Asia Western Pacific Region of WCPT - Events

AWP Congress

The AWP Congress, held every 4 years, typically attracts many overseas delegates as well as a substantial number of local physical therapists and accompanying persons. It is usually held in the middle of the year or at the time that best suits the host country and lasts 2-3 days.

In addition, a General Meeting is usually held 1-2 days immediately before or after the Congress and requires a meeting room for approximately 30-35 persons.

Past venue selections include:

  • 1991 Hong Kong
  • 1995 Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2001 Singapore
  • 2005 Seoul, South Korea
  • 2009 Mumbai, India
  • 2013 Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2017 Bangkok, Thailand

The purpose of the AWP Congress is the promotion of contacts and interchange between physical therapists throughout the Region as well as providing a forum for the reporting of research findings, the dissemination of information specific to the Region and supporting the ongoing work of the WCPT AWP Region.

AWP Congress 2020

The next AWP Congress will be in June 2020 in Hong Kong, please visit our website: Abstract submission will be open in August 2019.

For information about regional congresses contact the AWP Secretariat, Nai-Jia Yao at