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Programme European Paediatric Physiotherapy Congress

We are glad to announce the full programme. An overview and time table could be found here: Programme EUPPT2019

Details like titles, lecturers, workshop leaders and content of workshop are described in the pages at the left side of the screen and in the Congress book EUPPT 2019

Both the programme and congress book are in hard copy available too at the registration desk.

Details on how to get at the  congress venue could be found here.

For Dutch PPTs: The EUPPT congress is accredited by Keurmerk with 17 points. The full congress and the pre-congress courses are accredited for the Pediatric Physiotherapy  Central Quality Register (by CKR-KNGF):

  • Pre-congress course  (Thursday) 5 points
  • Full congress (Friday + Saturday) 11 points
  • Friday only 6 points

November 21 (Thursday) between 10:00-16:00

Pre-Congress Courses

Course A: Early diagnostics and Developmental care in high risk infants
Course B: Physical Fitness and Physical Activity in children with disabilities

Both courses will be given at Utrecht Science Park , Heidelberglaan 7, Utrecht

Social program:

Welcome reception, 17:30-19:00, offered by the city of Utrecht at the 21st floor of the new City Office, Utrecht. The City Office is located next to the West entrance of Utrecht Central Station.  The reception is fully booked

November 22 (Friday) 9:00-17:00, State of the Art

November 22 (Friday) 9:00-17:00, State of the Art (Themes)

The venue for the first congress day is also Hogeschool Utrecht at Utrecht Science Park,  Heidelberglaan 15 .

Theme 1: Early development

Theme 2: Physical Fitness & Physical activity

Theme 3: Impact of Context / Environment, working with children

Morning: Two keynote lectures on each theme


  • Three parallel abstract programmes
  • Six workshops (two on each theme) and a fourth abstract programme



In the evening 19:00, Social program with dinner in Utrecht City.  The Dinner  is served at restaurant Oudaen, Oudegracht 99, Utrecht, in the old city center.

November 23 (Saturday), 9:00-15:00, Future plans and connections in Europe

The venue for the last congress day is in the Utrecht City Center West, namely the Beatrixgebouw, Jaarbeurs Meet Up Congress Center Utrecht. The Beatrixgebouw is located at a few minutes walk from the West entrance of Utrecht Central Station.

Morning:  Two TEDx Talks

Three parallel inspiration sessions concerning best practics and the future of




or the NVFK young researchers session

Afternoon: Networksession  and closure

This congress is relevant for paediatric physiotherapists and related professionals, researchers and lecturers / educational professionals in the domain of paediatric physiotherapy.

The first congress day (Friday 22nd of November) will focus on current research, innovations and best practices with high standard keynotes, oral presentations, poster pitches and presentations, workshops and a commercial exhibition. The second congress day (Saturday 23rd of November) will focus on future international exchange and/or collaboration between research, practice and education with inspiring TEDx talks, inspiration and co-creation sessions and round table conversations.

Participation in one of the two pre-congress courses on the 21st of November 2019 only for participants of the congress.

We hope to see you in Utrecht in November 2019!