Conference Rundown

Theme: Glocalisation of the WHO’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Clinical Practice: Worldwide Experience Sharing

Media: English (unless otherwise specified)

Registration Fee: HK$100@ for the Conference

CPD/CNE: CPD-PT: 5 pts, CPD-OT: 6 pts, CNE: 7pts

  • Conference Date:
    2 December 2023 (Saturday)
  • Conference Venue:
    9/F Auditorium, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building
    21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong (1-minute walk from the Exit C of the Quarry MTR Station)
    (Guideline to the Venue)  
Time Session and Lecture Title Speaker
09:00 – 09:30 Registration  
09:30 – 09:45 Opening Speeches by the Organisers and Officiating Guests  
09:45 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony  
10:00 – 11:30 Plenary Lectures 1-3 (in-person)​ @ 9F Auditorium     Modulator: Dr Arnold WONG  
  Functioning and disability from ICIDH to ICF: Worldwide Experience after Two Decades of Implementation Dr Matilde LEONARDI​
  Clinical guidance for ICF-based rehabilitation and documentation Prof. Reuben ESCORPIZO​
  Adoption of the ICF Rehabilitation Set (Generic-30) as the national standard
Prof. Tiebin YAN
11:30 – 12:00 Morning Tea Break  
12:00 – 13:30 Plenary Lectures 4-6 (in-person) @9F Auditorium     Modulator: Dr Tiffany CHOI  
  Implementation of the ICF in people with disability, our 10-year local experience Prof. Peter Tsan-hon LIOU
  Integration of pedagogical approaches in the rehabilitation process under the ICF framework Dr Ivan Yuen-wang SU
  (Online)   The human functioning revolution: Implications for health systems and sciences Prof. Gerold STUCKI
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch  
14:30 – 16:00 Parallel Session  

Parallel Session 1

(9/F Auditorium)

Adult Onset Conditions
Modulator: Dr Anthony KWOK
On Line Development of Rating Reference Guide for the ICF qualifiers: Japanese initiative Prof. Masahiko MUKAINO
向野 雅彦教授
      Use of the ICF-based functional profile in assistive device and home modification prescription, implementation, and evaluation Dr Sirinart TONGSIRI
      Leveraging ICF and ISO 9999 to develop professional services and subsidies for assistive products for people with disabilities in social welfare and long-term care systems: our local practical experience
利用ICF和ISO 9999為社會福利和長期照護體系中的障礙者輔具開發專業服務與補助:我們的實踐經驗
Dr Shwn-jen LEE
(presented in Mandarin)
    In-person Application of ICF-based system on the implementation of paratransit services in Hong Kong Dr Sam Chi-chung CHAN

Parallel Session 2

(8/F Rm801)

Childhood Onset Conditions
Modulator: Ms Eva CHAN
On Line Improving function and achieving goals in cerebral palsy: best practice guidelines Dr Michelle JACKMAN
      Children with disabilities: Environmental factors and the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) Dr Olaf KRAUS de CAMARGO
      Roles of therapists in social and activity participation for children with special needs
Ms Lily Hau-fang LIAO
(presented in Mandarin)
    In-person The use of pedagogical methods in designing, meaningful tasks and organising daily routine to enhance knowledge application and undertake tasks and challenges Ms Luca Sára ANTONI

Parallel Session 3

(7/F Theatre)

Free Paper

Modulator: Dr Ivan SU


4 oral presentations​ @ 7F Theatre

Ms F. H. Y. LAW


Mr Y. K. LEE

Mr D. C. K. HUNG

16:00 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea Break  
16:30 – 17:15 1.Plenary Discussion Forum 1 (in-person):
Strategic Recommendations for the Implementation of ICF in Clinical Practice
  • Panel Members:
    Prof. Gerold STUCKI (Online)
    Dr Matilde LEONARDI
    Prof. Reuben ESCORPIZO
    Prof. Tiebin YAN 燕鐵斌教授
    Prof. Peter Tsan-Hon LIOU 劉燦宏教授
Panel Chair:
Prof. Marco Yiu-chung PANG
17:30 – 18:15 2.Plenary Discussion Forum 2(in-person): Critical Factors for Reaping Successful Outcomes of ICF services: From Initial Kick-off to Ongoing Implementation
  • Panel Members:
    Dr Sam Chi-chung CHAN 陳子頌副教授 (Hong Kong)
    Mr Mike Kwun-ting CHEUHG 張冠庭先生 (Hong Kong)
    Mr Tony Hoi-hong CHAN 陳凱匡先生 (Hong Kong)
    Dr Ivan Yuen-wang SU (Hong Kong) 黃源宏博士
Panel Chair:
Dr Doris Yin-kei CHONG​
18:15 – 18:30 Closing Remarks