Are you planning your trip to Singapore 2015? WCPT Congress Update.

Occurring only once every 4 years the WCPT Congress programme showcases the best in physical therapy research and practice from all over the world.  It is the professions most international gathering and provides excellent opportunities for networking. Here is the latest on the event:

Registration fees published

Registration fees for the congress have been added to the WCPT website so start planning now to be ready for registration opening in July. Register before 2nd October 2014 to take advantage of the early bird rate and save up to 20% on your registration fee.  The opening of registration will be announced in a forthcoming Congress Update – in the meantime find out why you can can’t miss this unique event.

Exhibition at WCPT Congress in 2007

The exhibition and sponsorship prospectus has been launched. Take part in the world’s largest international physical therapy congress and join us at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in May 2015.  The WCPT Congress is your opportunity to position your company or organisation as a world leader and innovator in physical therapy.

Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts for WCPT Congress 2015 is now open. The deadline for submissions is 31st October 2014.  Abstract presentations are the main way of showcasing your research and innovations. There were nearly 2,500 platform and poster presentations at the last WCPT Congress in 2011 in Amsterdam.  Read the guidelines on writing an abstract. 

Abstract mentorship programme

WCPT has a mentoring programme in place until 12th September 2014 for those with limited or no experience of submitting an abstract for a scientific congress. The goal of the programme is to help authors present their material clearly and concisely prior to submitting their abstract to the formal abstract review process.

Volunteers are needed!

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?  Let us know if you are interested in volunteering. Limited opportunities are available so sign up before 19th December 2014 to take advantage of the benefits on offer.

Congress venue announced

This week WCPT announced that the WCPT Congress 2015 will be held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, a world-class venue located at the heart of Asia’s most integrated meetings, conventions and exhibitions hub. Only 20 minutes from Changi International Airport, Suntec Singapore is conveniently located in the Central Business District and just minutes from the city’s entertainment and cultural attractions.  Suntec has the largest HD LED Screen in the world! Standing over three storeys high and 60 meters wide, the Big Picture consists of 664 full colour HD LED screens, making it the largest screen of its kind in the world.