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BAPO Conference report

Last weekend saw a very enjoyable conference take place with one of the best Technical programme at a BAPO conference and thanks must go to Phil Buttery the Technician on the conference committee.

We also saw the first Show and Tell and congratulations go to Christopher Dodsley from Nottingham University NHS Trust who was this years winner with his method of applying transfers to polyethelyne materials.  Well done Christopher.  We also saw the return of the Algeos social event and I hope you all enjoyed the event.

BAPO Conference – Technicians Program

BAPO Technicians program as at 3/3/2011:


Friday 4th March

9.15am – 3.45pm Technician Awareness Day

4.00pm – 4.45pm EC question time

4.45pm – 6.15pm Algeos Show and Tell /Technician Social event

6.15pm – 9.00pm Exibition and dinner buffet


Saturday 5th March

9.00am – 9.30am Renia Material Identification & Bonding Technology olz – Heinz Buchholz

9.30am – 10.00am Nora EVA Manufacturing Techniques – Peter Muller

10.00am – 10.55am Bars and joints in Orthotic manufacture, System choice and troubleshooting problems – Dave Buchanan

11.45am – 12.45am Kilimanjaro Talk – Ray Edwards MBE

1.45pm – 3.15pm Lower Limb cast rectification – Simon Dickinson

4.00pm – 5-00pm TFC Application programme – Kevin Moore

5.00pm – 6.00pm BAPO AGM 2011



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Algeos 'Show and Tell'

There is still time to enter the Show and Tell at the BAPO conferenece sponsored by www. please see the details below.

This is a new event that will be held at the BAPO Conference 2011 to be held at the Harrogate International Centre. The event is sponsored by to help relaunch this important resource for Orthotic, Prosthetic and Podiatry Technicians.

Have you ever wanted to show your fellow Technicians a new manufacturing process or method of manufacturing a device, well now is your chance at this new Show and Tell. There will be a prize of £150 for the best presentation as decided by the judges.

There will also be the chance to see some of the new products that Algeos will be showing at the Conference exhibition.

Presentations should be no longer than 7mins and can be given as a powerpoint presentation, a poster, a manufactured product or just simply a talk.

At the end of the Show and Tell we will see the return of the Algeos Technician Social event with the chance of catching up with your colleagues over a small refreshment from our sponsors Algeos.

Ray Edwards video

Please have a look at this amazing video about Ray’s trip to climb Kilimanjaro. Ray will be speaking on the Saturday during the Technical Programme at Harrogate in three weeks time at the BAPO conference.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IskxB_dY5I

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all our viewers.

As it is only 8 weeks till the BAPO Conference in Harrogate we will be starting to highlight some of the speakers and events at Conference aimed at Technicians.

This year sees the largest Technical programme at a BAPO Conference so be sure not to miss out.

Registration for BAPO Conference 2011

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This year registration for the BAPO Conference in Harrogate is being done via the BAPO web site: www.bapo.com

Member (Full Member/Associates/Assistants/Students) : Login using membership number and Online CPD password and follow the on screen instructions. If you do not know your Online CPD password please use the password request link on the left and this will be emailed to you. Please note this is not the email address and password used to log onto the BAPO forum.

Exhibitor (Stands & Personnel) : User name and password will be issued by the BAPO Secretariat

Non Member / New User: you are required to create an online account prior to registration. Please click on the link below and follow the on screen instructions.
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If you would like to register using a paper copy registration form or if require assistance please contact the Secretariat at : enquiries@bapo.com

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