Noomi Ann-Kristin Eliasson, İsveç
Karolinska Institutet , Solna • Department of Women's and Children's Health
Professor Ann-Christin Eliasson’s field of research covers children with neurodevelopmental disorders with the main interest on the development of hand function in children with cerebral palsy. The recentresearch focus on whether children’s abilities can be improved by early intervention and in understanding more about factors influencing development after early brain lesions. Previous research areas included the effect of rehabilitation, different perspective of development and new assessment tools and motor control. She obtained the PhD in neurophysiology from the Karolinska Institute in 1994 and became a Professor of Pediatric Occupational Therapy in Sweden in 2008.
Federico Canavese, Fransa
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Clermont-Ferrand
Complete his training under the guidance of Professor Alain Diméglio. He subsequently completed a three years Pediatric Orthopedic training session between the Shriners Hospital for Children in Portland, USA and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He then worked at the University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland with Professor André Kaelin and completed a PhD in Animal Pathology at the Universities of Bologna and Udine, Italy where he studied thoracic and lung growth and effects of spinal arthrodesis on neural elements. Professor Canavese is currently Head of the Pediatric Surgery Department at University Hospital of Clermont Ferrand, France and his research interests are mainly focused on spinal growth, cerebral palsy and Legg-Perthes disease.
Carmen Suarez, İtalya
Physiotherapy Department at Seville University- Spain.
Physiotherapy Professor in Physiotherapy Department at Seville University- Spain. Researcher of Physiotherapy and women´s health. Group "Area of Physiotherapy” CTS-305 (2001 to present). University of Sevilla. Spain.
General Secretary of Spanish Assotiation of Physiotherapists (AEF), from November, 2012 to present.
Degree in Nursing. University of Cordoba. 1995.
Degree in Physiotherapy. University of Sevilla. 1999.
Degree in Kinesiology and Physiatry. University of General San Martín. Buenos Aires. 2003.
PhD Degree. University of Seville. 2008
Karel Van Isacker, Belçika
Mr. Karel Van Isacker (1974) has a background in applied economic sciences/MBA. After a career in the software integration business in Belgium and Greece, he focussed on inclusion in every aspect of life from 2005 onwards: from accessible software solutions to education and employment. He has been managing many projects in this field since 2005 on behalf of universities, end-user organisations and European umbrella organisations, as well as his own company PhoenixKM. Focus was in many of them on ensuring that the end-users needs are taken onboard, while he is also providing consultancy & training on disability aspects, in cooperation with local end-user organisations. He is summer guest lecturer at the University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia (2014, 2015, 2018) where he teaches on “Social/Inclusive Entrepreneurship” and “Inclusive Higher Education”.
Julia Nisiotou, Yunanistan
Department of Special Education, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece.
Julia Nissiotou- Mantelou has been specialized in Pediatrics and Human Genetics in Athens, Greece and Lyon, France.Apart from working as a Pediatrician in hospital and private practice for thirty years, she is an Assistant Professor in Special Education Department (SED), University of Thessaly. SED’s main mission is to educate teachers specialized in pre-school and primary education of children with developmental disabilities and Special Needs.Her teaching and research fields cover genetic and perinatal factors affecting child development,human genetics, education and inclusion of children with movement disorders, screening and early Intervention for“high risk” children, coordination of the interdisciplinary interventionteam and family counselling.