The Annual Conference in Ljubljana 2019

Dear colleague,

RIMS is delighted to invite you to Ljubljana for the Annual Conference: "Crossing the Interface to Explore New Possibilities". The conference will take place from Thursday June 20th until Saturday June 22nd 2019, and will be organised in partnership with the MS Centre Ljubljana.  

The Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis (RIMS) Conference is the main European event at which all European healthcare professionals, researchers and representatives of MS Societies active in the field of MS rehabilitation meet for plenary sessions, teaching courses, free communications, poster sessions, networking events and workshops on topics related to rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis. 


Please be informed that it is still possible to register for the Annual COnference in Ljubljana. Register before March 20th 2019 and benefit from the early bird registration fee!
Registrations should be done online via the registration tool available on the website. RIMS members can register at a reduced rate. 


The conference main theme "Crossing the Interface to Explore New Possibilities" covers 5 exciting areas: 

  • Beyond Europe 
  • Integrated Care 
  • Technical Opportunities 
  • The Sociological Perspective 
  • Lessons from the Laboratory 

Visit the Conference website to find out more on the programme and confirmed speakers! 

All participants are invited to submit abstracts or scientific communications for oral and poster presentations

Abstracts should be uploaded before Thursday, February 28th 2019, 23:59 CET via the abstract submission tool available on the conference website. There is no additional cost linked to abstract submission or poster presentation.


If you would like to find out more on the accommodation options in Ljubljana, please visit the conference website

Please note that hotel reservations are to be made directly with the hotel. Promotional booking links and codes can be found here.

The demand for accommodation in Ljubljana is very high during the conference period. An early booking of your hotel accommodation is strongly recommended. 

We look forward to welcoming physicians and neurologists, nurses and therapists (e.g. exercise physiologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, social workers, speech and language therapists) and all professionals involved or interested in MS rehabilitation research and practice in Ljubljana!

Please be informed that the Symposium Secretariat will be closed from December 24, 2018 until January 4, 2019 included.

Yours sincerely,

Vincent de Groot, RIMS President

On behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committees

Vincent de Groot
Jenny Freeman
Jaume Sastre Garriga
Piet Eelen
Giampaolo Brichetto
Daphne Kos
Christian Dettmers
Anders Skjerbaek
Uroš Rot
Jelka Jansa