Arthritis Research Update (Re-aired) – SHENTON PARK (Cancelled)

Due to popular demand, Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA (AOWA) are re-airing the National Consumer Conference previously held online in May 2022.

The National Consumer Conference 2022 has been endorsed by Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA), and provided online access to the latest research and information on bone and joint conditions.

The conference program consists of six separate sessions presented by highly credentialed and respected speakers from WA, interstate and overseas. Each session comprises of 3 topic-specific presentations, lasting approximately 1 hour in total. Selected sessions will be re-aired at AOWA Shenton Park in the upcoming months.

Please note: This event will be held in person at Shenton Park and is a re-airing of a recorded session. The aim of this event is to enable access to consumers who do not have internet connection or have difficulty navigating the online platform. There will be no guest speakers attending on the day.

Session: Arthritis Research Update: held at Shenton Park

       Presentation Title: Guest Speaker:
1. Update on current research in inflammatory joint diseases Prof. Hans Nossent, Chair of Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Medicine, UWA
2. How do we engage consumers in Research? Mr. Ben Horgan, Consumer & Community Involvement Coordinator, WA Health Translation Network
3. Management of Osteoarthritis of the knee – what does the research tell us? Dr. JP Caneiro, Specialist Sports Physiotherapist

Registration closing date:    Bookings are essential and must be received by Sunday 18th September 2022