The Hopkins Centre In Focus Research Series on Resilience and Adaptation in Rehabilitation

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REGISTER NOW for the remaining sessions two and three for the In Focus Research Series on ‘Resilience and Adaptation in Rehabilitation’

Hear from health practitioners, clinicians, researchers and industry experts about the impact of pandemic events during 2020 on rehabilitation systems, services, connections and community. 
Each research session will showcase a different perspective on disruption and adaptation in rehabilitation and designing resilient systems and responsive services, advancing technology, and creating adaptive practices and interventions for the future. 

This is a FREE event for everyone to attend. We invite you to register to attend the full event series or an individual event session and hear more about Resilience and Adaptation in Rehabilitation.  Registration is open for all sessions, by clicking on the links below.


Sesson one: Wednesday, 4 November 2020, from 1.30pm to 3.00pm AEST

Practitioners' perspectives on system and service disruption across the continuum of care.

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Session two: Wednesday, 18 November 2020, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm AEST

This session highlights the citizen focus on resilience, rights, and consumer centred community during system disruption.


- Mr Kevin Cocks AM DUniv, Patron for The Hopkins Centre and Executive General Manager Integrated Accessible Transport Network, Department of Transport and Main Roads
- Ms Michelle Moss,
Director, Policy and Strategic Engagement at Queenslanders with Disability Network
- Ms Kelsey Chapman, 
Research Fellow and PhD Candidate, The Hopkins Centre
- Mr Col Mackereth, 
Peer Support Leader at Spinal Life Australia, Motivational Speaker, Thought Mentor and Bestselling Author
- Dr David Roland, 
Writer, Speaker and Psychologist
- Dr Kara Burns, 
Adjunct Research Fellow, The Hopkins Centre
- Mr Justin Hua,
Citizen Research and Ambassador, The Hopkins Centre

Click here to download session program.

DON’T MISS OUT, REGISTER NOW, for session two on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 1.30pm.


Session three: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, from 1.30pm to 3.00pm AEST

Panel Discussion with experts, advocates and future thinkers on a new generation and vision for rehabilitation and what inclusive, adaptable and resilient rehabilitation systems could look like into the future.


- Professor John Olver, AM, MB, BS, M.D. (Melb), FAFRM (RACP), Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation Medicine and Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Monash University

Professor Phillip Morris, Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation

Dr Elissa Farrow, Rehabilitation Specialist

Associate Professor Libby Callaway, Monash University Occupational Therapy Department and Rehabilitation


Panel Moderator

Morris Miselowski, Global Business Futurist, Presenter and Foresight Strategist 

Click here to download session program.

DON’T MISS OUT, REGISTER NOW, for session three on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 1.30pm.

Thank you for your support of The Hopkins Centre research series. We look forward to seeing you at each research series event session. Any queries, please email the and the research support group will assist you.


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