Welcome Note

Dear Colleagues,

Greece invites and welcomes you to the XXX congress of “PWP” Celebrating 50 years of PWP: Pediatric exercise science on top of Olympus” organized by Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece and Tel Aviv University, Israel. The congress will take place in the area of Paralia (beach) of the city Katerini in Macedonia Greece from 3 to 8 October 2017. It is a great opportunity to celebrate together the 50th anniversary of PWP. We have prepared an exciting program which will include the Joseph Rutenfranz and Bar-Or lectures, stimulating Keynote and invited lectures, unique tutorials, meeting with the legends etc.

We extended the typical period of the congress for one day more to give you the opportunity to meet ancient and modern culture of Greece. An all day trip will provide you with the opportunity to encounter the soul of Greece, visiting historical sites from the ancient Macedonia to the Byzantine period, including also visiting to legendary Olympus Mountain.

We welcome you to a congress which will combine both high scientific standards and an exciting variety of cultural events.

Kind regards

Prof. Christos Kotzamanidis and Prof. Alon Eliakim

Chair, Organising and Scientific Committees, XXXth PWP Congress