Ontario Association for Amputee Care

2022 CONFERENCE

“Empowering Human Potential”

Virtual Conference took place Friday April 29, 2022
It was a great success!

The OAAC 2022 Conference focuses on advancing the care of people who have extremity amputations.  The organizing committee is looking forward to hosting Occupational Therapists, Physiatrists, Physiotherapists, Prosthetists/Orthotists, Registered Nurses, and other health care providers who are interested in increasing their knowledge on amputee rehabilitation, establish networks, and build Communities of Knowledge which Empower our patients to reach their potential!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:

Keynote speaker Dr. Robert Gailey
Keynote speaker Mr. Jeff Tiessen

Conference Virtual Platform Access and Instructions

The login page to the conference can be found here.

Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Robert S. Gailey PhD is confirmed as our keynote speaker. He is a physiotherapist who has published extensively on rehabilitation of people with limb loss. He will also provide an additional education session.

Jeff Tiessen, Paralympian and Executive Director of Para Sports Ontario.

Check out the Speakers page to see our complete list of presenters.

Check out the Conference Abstracts and Agenda page to learn more about the conference program

 

OAAC 2022 T-Shirts

We have had a Reaching for the Stars t-shirt designed for the 2022 OAAC conference.  Are you interested in one? If yes, let us know.  At this point we are still working on the details of sale and shipping.

T-shirts are 100% cotton, Gildan brand, Classic Fit.

OAAC 2022 Registration and Access Information

Registration is closed as the conference is over.

Thank you to all the sponsors, speakers, and those who attended! 

Here is a link to the conference’s virtual platform webpage.

 

Continuing Mandatory Education Credits

Participants in the conference will receive a Certificate of Attendance to use toward required education credits.

 

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor:

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor:

Ontario Association for Amputee Care - Annual General Meeting

The Ontario Association for Amputee Care (OAAC) is a multidisciplinary organization promoting collaborative health care to maximize outcomes for Ontarians living with limb loss. This community of caregivers uses evidence-based practices for the treatment and management of limb loss.  

The Association officially held it’s first meeting in 1977 in Sudbury, Ontario. Membership has grown from the initial 25 to more than 150 active and associate members. Conferences are held bi-annually, hosted by a different local prosthetic groups in Ontario.

Ontario Association for Amputee Care - Next Conference in KW!

Details on the next OAAC conference will be available, as they become available, at Ontario Association for Amputee Care (oaac.ca)