Dublin Conference 12-13 May, 2022

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12-13 May 2022

Conference Information


12-13 May, 2022 - Spinal cord injury: looking after body and mind.

Keynote Speaker: Dr Tijn van Diemen

Title: Body and Mind: the role of self efficacy in secondary health conditions

Day 1 of the programme will be available as an in person/live stream and recorded event. Day 2 will be in person only. You can register for virtual attendance for day 1 of the conference when registering your attendance.

We also invite you to join us for a pre-conference welcome drink at the The Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin and post conference event of Dublin walking tour. You can find more information about the conference venue, travel, accommodation, and pre- and post-conference events here.



Would you like to speak at our Dublin Conference? Please use the form below to submit your abstract.

Our 2022 conference will be partially live streamed to facilitate wide attendance.  This facility will only apply to Day 1 (and will include the Keynote talk). Day 2 events including workshops will not be live streamed.  All abstracts submitted for a workshop or scholarship must be presented in person.  All presentations should include completed data. Work in progress abstracts will not be considered.


  • The Annette Johansen-Quale Scholarship provides sponsorship to anyone under the age of 30 working in the field of spinal cord injury to attend and provide an oral presentation at an ESPA Conference. Sponsorship is 500 GBP towards ESPA conference registration, travel and accommodation.
  • The Professor Kennedy Scholarship provides sponsorship for a workshop or oral presentation about a clinical intervention at an ESPA conference and is open to anyone working in the field of spinal cord injury. Sponsorship is 500 GBP towards ESPA conference registration, travel and accommodation.

By submitting the form below, you acknowledge that:

  • Abstract submissions will be judged on the scientific merit and fit with the theme of the conference and the applicant should be the presenting author.
  • All in person presenters are expected to register for the meeting and pay all registration and travel costs. No exceptions are made.
  • If your abstract is accepted, the deadline to confirm in person or hybrid attendance, registration, payment, and to let us know of any audiovisual requirements is 1st March 2022.


    Dr Tijn van Diemen - 'Body and Mind: The role of self-efficacy in secondary health conditions'


    Dublin, Ireland

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