The conference registration will open February 2023. You will be able to register online via registration form available on this website.

The versatile program will include inspiring keynote speakers, presentations, practical and theoretical workshops and social events including: the Opening Ceremony, Gala Dinner, tourist and cultural events during the evenings. While registering you will be able to choose the evening events you would like to take part in.

Participants – who should attend

This international conference is intended for everyone who provides, uses, or needs respite/short break services.  It is also for policy makers and program administrators who want to understand or better support the respite/short break needs of family caregivers, and individuals who receive respite care across all ages. Anyone who is personally or professionally affected by or caring for children and adults with disabilities, chronic conditions, or older adults with functional limitations has a stake in significant caregiver issues.

The audience will include family caregivers, people with disabilities, older adults, parents, grandparents, guardians, respite providers, social workers, case managers, program managers, nurses, researchers, advocates, direct support staff, teachers, leaders of faith‐based organizations, policy makers, and other community/business leaders who influence and shape the role of respite in the support network.

Help Support Others to Attend the Conference

The online registration form will also give you the opportunity to help others attend the conference. Please consider donating additional funds to support the participation of family caregivers and or individuals with disabilities.