20th International Balint Federation Congress Oxford 6th to 10th September 2017

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20th IBF Congress 2017

Balint Theory and Practice: Exploring Diversity

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OPEN FOR REGISTRATION NOW: click here

The UK Balint Society is pleased to host this Congress at Keble College, Oxford, starting with registration from 2pm, Wednesday 6th September and ending at 1pm Sunday 10th September 2017. We will have a full programme of groups (including Balint groups, Balint leadership training groups and a Balint Psychodrama Group), paper presentations, posters and workshops as well as time for leisure, entertainment and getting to know each other. Oxford is a city full of culture and spaces to walk and talk or relax, within easy reach of other interesting places to visit.

Keble College has all the facilities we need for the conference allowing us to offer conference fees which include the cost of registration, accommodation and all meals from dinner on 6th September to breakfast on 10th September. It is also possible to register as a non-residential delegate.

IBF bursary scheme:  The UK Balint Society with the IBF are pleased to offer 12 bursaries of £500 each to suitable applicants. Details of the criteria and an application form can be downloaded by clicking here. This must be sent to the IBF NOT to the UK Society.  IMPORTANT NOTE: if you are applying for a bursary, please DO NOT REGISTER for the conference UNTIL you know if you have been successful. Bursary winners will each be given a discount code to use in the registration process. This will be done before the early bird rates end. 

Important dates:

  • 1st April 2017: Online early bird booking opens.
  • 15th June 2017: Online higher rate booking begins. Add £50 to all rates shown below.

Residential rates shown by type of room: (Includes accommodation, all meals, registration fee) 

  • Single room with bathroom: Early bird rate £650 good availability
  • Single room sharing bathroom with one other room: Early bird rate £570 limited number available early booking advised
  • Double room with bathroom for delegate and accompanying person (full board): Early bird rate £1000 total  limited number available early booking advised
  • Double room with bathroom for two delegate partners: £570 per person limited number available early booking advised

Non-residential (Includes registration fee, all meals except breakfast, no accommodation): Early bird rate £400

Exploring our conference pages:

There is a list of pages to the right of this page. Click on the item in the list to open the page you wish to read.

Latest conference news:

15th April update: New page to look at with conference entertainment and Balint archive information.

Any questions?

Please Email: contact@balint.co.uk