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JOIN THE GISPT AND IFSPT IN ROME THIS JUNE


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oin GISPT and IFSPT at the Auditorium Antonianum for the Second GISPT International Conference, June 17-18.  

A discount is offered to all IFSPT members!  REGISTER HERE

Available Accommodations 


Saturday 17 June 2017
09.00 - 10.00
Annual GISPT meeting
10.30 - 13.00 Conference
 
14.20 - 19.00 Conference

Sunday 18 June 2017
08.30 - 13.20 Conference
14.40 - 18.10 Conference

Link on IFSPT Site
REGISTER NOW FOR THE SECOND WORLD CONGRESS OF SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY!
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 31!
REGISTER NOW! 
 
Plan now to join Physios in Sport, the IFSPT and the BJSM in the presentation of the Second World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy in Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 6-7, at the Titanic Building!

The iconic Titanic building is situated in the heart of Titanic Quarter, just a short walk from Belfast City Centre, with easy access to public transport.

Located just a short 5-10 minute car journey from George Best Belfast City Airport, and around a 30 minute drive from Belfast International Airport, Titanic Belfast is easily accessible via all major routes.

Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way
Queens Road
Titanic Quarter
Belfast BT3 9EP

Understanding what optimal loading should be in rehabilitation and injury prevention is essential for Sports Physiotherapists and Sports Medicine Practitioners.

The 2nd World Conference in Sports Physiotherapy aims to deliver this cutting edge knowledge from identified experts from across the world as hosted by the 2010 authors of the ACPSEM Acute Management of Soft Tissue Injuries.

The conference will examine optimal loading for various tissue types and systems such as muscle/ligament /tendon/bone/neurological, and present each system moving through the hard science, translating science into practice and worked examples/case studies from elite sport environments.

Speakers
The IFSPT is planning its biennial General Meeting on October 5. More information may be found in the next article.

Information
Registration
Accommodation
Venue
Titanic Light Show

Exhibit Space Available!

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GENERAL MEETING 2017 TO BE HELD
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SECOND WORLD CONGRESS OF SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY 

The Executive Board (EB) is pleased to announce the 2017 IFSPT General Membership Meeting (GM) which is to be held  on Thursday 5 October 2017, 3.00 - 5.00 pm, at the Olympic Suite, Titanic Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Conference Details:
The General Meeting will be hosted by our UK Member Organisation ACPSEM and will be held alongside an the 2nd World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy on Optimal Loading, which is on 6-7 October 2017, Titanic Center, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. LINK HERE>
 

It will be our pleasure to see as many members of our Member Organisations attend The 2nd World Conference on Sports Physical Therapy as possible. Please take time to inform your members of the conference and the importance of their participation!
 
IFSPT General Meeting Details
The IFSPT GM papers and Agenda will be sent out at least one month prior to the meeting. 
 
Each Member Organisation must nominate a voting representative delegate for the GM. Voting representative nomination form.

If a Member Organisation is unable to send a representative delegate for the meeting, they may appoint a proxy for the purpose of voting.

Proxy nomination forms are due to secretary Maria Constantinou by 5 September 2017. These forms are only to be submitted by the chair of the member organization.

EB Nominations:
There will be up to three spaces on the board open at this year's General Meeting. The IFSPT will be accepting nominations for these positions. Nomination Form

Nominations must be received in writing at least three (3) months prior to the GM and shall meet the approval of the nominee's own Member Organization. The EB shall send to the Member Organizations the list candidates with supporting documentation one (1) month before the GM.


YOUR BEST PARTNER FOR CONFERENCE SUCCESS: IFSPT!

PARTNER WITH THE IFSPT FOR YOUR NEXT CONGRESS: APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2018 AND 2019 

Our member organizations are important to us! One of the ways we help spread the word about the IFSPT and support our member organizations is by partnering with our members in their national and international conferences.

These partnerships bring important benefits to both member organizations and the IFSPT itself. The hosting organization may incorporate an IFSPT segment in their conference, or provide the IFSPT the means for the IFSPT to present its own symposium directly before the member organization's conference. The IFSPT Executive Board holds its meeting before the partner's conference, bringing in attendees from other member organizations and expanded marketing to the IFSPT MOs.

For the General Meeting, the hosting organization, by setting up a partnership with the IFSPT, may brand their conference as the World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy, a copyright held by the IFSPT. Delegates from all 27 Member Organizations attend the General Meeting and typically stay for the host country's conference. 

