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Thursday, April 11

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Friday, April 12

Time Title Speaker
7:00 am – 7:45 am Registration, Breakfast & Visit with Exhibitors
7:45 am – 8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:00 am – 9:00 am Keynote: Mid-Foot Biomechanics and Foot Instrinsic Function Luke Kelly
9:00 am – 9:45 am Plenary: The Roles of Fundamental Foot Theories in Dynamic Movement Lauren Welte, B.A.Sc.
9:45 am – 10:15 am Break and Visit with Exhibitors
10:15 am – 11:00 am Plenary: Free Moment Application Between the Foot and the Gorund in Human Locomotion  Steffen Willwacher, Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics
11:00 am – 11:45 pm Plenary: Beyond Moving Bones: A Scoping Review on Foot Orthotics and Lower Limb Electromyography Kelly Robb, C. Ped (C) MKin
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Plenary: Does Our Somatosensory System Have Input Into Why We Choose the Running Shoes We Do? Kathryn Mills, BPhty PhD
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Plenary: Health Insurance, Your Patients and Pedorthic Services  Joan Weir
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Break and Visit with Exhibitors
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
Taking a Stand: Developing Instrumented Insoles to Prove Association Between Weight Bearing and Foot Pain, Evan Macdonald, BASc. 
Custom Footwear Casting Workshop, Daan Peters, C. Ped (C), C. Ped MC
Study on Foot Mobility Changes With Minimalist/Barefoot Running Conditions, Kathryn Mills, BPhty PhD
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions:
Become the Family Pedorthist and Grow Your Business, Ermin Pagtakhan, C. Ped (C)
Custom Orthopedic Last Making, Art or Science? Johan Steenwyk, C. Ped (C), C. Ped MC
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm College of Pedorthics of Canada AGM
7:30 pm Social Night at the Vancouver Aquarium

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Saturday, April 13

Time Title Speaker
7:00 am – 8:00 am Fun Run
7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration, Breakfast & Exhibit Hall
8:30 am – 9:30 am Keynote: Reducing the Energetic Cost of Walking and Running by Technological Advances in Footwear Shalaya Kipp & Wouter Hoogkamer, PhD
9:30 am – 10:15 am Plenary: Foot-Surface Interactions Influencing Footwear Design Luke Kelly
10:15 am – 10:45 am Panel Discussion – Luke Kelly, Steffen Willwacher, Shalaya Kipp, Wouter Hoogkamer
10:45 am – 11:45 am Break and Visit with Exhibitors
11:45 am – 1:30 pm President’s Annual Awards Lunch & PAC AGM
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Breakout Sessions:
60 Years of Pedorthic Experience and Wisdom, Brad Gibbs, C. Ped (C), R.Kin & Freeman Churchill, C. Ped (C)
Custom Footwear Casting Workshop (REPEAT), Daan Peters, C. Ped (C), C. Ped MC
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Breakout Sessions:
Custom Made Footwear 2.0, Olav Toornend
Breakout Session: Biomechanical and Comfort Effects of Laterally Wedged Insoles With and Without Custom Arch Support in Healthy Individuals and Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis, Calvin Tse, M.Sc.
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Plenary Session: Using Minimalist Footwear to Strengthen Intrinsic Foot Muscles: One Step at a Time Sarah Ridge, PhD
4:30 pm Closing Remarks

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