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ANNOUNCE: Corrected – VOPA Meeting Registration Updates

Elizabeth Mansfield

VOPA ANNUAL MEETINGAugust 18-20, 2016

The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Reston.
1800 Presidents Street
Reston, Virginia, USA, 20190
Tel: +1 703 709 1234
VOPA Rate is $143.00

Register for the meeting at

Thursday, August 18, 2016 
Registration 7:00-8:00am

Alignment and Socket Fabrication for Posterior Mount Feet, Jack Richmond, CPOA, Fillauer
Gomez Orthotic System, Rachel Friddle-Johnson, CPO, Friddles
​Advocacy and You, Peggy Chenoweth, Amputee Coalition
9:00-10:30 Break in Exhibit Hall
​LIM Innovations Socket System, Andrew Allison, CP
Stance Control Orthoses, Jack Richmond, CPOA, Fillauer
Marketing’s Magic Bullet, Tom McGovern, CEC11:30-12:30
​LIM Innovations Socket System, continued
Adult Spinal Orthotics for Orthotists, Dave Hendricks, CO, Blue Diamond
Critical Updates Concerning Today’s Reimbursement Climate, Leslie Sisson
12:30-1:30 Lunch – Exhibits Open
Socket-less Socket System, Craig Armstrong, CP, Martin Bionics
Partial Foot Prosthetics: A New Option, Speaker TBA, Allard USA
Updates on the O&P Audit Situation, Leslie Sisson
3:30-4:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
Rush Foot – Maximizing Positive Outcomes through Innovative Concepts, Rich Sainz, CP
Orthotic Clinic: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Successful Patient Outcomes, Nina Bondre, MSPO
​Documentation Do’s For Averting Disaster for Your Business, Don Foley, Cailor Fleming

Friday, August 19, 2016
Registration 7:00-8:00am

| 8:00-9:00
​Click Answers for Prosthetics, Pam Hale, CPO, Click Medical
TFC AFO, Jack Richmond, CPOA, Fillauer
Git’r Done, Innovative Technical Solutions, Daniel Hickey, Bulldog Tools
Security Assessment; A Primer – What You Need to Do to Keep Compliant 
and Keep Your Data Safe, Becky Snell, Dankmeyer 
9:00-10:30 Break in Exhibit Hall
Linx Lower Lilmb Solutions, Kurt Collier, CPO, Endolite
Improved Outcomes with an Energy Storing AFO, Noel Chladek, CO
Click Answers for Fabrication, Pam Hale, CPO, Click Medical
Reimbursement Success for Orthotics & Prosthetic, Linda Collins, Ossur
12:30-1:30 Lunch – Exhibits Open
​OWLS System, Jeff Miller, CO, Orthomerica
Alternative Materials to Carbon Fiber in Flexible Prosthetic Sockets and Laminated AFOs, 
Matt Perkins, CP, Coyote
Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solutions, Speaker TBA
3:30-4:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
​Lower Extremity Orthotic Advances, Speaker TBA
Evolution and Utilization of a Shorty Foot in Bilateral TF Amputation Rehab,
Todd Sleeman, CP, Walter Reed
AOPA Update – What’s Happening Now, AOPA Staff
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Registration 7:00-8:00am 

Presented by Dennis Janisse, CPed
​8:00-9:00 Understanding and treating the Diabetic Foot
9:00-10:00 “Shear” We talk about it, now let’s do something about it!
​10:00-11:00 Pedorthic Management of the Ulcerated/Post Ulcerated Foot
11:00-12:00 The Diabetic Epidemic and Reducing the Risk of Amputation from a Pedorthic Perspective
12:00-1:00 Lunch on Your Own
1:00-2:30 Pedorthic Management of the Diabetic Foot
2:30-4:00 Understanding and Treating the Charcot Foot
4:00-5:00 Case Studies and Discussion |


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