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FIRRI SYMPOSIUM

 Recent advances in rehabilitation of cardiorespiratory and internal diseases

The members of the FIRRI board kindly invite you to the 2024 symposium on “Recent advances in rehabilitation of cardiorespiratory and internal diseases”.
When: Friday, April 26, 2024
Where: Hasselt- Jessa Ziekenhuis – Auditorium at Campus Salvator

More information is coming soon.

Last year theme of this interuniversity initiative was “Eat and exercise your tissues into shape” and we highlighted recent fundamental and clinical aspects of the latest innovative approaches in the rehabilitation of internal diseases.

More information about the 2024 symposium is coming soon
Location: Hasselt


Program of last year:

09:15-10:00   Registration & coffee

10:00-10:10   Welcome & introduction

10:10-11:00 KeynoteProf. dr. M. Hesselink (Maastricht University, NL): “Widening the energy gap in chronic metabolic disorders – focus on of physical activity and fasting”

11:00-11:10   Short break

11:10-11:55   Selected oral presentations

11:55-13:30   Poster session & lunch break

13:30-14:15   Selected oral presentations 

14:15-14:25   Short break

14:25-15:15   KeynoteProf. dr. A. Schols (Maastricht University, NL): “Closing the energy gap in chronic metabolic disorders – focus on physical activity and feeding”

15:15-15:30   Closing & award session

Abstractssubmission is now closed!

Abstracts related to any aspect of rehabilitation of acute and chronic internal diseases can be submitted by master students, doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers. A reviewing panel will select 6 abstracts for oral presentation. Abstracts not selected for oral presentation will be presented during a poster session. An award for the best poster and for best oral presentation will be awarded at the end of the symposium.

Registration:

  • Registration fee* for academics: free
  • Registration fee* for non-academics: €30
  • Registration fee* master students: free

* Any attendee who fails to show or cancels his/her registration and has not contacted FIRRI with at least 24h before the start of the symposium will be considered a no-show and charged a €30 fee.

Registration is closed