IFOMPT Conference 2016 4-8 July

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Welcome to IFOMPT 2016 

We have just published our outline conference programme.

Read All About It

The IFOMPT Organising Committee will be writing a regular blog as we build up to IFOMPT 2016. This is hosted by conference friend Physiopedia's Physiospot and can the latest update can be read here.

About IFOMPT 2016

The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) are delighted to announce IFOMPT 2016. The IFOMPT Conference, a prestigious international conference held every 4 years to celebrate innovation and research within neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy, takes place in Glasgow at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) from 4 - 8 July 2016.


We have just launched our registration site, to take advantage of our discounted fees, book now to secure the early bird rate. We have also commenced abstract submission, the site is now open. To find out more, including our mentorship programme, click here.


We have already confirmed all of our keynote speakers and they have kindly provided us with podcasts of their thoughts on IFOMPT 2016 alongside some inspirational tales and experiences from their areas of expertise.

The theme for Glasgow 2016 is Expanding Horizons 

further detailed information including programme strands is available here.


Key Deadline Dates at a Glance

  • Abstract Submission Open: Monday 20 April 2015
  • Registration Open: Monday 20 April 2015
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday 1 December 2015
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday 4 April 2016

For further information please click here.

Third key note speaker podcast just launched

Hear Dr Jeremy Lewis discuss his exciting research interests and aspirations for an inspiring IFOMPT 2016. Podcasts are available only to people who have pre-registered an interest in the conference. 

Not yet registered? click here

5 Reasons Why You or Your Staff Should Attend


 1. High quality research programme
2. Meeting of minds
3. In-depth research symposia
4. Opportunities to get involved with our meet the expert sessions
5. A chance to broaden you r research network with colleagues from around the world


1. Clinically relevant programme for staff at all levels
2. Clinical take home messages that can be used in practice
3. An opportunity to participate in practical workshops
4. A great range of pre and post conference courses with clear clinically applicable focus
5. A great opportunity to share practice with colleagues form around the globe

Your Staff

1. Great forum to present work that is being done in your workplace through poster/platform presentations
2. World leaders in MSK practice presenting their latest work here
3. IFOMPT 2016 offers delegates the chance to learn about best practice to help develop evidence informed practice in your workplace
4. Opportunities for delegates to build clinical and research partnerships/networks
5. Great value for money-5 days packed full of leading MSK research and practice

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