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Brain Injury Association of NC
Tentative Conference Schedule
November 4-6, 2021

The Brain Injury Association of NC wants to incorporate flexibility with our conference.  Therefore, pre-recorded sessions will be offered on demand in addition to our regular conference "live" schedule.  A special "live" Q & A session will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 with the speakers from pre-recorded sessions.

 

Recorded Sessions

Conference Schedule

Day 1 - November 4, 2021
8:45-9:15 am Exhibits/Sponsors
9:15- 9:20 am Message from Dr. Cohen Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH
9:20-9:40 am Welcome Daniel Pietrzak & Jacques Arriuex
9:40-10:30 am Session 1 - An Extraordinary Life Jamie Valvano, Motivational Speaker
10:30-11:00 am Exhibits/Sponsors
11:00-12:00 pm Session 2 - Cognitive & Executive Functioning: Big Words, Easy Definitions Jules Roberts Price, MA, CCC-SLP
12:00-12:30 pm Lunch Break
12:30-1:30 pm Session 3 - Assessment & Management of Chronic Post Traumatic Headaches Pat Bertz, MSN, FNP, CBIS
1:30-2:00 pm Exhibits/Sponsors
2:00-3:00 pm Session 4 - Health & Wellness after Brain Injury Kim Fourot, PhD & Karla Thompson, PhD
3:00-3:30 pm Exhibits/Sponsors
3:30-4:30 pm Session 5 - Behavior Management after Brain Injury Natalie Forberg, MA, BCBA, CBIS
Day 2 - November 5, 2021
8:30-9:00 am Exhibits/Sponsors
9:00-10:00 am Session 1 - Support for Caregivers Amy Goyer
10:00-10:30 am Exhibits/Sponsors
10:30-11:30 am Session 2 - Promoting Independence Using Assistive Technology Tammy Pereboom, PT, AT & Brittany Hawley, OTR/L
11:30-12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:00-1:00 pm Session 3 - Diagnosis & Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Lt. Courtney Jones, DPT & Sean Carlson, MS
1:00-1:30 pm Exhibits/Sponsors
1:30-2:30 pm Session 4 - Advanced TBI Research David Brody, MD, PhD
2:30 - 3:30 pm Session 5 - Panel Q & A Speakers from On-Demand Sessions
Day 3 - November 6, 2021
9:00-10:00 am Exhibits/Sponsors
10:00-11:00 am Advances in TBI Evaluation and Treatment - Cutting Through the Noise Kevin Carneiro, DO, Associate Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
11:00-12:00 pm Brain Injury Association of NC Update Daniel Pietrzak
12:00-12:30 pm Thanks to our Sponsors/Exhibitors Daniel Pietrzak & Jacques Arriuex
12:30-12:45 pm Closing Remarks Daniel Pietrzak & Jacques Arriuex
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