Conferences of particular relevance to IOPTP members are listed on this page.
WCPT Congress 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
We hope you will join us at the WCPT Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, July 2-4, 2017. From the WCPT:
WCPT is pleased to announce the opinion leaders and innovators in physical therapy who will present the key sessions at the WCPT Congress 2017.
Seventeen focused symposia will be presented featuring over 75 prominent international speakers from across WCPT's five regions. High quality speakers have been selected, covering cutting edge topics of vital importance for the profession across a wide variety of practice and research areas and policy perspectives. Focused symposia are always a popular feature of WCPT congresses, drawing large audiences, and providing the opportunity not just to hear from world authorities, but to engage with them in discussion.
View details of the focused symposia at: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/fs/sessions
Access the full list of speakers at: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/speakers
The focused symposia are targeted to address lifespan issues across the globe. Some of these include a intensive care, pain, HIV, PT in disasters, global health, fragility fracture, critical PT, clinical practice guidelines, men’s health, and stroke. Other sessions focus on professional and public health issues.
Schedule of paediatric specific sessions:
Sunday 2nd July
Monday 3rd July
Tuesday 4th July
Exhibit Hall Table Top #6
The IOPTP will host a metting for paediatric PTs on Monday 3rd July, 12:30-13:30 in meeting rooms 1.43-1.44 at CTICC. Tea and snacks will be served.
A paediatric networking session will be lead by IOPTP Board members on Tuesday 4th July, 13:00-14:15 in meeting rooms 1.61-1.62. You will be encouraged to participate in a table discussion with all tables reporting out information and ideas by the end of the session.
The topics for the networking session include:
Please join us for these events to network, meet new friends from all over the world, and discuss the practice of paediatric physical therapy.
If you are interested in attending a paediatric clinical visit whilst in Cape Town, see www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/clinical_visits for details of availability.
We hope to see you in Cape Town in July.
American Physical Therapy Association's Section on Pediatrics 2016 Annual Conference
Keystone Resort, Colorado, USA
Registration is now open for the American Physical Therapy Association's Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference (SoPAC).
Conference dates are November 11-13, 2016 (preconference courses November 9 & 10).
Attend SoPAC for a great chance to network with pediatric therapist colleagues from around the world. More than 60 educational tracks in 8 pediatric specialty areas (neonatology, early intervention, school-based, sports & fitness, adolescents & adults with developmental disabilities, hospital-based, general practice, and academia) allow you to customize your educational experience – focus on one track or jump from one to another for a lifespan approach.
To see the full array of offerings, to check out the educational sessions, or to register, visit www.sopac.us/events/annual-conference/2016/index.cfm