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The preliminary program for LEAP 2018 is now ready to download! 

If you haven't yet registered, be sure to do so before June 30 to take advantage of early bird pricing!

LEAP 2018 program - May 2018 .pdf


The Flagship Conference

 Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group

In October 2018, we shall return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for 2 days of learning, enlightenment and inspiration, as well as collegial catchups and new connections. 

Dates: Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October 2018 
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground 
Theme: Taking evidence to wherever you practice 


The program organising committee is calling for submissions of abstracts of original research in the area of the high risk foot. Presentations should impact on clinical practice in the areas of assessment, diagnosis and management of the high risk foot that can support clinicians to provide best practice care. 

To view abstract submission guidelines, please see LEAP2018 call for abstracts_FINAL.pdf

All submissions are due no later than 5:00pm AEST Wednesday 4th July 2018

Upcoming events

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Melbourne Cricket Grounds - Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002

    Plenary sessions will be held in the MCG's Member's dining room.

    Trade displays will be in the Jim Stynes room

    Maps and programs will be available closer to the conference

    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    • Members Dining Room, MCG

    The Future of DFU Management - towards a new standard of care

    • The Burden of DFU management today and current challenges when treating diabetic foot ulcers - Dr Kristien Van Acker
    • Evidence on healing neuro-ischaemic DFUs in a double-blind RCT: the EXPLORER study (methodology and outcomes) – Pr Fran Game
    • Integrated care – new horizons for DFU patients – Dr Kristien Van Acker


The organising committee is offering an exciting opportunity for sponsorship of the LEAP 2018 Conference. 

The Sponsor Prospectus is available for download Exhibitor Information and invitation LEAP Australia Conference 2018.pdf

Please do not hesitate to contact us on leap.australia@iinet.net.au 

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