CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS FATO 9th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS Marrakech (Morocco) November 24 –28, 2020

FATO is pleased to announce the call for contributions for the FATO 2020 International Congress which will be held in Marrakech (Morocco) from November 24 to 28, 2020. The deadline for submitting contributions is March 30 2020 and acceptance / rejection notifications will be sent to submitters by latest May 04 2020. All contributions are subject to selection by the world congress scientific committee.

The FATO 2020 International Congress scientific programme provides sessions that address clinical, research, educational, industrial, and innovative aspects of rehabilitation care. The scientific programme is structured around four (4) main blocks: Symposium, Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations, and Workshops.

Abstracts for oral presentations, posters presentations and symposiums will be reviewed by a panel of 3 persons under the coordination of the Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee will compile reviews reports and, will select which abstracts will be accepted.

Workshop proposals will be reviewed and validated by the Scientific Committee, based on their relevance and based on availability of rooms during the congress.

Please read the dedicated sections below for detailed information including submission instructions.

Symposium: Symposia will present specific subject, related to rehabilitation, in a session where several speakers will address the same issue from a different perspective; developments, researches, approaches, strategies, etc., before opening the floor for discussion and debate with the audience. Where appropriate, symposia present differing points of view on a particular topic. READ MORE

Oral Presentations: An oral presentation is a professional communication describing a technique, case study, clinical trial, systematic review, or experiment delivered as a podium presentation during the congress. READ MORE

E-Poster Presentations: An E-poster is a professional communication describing a technique, case study, clinical trial, systematic review, or experiment delivered as a poster presentation during the congress. For this congress, posters will be displayed on paper, but rather projected on screen.  READ MORE

Workshops: Workshops provide an opportunity for industry representatives to instruct participants about design features, prescription criteria and application of new products and devices. In addition, Workshop could be an opportunity for organizations to present new techniques and/or approaches.  READ MORE

Important dates

November 30th, 2019 Launching the “Call for Contributions”
January 8th, 2020 Opening of congress registration
March 2nd, 2020 Abstract submission deadline (in English and French) / Last day to make modifications to abstracts already submitted
May 4th, 2020 Positive / negative responses sent to those who have submitted a contribution
September 30th, 2020 Deadline for registration and payment for those who (1) make a presentation, (2) present E-posters, (3) organize a symposium (including all speakers of the symposium) and (4) organize a workshop
August 21st, 2020 Deadline for receiving papers by (PowerPoint + text) in English and in English and CV of speakers
November 24th, 2020 Beginning of the congress