International Symposium on Physical Activity and Individuals with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness

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Date(s) - 09/05/2019 - 12/05/2019
9:00 am - 4:45 pm

Pollock Halls Conference Centre in Edinburgh


When: Thursday, 9th – Sunday, 12th May 2019
Where: University of Edinburgh
Cost: £300 for the 4 day conference including the Conference Dinner (excl accommodation)

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We are delighted to announce that our Keynote speaker is Erik Weihenmayer, Adventurer and author of several books including Touch the top of the world about his expedition to the top of Everest in 2001.

We will also have presentations from:

Outline Programme

Thursday, 9th May 2019

  • Registration and Evening reception hosted by Prof John Ravenscroft
  • Introduction to key themes Presentation by Pamela Haibach-Beach

Friday, 10th May 2019

  • Keynote with Erik Weihenmayer
  • Keynote with Lauren Leiberman
  • Plus Practical and Research presentations

Saturday, 11th May 2019

  • Keynote with Judit Gombas
  • Practical Demonstration sessions
  • Poster session
  • Dinner & Social event

Sunday, 12th May 2019

  • Closing address with Erik Weihenmayer


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