The origins of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology (PWP) lie in a café in Berlin in 1967, a group of eight scientists met over a few litres of German beer. These pioneers decided to organise a small conference dedicated to pediatric work physiology in Dortmund, in 1968.
Meetings normally include delegates from about 30 countries and traditionally consists of keynote lectures, free communications and 100-120 oral and poster presentations with an emphasis throughout on time for discussion of issues relating to the exercising child.
In Väven, you will find excellent congress facilities. U&Me Hotel collaborates with P5 Meetings, Educations and Events and have the ability to grow throughout the cultural centre Väven.
Change the Game
The aim of Change the Game is to increase physical literacy amongst children and young people. We believe being physically active is just as important as being able to read, write and count. Our goal is to get as many as possible to feel motivated and have the opportunity to be active.
Umeå is one of Sweden's fastest growing cities. The average age of the 116 900 people who live in Umeå is 38. They intend to increase their numbers – the goal is to pass the 200 000 figure before 2050. The city offers world-class art, drama, films, industries, music and research. It aims to attract more companies and break new construction records.