Thursday, July 13th, 2023 (All times in EDT)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

First Timers Orientation

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Welcome to Day 1 Remarks
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Keynote Presentation: Dr. Samantha Nutt

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Network in the Exhibit & Poster Hall

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (Block 1)

Room 1
  • Paediatric Division: Neuroplasticity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an emerging paradigm applied in Global Postural Re-education specific to scoliosis
    Speaker: Carole Fortin
Room 2
  • Neuroscience Division: Évaluation et entrainement des capacités de locomotion en double-tâche en environnement virtuel
    Speaker: Andréanne K. Blanchette
Room 3
  • Oncology Division: Novel Implementation Strategies for Oncology Physiotherapy in Canada
    Speaker(s): Jenna Smith-Turchyn, Chiara Singh, Marize Ibrahim, Mary-Ann Dalzell
Room 4
  • Global Health Division: How Physiotherapists Across the Country Have Used Their Scope of Practise to Adapt and Innovate During the Covid-19 Pandemic – Lessons Learned for the Future
    Speaker: TBC
Room 5
  • Physiotherapy Education Accreditation 101 / Agrément de l’enseignement de la physiothérapie 101
    Speaker: Lisa M. E. Arcobelli
Room 6
  • CPA Panel on Pain Advocacy
    Speaker: TBC
Room 7 (Podiums in Plenary)
TimePodiums in Plenary
3:00-3:15Meta-ethnography of Barriers and Facilitators of Adherence to Therapeutic Exercise and Health-Related Physical Activity in Individuals with Musculoskeletal Conditions
Speaker(s): Dr. Folarin Babatunde
Theme: Orthopaedic
3:15-3:30Effets individualisés du niveau d’assistance d’un exosquelette de marche sur l’activation musculaire
Speaker(s): Margaux Simon
Theme: Neurosciences
3:30-3:45High-intensity interval or circuit-based strength training effects on physical and cognitive functioning for community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review
Speaker(s): Ashley Morgan
Theme: Seniors’ Health
3:45-4:00Efficacy of a psychologically-informed physiotherapy intervention in patients with chronic low back pain with a high level of psychosocial factors: a pilot randomised controlled trial
Speaker(s): Dr. Hugo Massé-Alarie
Theme: Pain Science

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Poster Author Discussion Hour
  • Attendees have the opportunity to interact with poster authors during this time

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free Time

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception in the Exhibit & Poster Hall
  • Re-connect with your CPA friends at this opening event!

Friday, July 14th, 2023

6:30 am – 8:00 am

5K Fun Run/Walk for the PFC
  • Kickstart your morning with some exercise, support the PFC and see some of Quebec City’s sites along the way

6:30 am – 7:30 am

Namaste with the CPA

  • Start your morning off with a flow to get you energized by the day – all proceeds go to the PFC

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Eye Opener Sessions in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Welcome to Day 2 Remarks and Plenary Session (In French)
Speaker: Blaise Dubois

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Network in the Exhibit & Poster Hall

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enid Graham Memorial Presentation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (Block 2)

Room 1
  • Understanding the Mind to Treat the Body: Mental Health Modalities for Physiotherapists
    Speaker(s): William Bateman, Sarah Najafabadi
Room 2
  • Seniors’ Health: Exercise Prescription and Adaptations for People with Bone Loss
    Speaker: Dr. Adria Quigley
Room 3
  • Sport Division: Measuring muscular strength in return to sport assessment following orthopaedic injury and reconstructive surgery
    Speaker: Dan Ogborn
Room 4
  • Acupuncture and Dry Needling: Is treating the periphery ‘old school’? Bridging the gap between peripheral treatments and ‘modern pain science’.
    Speaker: Cory Choma
Room 5
  • Shaping the future of the profession: a look at the influence of a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program selection criteria and students’ clinical experience on graduates’ practice locations
    Speaker(s): Robin Roots, Sue Murphy
Room 6
  • Overview of CPA Strategic Plan
    Speaker: CPA CEO
Room 7 (Podiums in Plenary)
TimePodiums in Plenary
1:00 – 1:15Barriers facilitators to virtual pelvic interventions in gynecologic cancer survivors: a patient-oriented multi-methods study (Phase 1)
Speaker(s): Stephanie Bernard
Theme: Women’s Health
1:15 – 1:30Patient acceptability of an arm self-measurement protocol to reduce the development of lymphedema after breast cancer surgery
Speaker(s): Kendra Zadravec
Theme: Oncology
1:30 – 1:45Enquête provinciale sur l’accès aux services de physiothérapie en rééducation périnéale et pelvienne pour les femmes québécoises post-accouchement
Speaker(s): Kassandra Gamache
Theme: Women’s Health
1:45 – 2:00 Be a radical activist and demand. Demand lots: Considerations for addressing heterosexism and cisgenderism in outpatient physiotherapy clinics
Speaker(s): Elizabeth Houlding-Braunberger

