EEMCPDM 2024

Dear Colleagues, dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate at the 10th East European and Mediterranean Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Conference, which will take place from 13th to 15th of June 2024 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Over a period of twenty years has East European and Mediterranean Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Conference evolved into a wonderful opportunity for the physicians and therapists of the region to get together with experts from around the world, share knowledge and experience, and discuss the latest developments in cerebral palsy and developmental medicine including musculoskeletal disorders, comorbidities, technological support of the rehabilitation process and neuroplasticity.
Conference topics are:

  • Body posture and stability
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Transition
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthotics, Robotics
  • Spasticity reduction
  • Hip surveillance
  • Social aspects

    We invite authors from all fields and professions who are caring for children with disabilities to submit their abstracts. All abstracts related to childhood and young persons’ disabilities are welcome, including those on treatment, prevention, early detection, early intervention, transition and lifespan issues, parents’ and siblings’ experiences, adult research, health systems, engineering in disability, basic sciences, social science research and ethics.

    The main theme of the meeting is “Row gently, arrive eventually ”

    (Tasa sõuad, kaugele jõuad)
    It is a translation of the old Estonian proverb, saying that we Estonians are famous for our patience and tolerance with different people and opinions.

    This time we gather in Tallinn - one of the best preserved medieval old towns in Europe (UNESCO World Heritage Site), as well as exemplary architecture from different periods. Often named as the Silicon Valley of Europe, Tallinn is a unique combination of a smart city, with its hundreds of start-ups and technological centres and Estonian culture, which can be seen everywhere in the form of cuisine, handicraft and music.
    Please join us for a high level scientific and cultural experience in Tallinn, Estonia!

    The official conference language is English. Attendance at the conference awards 16 CME credits.

    The organizers of the meeting are Tallinn Children’s Hospital, Tartu University Hospital, Charité - Berlin University Medicine, Estonian Association of Surgeons, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Riga Poga Rehabilitation Centre, Katharina Scoliosis non-profit association.