RIMS is ready for 2020!

  • promote rehabilitation at different levels within the MS Care continuum in key (partners) organisations and projects
  • deliver different educational, research and network opportunities (Workshop, Special Interest Group meetings, fellowships, RIMS Grant)
  • organize the Annual Conference in Leuven, Belgium
  • in order to stimulate evidence-based rehabilitation for all people with MS.

RIMS Events

RIMS Annual Conference, 4-6 June 2020, Leuven (Belgium)

Join us in Leuven, Belgium from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 June for the RIMS Annual Conference “Collaborate and Engage in Personalised Rehabilitation”!

Take part in one of the Teaching Courses, Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings or the PhD session, to be held on Thursday, June 4 in the National MS Center Melsbroek, or register for the scientific programme only (June 5-6, Leuven).

All details are available on the website: www.rims-annualconference.org/Leuven2020

Please be reminded of the following upcoming deadlines:

  • 19 February: Abstract Submission Deadline (both for oral and poster presentations)
  • 13 March: Early Bird Deadline


Become a RIMS Member

Become a RIMS member in 2020 and benefit from a reduced registration rate at RIMS activities. Go to the euRIMS website, choose your membership plan (Student, Individual or Center membership) and complete the online registration form.

News from our SIG's

SIG Occupation in-between meetings, November 2019

The report and pictures from the SIG Occupation 2019 in-between meeting is published on the RIMS webpage and can be read here. The meeting was hosted by the Italian National MS rehabilitation Center (AISM) in Genova, Italy, 8th–9th November. The topic of the meeting was 'Transforming knowledge on technology into relevance for clinical practice'. SIG chair Inger Løyning and co-chair Sofie Ferdinand would like to thank the participants for inspiring and educational days together.

The next event planned by the SIG Occupation is the 3-hour meeting at the Annual RIMS Conference in Leuven, Belgium, in June. Hope to see you there! Registration can be done via the RIMS Annual Conference website.

SIG Communication & Swallowing in-between meeting, January 2020

Many thanks to our local organizer Leena Maria Heikkola. She enabled a two-day meeting on 16 and 17 January for our SIG in Turku/Masku, Finland with the topic “Let’s communicate!”. The programme included a guided tour in Neurological Rehabilitation Center Masku, presentations on current research projects and a brainstorm session on a grant proposal for the translation and validation of a pragmatics test. The report will soon be published on the RIMS website.

You can read more about our SIG's on our website!
Interested in joining a SIG? Send an email to our respective SIG chairs or co-chairs.

News from our Partners

Researcher for EMSP Caregivers of paediatric MS project?

"EMSP" is running a project on 'Caregivers of paediatric MS'. Within this project EMSP is intending to undertake systematic reviews for 3 research questions. Therefore the organisation is looking for a researcher (more information can be found in the ToR)

RIMS Social Media


Join the RIMS group 'RIMS - European Network for best Practice and Research in MS Rehabilitation' and stay posted on the RIMS activities!

Twitter account

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