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Network in Exhibit & Poster Hall

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions (Block 3)

Room 1
  • Pain Science Division: Is Inflammation good? Repercussions for physiotherapeutic management of acute musculoskeletal pain: focus on cryotherapy and exercise
    Speaker: Dr. Lucas Vasconcelos Lima
Room 2
  • Women’s Health Division: Achy But Not Breaky: Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Pain Meets Contemporary Pain Science
    Speaker: Jodie Pulsifer
Room 3
  • Cardiorespiratory: Seeing inside- the benefit of bedside ultrasound of the diaphragm to guide respiratory muscle training in ICU.
    Speaker: Judy Kay
Room 4
  • Private Practice Division: TBA
Room 5
  • Student Experiences in an Ethnically and Racially Unrepresentative Profession – A Narrative by the BBIPOC Student Collective
    Speaker(s): Zeina Abu-jurji, Conner McQueen
Room 6
  • Reducing the strain on Canadian Health Systems: The role of physiotherapists in innovative interprofessional models of care
    Speaker: Dr. Andrews Tawiah
Room 7 (Podiums in Plenary)
TimePodiums in Plenary
2:30 – 2:45Identifying Physical Health Challenges among People Living with HIV
Speaker(s): Dr. Adria Quigley
Theme: Seniors’ Health
2:45 – 3:00The effects of the pandemic on the potential for rehabilitation and trajectory of care among stroke users in COVID-19 designated rehabilitation centres in the province of Quebec
Speaker(s): Palak Vakil
Theme: Neurosciences
3:00 – 3:15Do Physical impairments improve over time in people with long COVID?
Speaker(s): Jean-Sebastien Roy
3:15 – 3:30“None of Us Are Lying”: An Interpretive Description of the Journey to Access Quality Rehabilitation by Individuals with Long COVID
Speaker(s): Douglas Gross

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Poster Author Discussion Hour
  • Attendees have the opportunity to interact with poster authors during this time

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Free Time

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Party with a Purpose
  • Get ready for an evening of dancing and raising funds for the PFC. Enjoy light bites and great drinks at this party with a purpose

Saturday, July 15, 2023

6:30 am – 7:30 am

Namaste with the CPA
  • Start your morning off with a flow to get you energized for the day – all proceeds go to the PFC

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Eye Opener Sessions in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Welcome to Day 3 Remarks and CPA & PFC Awards

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Network in the Exhibit and Poster Hall

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Plenary Session – TBA

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (Block 4)

Room 1
  • Leadership Division: “I didn’t realize how helpful reflection would be” – how it improves clinical reasoning and novice physiotherapy performance
    Speaker: Judy Kay
Room 2
  • Orthopaedic Division: New insights in managing patients following arthroscopic surgery for femoroacetabular impingement
    Speaker: Dan Ogborn
Room 3
  • Neuroscience Division: Teaching Falls: clinical application of falls training for Parkinson’s and older adults
    Speaker: Naomi Casiro
Room 4
  • Private Practice Division: TBC
Room 5
  • Contemporaty Challenges Implementing Evidence Based Practice: Let’s Bridge the Gap
    Speaker(s): Dr. Jena Ogston, Dr. Sandra Kaplan
Room 6
  • The search for justice – Developing a collaborative understanding of health justice in physiotherapy
    Speaker(s): Jasdeep Dhir, Dr. Sarah Wojkowski, Dr. Shawn Cleaver
Room 7 (Podiums in Plenary)
Time Podiums in Plenary
1:00-1:15Effects of community-prescribed ankle-foot orthoses that allow ankle motion for children with cerebral palsy and equinus: A case series
Speaker(s): Dr. Kyra Kane
Theme: Paediatric
1:15-1:30Telerehabilitation to support families of children with motor difficulties- an acceptability study
Speaker(s): Rosalie Dostie, Isabelle Gaboury, Nathalie Trottier
Theme: Paediatric
1:30-1:45Des services de physiothérapie en pharmacie communautaire: un modèle de collaboration d’intérêt pour améliorer l’accès à la physiothérapie
Speaker(s): Joanie Bedard
Theme: Leadership
1:45-2:00Developing a core competency framework for Advanced Practice Physiotherapy
Speaker(s): Dr. Andrews Tawiah

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Network in the Exhibit & Poster Hall

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Closing Keynote and Remarks
  • Speaker: Shawn Kanungo