Programme

28th-30th June, 2017
WCPT-AWP & PTAT Congress 2017:
“Moving towards health, longevity, and sustainability”

Date/time
26th-27th June 2017 at the Grande Terminal 21 Hotel, Bangkok
9.00 – 5.00 pm    AWP Executive Meeting
Registration open on 27th June 2017 at BITEC from 13.00-17.00 hrs
28th June 2017 at BITEC
7.00 - 9.00 am Registration
10.00-10.45am Opening Ceremony and Speech: HRH Princess Sirindhorn
Exhibition / Posters Visit (BHIRAJ Hall 2)
10.45 -11.30 am The Role of Physiotherapy Education in Delivering Health, Longevity and Sustainability by Assoc. Prof. Gillian Webb (BHIRAJ Hall 2)
11.30 -12.15 pm The 'Extra-Pulmonary' Challenges for Physical Therapy in Acute and Chronic Respiratory Conditions: More about Muscles! by Prof. Rik Gosselink (BHIRAJ Hall 2)
12.15 - 1.30 pm Lunch / Exhibition
1.30 - 3.00 pm Panel Discussion 1: Physical Therapy Education
by Assoc. Prof. Gillian Webb, Prof. Rik Gosselink,
Asst. Prof. Kanda Chaipinyo (MC) (BHIRAJ Hall 2)
3.00 - 4.00 pm Poster Presentation 1 / Exhibition
4.00 - 5.30 pm Parallel Sessions 1-4 (SILK I-IV)
6.00 - 8.00 pm Banquet (AMBER II-III)
29th June 2017 at BITEC
9.00 - 9.45 am The Movement System and Impairment Syndromes by Prof. Shirley Sahrmann (AMBER I-II)
9.45 -10.30 am Therapeutic Thai Massage for Musculoskeletal Disorders
by Assoc. Prof. Wichai Eungpinitpong (AMBER I-II)
10.30-11.00 am Poster presentation/ Exhibition
11.00-11.45 am This focus symposia has been cancelled: Focused Symposia 1: Current Situation and Standardization of Early Mobilization in the Intensive Care Unit in the Asia-Western Pacific Region (AMBER I-II)
11.45-12.30 pm Focused Symposia 2: Best Practices to Transform Physiotherapists from Clinicians to Exemplary Clinical Instructors in the 21st Century (AMBER I-II)
12.30 -2.00 pm Lunch/Exhibition /Poster Presentation 2
2.00 - 3.30 pm Panel Discussion 2: Physical Therapy and Health Policy
by Prof. Shirley Sahrmann, Prof. Suh Fang Jeng,
Asst. Prof. Kanda Chaipinyo (MC) (AMBER I-II)
3.30 - 4.00 pm Exhibition
4.00 - 5.00 pm Awards Presentation 2 rooms (SILK I-II)
30th June 2017 at BITEC
9.00 -10.30 am Parallel Sessions 4 rooms (SILK I-IV)
9.45-10.30 am Focused Symposia 3: Use of Blended Learning in Educating Entry-level Physiotherapy Students (AMBER I-II)
10.30-11.00 am Exhibition
11.00-12.00 pm Awards Announcement and Closing Ceremony (AMBER I-II)

Assoc. Prof. Wichai Eungpinitpong
PT, PhD.

Prof. Shirley A. Sahrmann
PT, PhD, FAPTA

Prof. Rik Gosselink
PT, PhD, FERS

Associate Professor Gillian Webb
PT, PhD.

Professor Suh Fang Jeng
PT, PhD.