3rd International Symposium: ICF Education REGISTRATION CLOSED

 Postkarten ICF Edu web Registration CLOSED

The 3rd International Symposium: ICF Education aims 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. 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)

Symposium Registration – NOW CLOSED

The registration platfform is now closed. If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Melissa Selb; Email: ; Tel. +41 41 939 6631

Symposium Posters and Oral Presentations

The confirmation of accepted posters have been sent. The author(s) of poster abstracts that have been selected to be presented orally have also been informed. See below for details on posters and presentations.




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ICF in Germany

Update-Prozess und aktuelle Entwicklungen zur ICF aus Sicht der WHO

Was kann Deutschland vom standardisierten Abklärungsverfahren der Schweiz für die Frühförderung lernen?

ICF-orientierte Bedarfsermittlung in der beruflichen Rehabilitation – Ergebnisse des trägerübergreifenden b3-Projektes


Welcome & Poster session I






Focus on functioning in ICF


Focus on ICF education


Workshops in parallel**

Teaching the ICF

  • Teaching ICF in an interprofessional context
  • Teaching others to teach about the ICF (Train-the-Trainer)
  • Teaching health administrators and decision makers about the ICF

Use of the ICF

  • Joint use of the ICF with other WHO classifications
  • ICF to monitor health and health related outcomes

In between




Poster Session II



Wrap up



Dinner (at own cost) to continue our conversation - OPTIONAL

Contact Persons – Symposium Organising Committee

For general questions: Melissa Selb; Email: ; Tel. +41 41 939 6631

For submission of PowerPoint files of posters and oral presentations: Michaela Coenen; Email: ; Tel. +49 89 2180 78216

Poster and Oral Presentation Formats

Poster presentations

The author(s) will be responsible for printing the poster and bringing it to the symposium themselves. Each poster will be assigned a number. Author(s) are asked to check in the poster at the registration desk at the symposium venue between 8:00-9:00. At check-in they will be provided the poster number and the pins for hanging the poster on the numbered poster board.

Poster dimension : A0 paper size / Portrait orientation / 841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in

The abstract topic should be presented on the poster using brief written statements and graphic materials, such as charts, figures and photographs. The author(s) will have the opportunity to discuss their posters with participants during the coffee and lunch breaks.

Oral presentations

Twelve poster abstracts have been selected to be presented as an oral presentation during either poster session I or II. The author(s) of the selected poster are asked to prepare a 5-minute PowerPoint presentation (max. 5 slides) that will visually support the verbal presentation of the poster content. Each presentation will be followed by a 5-minute Q&A session.

The PPT slides must be sent to Michaela Coenen, a member of the Symposium Organising Committee, Email:  at the latest by 9 April 2018.