Key dates

28 May 2020
Expressions of interest for sessions open

19 August 2020
Expressions of interest for sessions close

8 December 2020
Registration opening

10 March 2021
Early bird registrations close

14 – 16 May 2021 
ALA Symposium


Enquiries

Association Professionals

Symposium Managers

PO Box 7345
Beaumaris VIC 3193
events@lymphoedema.org.au
P: +61 1300 935 332 

Program

Downloadable PDF version available here

           Friday 14 May 

8.00am

Registration and exhibition opens 

9.00am - 10.30am 

 

 

Session 1

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

Lagoon

Session 1A - Turnabout training

Jane Wigg

Session 1B - Practical aspects involved in lipoedema differential diagnosis

Helen Eason

Session 1C -Implementing a prospective surveillance and early intervention model of care for breast cancer related lymphoedema into clinical practice

Louise Koelmeyer

Session 1D - SIGVARIS custom made flatknit measuring workshop

Susan Butcher and Kim Parageter

 

Sponsored by SIGVARIS GROUP

Session 1E - Is it just a matter of size? Understanding compression and obesity

Rosemary Kendell & Veronica Eichmann

 

Sponsored by Jobskin Australia

10.30am - 11.00am

Morning tea and exhibition

11.00am - 12.30pm

 

 

Session 1 Continued   

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

Lagoon

Session 1A Continued

Session 1B Continued

Session 1C Continued

Session 1D Continued

Session 1E Continued

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch and exhibition  

1.30pm - 3.00pm

 

 

Session 2 

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

Lagoon

Session 2A -  Lymphoedema surgery - The basics

Associate Professor Ramin Shayan

Session 2B - Laser therapy and lymphoedema:Theory and practice

Sharon Tilley and Catherine Norton

 

Sponsored by Heal with Laser

Session 2C - Medi - flat knit made to measure tips and tricks

 Alex Carver, Mandy Galbraith, Mitch Hart and Karolina Velayuthen

 

Sponsored by Medi Australia

Session 2D - Obesity and lymphoedema

solutions and support for patients and therapists

Christine Hemmann-Moll

 

Sponsored by OAPL

Session 2E - Challenging experience – expanding horizons

Dr Robyn Box and Hildegard Reul-Hirche

3.00pm - 3.30pm

Afternoon tea and exhibition  

3.30pm - 5.00pm 

 

 

Session 3

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

Lagoon

Session 3A - Using the Lymphscanner in clinical practice: a case study-led workshop

Gillian Buckley and Melody Brown

 

Sponsored by Haddenham Healthcare

Session 3B - Complex cases in chronic oedema - a practical guide to assessment and diagnosis

Professor Vaughan Keeley

(Repeat session)

Session 3C - Academic writing masterclass

Dr Elizabeth Dylke

Session 3D - Lymph cupping: another tool for your treatment room?

Dr Brenda Svensson

Session 3E - Lymph taping for beginners

Dr Jan Douglass

(Repeat session)

5.00pm - 7.00pm

Networking Reception  

            Saturday 15 May 

8.00am

Registration and exhibition opens  

7.30am - 8.30am

Horizons

 Pandanus

 

Breakfast Session 1 - Introducing a new generation of flat knit technology

Kate Rogers

 

 Sponsored by Essity

 Breakfast Session 2 - SIGVARIS PLUS PROGRAM

Susan Butcher

 

Sponsored by SIGVARIS GROUP 

 

9.00am - 10.30am

Session 4 

09.00am

Welcome 

09.15am

Keynote speaker: Is exercise an effective treatment for cancer-related lymphoedema?

 Professor Sandi Hayes

 

10.00am

Assessing breast cancer-related breast lymphoedema using Indocyanine Green Lymphography

 Asha Heydon-White 

10.30am - 11.00am

Morning tea and exhibition 

11.00am - 12.30pm

Session 5 

11.00am

Power-Assisted lymphatic-sparing liporeduction Surgery with immediate skin excision: research and clinical outcomes from and an 8 year Experience with lipoedema

  Associate Professor Ramin Shayan 

11.30am

 Surgical options for lipoedema – The therapists role. Can we define best practice?

  Helen Eason

12.00am

Assessment of lymphoedema: a history of developments and challenges

 Dr Elizabeth Dylke

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch and exhibition  

1.30pm - 3.00pm

Session 6 

1.30pm

 Telehealth - the triumphs, challenges and professional guidelines

 Jodie Rundell, Susie Ellis and Dr Robyn Box

2.00pm

NDIS 101 - A therapists guide to the NDIS

 Sarah Collison

2.30pm

The importance of tissue compositional assessment: How can we evaluate an intervention effectively without it? 

 Jen Sanderson 

 

3.00pm - 3.30pm

Afternoon tea and exhibition 

3.30pm - 5.00pm

Session 7 

3.30pm

Keynote speaker: Come back it’s just a flesh wound – caring for ourselves as well as our patients

  Professor Jane Turner

4.15pm

Annual General Meeting - Australasian Lymphology Association 

4.45pm

Symposium wrap up and close 

7.00pm

Symposium dinner (optional)  

            Sunday 16 May  

8.00am

Registration and exhibition opens 

7.15am - 8.15am

Horizons 

 Pandanus

 

Breakfast Session 3 - Using compression pumps to make better use of your time AND improve clinical efficacy: Demonstrated with case studies

Jen Sanderson

 

Sponsored by Medi-Rent  

 Breakfast Session 4 - Medivision - mobile contactless measuring device

Alex Carver, Mandy Galbraith, Mitch Hart and Karolina Velayuthen

 

Sponsored by Medi Australia 

 

9.00am - 10.30am

 

 

Session 8 

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

 

Session 8A - Genital and multi causal oedema - the use of treatment options, compression therapy and patient support

Christine Hemmann-Moll

 

 Sponsored by OAPL

Session 8B - Lymph taping for beginners 

Dr Jan Douglass

(Repeat session)

Session 8C - Medi - Circaid inelastic compression - measuring and fitting

Alex Carver, Mandy Galbraith, Mitch Hart and Karolina Velayuthen

 

Sponsored by Medi Australia

Session 8D - The ups and downs of Lymphoedema and wound care (part 1)

Bekk Christensen and Dr John Bingley

 

10.30am - 11.00am

Morning tea and exhibition  

11.00am - 12.30pm

 

 

Session 9 

Grand Ballroom 1

Grand Ballroom 2

Horizons

Pandanus

 

Session 9A - Lymbase, a free software solution for record keeping and a digitised pathway for garment selection

Dr Robyn Sierla, Helen Chamberlain and Mythili Baker

 Sponsored by Haddenham Healthcare/ Lymbase

Session 9B - Complex cases in chronic oedema - a practical guide to assessment and diagnosis

Professor Vaughan Keeley

(Repeat session)

Session 9C - Building your paediatric lymphoedema toolbox  

Jessica Shapland and Tamsin Mahoney

Session 9D - The ups and downs of Lymphoedema and wound care (part 2)

Bekk Christensen and Dr John Bingley

 

Subject to change