is based on PDT (Vancouver, Canada) Time.

Track 1
06:45 – 07:15 AM
Opening Ceremony

R Marshall

07:30 – 08:30 AM
Plenary # 1 - Guttman Lecture

The Thrills I have Experienced as a Spinal Cord Injury Researcher, Including Meeting Sir Ludwig Guttmann.

Dr C Tator
09:00 – 10:30 AM
Instructional Course:

"I don't understand what you are saying": First steps in translational research solutions

L Jones, L Krisa, A Curt, K Fouad, MJ Mulcahey
13:00 – 14:00 PM
Plenary # 2 - ISCoS Lecture

‘Data-Driven Approaches to Advance Clinical Care in Spinal Cord Injury’

Dr C Jutzeler
14:30 – 16:00 PM
Instructional Course:

Abdominal muscle stimulation to improve function after spinal cord injury

E McCaughey, J Butler, B Lee
16:30 – 18:00 PM
Instructional Course:

Degenerative cervical myelopathy: What do we know? Where are we going?

M Fehlings, J Milligan, B Kwon, E Loh, B Davies
18:30 – 20:00 PM

Telemedicine and spinal cord care – implementation is just a call away!

C O'Connell, I Irgens, R Dhakal, M Aurora, A Odole, N Tyagi
20:15 – 21:00 PM
Meet the ISCoS Experts I:

Speakers TBC
21:15 – 22:45 PM
Instructional Course:

Global initiatives in spinal cord: building and sustaining health systems capacities

C O'Connell, J Middleton, M Aurora, E Weerts, J Bickenbach, S Muldoon
Track 2
• #376 The impact of severe pain on activities and participation in individuals with SCI
J Middleton

• #316 Cervical myelopathy: a model for segmental hyperexcitability and neuropathic pain?
P Scheuren

• #260 Pain modulatory capacity in neuropathic pain after SCI
R Lutolf

• #126 The value of pain-autonomic measures in spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain
M. Hubli

• #18 Psychological morbidity following SCI: the impact of chronic centralized pain;
M Peterson

• #273 Developing pain education for improving health literacy regarding chronic pain after SCI
E Widerstrom-Noga

• #337 Local analgesics for management of autonomic dysreflexia following spinal cord injury: Yay or nay?
• #112 Change in mobility independence over five years for persons with chronic spinal cord injury
I Eriks-Hoogland
• #21 Sense of coherence and changes over six years among older adults aging with long-term SCI
S Jorgensen
• #313 Why I decided to become a peer mentor – a qualitative analysis of peer mentors’ perspectives in an active rehabilitation program
P Wedege
• #221 The challenges characterizing the lived experience of caregiving: a qualitative study in the field of SCI
C Zanini
• #108 An exploration of the roles and experiences of SCI peer mentors using creative non-fiction
D Alexander
• #432 Identifying needs to promote successful transitions in care for persons with SCI living in rural areas: a qualitative study
O Olayinka
• #375 Investigators and Participants, learning through
P Scheuren
• #388 Understanding health literacy and eHealth literacy among individuals with SCI
G Singh

• #124 Evaluation of the Alberta Spinal Cord Injury Interactive Learning Series (AB-SCILS)
K Brehon

• #133 People with incomplete SCI describe struggling to be fully included
M Jeawon

• #211 Engaging people with lived experience of SCI to co-create value-based people-centred standards
C Yousefi

• #309 Drivers of overall life quality in individuals with SCI
A Kifley

• #298 The lived experience of adult students with a SCI returning to study in Bangladesh
A J Ema

• #213 Electrical stimulation-induced Exercise is Medicine in persons with SCI: a storytelling from individuals with lived experience
V Bochkezanian

• #399 Knowledge dissemination during a pandemic
• #224 The presence of the short-latency inhibitory reflex during inspiration and its relationship to swallowing function in people with incomplete cervical SCI
C Boswell-ruys
• #396 Self-management of community-acquired pressure ulcers after spinal cord injury
T Wang
• #414 Predicting duration of outpatient physical therapy episodes based on locomotor training strategy
A Heinemann
• #232 A novel approach to surface electromyography measurement in individuals with SCI: flexible wireless biosensors and cloud data integration for clinical trial assessment
K Pfleeger
• #440 Reduced reflex autonomic responses following intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxin A injections: a pre/post study in individuals with cervical and upper thoracic SCI
T W Dorey
• #183 Understanding the lived experience; identifying and exploring the needs of community-dwelling people with SCI
W B Mortenson
18:45 – 20:15 PM ISCoS Award Posters
9 Award Poster Presentations

Speakers TBC
• #435 Internal reliability and longitudinal measurement invariance of the International Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Basic Data Set (WQoL-BDS) over the course of first rehabilitation
M Westphal

• #400 Walking improvement in chronic incomplete spinal cord injury with exoskeleton robotic training (WISE): a randomized controlled trial
DJ Edwards

• #439 Testerone level, lean muscle and bone mass and SCIM scores in individuals with spinal cord related paralysis
J Ojea Quintana, S-H Bae

• #349 Caregiving in spinal cord injury: responsibility or burden?
R Sharawat

• #468 Incidence of deep vein thrombosis between 3 and 12 months after SCI: a prospective monocentric study
M LeFort

• #305 Robot-assisted laparoscopic cystectomy with ileal conduit for neurogenic bladder: long term results
L Calen

• #384 Collaboration in SCI Research

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