• ICF Research Branch

The Branch welcomes Professor Liane Simon

The ICF Research Branch is delighted to welcome Professor Liane Simon as a new member of its Steering Committee.

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Prof. Simon will join the renowned group of scientists and leaders in the ICF community – Prof. Jerome Bickenbach, Dr. Michaela Coenen, Prof. Judith Hollenweger and Prof. Gerold Stucki – who have been serving on the ICF Research Branch Steering Committee the last several years. ICF Research Branch will benefit tremendously from Liane Simon’s many years of clinical and academic experience in early childhood intervention.

The ICF Research Branch is looking forward to successful collaborations with Prof. Liane Simon!

3rd International Symposium: ICF Education

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The 3rd International Symposium: ICF Education builds on the first held in Finland in 2015 and the second in South Africa in 2017. The aim is to bring together people from around the world who are using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in clinical practice, research and teaching.

The 3rd International Symposium: ICF Education will enable participants to share their experiences and learn from each other. Active participation from all delegates is encouraged and expected!

Event Details

Date/Time:Friday, 13 April 2018; 11:45 - 18:30 (Pre-symposium talks from 9:00 - 11:40)
Venue:MSH Medical School Hamburg - Großer Grasbrook Campus, Großer Grasbrook 17, 20457 Hamburg
Cost:€ 50 (to be paid onsite in cash)

Click here to download the information sheet as a PDF


Registered delegates who have submitted a poster abstract will be notified about acceptance by March 15th. Poster abstracts that are invited to be presented as brief oral presentations will also be communicated by March 15th. See below for more information about the presentation formats or click here to download the information sheet as a PDF.

Symposium Registration

The registration platfform was closed briefly due to limited space issues. A solution has been found. However, since the space is still limited, a limited number of registrations will be accepted. Note that workshop "Teaching ICF in an interprofessional context" is booked out.

Click on the button below to register for the symposium.


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Next available German-language ICF Workshops

The next available German-language ICF workshop will take place on Thursday/Friday, 17-18 September 2018 at the Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany.

The one and a half day training workshop will cover a wide range of topics and comprises a basic module as well as specific modules.

NEW – Due to the growing interest in a basic course on the ICF, a one-day workshop will also be offered on Thursday, 17 Mai 2018.

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Day 1: Basic module – 8 trainings sessions

Day 2: Advanced modules (optional) – 4 training sessions

Further information about the workshops as well as the registration form can be found here: http://ihrs.ibe.med.uni-muenchen.de/veranstaltungen/icf_schulung1/index.html.