2011 Symposium and Exhibition Schedule
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2011 Symposium and Exhibition Schedule

Note:  Schedule, sessions and speakers subject to change.  Unless otherwise noted, all programming will take place in the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

3 PM - 7 PM

6 PM - 8 PM
Pedorthic Foundation Reception

Thursday, November 10, 2011

7 AM - 6:30 PM

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
General Session:  Using Humor to Deal with Difficult Patients and Clients
Gail Hand

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Break Out Sessions
A1:  Creating Working Relationships with Vendors
A2:  21 Secrets to Working with Four Generations on the Job
A3:  The Anatomy of a Government Audit

11 AM - 12 PM
Break Out Sessions
B1:  The Transitional Approach to Achieving Better Outcomes in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
B2:  Who is the Boss?  The Back or the Foot?
B3:  Succession Planning for Private Businesses:  It's Never Too Late

12 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch on your own - take this opportunity to enjoy the many restaurant options that Albuquerque has to offer

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Break Out Sessions
C1:  Pedorthics for Congenital Disease:  Case Study of Pachyonychia Congenital-type Condition
C2:  Biomechanics (Part 1)
C3:  PFA Member Benefits Panel

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Break Out Sessions
D1:  A New AFO That is Pedorthic-Friendly
D2:  Biomechanics (Part 2)
D3:  What You Need to Know About Facility Accreditation

4 PM - 5 PM
General Session:  Foot Problems in Athletes
Craig Young, MD

5 PM  - 6 PM
PFA Annual Membership Meeting

6 PM - 8 PM
Welcome Reception/Exhibit Hall Opening

6 PM - 8 PM
Exhibition Hours

Friday, November 11, 2011

7:30 AM - 5 PM

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
General Session:  Orthotic Management of the Foot with Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
James McGuire, DPM, PT, C. Ped., FAPWCA

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Break in the Exhibit Hall

9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Exhibition Hours

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Break Out Sessions
E1:  The Cavus Foot:  Biomechanical and Postural Considerations/Orthotic Treatment
E2:  A New AFO That is Pedorthic Friendly
E3:  Health Care Reform:  An Overview and Update from Washington

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Break Out Sessions
F1:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
F2:  Biomechanics:  What Science Guides Your Treatments?
F3:  How to Incorporate Modern Channels Within a Traditional Marketing Strategy

12:30 PM - 2 PM
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

2 PM - 3 PM
Break Out Sessions
G1:  Protection from the Veins Out
G2:  Who Is the Boss?  The Back or the Foot?
G3:  Retail:  Business Performance Review (Part 1)

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Break Out Sessions
H1:  Hallux Abducto Valgus:  Etiology, Pathomechanices and Treatment
H2:  Pearls of Pedorthics
H3:  Retail:  Open-to-Buy Plan (Part 2)

4:15 PM - 5 PM
Break in the Exhibit Hall

5 PM - 6 PM
Break Out Sessions
I1:  Re-load and Fire Again!
I2:  Pedorthics for Winter Sports
I3:  ICD-10 is Coming!  Are Your Prepared?

6 PM - 7 PM
BOC Certificant Meeting

6 PM - 7:30 PM
ABC Certificant Meeting

7 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday Night Social Event in the Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall will be closed from 6 PM to 7 PM in preparation for the reception

Saturday, November 12, 2011

7:30 AM - 12 PM

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exhibition Hours

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
General Session:  Functional Anatomy of the Lower Extremity
Mark Timmerman, MD

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Break Out Sessions
J1:  Pathological Gait Changes in the Older Adult
J2:  Pedorthic Approach to Preventing Injury and Enhancing Strength and Balance for the Active Aging Population
J3:  Physician/Supplier Requirements to Accurately Submit Therapeutic Shoe Claims to the DME MAC Jurisdiction C

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Break Out Sessions
K1:  The SCFO:  How to Cast, Fit and Bill for a Custom Brace
K2:  Pathological Gait Changes in the Older Adult
K3:  Financial Strategy

Special Post-Symposium Courses
Separate registration and fee applies.

2 PM - 5 PM
Compression Hosiery

2 PM - 7 PM
Hands-on Course:  Pedorthic Casting Techniques

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