Motion Rehab Expo

Nanaimo, British Columbia

We’re excited to have you join us!

The Motion Rehab Expo is a complimentary full-day education and networking
event with presentations by leading healthcare professionals and equipment suppliers.

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Event details

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM PT
Location: Beban Park Social Centre, 2300 Bowen Rd.

If you have any questions regarding the event, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at

What to expect

Round robin presentations – Adult and pediatric streams
Trial & review the latest and greatest in rehab mobility, seating & home accessibility products
Guest speaker Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)*
Complimentary lunch & refreshments
Free parking

*Motion is an accredited provider of continuing education and training through the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Attendees to the keynote presentation who complete a knowledge check (quiz) and evaluation will receive a recognized Certified Education Unit (CEU).

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This is an all-day event.

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Attendee registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:40 AMLand Acknowledgement, introductions & housekeeping

8:40 AM – 9:25 AM – Guest Speaker Linda Norton, M.SC., PhD., O.T. Reg. (Ont.) presenting on the topic of translating clinical assessment findings into compelling funding justifications

9:35 AM – 10:35 AM – Round Robin Presentations

10:35 AM – 10:45 AM – Break

10:45 AM- 12:00 PM – Round Robin Presentations

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM – Lunch Break & Prize Draws

12:45 PM – 2:00 PMRound Robin Presentations

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM – Break

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM – Round Robin Presentations

3:00 PM – 3:05 PM – Closing & Refreshments

Presenting Vendors

  • Joerns
  • Amylior
  • Motion Composites
  • Blake Medical
  • Arjo Canada
  • Pride Mobility / Quantum Rehab
  • Westech Health
  • Sunrise Medical
  • Can-Dan Rehatec
  • Drive Medical
  • Ki Mobility
  • Physiopro
  • Permobil
  • PDG Mobility
  • Stander
  • Power Plus Mobility
  • Motion Concepts
  • Artisan/Nighthawk

Registration CLOSED.

Note: this date is subject to change based on capacity limits.

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Speaker Spotlight

Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, Ph.D., OT Reg. (Ontario)

Linda is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the prevention and management of pressure injuries. It is her diverse experience in various settings including hospital, community, and industry; and experience in various roles including clinician, educator, manager, and researcher that give Linda a unique perspective.

She has completed the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course through the University of Toronto, a Master’s in Community Health focusing on pressure injury prevention and a Ph.D. in Occupational Science focusing on chronic wounds. Her research focused on how health care providers identify and address lifestyle factors for clients with chronic wounds.

Linda is a co-director and faculty member of the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course and is a faculty member of the Advanced Health Care Practice – Wound Healing program at Western University. Linda regularly presents workshops and webinars across Canada and is the Director, Learning and Clinical Education for Motion.

Disclaimer: The Presenter is an employee of a vendor who has a financial interest in selling accessibility and mobility products.