SAVE THE DATE
11th Triennial IFSHT and 14th IFSSH Congress will be held in Berlin, Germany.
"Building Bridges - Together Hand in Hand" 17th - 21st June 2019
The website for the congress is now live and has information about the provisional programme and information about the venue. The programme is already looking very exciting with superb lectures and workshops run by internationally renowned hand therapists and surgeons. You can sign up for the Congress newsletter and register for the Congress. See below for a power point slide stack for you to insert in your presentations at your National meetings to promote the Congress.
Two awards are given to hand therapists at this meeting. Firstly, the Cristina Alegri Award which is given to a hand therapist who has made a significant innovation or major change in knowledge. The innovation can be in treatment or practice methods, therapeutic approaches, splinting, adaptive equipment design or therapeutic equipment. The application form for this award can be found here
Secondly, the Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded for the first time in 2019. This award will be given to multiple therapists who have made a significant international contribution to hand therapy. Full criteria for this award can be found on the IFSHT website but include publication, International teaching, outreach and scientific contribution. The application form for nominations can be found here
At the Congress, IFSHT and DAHTH will be running the triennial Silent Auction. This is a vital activity for raising funds for the activities of IFSHT including the Triennial Congress Travel Grant. Please start holding on to items you will be donating. We are very grateful to Dagmar Fucik and Monika Schafer from DAHTH for being our local Silent Auction organisers.
Follow this link to find useful documents: http://ifssh-ifsht2019.com/downloads/