Details may be found on the website here.

The Executive Board is now accepting applications for symposia in 2018 and 2019 through June 1, 2017, and applications for 2019's General Meeting through August 1, 2017. The 2019 General Meeting location applications will be evaluated and chosen before the 2017 General Meeting and announced there.



Applications should be sent to both Mario Bizzini and Mary Wilkinson for processing.

 
BECOME A REGISTERED INTERNATIONAL SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPIST!
If you would like to take your skills to the world, this is the pathway you should choose! Registered International Sports Physical Therapists (RISPT) are immediately recognized as individuals possessing the knowledge, experience and skills to work in the worldwide field of sports.  
While RISPT status does not license an individual in other countries, it does notify that the individual has achieved the highest level of qualification in his or her country.

Currently, members of the following member organizations are able to apply and receive acceptance immediately.

- Australia 
- Denmark 
- Ireland: Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Level 3 Accreditation in Sports Physiotherapy 
- New Zealand: Complete the Specialisation Pathway through the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand. Must complete specialisation in the Sports Category.    
- Sweden 
- The Netherlands 
- United Kingdom: Continuing Professional Development Level 3, Gold 
- United States: APTA Sports Certified Specialist

Cost for registration is only 50 euros and is good for five years. Renewal is available for 20 euros. A certificate will be emailed to you in order that you may print and display it.

Note: All applications will be approved by the member organization before granting registration. Please allow for ample time for your member organization to respond to IFSPT inquiries. We also appreciate submission applications only from those pre-qualified as listed above.

Register today and be recognized for your accomplishments as an international sports physical therapist!

Follow this link for more information! 
2017 CONFERENCES


FSPA Congress 
June 9-10, 2017 

A dvances in Sport Rehabilitation
Clinical reasoning & practice
2nd GISPT International Conference
June 17-18, 2017 | Rome | Ital y
In partnership with the IFSPT 

Discount for IFSPT members!

Information
Registration 
Hashtag:#ASR2017GISPT 
Email 

 
REGISTRATION OPEN!
July 2-4, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
Follow this link for more information!

Programme available

  

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Join Physios in Sport and the IFSPT for the Second World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy and the IFSPT General Meeting in Belfast in October!

Information and Registration

Exhibit space available! Register now!

SAVE THE DATE!
15th Annual Symposium
Tendons & Sport

November 24, 2017 
 

SONAFE 2017 
OCTOBER 11-15
Caldas Novas

APA Conference: Momentum 2017
ICC Sydney, Australia
18 - 21 October, 2017
Call for abstracts now open.  Early Bird Registrations open 27 March.
Please see our website for further details: www.apamomentum2017.asn.au

PHOENIX, AZ, USA

October 28-29, 2017

Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ

This course has been approved by the AzPTA for 14.25 continuing competence contact hours. Arizona licensed physical therapists are urged to review Arizona Administrative Code R4-24-402 prior to committing to this or any course to meet their continuing competence requirements.

Tempe Mission Palms, where Midwestern charm meets the warmth of the Southwest, is the only full-service hotel in Tempe, AZ with convenient access to Scottsdale and Phoenix. The serenity of the surrounding desert landscape and its rose-colored vistas are reflected in the hotel's d├ęcor and mimicked in its relaxing ambiance. Our friendly staff provides unparalleled service, and is eager to create an unforgettable hospitality experience. Within walking distance to downtown Tempe's Mill Avenue district & over 100 restaurants, bars, and shops.

Target Audience
Physiotherapists, Sports Medicine Doctors , Sports and Exercise Scientists, Podiatrists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Athletic and Running Coaches and Trainers, Occupational Therapists

Distinguished Faculty:
Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Bryan C. Heiderscheit, PT, PhD
Christopher M. Powers, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Information, Hotel and Registration

Exhibit space reservations
 SAVE THE DATE!
TEAM CONCEPT CONFERENCE 2017
The Westgate Resort  |  Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
November 30 - December 2, 2017
 
Attention Member Organizations:  
Are you sponsoring a physical therapy, sports physical therapy or sports medicine conference in 2017 or 2018?

Please send the information regarding your conference to Mary Wilkinson, IFSPT marketing director, for addition to the IFSPT newsletter and website! Newsletters are published every other month, so please submit your material as early as possible. You are also welcome to provide updates as your event draws closer!