Rory Cooper confirmed as VISTA 2017 keynote speaker
The Seoul 1988 bronze medallist will pass on his knowledge at the scientific conference in September.
US Army veteran and Paralympic medallist Dr. Rory Cooper has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at September's VISTA 2017 Conference in Toronto, Canada. Cooper, a bronze medallist in wheelchair racing from Seoul 1988, was the founding director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories. He currently works at the University of Pittsburgh in the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
The VISTA conference, an International Paralympic Committee (IPC) biennial event, is this year hosted by the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. It is designed to provide a platform for sport scientists and researchers to meet with experts in the field of sport for athletes with impairments to discuss, exchange, and gain advanced knowledge in this area.
Registration is now open at www.vista2017.com, with an early bird rate at CAD 400 (student rate CAD 200) until 15 June.
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