Committees

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Laura Beccani, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics and clinical researcher IRCCS Santa Maria Nuova -Ausl Reggio Emilia, Board member  Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy, Lecturer Bachelor degreee in Physiotherapy Unimore Reggio Emilia, Master in Neurorehabilitation and Developmental Neuroscience Humanitas Roma

Manon Bloemen, The Netherlands
PPT PhD, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics and Senior researcher, Researchgroup Lifestyle and Health (Child in Motion) , Research Center Healthy and Sustainable Living; Lecturer  Master Pediatric Physiotherapy  Institute of Human Movement Studies  HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

Marike Boonzaaijer, The Netherlands
PPT PhD, physiotherapist  specialist in pediatrics and researcher,  Researchgroup Lifestyle and Health (Child in Motion), Research Center Healthy and Sustainable Living; Lecturer  Master Pediatric Physiotherapy  Institute of Human Movement Studies  HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

Ruben Forni, Switzerland
PT, physiotherapist Mas ZFH Specialist in Pediatrics, Lecturer  Pediatric Physiotherapy Advanced Certificate  University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Manno, Switzerland 

Kine Johansen, Sweden
PPT PhD, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics and researcher, Researchgroup Healthcare Science and e-health, Uppsala University Children’s Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden. Co-chair research committee International Organization of Physical Therapists in Paediatric (IOPTP).

Matteo Paci, Italy
PT MSc,  Azienda USL Toscana Centro, lecturer and researcher Florence University, past-President of the Italian Society of Physiotherapy (SIF) and President of the Italian Federation of Scientific Associations of Physiotherapy (FIASF), associate editor Archieves of Physiotherapy

Silvia  Paoli, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics , Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence,  didactic coordinator and lecturer Master Pediatric Physiotherapy Florence University, Italy

Matteo Pirinu, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, Board member  Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy, lecturer Bachelor Degree  in Physiotherapy and Master Pediatric Physiotherapy, Florence University, Italy

César Sá, Portugal
PPT MSc. , physiotherapist Specialist in Pediatrics, CERCIMB and CLUBE 18, Barreiro, President of  the World Physiotherapy Aquatic Physiotherapy Subgroup – IOAPT (International Organization of Aquatic Physical Therapists), Board member of the Portuguese Aquatic Physiotherapy Group (GIFA) from APFisio (Portuguese Physiotherapy Association).

Claudia Sarno, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Azienda USL Toscana Centro, President Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy, lecturer Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy and Master Pediatric Physiotherapy  Florence University

Andrea Turolla, Italy
PT, PhD, Senior Assistant Professor (tenure) , Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences Alma Mater Studiorum,  University of Bologna.  Vice-president of Italian Association of Physiotherapy (AIFI)

Giulio Valagussa, Italy
PT MSc, physiotherapist  specialist in pediatrics and clinical researcher “Villa S. Maria” Institute, Tavernerio, Como; Board member  Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy, lecturer Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy Milano-Bicocca University

Brigitte Wehrli , Switzerland
PPT MSc, physiotherapist Specialist in Pediatrics, Coordinator  Bachelor Degree  in Physiotherapy, Senior Lecturer Pediatric Physiotherapy Advanced Certificate  University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Serena Barsaglini, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Azienda USL Toscana Centro, Board member  Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy and representative for relations with International Organization of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics IOPTP, lecturer Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy University of Florence

Elena Biagini, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Azienda USL Toscana Centro, lecturer Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy

Vincenzo Cabala, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Vaclav Vojta Rehabilitation Center Roma, Board member (bursar) Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy

Michele Cannone, Italy
PT MSc, Physiotherist Coordinator Fondazione Centri di Riabilitazione Padre Pio, Head of International Relations Development Office for the Italian Physiotherapy Association (AIFI) and referent for Italy at World Physiotherapy

Loretta Carturan, Italy
PT, specialist in pediatrics, Azienda ULSS6 Euganea, past-President  and Board member  Pediatric Specialist Interest Group of Italian Association of Physiotherapy

Margherita Cerboneschi, Italy
PPT MSc, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence, lecturer Master Pediatric Physiotherapy, Florence University 

Marta Cervo, Italy
PPT, physiotherapist specialist in pediatrics, Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence

Jeannette Curcio,  Switzerland
PPT, pediatric physiotherapist MAS, COPCA® Coach, board member akj (Association Childhood Obesity Switzerland), member of the physioswiss tariff negotiations accompanying group, member of working group “professional policy” of physiopaed (Swiss Association of Pediatric Physiotherapy)

Denise Janin, Italy
PT, physiotherapist specialized in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders (OMPT) and lifestyle medicine, Aosta, Board Member (bursar) Italian Physiotherapy Association (AIFI)

Claudia Pati, Italy
PT MSc, Organization of the Rehabilitation Area ASL Brindisi, Information and Communication Italian Physiotherapy Association (AIFI)

Monica Pierattelli, Italy  MD
Family Pediatrician, President of SICuP Tuscany, lecturer Master Pediatric physiotherapy University of Florence,  Trainer Facilitator Tuscany Region, Trainer for the Promotion of Development and Breastfeeding, Scientific President and Organizer of the Pediatrician Convention “I Pinguini”