More than 30 experts gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana, April
8-9 to study the current state of O&P education and to make
recommendations for future direction. The conference, titled
“Forecasting the Future”, was conducted as a collaborative effort
of the National Commission on Orthotic & Prosthetic Education
(NCOPE) and the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
(The Academy). This meeting was underwritten by an Academy grant
provided by the US Department of Education.