WCPT Update!

Final call for abstracts

Have you submitted your abstract? There are now less than three weeks left to the deadline submission of 31st October. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to present your research and innovations to the world of physical therapy in Cape Town. With over 1,640 platform and poster presentations made at the WCPT Congress 2015 in Singapore, abstract presentations are the main way of showcasing how you are advancing physical therapy.

If submitting an abstract isn’t for you then still make the most of the 20% saving on your registration fee and register before the early bird deadline of 30th November.

If you have never previously attended a WCPT Congress watch this video to find out why you should attend. Remember it isn’t just about lecture halls, go to the WCPT website to register to find out about the social programme, the pre- and post-congress courses and clinical visits. Make sure you also find out what Cape Town has to offer, find out Emma Stokes thoughts on why you should visit Cape Town.

Hotels with preferred rates have been booked for congress delegates. Booking your accommodation at a congress hotel will save you time, money and hassle. Only delegates who make their reservation through our hotel booking service will benefit from these special negotiated rates, which are available until 21st April 2017.  Visitor information is important and the WCPT provided information about via’s currency and immunisation via this link.

Are you a student?
Are you a student currently enrolled in a physical therapist professional entry level programme? If so, you can save up to an additional 50% on the early bird registration fee.
Make the most of the discounted rate while you can and register at the early bird rate to start your journey to join the global physical therapy community.
There will be sessions specifically targeted at student and early career professionals promoting networking and providing inspiration for your future.

The congress preliminary programme will be launched shortly. It will feature daily overviews showing all the key congress sessions including focused symposia, as well as discussion and networking sessions.

Competition winners

Congratulations to our two competition winners, Marit Kristiansen from Norway and Marcus Chong from Australia, who each won a three-day congress registration.
Read their story.