Awareness / Scholarly Resources

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We are happy to share our ideas and knowledge with interested others. Here you will find events where you can meet members of our group and learn more about us and our work.

2nd International Symposium on Innovations in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Technologies (IASPT 2018)

The 2nd IASPT will be held in Vienna, AUSTRIA, on May 10-12, 2018 with Diane Atkins as a confirmed keynote speaker.

OT-World 2018

The OT-World 2018 will take place in Leibzig, GERMANY, on May 15-18, 2018.

Skills for Life 5

The fifth Skills for Life – Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop is organized by Shawn Swanson Johnson. It will be held in Houston, Texas (USA), on Ocotober 18-21, 2018.

MEC ’17: Myoelectric Controls Symposium

Poster session at MEC’17, Fredericton (Canada), 15-18 August 2017: “Handsmart Group is online: Communication and global peer support for those engaged in rehabilitation of individuals with upper limb absence”. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to meet many of the handsmart members and listen to their presentations.

Click here to open the MEC’17 poster in PDF format.

OT24‐Hour Virtual Exchange 2016

Presentation at OT24‐Hour Virtual Exchange 2016, October 27, 2016: “Development of an international expert group for sharing resources of upper limb absence worldwide”.


Presentation at TIPS-ISPO 2016, Glasgow (UK), 28 September – 1 October 2016: “Forming an international consortium for sharing resources of upper limb absence worldwide – the handsmart group”

Click here to open the handsmart group abstract here in PDF format.

AOPA 2016

Poster session at AOPA 2016, Boston (USA), 8-11 September 2016: “handsmart group – Development of an international expert group for sharing resources of upper limb absence worldwide”

Click here to open the AOPA poster here in PDF format.