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Third International Symposium: ICF Education

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This Third International Symposium: ICF Education builds on the first held in Finland in 2015 and the second in South Africa in 2017. The aim is to bring together people from around the world who are using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in clinical practice, research and teaching.

The Third International Symposium: ICF Education will enable participants to share their experiences and learn from each other. Active participation from all delegates is encouraged and expected!

Symposium themes

  1. Teaching the ICF – concepts and experiences
  2. Use of the ICF

Event details:

Date:

Friday, 13th of April 2018

Time:

11:45 - 18:30 (Pre-symposium talks from 9:00 - 11:40)

Venue:

MSH Medical School Hamburg - Großer Grasbrook Campus,

Großer Grasbrook 17, 20457 Hamburg

Cost:

€ 50 (to be paid onsite in cash)

 

Programme

Click here to download the programme

 

Accomodation

An allotment of rooms with special prices have been reserved in the following hotels on a first come first serve basis. To reserve accommodations, please contact the chosen hotel directly by 15 February 2018. Reservations made after Feb. 15th will not be part of the allotment and will be subject to the standard price. When making the reservation, kindly provide the hotel the respective group name.

25hours Hotel Hafencity – Group name: MSH120418

Web: https://www.25hours-hotels.com/hotels/hamburg/hafencity
Email: res.hafencity@25hours-hotels.com
Tel. +49 40 25 7777 255

EUR 165 (M-Koje) per room and night during the period 12-15 April. Breakfast buffet is extra and costs
EUR 18 per person and day if booked ahead of time; otherwise it will cost EUR 21 per person and day. Reservations can be cancelled at no cost at 6 PM local time on the day before arrival. 25hours Hotel Hafencity is approx. a 7-min. walk to the meeting venue. Public transport by bus is also available.

Hotel Hafen Hamburg – Group name: MSH2018

Web: http://www.hotel-hafen-hamburg.de/,
Email: info@hotel-hamburg.de
Tel. +49 40 31113-0

EUR 180 (Captain’s class) per room (single use) and night during the period 12-15 April or EUR 100 per room and night during the period of 15-16 April. Breakfast buffet is extra and costs EUR 20 per person and day. There is a minimum stay of 2 nights. Reservations can be cancelled at no cost 3 days before the arrival date. Hotel Hafen Hamburg is approx. a 30-min. walk or an 8-min. drive to the meeting venue. Public transport by bus is also available.

Empire Riverside Hotel – Group name: MSH2018

Web: http://www.empire-riverside.de/
Email: empire@hotel-hamburg.de
Tel. +49 40 31119-0

EUR 199 (Riverside) per room and night (single use) during the period 12-15 April or EUR 129 per room and night during the period of 15-16 April. Breakfast buffet is extra and costs EUR 23 per person and day. There is a minimum stay of 2 nights. Reservations can be cancelled at no cost 3 days before the arrival date. Empire Riverside Hotel is approx. a 35-min. walk or an 11-min. drive to the meeting venue. Public transport by bus is also available.

Contact – Symposium Organising Committee:

  • For general questions: Melissa Selb, Email: selb@paraplegie.ch, Tel.  +41 41 939 6631
  • For submission of PowerPoint files of posters and oral presentations: Michaela Coenen, Email: coenen@med.uni-muenchen.de, Tel. +49 89 2180 78216
 

Presentation formats

The confirmation of accepted posters have been sent. The author(s) of poster abstracts that have been selected to be presented orally have also been informed. See below for details on posters and presentations.

Poster presentations

The author(s) will be responsible for printing the poster and bringing it to the symposium themselves. Each poster will be assigned a number. Author(s) are asked to check in the poster at the registration desk at the symposium venue between 8:00-9:00. At check-in they will be provided the poster number and the pins for hanging the poster on the numbered poster board.

Poster dimension: A0 paper size / Portrait orientation / 841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in

The abstract topic should be presented on the poster using brief written statements and graphic materials, such as charts, figures and photographs. The author(s) will have the opportunity to discuss their posters with participants during the coffee and lunch breaks.

Oral presentations

Twelve poster abstracts have been selected to be presented as an oral presentation during either poster session I or II. The author(s) of the selected poster are asked to prepare a 5-minute PowerPoint presentation (max. 5 slides) that will visually support the verbal presentation of the poster content. Each presentation will be followed by a 5-minute Q&A session.

The PPT slides must be sent to Michaela Coenen, a member of the Symposium Organising Committee, Email: michaela.coenen@med.uni-muenchen.de at the latest by 9 April 2018.

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