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General information

The conference is organized by the German Federal Pension Insurance, in cooperation with the German Pension Insurance Berlin-Brandenburg, the German Society of Rehabilitation Science (DGRW) and the European Forum for Research in Rehabilitation (EFRR).


Concept of the Conference
The 15th Congress of EFRR will be held together with the 28th Reha-Kolloquium, German Congress for Rehabilitation Research. Reha-Kolloquium is the largest German conference in the field of rehabilitation.

The overall Conference with over 2.000 attendees expected consists of two interrelated sub-conferences with joint plenary lectures, social programme and networking areas. Registration for the EFRR Congress enables to attend all scientific sessions of both sub-conferences including the joint programme (full access).  

Conference Language
The official language of the EFRR Congress is English.
The official language of the Reha-Kolloquium is German.
Joint programme will be held in English.

Date and Time
Monday, 15 April 2019 (10:00 am) – Wednesday, 17 April 2019 (2:00 pm)  

Conference Venue
Maritim Hotel Berlin
Stauffenbergstraße 26, 10785 Berlin

Registration & Information Desk
The Registration and Information Desk will be located onsite at the ground floor of conference venue. Onsite registration will be available during the onsite registration hours noted here.

All speakers and pre-registrants must check in at the registration area to pick up all conference materials and name badges. Staff will be on hand to assist and answer any questions.
Opening times of the registration & information desk:

Monday, 15 April 2019: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 16 April 2019: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, 17 April 2019: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Each Conference delegate will receive a name badge on the registration desk. This badge will be your official pass and must be worn during all conference sessions and meals.

CME Accreditation
An application for CME credits will be made to the Ärztekammer Berlin.

A variety of companies, national and international institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other relevant organizations will be given an opportunity to present themselves at an exhibition.

Pre-Conference Workshops
Pre-Conference workshops will be offered on Monday, 15 April 2019 (8:00 am -10:00 am).
These workshops are not included in the conference package and must be purchased separately. To ensure small group interactions, there are limited places available, so be sure to register early enough.