Programme

World Dysphagia Summit

The World Dysphagia Summit will be held on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September 2017, coinciding on 22 September with the 7th ESSD Congress. Thirteen topics of global concern regarding dysphagia will be presented by committees made up of representatives from all major dysphagia societies around the world. 

The Summit language will be in English but there will be simultaneous translation into Spanish for delegates who would like it. 

World Dysphagia Summit

 

7th ESSD Congress

The 7th ESSD Congress, Swallowing and Ageing, will be held at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya from Thursday 21 to Friday 22 September, coinciding on Friday 22 with the World Dysphagia Summit. The theme of the congress is dysphagia in older persons but abstracts will be accepted and presented for all areas of dysphagia as they are every year.

The Congress language is English but there will be simultaneous translation into Spanish for delegates who would like it. 

Precongress Course

The Precongress Course in Dysphagia on Progressive Neurological Diseaseswill be held at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Wednesday 20 September. Delegates can register in the precongress course as a stand-alone event or as part of the 7th ESSD Congress and World Dysphagia Summit.

The presentations of the Precongress Course will be in English but there will be simultaneous translation into Spanish for delegates who would like it. 

The welcome reception of the Congress and Summit will be held at the same venue following the precongress course. 

WORKSHOP AND ESSD FEES ACCREDITATION COURSE

Registration for the two-day Workshop, Management of Dysphagia in a General Hospital, held at the Hospital de Mataró, on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 September is FULL. 

Last places available for ESSD FEES Accreditation Course also held at Hospital de Mataró, Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 September. Exams to pass the course and transitional exams for FEES practitioners will be held in Barcelona on Wednesday 20, 9-11 am, see website www.essdskillsaccreditation.org

The courses will be in English only and the exams of the FEES course