Free Seating Workshop - Hamilton

August 27, 2015 at 2:10 PM


C1 South and Invacare would like to invite occupational therapists, clients/end users and providers of disability equipment/services to attend a free workshop. This educational workshop will cover numerous topics around wheelchair seating, ranging from beginner to intermediate levels of complexity. Guest speaker Judy Rowley is the Director of Global Product Development - Seating and Positioning for Invacare Motion Concepts in Canada and has over thirty years of knowledge and experience in seating and mobility.


About Judy Rowley: Judy began her career as an Occupational Therapist, specialising in the field of seating and mobility. She has worked in various roles as a clinical educator, sales consultant and product manager which has allows her to work closely with clients, therapists, equipment providers and more. Judy speaks internationally on seating and positioning and has received awards and formal recognition for her contributions to this field.


When: Thursday 10th September 2015, 9:30am - 3:15pm
Venue: Best Western Hygate Motor Lodge and Conference Centre, 299 Ulster Street, Whitiora, Hamilton
Parking: Free on-site parking available
Bookings: Register your name and phone number to or 0800 212 333 by Friday 4th September. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.



9:30am - 11:00am Balancing Act: Providing Support and Stability in aDynamic World with Judy Rowley (click here to read the full details)
11:00am - 11:15am Morning Tea
11:15am - 12:00pm Fundamentals of Foam 101 with Tania Bowkett from C1 South
12:00pm - 12:30pm Rovi X3 Power Chair with Steve Burgess from Invacare
12:30pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 3:00pm Understanding the Structure/Function/Features of Seating Products and their Relationship to Consumer Need with Judy Rowley (click here to read the full details)
3:00pm - 3:15pm Brief Introduction to Wheelchair Terms and Definitions, giveaways and conclusion with Tania Bowkett