Assembly Schedule


Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Set up
10:00 AM – 4:15 PM Pre-show Hands-on Workshop: Muscle Tone and Hypertonus – Assessment and Relevance to Orthotic Management (C1)
*Additional Tickets Requited. Limited space available.*
7:00 PM AOPA Night at the Ballpark
*Additional Tickets Required*

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

7:00 AM – 6:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Exhibitor Set up
8:00 – 10:00 AM Manufacturers’ Workshop – Tier A
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Manufacturers’ Workshop – Tier B
1:30 – 3:30 PM Manufacturers’ Workshop – Tier C
4:30 – 5:30 PM Opening Keynote Address by Captain Lanny Boswell, USN (Ret), PhD, PT, OCS
5:30 – 7:30 PM Welcome to San Diego – Grand Opening Reception
5:30 – 7:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday, September 26, 2019

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 – 11:00 AM Breakfast and General Session

  • Award Winning Thranhardt Lectures Series (C2)
    • Significant Factors in Orthotic Treatment of Asymmetrical Brachycephaly (C2-A)
    • The Use of Health Economic Instruments to Evaluate Prosthetic Services: Experience with Over 400 Patients in Germany and India (C2-B)
  • Outcomes and Evidence Base Practice in O&P: How You Are Documenting Value in Your Clinic and Using It to Improve Reimbursement (C3)
9:30 – 11:00 AM Posterior Mounted Feet in Prosthetics (T1)
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Hours
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break in Exhibit Hall
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Professional Women of O&P Luncheon – Celebrating Success and Driving the Waves of Change
*RSVP Required*
1:00 – 3:00 PM Concurrent Education

  • Top 10 Takeaways to Use in Your Practice Right Away (B2)
  • Symposium: Contemporary Perspectives on Low Back Pain in the Population with Limb Loss (C4)
  • Symposium: A Multi-Disciplinary Panel on Orthotic Management of Traumatic Spine Injury (C5)
  • Pedorthic Education: Wound Care and the Diabetic Foot (C6)
  • Technical Education
    • Lamination Techniques for Custom Orthoses (T2)
    • Mechanical Performance of Textured 3D Printed Prosthetic Sockets (T3)
3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 – 5:00 PM Concurrent Education

  • Payer Relations (B3)
  • Symposium: Osseointegration Rehabilitation (C7)
  • Considerations in Lower Extremity Orthotic Management – A Free Paper Session (C8)
  • Pedorthic Education: Greater Efficiency Means Greater Success (C9)
  • Technical Education
    • Age of Mass Customization is Arriving in Healthcare – Are You Ready? (T4)
    • 3D Printing in Practice (T5)
      *Ends at 5:30 PM*
5:00 – 6:00 PM OI Rehabilitation – A Free Paper Session (C10)
 5:15 – 6:15 PM O&P PAC Appreciation Reception
 7:00 PM Veterans Stride Benefit Concert

Friday, September 27, 2019

 

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast and General Session

  • AOPA Membership Meeting
9:00 – 11:00 AM Concurrent Education

  • Symposium: The Diabetic Foot from The Outside In (C11)
  • Medicare Updates: DME Cert Error Rates in O&P: DME MAC CERT Task Force Response (B4) and Competitive Bidding – Updates and What to Expect? (B5)
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Hours
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break in Exhibit Hall
 1:00 – 3:00 PM Concurrent Education

  • Hamontree Lecture Series (B6)
    • The Concept of Medical Necessity: How to Read and Play the Game (B6-A)
    • The Hidden Drain on Practice Profitability (B6-B)
    • Quality Management Program Development in O&P (B6-C)
  • Symposium: Getting a Grip On Multi-Articulating Hands (C12)
  • Symposium: Management of Pediatric Cerebral Palsy (C13)
  • Pedorthic Education: Evaluation and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot (C14)
  • Technical Education
    • Fabrication Elements of the Triple Action Ankle Joint (T6)
    • Future Tech – A Glimpse into Emerging Technologies (T7)
 3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
 3:15 – 5:00 PM Concurrent Education

  • Organizational Excellence (B7)
  • Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life for the Lower Extremity Amputee – A Free Paper Session (C15)
  • Pediatric Orthotics From Head to Toe – A Free Paper Session (C16)
  • Pedorthic Free Papers: Treating the Foot and Ankle (C17)
  • Technical Education
    • KAFO Fabrication (T8)
    • Revofit Advanced Technical Education (T9)
5:00 – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Sponsored Happy Hour

Saturday, September 28, 2019

7:00 AM – Noon Registration Open
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast and General Session

  • Keynote Address by Jeremy Campbell
9:00 – 11:00 AM Concurrent Education

9:00 AM – Noon Exhibit Hall Hours
11:00 AM – Noon Break in Exhibit Hall
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch on Own
1:00 – 5:00 PM Symposium: Prostheses that Feel: Clinical and Technical Considerations for Restoring Sensation to Upper and Lower Limb Amputees (C21)
1:00 – 5:00 PM First Stride Clinic: Part II Prosthetic Gait Training (C22)
*Additional Tickets Requited. Limited space available.*
1:00 PM – Ending Times Vary Manufacturers’ Workshops – Tier D

Sunday, September 29, 2019

9:00 AM – Noon Post-show, Hands-on Prosthetic Workshop: Fabricating and Aligning Prostheses for Elite Level Amputee Runners (C23)
*Additional Tickets Requited. Limited space available.*

Updated May 16, 2019