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ER-WCPT 2016 education congress

4th Congress on Physiotherapy Education of the European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (ER-WCPT) hosted by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in collaboration with the European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE)

11 - 12 Nov 2016, Liverpool

Call for members of the Scientific and Organising Committee

Applications for members to serve on the ER-WCPT Education Congress Scientific and Organising Committee are now invited. The period of office is from 2014 to the end of the Congress evaluation period (Spring 2017).

The CSP, in close collaboration with ER-WCPT, will review all applications to ensure the composition of the committees provides complementary skills and knowledge to fulfil its duties.

We are looking for members with the following expertise:

Scientific Committee

  • Member from a research/educational background with relevant international experience and/or presenting at international conferences
  • Member from a research/clinical practice background with relevant international experience and/or presenting at international conferences
  • Member with experience in scientific programme planning at international or national level
  • Member with peer reviewed presentations and publication track record
  • Member with e-learning experience

Organising Committee

  • Member with expertise in national/international conference development and delivery
  • Member with e-learning experience

Information on the terms of reference for the two Committees can be found in the attached documents.

Only individuals who are members of a WCPT member organisation are eligible to be appointed. Applicants need to have the ability to work effectively in English. A supporting letter from the respective WCPT member organisation is required.

Membership of the two Committees requires commitment of time to attend the 1 - 2 quarterly meetings (videoconferencing facilities available) and to undertake activities as required. Both committees will be supported by CSP staff. Expenses to cover the costs for attending the meetings will be reimbursed.

The Executive Committee of ER-WCPT nominates the chair of the Scientific Committee after a proposal by the CSP. The proposed candidate as chair of the Scientific Committee must be a physiotherapist with a PhD degree.

How to apply

Interested individuals should submit their CV and a statement of max 500 words including previous experience, how their expertise could benefit the Scientific/Organising Committee and whether they can commit to the time necessary to fulfil the duties. The submission needs to be accompanied by a letter of support from the respective WCPT member organisation.

Please send your applications by email to by 15 November 2013. Applicants will be notified of the outcome latest by January 2014.


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