The largest European physiotherapy-dedicated event of 2016: 4th European Congress of the European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (ER-WCPT)

The congress will offer a wide range of learning formats including keynote speeches, symposia, discussion panels, networking sessions alongside poster, platform and rapid 5 presentations. There will be also a large exhibition packed with national and international exhibitors

Organized by the European Region of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy and hosted by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, this is the most important European event of the year for physiotherapy professionals, educators, managers, practitioners and researchers

Around 1,500 physiotherapy professionals are expected to come to Liverpool, UK, when the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy hosts more than 500 speakers and poster presenters from across the world in a packed two-day program covering five themes:

▪          Policy, strategy and influencing

▪          Research, education and practice

▪          Practice in a digital age

▪          Responding to changing population needs

▪          Public health, prevention and social care

 Congress speakers

 The Founders’ Lecture (which was first instigated in 1914 to commemorate the founders of the modern UK physiotherapy profession) will be delivered by Michael Brennan, Chief Executive of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Joining Michael in this session is another world-class speaker, Dr Emma Stokes, the WCPT President and Associate professor at Trinity College Dublin.

Other keynote speakers include:

Professor Kari Bø, Head of the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences and the first vice president of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women’s Health.

Jerome de Barros is UK Horizon 2020 National Contact Point for Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing.

Brian Caulfield of INSIGHT, Ireland’s €85m Data Analytics Research Centre. His work with wearable and mobile sensing measurement and intervention applications opens up a new vista for human performance evaluation and enhancement.

Book your place today: http://www.liverpool2016.com/programme

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