Tuesday, 5 October 2010

A big one

Some preliminary World Congress statistics

So far 350 people have registered to attend the World Congress in Hong Kong this December.


The programme will include three symposia:
  • one by a team of local medical specialists
  • one joint, by Governor's State University and the Center for Independence Through Conductive Education
  • one by the Pető Institute.

More than one hundred oral presentations will be organized into thirteen (yes, that's thirteen) parallel sessions (including the three symposia)

There will also be sixty-five poster-presentations.

The run-down of the thirteen parallel sessions has now been finalised, each being co-chaired by a local and an overseas member of the various committees of the Congress.

Session allocation and guidelines for oral and poster presentations will be emailed to registered presenters next week.


Free accessible transportation will be provided for wheelchair-users during all official events (except the study tours in China) if they stay at the official hotels.

Post-Congress study tours

The Beijing study tour is now fully booked.

Few places remain for the other three tours. If you are interested, then you will need of book soon. Closing date for booking one of these tours is 31 October:


Those considering the Shanghai tour might wish to arange staying on there to visit the permanent pavilions of the 2010 Shanghai Expo.

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