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THRIVE 2021 Conference - new date

Due to the COVID-19 driven uncertainty across Australian, The APA THRIVE conference has been postponed. The event will now take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 31 March to 2 April 2022. All other details regarding the conference remain the same including the program.

The conference will provide a multi-faceted program to help you not just survive, but THRIVE in your professional life. For further details please see website thrive.physio

FOCUS 2022 Physiotherapy Conference

The 2022 FOCUS Physiotherapy Conference has been postponed to 6-8 October 2022. The new date for the close of Abstract Submissions will be 2 May 2022.

This conference will be held at the Crown Perth Convention Centre, and it will focus on the latest in business, education, leadership and practice in physiotherapy and will provide a foundation to help attendees prepare, understand and manage the challenges and opportunities that may lie ahead. For further details please see website focus.physio

Important message about IFOMPT 2022 Conference

After careful review and consideration, the IFOMPT Executive in conjunction with the Australian Physiotherapy Association and host member group, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia (MPA) have made the difficult decision to cancel the IFOMPT Conference that was due to run in September 2022 in Melbourne, Australia.

The reasons for this are many given the state of play of COVID 19 in Australia, which is likely to affect international borders for some time to come. The Australian Government has made the decision, based on current evidence, to keep Australia’s international borders closed until at least June 2022 and then proceed with caution and slow reopening.

We believe that this leaves us with little choice as we cannot plan and execute an International conference for September 2022 based on this advice.

The Board of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, who along with their special interest group Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, were the host organization for IFOMPT 2022, together with the IFOMPT Executive, wish to thank all those involved in planning over the last five years as well as all invited speakers, workshop and symposium presenters.

IFOMPT 2024 will take place in Switzerland in July 2024 and we encourage everyone to put this date in their diary.

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