World Physiotherapy Congress 2023

Call for abstracts is open

The call for abstracts for poster and platform presentations is now open for World
hysiotherapy Congress 2023. The deadline is 29 September 2022.

The World Physiotherapy congress, 2-4 June 2023, offers a unique opportunity to present to a global audience at the profession’s largest international meeting. This will be the first time World Physiotherapy has brought the global physiotherapy community together, at an in-person congress, for four years.

Abstracts are invited that:

Find out more:

Abstract presentation formats
There are two main ways to present your abstract at congress, either as a platform or poster presentation.

Platform presentations
are scheduled for eight minutes, followed by two minutes for questions in each presentation.

Poster presentations
Printed poster presentations are grouped by topic within the poster area. Presenters have a designated presentation time during the lunch break for discussion with participants. There is a limitation on printed posters we can accommodate.

ePoster presentations will be scheduled in the programme and grouped by topic. A chair will lead live discussions at congress between onsite presenters and participants, with posters on electronic screens.

Support for abstract submitters

Mentoring programme
World Physiotherapy is offering a mentoring programme for all abstract submitters. The programme is in place until 8 September 2022. It aims to help authors present their material clearly and concisely prior to submitting the abstract to the formal abstract review process. The programme may be particularly helpful for those:

Drop-in sessions
World Physiotherapy is hosting informal drop-in sessions where participants will be able to ask questions live to CPC members Catherine Joy Escuadra and Nathan Hutting. Find out more about dates and times and book your place:

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Social media resources
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