EmpowerFest 2020

Hanger Clinic's EmpowerFest events give you the opportunity to learn from professional amputee athletes, world-class prosthetists, and peers who are thriving with prosthetic technology! Discover the power of shared experiences and support from an uplifting community of amputees. All ages and levels of mobility are welcome.


Peer-to-Peer Support · Mobility Training · Golf · Swimming · Yoga · Adaptive Dancing · Zip Lining · Health and Wellness · Friday Night Concert · Horseback Riding · Pickleball · Quad Support Group · World-Class Prosthetists · Medical Professional Presenters · Men's and Women's Resources

Register for EmpowerFest 2020 

Dates: August 28-30, 2020 

Onsite registration opens August 27 at 5 p.m. and activities begin at 8 a.m. on August 28, ending at 1 p.m. on August 30.

Location: Hyatt Lost Pines | Austin, TX
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road
Cedar Creek, TX 78612

To book your hotel room at a discounted rate of $99, call (888) 591-1234 and mention Hanger Clinic EmpowerFest at Hyatt Lost Pines or book online. Your credit card will not be charged until you arrive onsite. Please note, when booking online, the rate is listed as "confidential" after the first page.


Kevin M. Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP/D

Kevin M. Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP/D

Kevin Carroll is an accomplished healthcare professional with 35+ years as a practicing prosthetist, visionary researcher, and educator. As Vice President of Prosthetics for Hanger Clinic, he travels nationally and internationally presenting scientific symposiums and managing difficult prosthetic cases.

Kevin is an American Board Certified Prosthetist and has been named a Fellow with Distinction of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, one of the highest honors of the profession. He also received the honor of Doctor of Humane Letters from Quinnipiac University for his humanitarian work.

Kevin is the co-developer of the Hanger Clinic ComfortFlex® Socket System and co-developed the first prosthetic tail for Winter the Dolphin with his colleague, Dan Strzempka. Winter's story debuted on Sept. 23, 2011, in a feature film, Dolphin Tale. He has appeared on news broadcasts such as Dateline, 20/20, CBS Early Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and Discovery Channel.