Information for exhibitors

The 9th FATO International Congress which will be held in Marrakech (Morocco) from November 24 to 28, 2020. The congress will be held in HOTEL MOGADOR AGDAL PALACE.

Through the organization of its congresses, FATO is intended to stimulate, promote a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation. The International Congress of FATO is an event that is a place for exchange and discussion between rehabilitation professionals to improve quality of services and to find lasting solutions to barriers that face people with disabilities to access services. FATO Congresses also aims at strengthening the unifying role of the FATO in order to consolidate rehabilitation sector in Africa

FATO congresses are attended by rehabilitation professionals coming from all over Africa including ortho-prosthetists, physical therapists, rehabilitation physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, etc. In addition, the congresses are also attended by decision makers who come to be informed about the trends within the rehabilitation sector, about the challenges faced by the sector and potential solutions to overcome these challenges. At the last FATO International Congress held in Lomé (Togo), around 300 participants attended the congress:


Ortho-Prosthetists 45 %
Physical Therapists 30 %
Rehabilitation Physicians 5 %
Orthopaedic Surgeons 5 %
Others rehabilitation professionals 5 %
Decision makers 10 %


1000 participants are expected to attend the 9th FATO International Congress which will be held in Marrakech (Morocco).

Integrated with the interdisciplinary congress, the exhibition provides an opportunity for the participants get information on the latest product innovations and for the exhibitors an opportunity to get in touch with existing clients and with potential new ones.

To receive the “Exhibitors Information Package” please contact:


You can contribute to the success of the congress, not only by participating as exhibitors, but also through either being a sponsor of specific activities. For more information, please consult the Exhibitors Information Package (to receive the document, please contact:


Online registration only

Confirmation of registration

Online registration: After registering online, an acknowledgment of receipt including all the details of your registration will be immediately emailed to you. Within the two weeks after receipt of payment of registration fees an official confirmation will be sent by email.

About two weeks before the congress, participants will receive an email containing all important information about the Congress.

Deadline and payment terms

Registrations are confirmed only after the confirmation of the full payment of the registration. The full payment must be received before August 30 2020 in order to benefit from the discount « Early Bird Registration ».

  • Bank transfer: Payments by bank transfer are accepted. All payments must be made to the bank account, details of which are provided The amount to be paid is the one indicated on the invoice sent by email (after registration). Bank transfers must clearly indicate the participant’s name and invoice number. All bank charges are at the participant’s expense.
Account holder

Fédération Africaine des Techniciens Orthoprothésistes

06 BP 9882 Ouagadougou 06 BURKINA FASO

Bank Code BF084 / Code guichet 01002
Account N° 001150260032 / Clé RIB : 54
IBAN Code BF42 BF08  4010  0100  1150 2600  3254

Bank Of Africa Burkina Faso
Avenue de la Résistance du 17 mai

01 BP 1319 Ouagadougou 01
Tél. : 30 88 70 à 73

Fax : 30 88 74

Telex : 5543 BF


Visa and entry requirements in Morocco

It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure that the entry requirements are met for Morocco. For more information, see “Visa” section of the site (link)

A bilingual congress

The official languages of the congress are French and English with a simultaneous translation during all sessions.