WCPT Congress 2017 - Media pack

To: WCPT member organisations, regions, subgroups and networks

Help your members connect with the global profession at the WCPT Congress 2017

Art and health competition: deadline 15th February

The theme of the competition is “Diversity and inclusion” with the work of the finalists to be displayed in an art and health exhibition at the WCPT Congress. The overall winner of the competition will also receive an Amazon voucher to the equivalent value of $100 (USD) to spend in their local store.

For further information go to: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/art-and-health

Preliminary programme now available

Your members can now start planning their days at congress – take a look at the daily overviews or download a pdf of the preliminary programme at: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/preliminary-programme.

Registration deadline for advance registration: 31st May

Members of a WCPT member organisation save 45% on a WCPT Congress registration (compared to non-members) – promote this unique and exclusive benefit to your membership. Registering ahead of the advance registration deadline will save up to 20% (compared to last minute and onsite fees).

Register now at: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/registration

News articles

The following news articles are available for you to re-publish in your own magazines, newsletters and websites If you wish to make any changes before publication or would like to request an accompanying photograph, please contact news@wcpt.org.

“HIV rehabilitation offers physical therapists opportunities to lead and innovate” (download at: www.wcpt.org/sites/wcpt.org/files/files/mailer/Physiotherapy_and_HIV.doc)

“Roleplaying symposium aims for a systematic approach to lifestyle behaviour change” (download at: www.wcpt.org/sites/wcpt.org/files/files/mailer/Lifestyle_behaviour_change.doc)

“The Critical Physio Network brings new thinking to Congress” (download at: www.wcpt.org/sites/wcpt.org/files/files/mailer/Critical_Physiotherapy.doc)

Congress adverts

A selection of web and print adverts promoting congress are available for download at: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/ads. If you would like an advert of a specific size for your own website or publication please email me at mlockner@wcpt.org with your specifications.

Congress video

A video promoting registration is available to view at www.wcpt.org/wcpt2017/registration. If you are able to show this video at any of your own events or on your website please email mlockner@wcpt.org to request a copy.

Holding your own event?

If you are holding your own conference or event and would be happy to promote the WCPT Congress there, please let us know and we will send you some promo giveaways. Remember to also pass on the details of your own conference so that it may be added to the events calendar on the WCPT website.

Make sure your members join their colleagues at the

world’s largest international gathering of physical therapists in Cape Town!



Once again, thank you in advance and please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries or requests. As always, we very much appreciate your continued support.

With best wishes


Mia Lockner
Communications & Office Manager


World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)
Victoria Charity Centre

11 Belgrave Road

London SW1V 1RB

United Kingdom

T +44 (0)20 7931 6465

F +44 (0)20 7931 6494


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