OTVX17 – 27 October 2017

The Occupational Therapy Virtual Exchange (#OTVX17) will feature 10 interactive sessions over an 8 hour period (schedule attached). The speakers and OT4OT organisers are providing their time on a voluntary basis and include a range of themes and topics that will be of interest to the occupational therapy community. For those who are unable to join the live event, each session will be recorded and made available offline shortly afterwards.

Further information and links to all the resources and schedules for World Occupational Therapy Day are located here http://www.wfot.org/AboutUs/WorldOTDay.aspx

ICIC 2018 – 18th conference on integrated care

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018.

Under the theme “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” abstracts can be submitted until 20 November 2017.

Visit the ICIC 2018 website for more information.

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Call for abstracts: 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Alzheimer Europe and Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft invite you to submit abstracts for the upcoming 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations in English are welcome in the following categories:

  • Living with dementia – People with dementia, Carers of people with dementia, Sexuality and dementia, Migration and dementia
  • Dementia care – Post-diagnostic support, Residential care, Care training, Home care and support
  • Medical aspects – Diagnosis, Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, People with dementia in hospitals, Treatment and management of dementia
  • Legal issues – Ethical issues linked to dementia research, Proxy-decision making systems, Ethics of assistive technologies, End-of-life care and decisions

Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft would also welcome abstracts in German for the following topics:

  • Seltene Demenzformen
  • Neue Wohnformen
  • Demenz und Autofahren

The call for abstracts will close on 30 April 2017. More information.

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