Keynotes Speakers

Prof. Dave Gray, USA MA, Ph.D. FAPA University of Minnesota (psychology-behavior genetics) 1974. Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology Washington University School of Medicine. Profile

Prof. Jerome Bickenbach, Switzerland Disability Policy Unit Head, Swiss Paraplegic Research. Steering Committee member, ICF Research Branch of WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications in German. Department of Health Sciences & Health Policy at the University of Lucerne. Profile

Dr. Annalu Waller, Scotland Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing at the University of Dundee.  First Augmentative and Alternate Communication (AAC) assessment and training centre in South Africa in 1987. Profile

Olivia Giles OBE, Scotland Founder of an Scottish charity called “500 miles”. Its main purpose is the support of amputees and other disabled people in Malawi and Zambia. Profile

Prof. Vikki Entwistle, Scotland Professor of Values in Health Care at the University of Dundee where she is an Associate Director of the Social Dimensions of Health Institute and an active participant in the Alliance for Self Care Research. Profile

Dr Jacqui Lunday, Scotland. First Allied Health Professions Officer in the Scottish Government Health Department (2002). Chief Health Professions Officer (2006). Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University from Queen Margaret University in recognition of her significant contribution to education and public service. Profile

Professor Koen Putman, Brussel. PhD Lecturer in Health Services Research, Interuniversity Centre for Health Economics Research, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan. Profile