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ICVR Schedule and Speakers 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

5:30 -7:30 pm - Reception with exhibitors and poster presentations in Exhibit Hall 

 

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Keynote Speaker - G. Michael Halmagyi, MD

8:00-8:30         Moritz Romberg and His Famous Test: What Does It Mean Now?                       

VESTIBULAR PERCEPTION AND COGNITION SESSION

8:30-9:00   Linking Vestibular Function, Balance, and Fall Risk

    Dan Merfeld, PhD

 

9:00-9:30   Spatial Vestibular Perception: Implications for Rehabilitation

     Eric Anson, PT, PhD

 

9:30-10:00       Break

 

10:00-10:30     Cognitive Considerations in Vestibular Physical Therapy

     Brooke N. Klatt, PhD, PT, DPT, NCS

 

CERVICAL SPINE SESSION

10:30-11:00     Dizziness and the neck: Why Should it be Considered in Vestibular, Neurological, and Post Traumatic Populations?

     Julia Treleaven, PhD, BPhty

 

11:00-11:30   Panel Discussion with all morning speakers

 

11:30-12:45     Lunch

           

BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO SESSION

12:45-1:15      Importance of Orientation and Weight of the Cupula in Atypical PC-BPPV

     Janet O. Helminski, PT, PhD

 

1:15-1:45     Telemedicine for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

     Ji-Soo Kim, MD, PhD

 

1:45-2:15      BPPV of the Horizontal Canal

     Francisco Carlos Zuma e Maia, MD, PhD

 

2:15-2:45         Break

 

CENTRAL VESTIBULAR DISORDERS SESSION

2:45-3:15     Management of Cerebellar Ataxia

    Joanna C. Jen, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

3:15-3:45    Combined Cerebellar and Vestibular Diseases

     David Szmulewicz, MB BS (Hons) PhD FRACP

 

3:45-4:15     Gaze and Postural Stability in Multiple Sclerosis: Characterizing Function and Response to Rehabilitation
    Lee Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC, FAPTA

 

4:15-4:45     The Link Between Vestibular Agnosia and Imbalance in Brain Disease and Implications for Therapy

     Barry Seemungal, MD, PhD

 

4:45-5:15   Panel Discussion with all afternoon speakers

 

5:15 - 7:15  Reception with exhibitors and poster presentations in Exhibit Hall 

 

Monday, October 17, 2022

7:00-7:30    Overview of the International Classification of Vestibular Disorders and Its Meaning for Clinical Practice

     Alexandre Bisdorff, MD, PhD, Chair of the Classification Committee of the Barany Society

 

CONCUSSION SESSION

7:30 – 8:00     Balance After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

     Laurie A. King, PhD, PT, MCR

 

8:00-8:30     Dizziness and Concussion – What Can We Do?

     Kathryn Schneider, BHScPT, BKIN(Hon), DSc, PhD, DipManipPT

 

MOTOR LEARNING IN THE VESTIBULAR SYSTEM SESSION

8:30-9:00    Neural Substrates Underlying Vestibular Compensation: Implications for Rehabilitation

     Kathleen E. Cullen, PhD

 

9:00–9:30      Incremental VOR Adaptation Clinical Trial Results

     Michael C. Schubert, PT, PhD, FAPTA

 

9:30-10:00       Break

 

REMOTE MONITORING AND CHILDREN WITH VESTIBULAR DISORDERS

10:00–10:30    Remote Assessment and Management of Patients with Dizziness using a Vestibular App

     Courtney D. Hall, PT, PhD

 

10:30–11:00    Vestibular and Balance Dysfunction in Children with Hearing Loss: What Does it Mean, What Are We Missing?

     Sharon Cushing, MD, MSc, FRCSC

 

11:00 – 11:30 Panel Discussion with all morning speakers

 

11:30 – 12:45  Lunch

 

VESTIBULAR IMPLANT SESSION

12:45–1:15     Haptic Stimulation By a Balance Belt to Improve Balance and Mobility in Patients with Severe Bilateral Vestibular Loss
     Herman Kingma, PhD, ENT Departments, Maastricht University, The Netherlands and Aalborg University, Denmark

 

1:15–1:45     The Vestibular Implant: Latest Results

     Raymond van de Berg, MD, PhD

 

1:45–2:15        Break

 

2:15–2:45        Long-term Safety and Efficacy Outcomes for a First-in-Human Clinical Trial of Vestibular Implantation to treat Adult-onset Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction
     Charles C. Della Santina, PhD, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

Closing Keynote Speaker - Susan L. Whitney, DPT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA

2:45–3:15     Recent Evidence in Vestibular Rehabilitation: The use of Apps and Beyond

     

 

3:15 – 3:45      Panel Discussion with all afternoon speakers

 

3:45                 Conference Concludes

 

** Schedule as of May 1, 2022. Subject to change without notice.

 

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