WCPT Congress Update - June 2018

WCPT Congress Update
June 2018 
Registration fees now available
Registration fees for the WCPT Congress 2019 have been announced - online registration will open in July

WCPT has introduced three brand new measures to enable as many people as possible to attend the congress.

  • Reduced registration fees for physical therapists from WCPT member organisations in lower-middle and low income countries.
  • Registration fees for the WCPT Congress 2019 have been kept at the same rate as the congress in 2017.
  • Introduction of a Super Early Bird rate offering savings of up to 35% on your registration fee.
View registration fees: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/registration
Read why you should attend and our useful tips on getting the most from your congress experience available in English, French and Spanish​.
Call for abstracts is open
The submission deadline for the call for abstracts is 6th September.

If you have you been working on a research project or have an innovative service, practice, resource or theory to share - this is your opportunity to present to a global audience at the profession’s largest international congress. WCPT is encouraging physical therapists from all over the world, at every level of the profession, to submit their abstracts. 

Abstracts are invited that:
  • report on the latest research with original scientific data
  • address new and unique developments in practice, theory, education, management, policy and resources
  • describe innovative ways in which established methods have been adapted to meet the changing needs of practice
Submit your abstract: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/programme/abstracts
Are you looking for help with your abstract submission?
If you are new to presenting at a WCPT Congress or English is not your first language, make the most of the tools WCPT has put together to help you.
  • Abstract mentoring programme: this programme is only in place until 31st July 2018 and aims to help authors present their material clearly and concisely prior to submitting the abstract to the formal review process. www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/programme/abstracts/mentoring
  • Top tips for abstract submissions: four members of the Congress Programme Committee give their top tips via video in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/programme/abstracts/mentoring
  • Writing an abstract for a WCPT congress: guidelines designed to assist you prepare a well written abstract that meets the criteria for WCPT congresses. http://bit.ly/2K6tvvo
  • My personal story about writing an abstract for a WCPT Congress: written by Jonathan Quartey, member of the International Scientific Committee for the WCPT Congress 2017. http://bit.ly/2yinElW
Sponsorship and exhibition prospectus launched
Join us at this exciting and innovative event and position your company or organisation as a world leader and innovator in physical therapy - take part in the profession’s largest international physical therapy congress. 
  • This leading four day congress and exhibition will be attended by international physical therapy clinicians, researchers, educators, management professionals and practice owners who make purchasing decisions.
  • Presentations by the world’s leading experts will attract over 4,000 delegates from across the globe.
  • Unique and engaging partnership opportunities will help you build brand awareness and loyalty.
  • Exhibition hall will form the hub of the event ensuring a lively atmosphere and bringing traffic to your space.
Download the exhibition prospectus: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/exhibition
Avoid disappointment and book early - stands and partnership opportunities will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
Call for abstract reviewers   Volunteers are needed!
Do you have experience in reviewing abstracts or journal articles? The Congress Programme Committee is now recruiting potential reviewers of abstracts submitted for presentation at congress. 

Please note that you will need to be available to review abstracts between 24th September and 12th October 2018.
Closing date for applications: 26th July 2018
  Are you an enthusiastic, committed individual with a keen interest in physical therapy? Do you like helping others? Do you want to expand your network of colleagues to include those from around the world? Do you want to be part of the largest international gathering of physical therapists?

Find out more: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/registration/volunteers
Closing date for applications: 14th December 2018
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