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ISS: On a mission to educate


VANCOUVER – The organizers of the International Seating Symposium say they are trying to make it as easy as possible to attend the March 3-6 event at the Westin Bayshore here.

Repair report: How to connect colleges, state programs to build base of repair techs


PORTLAND, Ore. – As a leading advocate of the repair industry, Matthew Macpherson, ATP, is pleased that tech training and certification had an even bigger presence at the International Seating Symposium this year.

Join ‘the movement’ at ISS


PITTSBURGH – The theme for the 35th International Seating Symposium in Pittsburgh is “Bridging the gap between data and value.” “Five years ago, people looked at me like I had two heads when I talked about data and outcome measures in this field,” said Mark Schmeler, an a

Specialization pays off for ISS


VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Exhibit space for the upcoming International Seating Symposium is such a hot commodity that there are 40-plus companies on a waiting list.

ISS releases program, opens registration


VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The program and registration for the 34th International Seating Symposium, March 6-9 at the Westin Bayshore here, is now available online.

Two longtime complex rehab advocates honored


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Michele Gunn of Browning’s Pharmacy and Health Care, and Gerry Dickerson of National Seating and Mobility were named the inaugural recipients of the Simon Margolis Fellow Award at the International Seating Symposium this month.

Q&A with ISS co-chair Dave Cooper


Vancouver, BC – It’s Canada’s turn to host the International Seating Symposium on March 1-4 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC.

UsersFirst launches mobile registration


NEW YORK – United Spinal Association’s grassroots advocacy program, UsersFirst, has developed a mobile registration form to rally wheelchair users and advocates in their fight against policies that limit access to mobility equipment, according to a press release.

29th ISS brings consumers to the table


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If the complex rehab industry really wants to improve access, one key group needs to be on its team, says Mark Schmeler: consumers.