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29th BIAW Brain Injury Conference April 24-25!

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The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin is pleased to invite you to the 28th Annual Conference on Brain Injury, scheduled for April 24-25, 2017 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The schedule includes a vast array of valuable information for professionals, caregivers and survivors. Watch this space for more details.


Speaker News (Updated 2/8)

This year’s schedule is complete. We will be very pleased to welcome:

MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

7:30 am           Registration

8:15 am           Welcome

8:30-9:30 am          Keynote – A Parent’s Journey in Advocacy: Stories from Under the Capitol Dome – Lisa Pugh, The ARC of WI Executive Director

9:45 am          Break/Exhibits

9:45-11am              Keynote – Neuroimaging In Brain Injury – Nicholas Ketchum, MD

11:10-12:10pm Concurrent Session 1

  • Continuum of Care—ICU Through Rehab – Mary Voegeli, APNP, CRRN, CBIS
  • Social Communication after TBI Across the Adult Lifespan – Lindsey Byom, Ph.D., CF-SLP
  • Brain Injury 101 – Nathan D Glassman PhD, ABN, ABPP

12:10-1 pm Networking Lunch1-2 pm

Concurrent Session 2

  • Integrated Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, Mental Illness and Cognitive Challenges – Rick Krueger, MA, LPCC, LADC, CBIS
  • Assessment and Treatment of Cognitive Communication Disorders After Mild TBI – Rocio Norman, M.A. CCC-SLP
  • Family Panel – Karl Curtis, Nicole Dubois

2:10-3:10 pm Concurrent Session 3

  • Post TBI Therapy (Title to be Determined) – Anne Repaci, MS, CRC, LPC
  • Labeling facial affect in context in adults with and without TBI – Sarah Kraning, M.S., CF
  • Survivors Panel –  Moderators TBD

3:10-3:25 pm Break/Exhibits

3:25-4:40 pm Keynote – Cognitive Rehabilitation: Tools for Living Better after Brain Injury – Jessica Petersen, Mayo Clinic


8-8:30 am     Continental Breakfast/Welcome

8:30-9:45 am          Keynote – Research in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: How to benefit, how to participate – Michael Ward, MD

9:45-10 am     Break/Exhibits

10-11:00 am Concurrent Session 4

  • Language Comprehension and the Legal System for People with TBI – Joseph Wszalek, JD
  • Relationships and Sexuality After TBI – Chastity Krings, CBIS
  • Post TBI Anger, Depression And Emotions – Sarah E. Porter, Psy.D

11:15-12:30     Keynote – Behavioral Care in Brain Injury Rehabilitation – Terry Young, Psy.D.




Our 2017 sponsors:

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors!


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Thank you to our Silver Sponsors!

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Thank you to our Benefactor Sponsors!