FOCUS2022PHYSIOTHERAPY CONFERENCESeptember 30 - October 2, Melbourne: Crown Conference CentreA VISION OF THINGS TO COME

WELCOME TO FOCUS 2022

With a vision for the future, this conference will focus on the latest in business, education, leadership and practice in physiotherapy.

Our call to action and our challenge to the profession is to be visionaries, to focus now on what we can create for the future of the profession. We ask you to bring your best, most creative selves to FOCUS 2022.

The Conference environment offers inspiration and collaboration. We welcome the diverse community that contributes to our industry and invite you to take risks, challenge yourself, ask questions and share experiences. 

Predicting the future is a challenge, the FOCUS 2022 conference will provide a foundation to help attendees prepare, understand and manage to meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. 

Early Bird Registration is now open.

WHEN

Friday - Sunday
30 Sep - 2 Oct, 2022

WHERE

Crown Melbourne
Conference Centre, Promenade

WHO

The best
in the industry

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

The APA conference, FOCUS 2022, will consist of a program combining the three main themes and will call for abstracts in these areas:

PRACTICE

Apply your ideas, beliefs and methods within the practise of physiotherapy to achieve better patient outcomes.

BUSINESS

Develop your management, leadership and administrative skills to ensure your business runs smoothly.

EDUCATION

Build expert skills in teaching, supervision and research with a focus on patient and professional education.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The 2022 Conference Program Committee is putting together a dynamic program to FOCUS on the future of the physiotherapy profession. Three themes will make up the program – Practice, Business and Education and will showcase keynote speakers, invited speakers and abstract submissions.

01
Friday 30 September (commencing at 1.30pm)

- Opening Plenary 1
- Concurrent 1 X 3 Streams
- Afternoon tea and Exhibition
- Concurrent 2 X 3 Streams
- Welcome Reception

02
Saturday 1 October

- Exhibition open
- Business Breakfast
- Plenary 2
- Plenary 3
- Morning Tea
- Concurrent 3 X 3 Streams
- Concurrent 4 X 3 Streams
- Lunch and Exhibition
- Concurrent 5 X 3 Streams
- Concurrent 6 X 3 Streams
- Afternoon tea and Exhibition
- Plenary 4

03
Sunday 2 October

- Exhibition open
- Concurrent 7 X 3 Streams
- Support staff Session 1
- Concurrent 8 X 3 Streams
- Support Staff Session 2
- Morning Tea and Exhibition
- Plenary 5
- Lunch and Exhibition
- Concurrent 9 X 3 Streams
- Support Staff Session 3
- Afternoon Tea
- Plenary 6
- Conference Dinner

SPEAKERS

Chris Helder
Keynote Speaker
Lisa McInnes-Smith
Keynote Speaker

Watch this space for speaker announcements

EXPLORE THE SPEAKERS

Abstracts

The Australian Physiotherapy Association is calling for abstract submissions for free papers and how-to-sessions for the 2022 conference. Abstract submissions are now closed.
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Don’t miss out!

Focus 2022 will start in:

SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

The Australian Physiotherapy Association is excited to invite you to partner with us in presenting at the FOCUS 2022 Conference—Australia’s pre-eminent physiotherapy conference. With an expected audience of around 300 national attendees and an exhibition of 50 booths, the FOCUS 2022 Conference will bring together industry professionals from across Australia and promises to be an excellent networking opportunity. Showcase and expose your products and services to Australia’s leading physiotherapists.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Where to stay during the conference

Looking for the right place to stay during the conference? We have got you sorted. Ozaccom+ is the approved booking agency for accomodation and travel for this years’ conference. We have hand-picked a range of conference hotels available at a discounted rate for delegates, which are only available through Ozaccom+.
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VENUE & LOCATION

CROWN MELBOURNE CONFERENCE CENTRE
Crown Conference Centre is a unique purpose built facility that specialises in catering for residential conferences, meetings, seminars, product launches, exhibitions, and many other events in Melbourne.
Crown Conference Centre, Promenade
8 Whiteman Street, 
Southbank, Victoria 3006
www.crownmelbourne.com.au
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