Conference 2018

POGP Conference 2018 has LAUNCHED!

The POGP Conference in 2018 will take place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October at Jurys Inn Hotel, 1, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD.


Friday 5th 8.30am - 6pm followed by Conference dinner at 8pm

Saturday 6th October 8.30am - 4.15pm 

Roll up! Roll up!  POGP Conference 2018 registration is OPEN!

Date: Friday 5th 0830 – 1800 and Saturday 6th October 0830 - 1600

Venue: Jury’s Inn, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3UD

Programme: see link at the bottom of the page or on the Conference 2018 specific website 

 Your committee has listened to your subject requests and has worked hard to offer a broad and varied programme of relevant, interesting and stimulating subjects to whet your appetite!

Whether you are new to Women and Men's Health Physio, thinking of specialising or even been working in the field for some time, there is something in it for you!  Conference plays an excellent part of your CPD,  is a great place to meet other like-minded clinicians and discover what is happening outside your Trust/workplace… and is fun!

Please follow the link here.

To register and for full details.

We are offering a £20 early bird discount for all registrants up until 30th June.  Don’t delay! Sign up and join the ‘buzz’!

We are also offering 2 one-day places to students or Band 5’s at £98 per person, to include one year free POGP membership. Don’t miss out! First come – first served!

We are holding a raffle during both days of conference to raise money for ‘Noahs Ark’ a local children’s hospital, so do bring your spare cash to support this excellent charity!

POGP Conference 2018 - Call for Abstracts 

We need you! 

We are delighted to invite POGP members to submit an abstract of original work for consideration of inclusion at POGP Annual Conference 2018. The categories are:

  • Original research 
  • Service development/innovation

The four highest scoring abstracts will be given the opportunity of a platform presentation. All researchers are invited to present their work as a poster for display (including those who are offered platform presentation). There will be a prize for the best platform presentation and the best poster.

Key Dates

  • Open for submissions: Tuesday 1st May
  • Margie Polden Bursary Application Closes 1st July 
  • *Closing date: Midnight Friday 3rd August
  • Decisions notification by: Midnight Friday 31st August
  • *Abstracts will not be accepted after the closing date.

All researchers must pay the full conference fee. All posters require the researcher or member of the research team to stand and present the poster to delegates at designated times during each day.

You must arrive early on the first day of the conference to put your poster up. Please bring your own supply of pins/velcro pads. You may also wish to attach a plastic pocket with paper copies of your poster, although your abstract will be printed in the conference proceedings.

Submission by non POGP members is welcomed.

We look forward to seeing your submitted abstracts and welcoming you to conference 2018.

Kay Crotty Research Officer

Margie Polden Bursary Application