ISS 2017: Putting Ultralights in the Spotlight

ISS hotel venueHeaded to Nashville next month for the International Seating Symposium (ISS)? Here’s a sampling of courses that will focus on ultralightweight chairs. Check on site for time/date changes. Download the full ISS program.

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 8-hour pre-conference workshop
Set Up for Success! Trials and Tribulations of Wheelchair Setup and Delivery (Intermediate); presenter: Tina Roesler

Wednesday, March 1, 4-hour pre-conference workshop
Shoulder Evaluation: An Evidence-Based Approach for Clinicians (Intermediate); presenter: Wendy Koesters
Power-Assisted Technology: Evidenced-Based Practice (Intermediate); presenter: Penny Powers

Thursday, March 2, 8:30-10:30 a.m., poster
3D Printing Customized Handrim Projections for Manual Wheelchairs (Beginner); presenter: Simone Gregor

Thursday, March 2, 2:30-3:45 p.m., session
Optimizing the Ride: How Manual Wheelchair Configuration Enhances Function (Beginner); presenter: Jennith Bernstein

Friday, March 3, 9:30-10:45 a.m., paper
Effects of Adjusting Wheelchair Configuration on Ramp Propulsion (Intermediate); presenter: Sarah Bass

Friday, March 3, 3-4:15 p.m., session
Advanced Mobility Skills Training for Manual Wheelchair Users (Intermediate); presenter: Kendra Betz

Saturday, March 4, 8-9:15 a.m., session
Back to the “Ideal” Ultralight Manual Wheelchair (Intermediate); presenters: Rory A. Cooper, Rosemary Cooper, Bryan McCormick, Lee Tempest

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of Mobility Management.

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