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Herman J. Woltring
04-07-1992, 01:40 AM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

The following meeting was announced during last week's First European Sympo-
ium on Clinical Gait Analysis in Zurich/CH. As ORLAU is not (yet) on email,
Dr John O'Connor at Oxford University has kindly consented to serve as a
liaison for further enquiries for those who do not have a fax machine or who
are outside reasonable telephoning range. He can be reached as

oconnor@vax.oxford.ac.uk (Internet)
oconnor@uk.ac.oxford.vax (Janet)

With kind regards,

Herman J. Woltring
Biomch-L moderator

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INAUGURAL MEETING
of
THE EUROPEAN PAEDIATRIC GAIT ANALYSIS GROUP

to be held at

THE MOVEMENT ANALYSIS LABORATRY, ORLAU
(ORTHOTIC RESEARCH AND LOCOMOTOR ASSESSMENT UNIT)
THE ROBERT JONES & AGNES HUNT
ORTHOPAEDIC & DISTRICT HOSPITAL
OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, SY10 7AG, U.K.

FRIDAY 30th AND SATURDAY 31st OCTOBER 1992

Convenors: Mr J.H. Patrick FRCS, Director
ORLAU Movement Analysis Laboratory

Prof. B.G.R. Neville
Honorary Executive Secretary,
Medical Education and Information Unit
Wolfson Centre, Mecklenburgh Square
LONDON, WC1N 2AP, U.K.

This scientific meeting, designed for Paediatricians, Orthopaedic Surgeons,
Bioengineers and Kinesiologists, will cover Gait Analysis topics referable to
the use of Movement Analysis (MA) in the clinical situation in childhood motor
disorders, particularly Cerebral Palsy.

Invited Speakers include:

Sylvia Ounpuu, Kinesiologist,
Newington Gait Laboratory, NEWINGTON, Connecticut, USA

Prof. Gerald Zilvold, Director
Roessingh Research and Development
Rehabilitation Centre Het Roessingh, ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands

Scientific presentations are invited and will occupy a major part of the
meeting. These will be of 10 minutes duration and 10 minutes discussion.
The latest VICON VX Clinical Gait Analysis System will be seen in use by
the course participants.

Fee: 120,00 Pound Sterling (to include Coffee, Lunch, Tea and Course Dinner
on Day 1; Coffee, Lunch, and Tea on Day 2)

Accomodation:

Limited hospital accomodation is available at 7 Pound Stirling per night;
local hotels in the range of 20 to 80 Pound Sterling per night;
Bed and Breakfast accomodation in the range of 12 to 40 Pound Sterling.

To book a place on this course, please send a deposit of 25 Pound Sterling
as soon as possible, together with reply slip. Heavy demand is expected.

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REGISTRATION REPLY SLIP, ORLAU MEETING 30 & 31 October 1992

Name: __________________________________________________ ___________

Address: __________________________________________________ ___________

__________________________________________________ ___________

__________________________________________________ ___________

Phone: ________________________ Fax: ___________________________


Telex: ________________________ Email: ___________________________


Requirements: Projector ___ 35 mm ___ Overhead

VCR ___ VHS ___ U-matic

Accomodation

Length of stay: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 nights

Hospital accomodation (single room only, 7 Pound Sterling excl. meals): ___

Local B&B Guest House ___ Single ___ Double ___ Twin

Hotels

Please note that Oswestry is a rural area and the hotels are not large ones
but are listed by Welsh or English Tourist Boards and awarded merit "crowns".

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| | 5 crowns | 4 crowns | 3 crowns | 2 crowns | 1 crown |
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| En Suite | | | | | |
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| Single | | | | | |
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| Double | | | | | |
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| Twin | | | | | |
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SEND TO: Mrs G.M. Thomas, Secretary to Mr J.H. Patrick
ORLAU Movement Analysis Laboratory
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital
OSWESTRY, Shropshire, SY10 7AG, United Kingdom
Tel. +44.691.655 311x3531/3532, fax +44.691.671 126