SPC Concussion Symposium Information Page
Date: Saturday November 25, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Join us on Grey Cup weekend for packed symposium on concussions.
Who should attend: physiotherapists, athletic therapists, optometrists, MDs, and other healthcare professionals that manage concussions.
Schedule & Program ( As of July 28, 2017)
Social Event Saturday evening will be hosted by the SPC Ontario Section: Location TBD
Accomodation Recommendations: Discounted hotel pricing coming soon
SPC Concussion Committee: Heather Clegg, Jenny Dea, Siobhan Karam, Dianna Moulden, Marc Rizzardo, Kathryn Schneider, Ashley Lewis (SPC staff)
Featured Speakers (stay tuned as these are updated!)
Kathryn Schneider PT, PhD
Dr. Kathryn Schneider is an Assistant Professor and Clinician Scientist (physiotherapist) in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Her research focuses on the prevention and treatment of sport-related concussion, with an emphasis on the role of the cervical spine and vestibular systems. She led a randomized controlled trial that identified a large treatment effect using multimodal physiotherapy and vestibular rehabilitation in athletes who have persistent
symptoms following sport-related concussion. She was a member of the Consensus Panel at the 4th International Consensus on Concussion in Sport in Zurich, 2012 and an author on the 4th Consensus statement. She is a Scientific Committee Member and Expert Panel Member for the 5th International Consensus on Concussion in Sport (Berlin, October 2016). She was selected as Avenue Magazine¹s ‘Top 40 under 40’ in 2012 and was an invited speaker (via videoconference) at the International Olympic Committee medical meetings at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games (2014) and Rio Olympic Summer Games (2016). She is a Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has completed her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and education in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She has also taught many courses in the area of concussion, vestibular rehabilitation and the cervical spine.
High quality speakers sharing emerging trends and the most up to date information and research. Interactive and highly informative. Our 2016 had rave reviews of the day. We will sell out quickly as there is limited spaces available.
Questions or Help with Registration: Ashley Lewis (alewis @ sportphysio.ca)