Congress: Peeking over borders: 8.-9.9.2023
Barcamp: Physiotherapy unlimited

Peeking over borders:research and good practice

08.09.2023 bis 09.09.2023
Das Seepark, Universitätsstraße 104, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Austria, Italy, Slovenia
Closing of registration:

Program Friday, 08.09.2023

Time Session
10:30 Arrival / Get together
12:00 – 12:30

Opening / Welcome Speech

12:30 – 14:00

Austria presents:

Movement Control - „Let’s have a Look“ -
„The Process of Decision Making in Movement Therapy“

  • Dr. Andreas Sammer
  • Dr. Jürgen Birklbauer
  • Barbara Gödl-Purrer, MSc
14:00 - 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 - 16:00

Italy presents:

  • Simone Battista: „The Care Process of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis:
    Common Pitfalls and Strategies for Optimising its Quality.“
  • Giacomo Rossettini: „Therapy is important, but context matters more:
    unrevealing placebo and nocebo effects in muscoskeletal physiotherapy“


16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:45

Slovenia presents: 

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Renata Vauhnik: “Can We Decrease Knee Laxity?”
  • Andrea Backović Juričan: “The Role of Physiotherapists in the Prevention Program Together for Health”
  • Janez Špoljar: “Is Robot-Assisted Gait Therapy for Patients with Neurological Impairments a Tool, an Adjunct or Redundant?“
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Tine Kovačič: “Applicative Value of Hippotherapeutic Research in Rehabilitation of Children with Developmental Disabilities”
17:45 – 18:30 Exchange to the topic „Studying and Working in Austria,
Italy and Slovenia“
– Panel Discussion
19:30 Socializing – Barbecue

Market Booths for the whole day in the lecture rooms - Marketplace Austria, Italy & Slovenia. Universities of Applied Sciences will be presenting Student Projects at the Market Booths.


Program Saturday, 09.09.2023

Time Session
08:00 – 08:45 For the Early Birds:
move together
09:00 Keynote speech by Esther-Mary D‘Arcy,
Chairman World Physiotherapy– Europe Region (ERWCPT)
09:30 Start BarCamp
09:30 – 10:15 BarCamp: No1
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:15 BarCamp: No2
11:20 – 12:00 Exchange to the BarCamp Experiences and Results
12:45 – 13:00 Conclusion


Event fees

Members:  € 180,- of the respective professional association

Non-Members: € 250,00,-

Students:      50,-



Tel.: +43 (0) 587 99 51-0



Location and Directions:

Arrival by public transportation : Train to Klagenfurt Main Station, then take Bus C to Europapark


Further Information

Continuing education points can be earned by participating. Confirmation of attendance may be submitted to your professional association as part of an application for the MTD-CPD certificate. Please note that photos and film recordings will be made at the event. By participating, you agree that pictures and/or videos of participants may be taken during the event and used for publication and may be saved for this purpose. The photos and/or videos are for public relations purposes only.



Thanks to our great sponsors:


Logo Bank Austria   Logo Allomed   Logo Synaptos

 Logo: Byteart   Logo ptpm

Logo: IskraMedical



Participants can book their accomodation directly at the


Alternatively, you can find an overview of other hotels and accommodations here:

Lower Price Range: 

Jugend- und Familiengästehaus Klagenfurt

Hotel Plattenwirt 

Pension Wachau 

Hotel Weidenhof

Alpenadria Stadthotel 

Schweizerhaus Klagenfurt 

Mid-Range-Price Options: 

ibis Styles Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

Der Sandwirth

Select Hotel Moser Verdino Klagenfurt 

Hotel Zlami-Holzer

Higher Price Category: 

Werzers Hotel Resort Pörtschach 

Hotel das Balance 



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