Welcome to the 7th International Conference of the International Lymphoedema Framework



Dear colleagues,

Thank you for attending the 7th International Conference of the International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF) co-hosted by the Italian Lymphoedema Framework (ITALF) in the beautiful city Syracuse on Sicily, Italy, 21-24 June 2017.

247 delegates attended the conference together with 13 exhibitors.

95 oral scientific presentations were given at the conference by international key speakers and free paper presenters. 18 posters were represented together with 14 international LIMPRINT posters and 12 from UK.

We would like to thank participants, experts, speakers and industry representatives for their great contribution to a successful event.


Find the final programme here


We hope you enjoyed the conference and your time in beautiful Syracuse.

See you next year in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 6-9 June 2018.

Find more information here


Best regards, on behalf of the ILF and the ITALF.

Organising Committee:

Anna Kennedy (Toronto, CA) - ILF Director
Neil Piller (Adelaide, AUS) - ILF Director
Margaret Sneddon (Glasgow, UK) - ILF Director
Concettina Vinci (Siracusa) - Member of Town Council
Francesco Forestiere (Siracusa) - Member of ITALF
Silvia Spataro (Siracusa) - Local Organising Secretary

Scientific Committee:

Christine Moffatt (Nottingham, UK) - ILF Director
Isabelle Quére (Montpellier, France) - ILF Director
Vaughan Keeley (Derby, UK) - ILF Director
Alfredo Leone (Catania) - Member of ITALF
Giuseppe Botta (Siena) - Coordinator of ITALF Tuscany
Maurizio Ricci (Ancona) - Member of ITALF



Teatro Massimo Comunale
Via del Teatro
Syracusa, Sicily

Conference dates
21-24 June 2017