You are kindly invited to attend the RIMS Annual Conference, “MS Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan”, scheduled to take place in Amsterdam from Thursday 31 May until Saturday 2 June, 2018.
The conference main theme “MS Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan” covers 4 exciting areas: Health Promotion, Supporting Self-management, Physical Transition through the Disease Course, and Social Transition through the Disease Course.
Visit the conference website http://www.rims2018-amsterdam.com to find out more on the programme and confirmed speakers!
RIMS offers travel grants to up to 30 nurses to enable attending its Annual Conference. Thanks to the sponsorship of Biogen, we will waive the registration fee and cover travel and accommodation for up to 30 selected nurses.
Application deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2018 (11:59 PM CEST)
Send in your application here.
Furthermore, a nurse training programme is scheduled for Thursday, 31 May from 9:30 – 15:00. The morning session is elaborated independently by RIMS, the afternoon session will be a satellite symposium by Biogen. More details are available on the website www.rims2018-amsterdam.com.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
All participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral and/or poster presentations:
- There is poster viewing for all accepted abstracts
- There are express sessions for a selection of accepted abstracts (oral presentation of 1 minute – on stage) – using 1 ppt slide
- There are platform presentations for a selection of accepted abstracts (oral presentation of 10 min – on stage) – using PPT slides
Submission deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2018 (11:59 PM CEST)
Submit your abstract here.
Two Teaching Courses will be organised in the margins of the RIMS Annual Conference. Topics of the Teaching Courses 2018 are:
- Respiratory Training
- Fatigue Management
More information on each course is available on the corresponding page of the website www.rims2018-amsterdam.com
A special programme for PhD Students is organised on Thursday, 31st May 2018. This is the perfect arena to meet experienced researchers and other PhD students working in the MS-field. We will give you the ability to practice your conference and presentation skills in a friendly atmosphere. Now it’s your chance to present your research ideas, semi-finished instruments and products, first study results etc. and get input from well-known and experienced researchers in the MS-field! We are looking forward to meet you all!
We offer participants the possibility to book their accommodation in Amsterdam through the conference website.
Deadline for hotel bookings: Thursday 15 February, 2018 (11:59 PM CEST)
Book your hotel here.
Register before March 9th 2018 and benefit from the early bird fee! Registration should be done online via the registration tool available on the website. RIMS members can register at a reduced rate. A ticket for the networking dinner can be purchased while signing up for the Conference!
Looking forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam!
Vincent DE GROOT
Chair Scientific Committee
Jaume SASTRE GARRIGA, Piet EELEN, Giampaolo BRICHETTO, Daphne KOS, Christian DETTMERS, Anders SKJERBAEK & Heleen BECKERMAN
RIMS Annual Conference Organising and Scientific Committee