About the Conference

Congress Montreal18 is going to be the biggest Canadian physiotherapy conference ever! Three partners have joined forces to develop an exciting and innovative program - the not-to-miss event of 2018.


Montreal 18 will have exciting plenary speakers, energetic educational sessions, engaging panel discussions, rapid fire poster sessions and awesome abstracts. The Congress favourites The Pitch and TED-type talk are coming back. A call-out for these sessions will be sent out this summer. New this year: posters will be presented in electronic format only. Stay tuned for details. The program is built according to areas of interests so that you can focus on what is most meaningful for your practice. We look forward to seeing you in Montreal November 1-3, 2018.


Association québécoise de la physiothérapie (AQP)

The AQP represents the interests of its members, the profession and the public with decision-making bodies, whether political or administrative, in order to optimize the contribution of physiotherapy to the improvement of Québec's health care system. It supports the professional development of its members and actively promotes best practices.

 Did you know? The AQP has just celebrated its second anniversary! Thanks to the support of CPA, it was officially launched on November 14, 2015 in Quebec City and has continued to grow ever since.



Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)

CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy across Canada and around the world.  The CPA strives to achieve excellence in three priority areas: value for members, excellence in practice, and Canadians’ appreciation of the benefits of physiotherapy.

Did you know? CPA will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020!



Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ)

 OPPQ is a modern and effective organization that maintains high standards of quality in the training and practice of physiotherapists and physical rehabilitation therapists in Quebec. It raises the profile of physiotherapy by facilitating public access to health care, promoting the full use of all its areas of practice, and playing a key role in discussions about health care in Quebec.

Did you know? The OPPQ was founded nearly 45 years ago, and for 25 years, has developed an innovative and accessible continuing training programme focused on changes in physiotherapeutic clinical realities and emerging practices.