AT Congress® Berlin 2022

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Presenters – Keynote Presentations

Keynote Presentations

Plenary Sessions

Special presentations by renowned speakers from outside and inside of our AT community.

These are special presentations given by outstanding experts who will inspire us, educate and stimulate our curiosity.

Followed by Q&As and panel discussions and definitely not to be missed events.

The Keynote presentations are open to all and will be held in the beautiful setting of the TU’s auditorium. 

Keynote Presenters

  • Portrait of Prof. David Anderson

    Prof. David Anderson

    USA David Anderson is the Director of the Marian Wright Edelman Institute for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Formerly a Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology at SFSU.

    David has been engaged in a wide range of service, teaching, and research activities. His research centers on understanding how motor skills are acquired, how to promote the development of motor skills, and how motor activity influences psychological functioning. He has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, presentations, an activity manual, and a popular textbook, and has received significant funding for his research from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Education.

    David is an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology and serves on several advisory and editorial boards. He is a passionate advocate for the importance of physical activity in optimal motor and psychological development and is committed to promoting efforts to improve early child care, education and health.

    B.Ed. University of Technology, Sydney: Physical Education
    M.S. California State University, Long Beach: Physical Education
    Ph.D. Louisiana State University: Kinesiology


  • A portrait of Dr. Philip Bull

    Dr. Philip Bull
    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom Dr. Philip Bull is a Consultant Rheumatologist, joint hypermobility specialist, mindfulness champion and bass guitar player. Since retiring full time from the NHS (National Health Service) in 2014 he runs two private clinics and is involved in medical education. Current positions: Consultant Rheumatologist, The Chaucer Hospital, Canterbury & The One Hospital, Ashford Medical Advisor and Trustee, HMSA (Hypermobility Syndromes Association).

    He is also involved in Education for Medical Students from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, Junior Doctors and GP’s at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust. He is the Education lead for the East Kent Community Rheumatology Nursing service.

    Special interests: his main specialty interest is in the Joint Hypermobility Syndromes. He is the instigator of the Kent Hypermobility Network, working with the HMSA charitable trust to improve services for hypermobile patients through education using existing resources. Other interests include gout, soft tissue rheumatism, fibromyalgia and chronic pain.He has experience in medical leadership and works as a mentor on the IQ leadership program for Rheumatologists.
    He has a particular interest in mindfulness and how it applies to the wellbeing of health service employees, working in association with the government’s Mindful Initiative leadership team.He has an ongoing interest in the Alexander Technique and has written educational articles and organized events with the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique.


  • Portrait Rachael Sullivan

    Rachael Sullivan
    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom Rachael has 20 years’ experience, combing her love for marketing brands, human psychology, and order. With a BSc in Marketing and a Master of Science in Coaching Psychology, Rachael integrates creativity with human psychology to create purpose driven marketing that has a positive impact on business health and society. In addition to leading the STAT rebrand in 2018, she has a proven record of creating integrated marketing strategies for Life Fitness, Bupa, Vodafone, British Airways, Qantas, Ernst & Young, NEC, adidas, Reebok, NSPCC, Now Pensions and News Corporation to name a few.

    She’s passionate about helping clients engender positive behaviour change for the betterment of society. Her skills focus on simplifying complex messaging by listening to, and balancing the needs of customers and the businesses owners that serve them. Furthermore, Rachael understands the joy, passion, pressures, and struggles, of being self-employed and running a small business first-hand. In 2015 Rachael left the corporate world and set up Scaffold Coaching, a leadership development consultancy which saw her become self-employed on a part-time basis. In 2020, she reignited her passion for marketing, launching Theodore Communication – a marketing consultancy that helps small businesses and agencies find the ‘aha’ insights, to better connect with their customers.