POST POLIO CONFERENCE 2009
in Wellington September 11 - 12, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Professor Richard Faull
International Researcher on Neurodegenerative diseases
Holder of the Rutherford Medal, NZ’s top science award

Prof Richard Faull
International Researcher on Neurodegenerative diseases, holder of the Rutherford Medal, NZ’s top science award, Richard Faull is New Zealand's leading expert on the human brain.

Maggie jack
Physiotherapist from Bay of Plenty turns her hand to entertaining

Susan Kerr
Susan is a PPSS Board Member who attended the PHI Conference at warm Springs, Georgia. She is also coordinating the results of the member survey

Philippa Werry
NZ author who wrote a book "The Enemy at the Gate" about a polio epidemic in 1936. She talks about why she wrote the book and about some of her research.
Friday 11th SESSION TITLE DVD-R VIDEO
Disk 1
Afternoon

Evening
1a   “The Office For Disability Issues”    Bob Hillier
    What does it do? What does it not do? How can it assist us?

1b   “A Very, Very Private Matter”        Maggie Jack
    Continence is not usually an after-dinner subject
PPS09-D1
Disk 2
Afternoon
2     “Research On The Human Brain    Prof Richard Faull
    Leading the world in stem cell research
PPS09-D2
Saturday 12th SESSION TITLE
.DVD-R VIDEO
Disk3
Morning

Afternoon
3a   “The Questionnaire - Who Are We?”    Susan Kerr
    Results and responses and some interpretations

3b   “Warm Springs Report”        Susan Kerr
    Susan reports on her USA visit with useful information
PPS09-D3
Disk 4
Afternoon
4a   “The Enemy At The Gate”        Philippa Werry
    Behind the entralling story set in the 1936 polio epidemic

4b   “Disability Aids & Appliances”        Jo Maling
    Interesting and useful items you may not know about

4c   “How’s Your Orthotics?”        Discussion
    Members discuss their problems with orthotics services

4d   “My Polio Reflections”        David Whyte
    A glimpse into the life of our Newsletter Editor

4e   “The Society’s Challenge”        Dr Liz Falkner
    The ongoing dream for a Centre of Excellence
PPS09-D4
.

DVD sets supplied 4 disks in one folder

Comes with CD containing Powerpoints and other files

Set of 4 DVDs

DVDs are now available from:
Polio NZ, PO Box 791 New Plymouth 4340
or email to secretarypolio.org.nz

see also recordings from the Post Polio Conferences in: 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013

Videos are provided in PAL standard (for NZ, Australia, UK etc)
Back to the top