Dear colleagues and friends,
Welcome to Taichung, Taiwan, for the combined meeting of the 6th WCPT-AWP & 12th ACPT Congress 2013 íV the largest ever physical therapy professional meeting in Asia and around the Pacific Ocean!
The Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT) is founded in 1980 and is the oldest physical therapy international organization of the kind in the Asia. After the 5th ACPT Congress in 1993 (Taipei), The PTAROC (Taiwan) is very happy to host the 12th ACPT Congress again after 20 years and we promise to make this reunion of ACPT countries for you an experience of a life time!
The Asia Western Pacific Region (AWP) of World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT), established since 1991, is the second largest region of the WCPT. It is our greatest privilege to organize the 6th AWP Congress for the Region and to serve as a bridge between the AWP and ACPT to share the common interests in the area and the profession.
The 6th AWP & 12th ACPT Combined Congress will be held on September 5-9, 2013. It will be a wonderful opportunity to interact and communicate with physical therapy clinicians, educators, researchers and many more from interdisciplinary fields. The Scientific Committee has made serious efforts to provide wide range of interesting topics from the field of biomechanics, cancer rehabilitation, & education, etc. presented by well-known speakers and authorities.
The Taiwan Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) sincerely invite you to take this unique opportunity in sharing your professional knowledge, getting connected professionally and socially, and also to visit many of the scenic and cultural attractions in Taiwan.
With best wishes and regards,
TPTA President: Suh-Fang Jeng
WCPT-AWP Chair: Gillian Webb
ACPT Chairman-Elect: Wen-Jen Chien
2013 WCPT-AWP & ACPT Congress Chairman: Shin-Da Lee