Welcome to
The Simon Foundation for Continence's
Innovating for Continence
Conference Series

Photos 2015

The following are photos from the 2015 meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 15-17
at the Millennium Knickbocker Hotel.

April 15 - Six preconference workshops were held Wednesday evening. The workshops were over a wide range of topics and were attended by more than half of the delegates to the conference, which began the next morning.

Innovating for Continence 2015 Workshop

Professor Christine Norton (King's College London) and Dr. Rick Rader (Morton J. Kent Habitation Center)
lead a workshop on stigma.

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Professor Mandie Fader (University of Southampton) leading a workshop on new containment products.

Photos from the Plenary Sessions (April 16-17) with presenters from around the world discussing a wide range of topics including: global implications of the aging population on healthcare systems and devices needed, new technologies for better treatments for patients with incontinence, technologies that may lend themselves to the field of incontinence but that are not being used yet, deconstructing and reconstructing a medical device from scratch, funding for new or ongoing research through NIDDK, new devices that are not yet well known, indwelling catheters, intermittent catheters, the microbiome of the bladder, and many more.

Professor Alan Cottenden, UCL

The Plenary Session kicked off with a welcome from Professor Alan Cottenden (University College London),
the ongoing Chair for the conference series.

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Conference delegates, April 16

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Professor Alan Cottenden (University College London) and Dr. Karl-Dietrich Sievert (University of Lubeck) take questions
from the delegates at the conference.

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Dr. Adrian Wagg, President of the International Continence Society (ICS), addresses the delegates.

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Delegates are offered many opportunities to ask questions and engage with the speakers.

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Professor Alan Cottenden (University College London), Dr. Robert Spitz (Contine Corporation) and Dr. Neil Resnick (University of Pittsburgh) respond to questions and comments following their presentations.

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Mark Harvie (Omni Medical Systems) presenting information regarding a female urine collection method.

Thursday Evening was the Poster Session, which was prior to the Conference Dinner. Poster authors were busy answering questions and discussing their research with many interested delegates to the conference.

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Dr. Peter Culmer (University of Leeds) and Dr. Simone Blayer (Astellas) discuss a poster with other delegates.

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Jeremy Knopow (Motivo), Megan Henken (Analytica) , Allan Kember (Global Innovations for Reproductive Health and Life) and Lucille Levine, RN (Disposables Delivered) during the poster session.

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Professor Mandie Fader (University of Southampton), Krystal Thomas-White (Loyola University),
and Jim Minetola (First Quality Products)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Dr. Steve Majerus (Cleveland VA Medical Center), Mr. Gaglani, Vanita Gaglani, PT,
and Beth LaGro (The Simon Foundation for Continence)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Dr. Christopher Payne (Vista Urology and Pelvic Pain Partners), Sara Crown Star (Crown Family Foundation),
and Thaddeus Brink (Medtronic)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Professor Huub van der Vart (UMC Utrecht), Dr. Beth Shelly (Beth Shelly Physical Therapy), William Stokes (University of Leeds), and Dr. Sabrina Falloon (University College London)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Dr. Peter Culmer (University of Leeds), Charles Stocking (Principle Business Enterprises),
Crystal Thomas-White (Loyola University), Professor Christine Norton (King's College London) and David Hanrahan

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Sophia Parker (FannyPants), Professor Alan Cottenden (University College London)
speaking to two other delegates during the poster session.

Professor Christine Norton

Professor Christine Norton (King's College London) was the Honorary President of Innovating for Continence 2015 and addressed the conference delegates at dinner on Thursday evening.

Ms. Kaoru Nishimura, RN

Ms. Kaoru Nishimura, RN, Japan, (Japan Continence Action Society) was honored to receive the John J. Humpal Award during the Conference Dinner.

Ms. Kaoru Nishimura, RN

 

Dr. Tamara Bavendam

Dr. Tamara Bavendam, US NIDDK, addressed the delegates at the Conference Dinner.

And a few more photos ... just for fun!

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Kaoru Nishimura, RN (Japan Continence Action Society) and Twila Yednock (The Simon Foundation for Continence)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Dr. Esther Apos and Michelle Naughton (both of Ramsey Coote Instruments)

Carol Stevenson (The Simon Foundation for Continence) and staff from the Knickerbocker Hotel

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Paul Fletter (Hollister Incorporated) and Beth LaGro (The Simon Foundation for Continence)

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Kaoru Nishimura, RN (Japan Continence Action Society) and Yoshitaka Nakai (Aronkasei)

Innovating for Continence 2015 Poster Session

Professor Mandie Fader (Universitiy of Southampton) and Dr. Kenneth Southall (McGill University)

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Dennis Bourbeau (Case Western Reserve University) and Dr. Karien Rodriguez (Kimberly-Clark)

 

 

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