The PMG 2024 conference programme is taking shape, with the following already confirmed:

Functional neurological disorder (FND) Dr Elizabeth Mallam, Consultant Neurologist, North Bristol NHS Trust

FND is a feminist issue Dr Caoimhe McLoughlin,  Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh   

Assessment and management of childhood dystonias  Dr Jean-Pierre Lin, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Assistive  technologies, including splinting, for the management of contractures in Stroke patients - results of a systematic review  Rasheed Meeran, Head of complex home care, CHD Living

The use of eye gaze devices for driving  Meg Bodycoat and Jacob Eltherington, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Steering-by-Leaning: towards delightful, intuitive and more efficient movement in manual wheelchairsReto Togni, Reto Togni Design Portfolio


Speakers to be confirmed for the following topics: 

Artificial intelligence (AI) and assistive technology

Creation of Best Practice Guideline for Stability Testing  


Call for Papers deadline for abstract submissions for the free papers and poster presentations is Friday 12 January 2024. Read more here.


Monday, 15th July

SPEED NETWORKING directed by Paul Hewett

TOPICS and facilitators

  • Bariatrics - how big a problem?  Peter Lane 
  • Technical innovation including AI and robotics Tim Adlam
  • Navigating NHS management systems  Dave Long
  • Bring any problem ......  Benjamin Lee


Go Kids Go will run their popular wheelchair skills sessions in the exhibition hall, and, following the success of the wheelchair tennis in 2023, we're hoping for a wheelchair sports activity again for 2024.  Watch this space!