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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Fully booked: if you would like to join a waiting list to fill cancellations please send an email to contact@balint.co.uk

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.

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: £700  last few rooms available
  • Single room sharing bathroom with one other room: Early bird rate £570 fully booked
  • Double room with bathroom for delegate and accompanying person (full board): Early bird rate £1000 total  fully booked
  • Double room with bathroom for two delegate partners: £570 per person fully booked

Non-residential (Includes registration fee, all meals except breakfast, no accommodation):  £450 last few spaces available

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.

22nd May: 118 bookings so far but still plenty of room.

30th May: 135 bookings and climbing! Please note that the Balint Psychodrama group is oversubscribed and has been removed from the list of group choices.

12th June: Last few days of early bird booking. We now have 161 delegates registered. Our maximum number is 200, so don’t leave your reservation too long!

16th June: Conference nearly fully booked!

Any questions?

Please Email: contact@balint.co.uk